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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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[UK] Smoking could cause disease in more than 1.3 million over the next 20 years

Tobacco will continue to devastate UK lives, with around 1.35 million new cases of smoking related illnesses expected to occur over the next 20 years according to a new report published today (Wednesday) No Smoking Day. "There’s been great progress, but
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Mar 9, 2016 16:57
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[Canada] No buts about it: BC study says tobacco companies must deal with waste butts

A single tossed cigarette butt may seem inconsequential, but researchers say more than five trillion waste butts accumulate in the global environment each year, resulting in degradation, costly cleanup and emergency response. Tobacco manufacturers shoul
660 News (Calgary, ALB) (ca)
added Mar 8, 2016 17:07
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[UK, Hawaii] Teenagers who use e-cigarettes are THREE times more likely to try smoking with the same year

Teenagers who try e-cigarettes are more likely to go on to try smoking, research suggests. School pupils who used an e-cigarette were three times more likely to smoke cigarettes a year later, compared with those who had never used the devices. It is il
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 26, 2016 16:10
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[Washington] Smoking ban clears the air / Latest health concerns focus on effects of vaping products

Ten years after Washington State’s Smoking in Public Places law was put into effect, local health officials and restaurant owners agree that overall the smoking ban has been a good thing both for workers and for business.
Spokane Journal of Business (Wa)
added Jan 14, 2016 18:49
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] TIENHAARA: The dismissal of a case against plain cigarette packaging is good news for taxpayers

I only wish to caution that we should be wary of anyone who suggests that the decision demonstrates that ISDS isn't problematic. Australia dodged a bullet on this one. That doesn't mean we are bullet-proof.
The Age (au)
added Dec 20, 2015 19:38
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[New Zealand] Lack of tobacco control strategy means smoking decline is stalling

The Smokefree Coalition is saddened but not surprised by the slowing decline in current smoking rates as shown by the Ministry of Health’s 2014/2015 Health Survey results. Executive Director Dr Prudence Stone says the 10 percent annual tobacco excise tax
Voxy (nz)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:35
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Tobacco Companies Spend $20 to Market Products for Every $1 States Spend on Tobacco Prevention, New Report Finds

Tobacco companies spend $20 to market their deadly products for every $1 the states spend on programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a report released today by a coalition of public health organizations
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 8, 2015 16:30
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EDITORIAL: Raise the Smoking Age to 21

society pays a heavy cost for smoking, in both medical bills and lost productivity. Cities, states and the federal government share a compelling interest in avoiding those costs and helping young adults live longer, healthier lives.
Bloomberg View
added Dec 5, 2015 18:32
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[UK] Quitting smoking could lift 59,000 North East people out of poverty

Around 59,000 people living in the cash-strapped North East would be lifted out of poverty if they quit smoking, a report claims. The research has been carried out by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) which says that of the 302,000 households in the Nor
Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Chronicle Live (uk)
added Oct 28, 2015 10:36
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