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States Profiting the Most From Sin

states’ revenue from lotteries totaled $21.36 billion in 2015, the most of any sin revenue. Smoking was the second largest sin revenue stream, as the 50 states collected $17.71 billion in tobacco taxes that year.
24/7 Wall Street
added Jun 20, 2017 19:00
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[Pennsylvania] Stricter anti-smoking law could negatively impact business, local bars, casino report

Baker said HB 1309 has wide support among his colleagues, so he is confident it will pass. He added that the bill is supported by more than 60 major organizations and special interest groups, Baker said, including the Pennsylvania Medical Society, the
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Jun 12, 2017 21:49
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[Africa, Tanzania] JINGI: INTEGRITY FIRST : How tobacco politics impacts on human development

it is my belief that Tanzania has no reason to continue and promote tobacco farming, rather our politicians must now change their mindset in persuading tobacco farmers to substitute tobacco farming for other crops. Health is source of wealth.
The Citizen (tz)
added Jun 11, 2017 13:37
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[UK] World No Tobacco Day is Wednesday 31st May

“Tobacco – a threat to development”, a threat the UK government has acknowledged by providing £15 million over the next five years to help poorer countries implement the comprehensive tobacco control policies set out in the international tobacco treaty, t
ASH London (uk)
added May 27, 2017 23:30
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[New York] Appeals Court Reverses Big Smoking Verdict Against Co-op

Braverman says the reversal is sure to elicit a sigh of relief from co-op boards. “The concern within the industry,” he says, “was that the (Supreme Court’s) language was quite sweeping. Co-op boards were, in effect, required to be ensurers of smoke-free
Habitat Magazine
added May 9, 2017 21:41
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Good heart health extends the ‘golden years’

People with better heart health during young adulthood and middle age end up living longer and spending fewer years later in life with any kind of chronic disease... “The message here is crystal clear...Eat smart, move more, don’t smoke, and maintain an
Reuters
added May 8, 2017 14:40
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[Togo] Global economic cost of smoking-attributable diseases

Smoking imposes a heavy economic burden throughout the world, particularly in Europe and North America, where the tobacco epidemic is most advanced. These findings highlight the urgent need for countries to implement stronger tobacco control measures to a
Tobacco Control
added May 4, 2017 00:35
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Summary of FY2017 Omnibus Appropriations Act (PDF)

. The Omnibus does not include a House provision allowing thousands of unregulated tobacco products to escape full FDA review. The House provision would have exempted e-cigarettes, little cigars, cigarillos, hookah, cigars and other products from the T
Committee on Appropriations, Democrats
added May 1, 2017 17:42
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[UK] The global economic strain caused by Big Tobacco

The tobacco industry undermines the global economy. Big Tobacco frames itself as an economic stimulator, but independent peer reviewed studies show these claims are illusory. A 2017 report by the World Health Organization and the National Cancer Institut
Medium
added Apr 28, 2017 20:58
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Impose ‘specific tax’ on tobacco products: activists

In a strange paradox, cigarette prices in Bangladesh are among the lowest in the world, and local hand-rolled ‘bidis’ are even cheaper. But the tax rates are higher than in Norway which is the most expensive country for cigarettes, according to a WHO an
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Apr 21, 2017 20:38
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