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BURNING PROBLEM Russia’s dire economics are forcing smokers to grow their own tobacco

Russians’ real disposable income fell for the fourth month in a row... Meanwhile, tax hikes on tobacco have made cigarette prices nearly double since 2013—a challenge to one of Europe’s heaviest-smoking populations. The solution to this smoldering probl
Quartz
added Nov 28, 2017 19:08
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[Asia-pacific] Blow to tobacco control treaty as industry wins tax fight in south-east Asia

The powerful tobacco lobby last year stopped proposed cigarette tax increases in Malaysia and Indonesia, while Vietnam waived all duties on dried tobacco imports from Cambodia, the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance said in a report released on Mond
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Nov 28, 2017 16:56
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[North Carolina] Tobacco ads return to broadcast TV to warn consumers of cigarette risks

ads will run in major U.S. metropolitan areas, including Charlotte... cost several millions of dollars for each manufacturer. [RJR] has said that compliance could cost $20 million... manufacturers continue to spend more than $8 billion annually on the mar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 27, 2017 15:50
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Tobacco’s costs felt in Medicaid budget, Mississippians' health

The 41st anniversary of the Great American Smokeout was earlier this month, and health advocates from around the state came together to back increasing Mississippi’s cigarette tax by $1.50. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the Mississip
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Nov 27, 2017 15:06
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[Korea - North] The Differences Between Kim Jong Un’s Diet and a Typical North Korean’s Will Shock You

If you’re going to slowly kill yourself by smoking cigarettes you might as well do it in style, like $44 per pack. Kim prefers to sustain his habit with only the most elegant of cigarettes from Yves Saint Laurent. The company has been promoting these “de
The Cheat Sheet
added Nov 25, 2017 01:49
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[New York] Tobacco-funded anti-smoking ads set to debut on TV, in newspapers

Hart and other anti-smoking advocates hope the ads will be a wakeup call to state lawmakers that more needs to be done to combat the tobacco industry and reduce smoking, especially among children and teens. The Cancer Society noted that annual healthcar
New York Daily News
added Nov 25, 2017 01:13
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[Europe] Shift prevention/treatment imbalance in health budgets, EU says

Among the recommendations, the Commission suggested increasing the primary care system to... stop people smoking. It cited ageing populations, obesity, alcohol and tobacco-related disease and budgetary restraints as some of the main pressures on nationa
Reuters
added Nov 29, 2017 00:23
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[UK-Scotland] NHS report recommends minimum cigarette pricing and licence fee to sell tobacco

Minimum pricing on cigarettes and a licence fee to sell tobacco should be central to a new national tobacco strategy in Scotland, according to a report which is expected to guide the Scottish Government’s strategy in 2018. The report by NHS Health Scotla
Talking Retail (uk)
added Nov 28, 2017 18:37
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[Europe] Shift prevention/treatment imbalance in health budgets, EU says

the Commission...cited ageing populations, obesity, alcohol and tobacco-related disease and budgetary restraints as some of the main pressures on national health care systems.
Reuters
added Nov 25, 2017 04:57
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[UK-Scotland] Minimum price for tobacco could cut smoking and improve health, experts say

The research highlighted that while the percentage of adults who smoke has dropped from 28% in 2003 to 21%, the proportion has remained static since 2013. Smoking rates remain highest in poorer areas, with 35% of adults in the least well off parts of Sc
Press Association (uk)
added Nov 25, 2017 01:11
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