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Tobacco Use Common in U.S. Vets

three in 10 veterans using some form of tobacco product, according to CDC researchers... A total of 21.6% reported smoking cigarettes, compared to about 15% of the overall U.S. adult population. Tobacco use was higher among veterans than among non-vetera
MedPage Today
added Jan 14, 2018 15:47
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CDC Report Finds 3 in 10 Veterans Use Tobacco, Showing Need to Do More to Help Them Quit

This report underscores the need to do more to help both veterans and active duty military personnel quit smoking and other tobacco use in order to protect their health, improve military readiness and reduce related health care expenses, which cost the Ve
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:02
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[Mexico, Connecticut] LAFAIVE/NESBIT: Cigarette Tax Hike: Smuggling Up, Revenue Down

In writing several academic studies on cigarette taxes, we have built a statistical model to measure cigarette smuggling between states, as well as to and from Mexico and Canada. Through 2015, Connecticut had the 15th highest smuggling rate in the nation
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jan 11, 2018 20:31
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Healthcare costs attributable to secondhand smoke exposure at home for U.S. adults

SHS exposure at home was positively associated with hospital nights and ER visits...SHS-attributable costs remain high, but have fallen over time. Tobacco control efforts are needed to further reduce SHS exposure at home and associated healthcare costs.
Preventive Medicine
added Jan 11, 2018 18:47
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Smoking bans protect both the public and the infants and children of smokers

The column uses data on infant and child health since the first ban in 1990 to show that children are healthier in many dimensions when there is a 100% smoke-free law. Partial smoking bans have a much smaller impact.
VoxEU.org (Centre for Economic Policy Research) (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 16:12
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Tobacco Prevention Campaigns Come Up Short In Texas

Texas spends over seven-billion-dollars more on healthcare-related costs, than it generates in tobacco-related taxes, and money it gets from the 1998 “Big Tobacco” settlement. Another thing is is that Texas spends just four-and-one-half million on tobacco
Red River Radio Network
added Jan 11, 2018 02:07
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[New York] STOSSEL: Tobacco Sales Regs Punish Poor People

When health totalitarians make suggestions, leftist politicians jump. Ribisl also told the CDC, "Very cheap (tobacco) products should no longer be available." So for my YouTube video this week, I asked him, "Why do you get to decide?!" "No, I'm not dec
Reason Magazine
added Jan 11, 2018 01:17
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] BAT likely to raise price of its HNB cigarettes

is likely to increase the consumer price of its heat-not-burn cigarettes from 4,300 won (US$4.01) to 4,500 won, on par with its competitors here, according to industry sources on Jan. 10. The issue of tobacco producers raising the price of their HNB ciga
The Investor (kr)
added Jan 10, 2018 23:37
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[UK] Help to quit smoking is victim of health squeeze

Smokers are no longer being given medication to help them quit by GPs in many areas as a result of budget cuts, health experts have found. At least one local authority in England has no budget to help patients stop the habit, a report by Cancer Research
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 14:43
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[China, UK] One million fake Lambert and Butler cigarettes smuggled into Manchester Airport

The fake Lambert and Butler cigarettes, which would have cheated the authorities of nearly £400,000 in tax, was intercepted at Manchester Airport
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Jan 12, 2018 04:07
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