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[Canada] Smoking costs 45,400 lives, $16.2B in a year, study finds

There are more than 45,400 deaths in Canada attributable to smoking, and the habit cost the economy $16.2 billion in 2012, according a new study from the Conference Board of Canada. Those costs include health care, tobacco enforcement, lost productivity
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 17, 2017 13:11
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Smoking cost Canada more than $16B in 2012

estimated $16.2 billion in direct and indirect expenses in 2012, according to a new report from the Conference Board of Canada. Those expenses included the direct cost of providing health care for the illnesses caused by smoking, as well as the indirect c
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Oct 17, 2017 13:06
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EDITORIAL: State of alarm: Indiana smokers in unwelcome company

Indiana's political leaders boast of low tax rates, but they do Hoosiers a great disservice in ignoring our tobacco problem. Indiana's estimated annual health care costs directly linked to smoking total $2.93 billion and 11,100 lives
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Oct 13, 2017 06:45
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Anti-tobacco group: Economic damage to Bulgaria from smoking equals

The damage to Bulgaria’s economy from people smoking is equivalent to 10 per cent of the country’s gross domestic product, the “For Life Without Tobacco Smoke” coalition said on October 12. The coalition said that the economic cost of smoking was borne
Sofia Globe (bg)
added Oct 13, 2017 14:10
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Marijuana as a ‘concept’ flavour for cigar products: availability and price near California schools

Understanding how the tobacco industry manipulates cigar products and marketing to capitalise on the appeal of marijuana to youth and other priority populations is important to inform regulation, particularly for flavoured tobacco products. In addition, t
Tobacco Control
added Oct 12, 2017 22:28
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Higher Cigarette Pricing Encourages Older Smokers to Quit

results suggest that a higher tax on cigarettes would increase their price, reduce smoking rates in older adults, and consequently decrease the risk of smoking-related cancers and other diseases in this high-risk group. Previous studies have consistently
CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians
added Nov 22, 2017 02:33
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[Australia] Organised crime 'windfall' as illegal tobacco consumption rises and taxes fall

Tax revenue from tobacco fell more than $200 million below official estimates despite an increase in the amount of tobacco being smoked and a recent 12.5 per cent rise in excise tax, analysis of federal government research reveals. Retailers, cigarette
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Oct 13, 2017 05:38
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[Latin America] Relationship between smoking and health and education spending in Chile

may be indicative of the existence of a crowding out effect of tobacco. This effect, in turn, may increase the burden that the rest of society must bear for the increased healthcare that they require because of tobacco consumption.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 7, 2017 03:54
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Latin America: Illegal Tobacco Hurts Trade

There is a systemic relationship of illicit trade with other fundamental factors that shape Latin American cigarette markets, such as taxes and regulations, consumer driven trends such as healthier lifestyles, and consumers simply adjusting their spendin
Latinvex
added Oct 10, 2017 20:58
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] BAT seen to actively promote premium cigarette brands

we continue to see a challenging environment and pressure on cigarette manufacturers. To protect market share, we do not expect cigarette manufacturers to raise prices in 2018. BAT is expected to actively promote the Premium brand of Dunhill (RM17 per pac
The Edge (my)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:40
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