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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] GRANT: Smoking costs on many levels

Let us set an SG50 goal to resolve all these issues by making Singapore the first country that eliminates smoking entirely. As your doctor will tell you, stopping smoking is the best and fastest way to improve our collective health.
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 12, 2015 10:36

Impact of smoking on California's economy in decline at $18.1 billion per year

Nicotine & Tobacco Research publishes the third in a series of studies on the cost of smoking... While an $18.1 billion cost of smoking is still quite an economic burden for California to bear, the results of this study show that, overall, the state's tob
Medical Xpress (
added Jul 9, 2015 10:20

[Alabama] BLUM: When it comes to cigarette tax, governments should use it right or lose it

the income from these sin taxes is a relative drop in the bucket compared to what we pay in the long run as a result of smoking-caused disease and disability. To end the smoking pandemic, governments should either dedicate a significant percentage of cig
added Jun 24, 2015 15:55

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Pakistan] Tackling illicit tobacco trade

It must be noted that while Pakistans share in total cigarettes consumed in this 14-market sample was 11.1 percent, its share in the illicit tobacco consumed in this market was 22.7 percent. That makes the country third-largest contributor, behind Vietnam
Business Recorder (pk)
added May 28, 2015 22:58

[Indiana] Bad habits, addiction lead to financial pain

Each pack of cigarettes translates into $35 of health-related costs for the smoker, according to the American Cancer Society. The organization estimated $96 billion were spent on tobacco-related health care costs in the United States, between 2000 and 20
The Times of Northwest Indiana
added May 11, 2015 11:04

[USA] Smokers in the US may have declined but the dangers to smoking stay lethal

Growing concern: Tobacco products still pose significant risks to health, and while the number of smokers in the United States has significantly declined, for every American smoker who has quit, the global rate of smoking has increased.
The Star (my)
added Mar 28, 2015 07:52

[Portugal] Smokers could be paid to stop

Instead of subsidising medication and consultation fees for smokers to quit, Portugal’s Health Ministry officials are this morning reportedly ready to pay ex-smokers the money that would have been spent on them.
Portugal News (pt)
added Mar 1, 2015 12:06

An evaluation of the FDA's analysis of the costs and benefits of the graphic warning label regulation [FREE FULL TEXT]

We concluded that the analysis of the impact of GWLs on smoking substantially underestimated the benefits and overestimated the costs, leading the FDA to substantially underestimate the net benefits of the GWLs. We hope that the FDA will find our evaluati
Tobacco Control
added Feb 20, 2015 04:38

[Australia] CHAPMAN: Is it time to stop subsidising nicotine replacement therapies?

the Commonwealth spent A$8.7m in media placement of anti-smoking messages trying to stimulate smokers to make quit attempts. How many more attempts might have been made had that figure been able to draw on the money being allocated to subsidised NRT?
The Conversation (au)
added Jan 30, 2015 11:37

[Europe] Bulgaria Loses Most Revenues From Illicit Cigarettes Sales in EU

In relative terms, the losses suffered by Bulgaria are 3 times greater than in Romania and Poland, 10 times larger than in Germany and 16 times higher than in the Netherlands. (bg)
added Jan 26, 2015 17:55
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