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[California] EDITORIAL: Clearing our air for everyone

It’s a bold but meaningful step toward making Santa Maria a healthier city — for everyone. Smokers can still do their thing, just not in specified areas, where their personal freedoms are dinged for the good of the many.
Santa Maria (CA) Times
added Sep 15, 2016 16:59
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why new poverty numbers are a good time to focus on smoker's wage gap

this week, the Census Bureau issued the latest data on income and poverty ... Did you know that smoking rates are higher in households with lower income and that smokers make 20 percent less salary? Help spread the truth about the smoker’s wage gap
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 14, 2016 13:32
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Addressing the economic costs of addiction

The toll from tobacco alone comes to $6.8 billion...The General Assembly has continually raided money intended to pay for smoking cessation efforts and public initiatives aimed at helping smokers... It’s not only a critical public health issue, it’s also
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Sep 14, 2016 01:50
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Tobacco Use Costs Indiana Billions. How Can The State Bring Those Costs Down?

Paul Halverson, dean of the school of public health and lead author of the report, spoke with Side Effects about why the costs are so high and what can be done to reduce them.
WBAA (West Lafayette, IN)
added Sep 14, 2016 01:52
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[California] KRAMER: Prop 56: Big Tobacco is Blowing Smoke … Smoker Health Issues Cost Non-Smokers Big Bucks!

Big Tobacco (Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds) have made billions in profits from California and are figuring out ways to attract new smokers, such as e-cigarettes and vaping. They’re trying to protect their turf, which is why they’ve spent millions to def
CityWatch LA
added Sep 13, 2016 11:18
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[New Zealand] SWEANOR/BATES/LAUGESEN: E-cigarettes could help smokers

A widespread switch to e-cigarettes would cut exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke as they pose no material risk to bystanders.... • It is unethical to deny a smoker access to products that are much safer than the dominant product on the market, cigaret
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 12, 2016 15:34
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[Australia] 1 in 5 smokers lie to save money on life insurance

Analysis from finder.com.au show 19% of smokers would not tell their insurance company they smoke because they may be forced to pay over two times as much for their monthly premiums, compared to non-smokers. For example, monthly premiums for a 35-year-o
finder.com.au (au)
added Sep 12, 2016 15:31
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Fairbanks study: Indiana should raise cigarette tax, smoking age

Indiana should raise the legal age for smoking from 18 to 21 and increase the state tax on cigarettes by as much as $3 a pack, says a new study that warns the tobacco epidemic is costing the state nearly $7 billion a year in health care and lost producti
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Sep 8, 2016 19:56
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Addiction Costs Indiana Billions Of Dollars, Studies Say

Researchers at the Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI found that costs associated with tobacco use total $6.8 billion each year.....Indiana has one of the highest smoking rates in the country. More than 11,000 people die each year because of it,
WFYI Indianapolis
added Sep 8, 2016 18:13
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[Asia-pacific] 15.6 million Vietnamese spend $1.4bn on smoking: survey

About 15.6 million adults in Vietnam consumed tobacco last year, the Ministry of Health announced Tuesday, citing findings of a global survey. Vietnamese smokers spent VND31 trillion (US$1.39 billion) on cigarettes, or VND2.7 million ($121) per person pe
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Sep 11, 2016 13:23
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