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[Minnesota] BRIANT: Fighting Menthol Bans / NATO’s Briant on why Minneapolis ordinance needs to be defeated

This means that the potential sales loss at an average convenience store is so large that there is a real risk that these retail stores will not be able to remain profitable. It is just not economically feasible from a business-model perspective to remai
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 27, 2017 20:35
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Responsiveness to cigarette prices by different racial/ethnic groups of US adults

Our results suggest that raising cigarette prices, such as via tobacco tax increases, would result in reduced cigarette consumption for all racial/ethnic groups. The magnitude of the effect and the impact on cessation and reduced smoking intensity differ
Tobacco Control
added Jul 26, 2017 22:55
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Hidden Brain: How Cigarette Taxes Affect Food Buying

A new study shows a connection between cigarette taxes and food stamps.... KYLE ROZEMA: High taxes on cigarettes can create financial burdens for low-income households. Take a pack-a-day smoker who makes minimum wage. In the most expensive state in the U
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:56
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[New Zealand] A national quitline service and its promotion in the mass media: modelling the health gain, health equity and cost–utility

The package of a quitline service and its promotion in the mass media appears to be an effective means to generate health gain, address health inequalities and save health system costs. Nevertheless, the role of this intervention needs to be compared with
Tobacco Control
added Aug 23, 2017 15:17
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[Asia-pacific] Smoking threatens Thailand’s sustainability, says health foundation

Smoking costs Thailand nearly Bt75 billion a year, according to an estimate released by the Thai Health Promotion Foundation on Monday. “The figures are equivalent to 0.78 per cent of the country’s gross domestic products,” the foundation’s deputy manag
The Nation (th)
added Jul 24, 2017 16:16
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[UK] Tobacco Control Plan could be hindered by public health cuts

Department of Health calls for the first smoke-free generation under the new Tobacco Control Plan, but cuts to local authority public health budgets have seen provision of stop smoking services slashed. The government has pledged to cut the smoking rate
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 14:53
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[Canada] LANE: Feds should revamp First Nations tax exemptions

The ongoing exemption of tobacco taxes has perverse outcomes. Aboriginals smoke more than other Canadians, perhaps because it costs them about half as much. And, Aboriginals are buying tobacco products for non-aboriginals — a thriving black market in tob
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Sun (ca)
added Jul 21, 2017 23:26
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Top 10 Most Expensive Chronic Diseases for Healthcare Payers

Estimated costs for smoking-related health issues in the US total over $300 billion per year, split between direct healthcare expenses of $170 billion and indirect costs of roughly $156 billion.
HealthPayerIntelligence.com
added Jul 20, 2017 03:57
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[Africa, Gambia] Tobacco Control Act 2016 launched

The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in collaboration with partners yesterday launched the Tobacco Control Act 2016 and the celebration of the World No Tobacco Day awards, held at the Arch 22 in Banjul. In her launching statement, Saffie Lowe-Ceesa
The Point (for Freedom and Democracy) (gm)
added Jul 20, 2017 02:25
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SMOKING IS BAD, SURE, AND MOST SMOKERS FEEL DISCRIMINATED AGAINST FOR DOING IT

Gallup has found that each adult smoker racks up an average of $2,132 more in health care costs each year, adding $92 billion to the country’s total health care costs. Gallup predicts that such cost factors, as well as secondhand smoke, contribute to disc
Newsweek
added Jul 19, 2017 15:18
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