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[UK] NHS is 'wasting millions on pointless ops for heart attacks and strokes' - and should instead tell people to quit smoking and lose weight

Hospitals are wasting millions of pounds a year on unnecessary treatments for heart attacks and strokes, leading cardiologists have warned. Calling for a complete overhaul of NHS cardiac care, experts say that we should focus on prevention rather than cu
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 4, 2015 12:04
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financial dependence correlated with different smoking rates among millennials socioeconomic status

The results show that most participants were financially independent and current or previous tobacco users. Income, education, and employment interacted with financial dependence to predict tobacco use. Greater financial dependence on parents was associat
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 9, 2015 22:17
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Ad Watchdog Issues Warning about E-Cigarette Marketing

truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org)...examined more than 150 e-cigarette sites...nearly two-thirds of sites made one or more of the following problematic claims: vaping products are safer than tobacco, can be smok
PR Newswire
added Sep 2, 2015 14:40
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[Asia] Why India Ignores a $16 Billion Smoking-led Health Crisis?

exceeded the combined annual state and central government expenditure on health care by 12 percent in 2011. Taxes on cigarettes rise - not enough - but they do. Bidis are the problem A 10 percent price increase on tobacco products could cut consumption
New Indian Express (in)
added Sep 17, 2015 14:00
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SMOKING OUT E-CIGARETTE AD CLAIMS

It’s been more than a year since the FDA signaled it was going to regulate e-cigarettes. But while the agency works on specific regulations — including banning sales to underage youth — many online e-cigarette companies are taking advantage of the regula
Truth in Advertising / TINA.org
added Sep 3, 2015 22:05
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[Asia] Why is India Ignoring its Smoking-Led Health Crisis?

Over the last 19 years, taxes on cigarettes in India have risen 1,606 percent. That isn't quite enough and the six-tier tax structure is so complex - based on stick lengths and filters - that companies manipulate it with relative ease to keep demand inta
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Sep 2, 2015 15:20
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[Hawaii] MURATA: Take smoking off the sidewalks

All of the time, effort and money that went into building a completely smoke-free campus should have been directed elsewhere. It would take just 10 minutes to buy signs designating smoking areas for the entire Mānoa; to install them, it would take the ti
Ka Leo O Hawai'i [University of Hawaii]
added Sep 1, 2015 18:15
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[Australia, UK-Scotland] HASTINGS: We got an FOI request from Big Tobacco – here’s how it went

It stretched us almost to breaking point...When the press publicised the story of the FOI request, the outcry was immediate and cacophonous. An editorial in the Daily Record captured the mood as only a tabloid can: Hell should freeze over before a cigar
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 31, 2015 13:18
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What a Pack of Cigarettes Costs, in Every State / The sub-five-dollar pack is back.

smoking rates in New York have steadily increased since 2010... 49. Virginia: $4.98 / Last year’s price: $5.25 / -5% 48. North Dakota: $5.10 / Last year’s price: $5.33 / -5% 47. Georgia: $5.14 / Last year’s price: $6.39 / -20%
The Awl
added Aug 28, 2015 19:58
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[California] Mercury News editorial: Tobacco tax is the way to fund Medi-Cal

Increasing California's ridiculously low tobacco tax to around the national average would discourage kids from getting hooked and help reduce the $18 billion in health care costs University of California-San Francisco researchers estimate it costs Califo
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Aug 28, 2015 19:11
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