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[Ireland] Smoking costs €200000 over lifetime

According to anti-smoking group, ASH Ireland, a 20-a-day habit costs almost €3,500 a year, or €200,000 over the course of a lifetime. "Much of this cost is on taxes and the remainder enhances the profits of the tobacco industry. I encourage smokers, the
IrishHealth.com (ie)
added Mar 9, 2014 23:50
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Lighting up: K West becomes first UK hotel to welcome e-cigarettes

K West Hotel & Spa in London is expecting to save £28,000 in cleaning costs this year thanks to a new partnership with a leading e-cigarette brand. An estimated 1.3 million people in the UK are thought to use e-cigarettes The partnership, with VAPESTICK
BigHospitality (uk)
added Mar 5, 2014 18:46
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[North Carolina] Report says smoking ban has not financially affected businesses

Despite many of the dire predictions, a recent report states the law has had no adverse effect on businesses and in some cases has actually improved customer satisfaction. A new study published in the scientific journal Preventing Chronic Disease finds t
The Dispatch (Lexington, NC)
added Jan 15, 2014 17:18
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MILOV: The time to regulate e-cigarettes is now

Swift regulation by the FDA will help preserve America's hard-won anti-smoking victory and help ensure that parts of the US economy do not, once again, become dependent on nicotine.
Christian Science Monitor
added Jan 9, 2014 17:38
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Cigarette trafficking in five northeastern US cities

Reducing cigarette trafficking would increase the effectiveness of tobacco taxes in reducing smoking and generate additional tax revenue, particularly in higher-taxed cities. Federal action to reduce cigarette trafficking, such as a track-and-trace system
Tobacco Control
added Jan 4, 2014 12:27
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BILLION DOLLAR BABY: CONTRABAND TOBACCO’S PRICE TAG IN AUSTRALIA

The report was developed by KPMG LLP in the UK, and commissioned by British American Tobacco Australia (BATA), Philip Morris Limited and Imperial Tobacco Australia. It shows that the overall size of the market has grown from 11.8% to 13.3% and more than
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Nov 8, 2013 21:04
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[Canada] FERLAND: Nobody is immune to negative effect of contraband tobacco

the province would be wise to exercise extreme caution when it comes to tobacco taxation. While governments have been known to be quite addicted to tobacco taxes, and use taxation as an easy fix — as evidenced by the latest $2-per-carton increase that too
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Nov 1, 2013 08:24
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[Jamaica] LETTER: No retreat on smoking ban

It is not the Tobacco Control Regulations that will hurt the poor, but the tobacco industry (and others who benefit financially), which markets and sells an addictive and unhealthy product which is bought by mainly those who can least afford it.
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Oct 8, 2013 14:18
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[California] Joel Hay: Thank you for smoking

Tobacco had the misfortune of being singled out in the Affordable Care Act as the only politically incorrect vice subject to health plan premium surcharges. Starting next year, many Americans will have a new incentive to smoke, as a result of how ACA mand
Orange County (CA) Register
added Aug 26, 2013 05:27
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CHOKSHI/STINE: Reconsidering the Politics of Public Health FREE ONLINE FIRST

unless the health community lays out a clearer path to a politically successful savvy state. This path must directly respond to prevalent and legitimate concerns embodied by nanny state critiques—while guiding political leadership toward serious and creat
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Aug 23, 2013 15:20
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