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[South Africa] Bongani Mabusela: Cheap tobacco a big problem

Because of illicit trade, the progress that South Africa has achieved in reducing tobacco consumption since 1993 is fast being undone through the availability of cheap tobacco. The provisions of the Tobacco Products Control Act 83, 1993 are becoming aca
The Herald (za)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:48
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Tobacco Product Use Among Adults — United States, 2015

In 2015, 20.1% of U.S. adults currently (every day or some days) used any tobacco product, 17.6% used any combustible tobacco product, and 3.9% used ≥2 tobacco products. Current use of any tobacco product was higher among males; persons aged <65 years; n
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 9, 2017 20:10
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[Asia, Pakistan] PMPK bounces back

The times they are a changin’ for Marlboro Man in Pakistan! Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited (PSX: PMPK) has broken the run of loss-making quarters in the three-month period ended September 30, 2017. Looking at the firm’s latest financial announcement to
Business Recorder (pk)
added Oct 31, 2017 16:52
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[Canada] Smoking costs Canadian economy more than $16 billion in 2012

Tobacco use cost the Canadian economy $16.2 billion in direct and indirect expenses such as health care, fire damage, tobacco control and law enforcement activities, and lost production in 2012, according to a new report from The Conference Board of Canad
Business Insider
added Oct 17, 2017 13:18
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EDITORIAL: State of alarm: Indiana smokers in unwelcome company

Indiana's political leaders boast of low tax rates, but they do Hoosiers a great disservice in ignoring our tobacco problem. Indiana's estimated annual health care costs directly linked to smoking total $2.93 billion and 11,100 lives
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Oct 13, 2017 06:45
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HEFLER: The changing nicotine products landscape: time to outlaw sales of combustible tobacco products?

the rapid evolution of the nicotine product marketplace in recent years warrants a re-assessment of the viability of phasing out commercial sales of combustible tobacco, and presents an opportunity to end the exceptionalism of combustible tobacco being pe
Tobacco Control
added Oct 3, 2017 02:48
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[UK] Tobacco Control Plan could be hindered by public health cuts

Department of Health calls for the first smoke-free generation under the new Tobacco Control Plan, but cuts to local authority public health budgets have seen provision of stop smoking services slashed. The government has pledged to cut the smoking rate
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 14:53
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Top 10 Most Expensive Chronic Diseases for Healthcare Payers

Estimated costs for smoking-related health issues in the US total over $300 billion per year, split between direct healthcare expenses of $170 billion and indirect costs of roughly $156 billion.
HealthPayerIntelligence.com
added Jul 20, 2017 03:57
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SMOKING IS BAD, SURE, AND MOST SMOKERS FEEL DISCRIMINATED AGAINST FOR DOING IT

Gallup has found that each adult smoker racks up an average of $2,132 more in health care costs each year, adding $92 billion to the country’s total health care costs. Gallup predicts that such cost factors, as well as secondhand smoke, contribute to disc
Newsweek
added Jul 19, 2017 15:18
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[New York] State Assembly Health Committee’s Passage of Tobacco 21 Could Save Lives, Money

Today’s passage of Tobacco 21 (A273) in the state Assembly’s Health Committee was a positive step forward in preventing New York’s youth from becoming addicted to tobacco, the No. 1 preventable cause of death in New York and a leading risk factor for hea
Hospital Newspaper
added Jul 3, 2017 13:48
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