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Report released--Burden of Tobacco in Wisconsin 2015

6,678 people died from illnesses directly related to smoking each year, constituting nearly 15% of all annual deaths in Wisconsin among persons aged 35 years and older. Another 678 people died from illnesses and fires indirectly related to smoking.
Center for Urban Initiatives and Research (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
added Jan 14, 2015 13:02
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[Louisiana] State police expect New Orleans to lose millions if smoking ban is passed

Representatives presenting the report to the Louisiana Gaming Control Board..."I do believe the board has a responsibility since it is our duty under the law to promote economic development through gaming in this state -- and gaming huge footprint in New
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Dec 19, 2014 02:14
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Direct and indirect costs of smoking in Vietnam [FREE FULL TEXT]

The existing estimates of the costs associated with smoking in Vietnam indicate that the society suffered an economic loss due to tobacco use. The two existing estimates of the costs of smoking in Vietnam suffer from major limitations that result in und
Tobacco Control
added Dec 16, 2014 03:13
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U.S. Taxpayers Burdened by Smoking-Related Ills

The health care costs of cigarette smoking in the United States are as much as $170 billion a year, and taxpayers pick up the tab for nearly two-thirds of that amount, a new study says.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 11, 2014 23:50
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Arizona county may no longer hire smokers

The Pima County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to vote Dec. 16 on a policy that would refuse the hiring of any smokers, the Arizona Daily Star reported. The proposal would also impose a 30 percent health-insurance surcharge on employees who smoke or c
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 7, 2014 17:33
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How Cities Can Make Money Off Discarded Cigarette Butts

Cigarette butts, one of the most prevalent forms of urban littering, can be recycled. And a few U.S. cities have either deployed cigarette-butt recycling programs or are looking at the innovative idea more closely.
GOVEXEC.com
added Dec 5, 2014 16:59
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More Federal Agencies Are Using Undercover Operations

inquiry found that more than $127 million worth of cigarettes purchased by the [ATF] disappeared in a series of undercover investigations ...bureau paid an undercover informant from the tobacco industry nearly $5 million in “business expenses” for his hel
New York Times
added Nov 16, 2014 16:23
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Abrupt nicotine reduction as an endgame policy: a randomised trial

cigarettes priced according to nicotine content...12 weeks supply of free very low nicotine content (VLNC) cigarettes...Smokers unmotivated to quit reduce their usual cigarette consumption (and thus nicotine exposure) when VLNC cigarettes are made availab
Tobacco Control
added Nov 15, 2014 08:29
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Which 5 States Are Charging an Arm and a Leg For Cigarettes?

Since 2011, The Awl has been surveying all 50 states about the price of tobacco, and if you're a smoker, the news is not good. For the first time no store in any of the 50 states offered a pack of cigarettes for less than $5. In general, the survey found
Motley Fool
added Oct 21, 2014 13:26
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[Russia] Overview of FCTC Article 6 Guidelines at COP6

Dr. Frank J. Chaloupka, technical adviser to the drafting group, provides an overview of the guidelines of Article 6 on price and tax measures to reduce the demand for tobacco.
Tobacconomics (Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago)
added Oct 21, 2014 11:20
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