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[California] U.S. pharmacies sell cigarettes for less than other stores

Cigarettes are often cheaper at the very place that people shop for health supplies and fill medicine prescriptions, according to a new study in California. “Compared to other types of stores, pharmacies charged customers less for cigarettes, more for bo
Reuters
added Aug 25, 2016 20:08
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Obamacare's surcharge for smokers may have backfired

A provision of the Affordable Care Act that allows insurers to charge smokers higher premiums may have discouraged smokers from signing up for insurance, undercutting a major goal of the law, according to a study published this month. The surcharges, of
Everett (WA) Herald
added Jul 19, 2016 19:16
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As tobacco age rises to 21, California sales, revenue down

California’s official move Thursday to raise the legal tobacco purchase age to 21 years old will lower the state’s tobacco tax income by about $68 million a year, according to legislative analyses. But sales of cigarettes and other tobacco products have
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jun 10, 2016 12:33
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53 billion illegal cigarettes consumed in the European Union last year

New KPMG report for British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco, Japan Tobacco International and Philip Morris International finds that governments lose up to EUR 11.3 billion in revenues
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jun 8, 2016 14:27
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ARCHIVE: Hungry for tobacco: an analysis of the economic impact of tobacco consumption on the poor in Bangladesh [FREE FULL TEXT]

largely neglected by those working in poverty and tobacco control. Strong tobacco control measures could have immediate impact on the health of the poor by decreasing tobacco expenditures and thus significantly increasing the resources of the poor. Addres
Tobacco Control
added May 28, 2016 17:04
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[Europe, UK] EDITORIAL: What comes after standardised packaging for tobacco? ($$)

The industry should pay a levy to provide sustainable funding for tobacco control policies
British Medical Journal
added May 25, 2016 14:51
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Johnson Seeks Answers from FDA on Burdensome E-Cigarette Regulations

Johnson (R-Wis.), chairman...sent a letter to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Robert Califf raising concerns about the agency’s recent e-cigarette regulation, which could create undue burdens on small businesses and possibly lead to negati
U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs
added May 25, 2016 05:56
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Smoking status and subjective well-being

led the FDA to consider potential lost subjective well-being (SWB) of ex-smokers as a cost of any proposed antitobacco policy... In sum, we find no empirical support for the proposition that ex-smokers suffer lower net SWB compared to when they were smoki
Tobacco Control
added Apr 21, 2016 00:03
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Likelihood of Unemployed Smokers vs Nonsmokers Attaining Reemployment in a One-Year Observational Study

Smokers had a lower likelihood of reemployment at 1 year and were paid significantly less than nonsmokers when reemployed. Treatment of tobacco use in unemployment service settings is worth testing for increasing reemployment success and financial well-be
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Apr 11, 2016 17:58
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[California] Smokers have harder time getting jobs, study finds

A one-year longitudinal study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine strongly suggests that smokers remain unemployed longer than nonsmokers. And when smokers do find jobs, they earn substantially less than nonsmokers.
Stanford University School of Medicine
added Apr 11, 2016 17:56
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