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[Africa, Uganda] Government defends law regulating tobacco consumption as civil society joins fight

In its main petition before court, BAT contends that the Tobacco Control Act has the effect of unjustifiably singling out the tobacco industry for discriminative treatment and amounts to a ban on right to trade and consume a legal product, which contrave
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Apr 6, 2017 03:40
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[Minnesota] Letter: Senjem 'carrying water' for tobacco industry

our state senator, Dave Senjem, is again carrying the water for the tobacco industry. Sen. Senjem is the sponsor of two bills in the Minnesota Senate which, if passed, will take us in the opposite and wrong direction. Senate File 1051 would completely e
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Mar 29, 2017 20:43
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VIDEO: Lawmakers vote to repeal Indiana's 'Smoker's Bill of Rights'

Lawmakers are seeking repeal of Indiana’s 1991 “Smokers Bill of Rights” which says employers can’t refuse to hire smokers... It costs business owners in the US more than $5,800 to employ a smoker, according to research from Ohio State University.
WRTV-Ch. 6 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Mar 3, 2017 13:20
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[Australia] BARNSLEY: It’s time to focus on an endgame for tobacco regulation

New initiatives in tobacco control are urgently needed. Plain packaging has been a success, but required steely determination by ministers to ensure continuity.... Innovative strategies and “charismatic” ideas have also been proposed to counter an innov
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 1, 2017 14:36
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Association Between The Real Cost Media Campaign and Smoking Initiation Among Youths — United States, 2014–2016

The findings indicate that youths’ self-reported exposure to the campaign was associated with a reduction in smoking initiation from 2014 to 2016. Sustained campaigns such as The Real Cost can speed progress toward a tobacco-free future.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jan 19, 2017 20:06
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Smoking costs $1 trillion, soon to kill 8 million a year: WHO/NCI study

Smoking costs the global economy more than $1 trillion a year, and will kill one third more people by 2030 than it does now, according to a study by the World Health Organization and the U.S. National Cancer Institute published on Tuesday. That cost far
Reuters
added Jan 10, 2017 16:14
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[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Cigarette Smuggling Costs Zim Millions

ZIMBABWE could be losing millions of dollars in unpaid taxes due to rampant smuggling of cigarettes into South Africa, investigations by this paper have revealed.Between 2014 and 2015, local customs officials seized nearly 2 500 cartons worth around $500
All-Africa.com
added Dec 17, 2016 06:58
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A $2.00 per pack increase in the tobacco excise tax will reduce smoking, save billions in healthcare expenditures, and create thousands of California jobs (PDF)

Smoking prevalence in California will be more than 2 percentage points lower in 2020 with the tobacco tax increase • In 2020 just 7.1% of California adults will smoke, and the remaining smokers will smoke less • Smoking rates drop quickly because of the
eScholarship
added Oct 16, 2016 15:16
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[Asia-pacific] Nearly 1 billion smuggled cigarette packets annually consumed in Vietnam

causing losses of over 10,000 billion Vietnamese dong, or some 450 million US dollars, to its state budget, local media reported Sunday. The cigarette smuggling also causes losses of one million jobs for farmers and workers in the domestic tobacco indus
Global Times (cn)
added Oct 9, 2016 20:12
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[California] Chronicle recommends: Yes on Prop. 56

We do agree with one point Big Tobacco is making: Passage of Prop. 56 will generate a steadily diminishing revenue stream. This is a good thing. It means fewer people will be smoking. This will save lives, lower the burden on the state budget and help bu
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Aug 26, 2016 17:10
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