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[Indiana] Opioids, tobacco damage Hoosiers

and cost $12.6 billion in health care expenses, lost productivity and other economic damages, according to a pair of reports released Tuesday by the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation.
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Nov 1, 2018 14:31
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Restricting tobacco sales to only pharmacies combined with cessation advice: a modelling study of the future smoking prevalence, health and cost impacts

Conclusions This work provides modelling-level evidence that the package of restricting tobacco sales to only pharmacies combined with cessation advice in these settings can accelerate progress towards the tobacco endgame, and achieve large population he
Tobacco Control
added Dec 1, 2018 16:50
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Changes in health in the countries of the UK and 150 English Local Authority areas 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

cancers and respiratory disease) can be addressed by tackling specific behaviours, such as smoking and eating unhealthy foods. Good progress has been made in some areas, notably in reducing the prevalence of smoking to historic lows in all countries of th
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 26, 2018 15:12
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[UK] Public health services need £3.2bn funding to reverse impact of government cuts

An extra £3.2bn is needed each year to reverse the impact that government cuts to the public health grant has had on health services. The public health grant – which enables local authorities to deliver vital public services such as obesity programmes,
National Health Executive (NHE) (uk)
added Oct 26, 2018 00:08
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Analysis: Low number of lung cancer deaths saved California more than half a billion

California's death rate from lung cancer is 28 percent lower than the rest of the nation's, largely due to anti-smoking policies.
CALmatters
added Oct 26, 2018 00:02
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That's a pricey piece of JUUL-ery! Accessories brand releases solid 18K gold cases for the e-cigarettes (but they cost a whopping $5,000 each)

New York-based jewelry brand Miansai is offering made-to-order Juul cases in 18k gold and sterling silver, which cost $5,000 and $1,000 respectively The cases can also be monogrammed upon request
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 24, 2018 23:45
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Philip Morris aims to revive Japan sales with cheaper heat-not-burn tobacco

released cheaper versions of its IQOS “heat not burn” products in Japan on Tuesday as it tries to revive sales and ward off competition from other alternatives to conventional cigarettes.
Reuters
added Oct 23, 2018 16:14
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Cigarette prices going up

Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. He said the price increase was in line with the recent Sales and Service Tax (SST) implementation on Sept 1. "The SST will cause the prices of all tobacco products to increase.
The Star (my)
added Oct 16, 2018 17:52
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UBEL: Is Your Boss Discriminating Against You Because You Smoke?

Almost half of the companies who charge smokers more for health insurance are breaking the law. Among those companies imposing surcharges on tobacco users, 47% didn't offer tobacco cessation programs, putting them in direct violation of the law.
Forbes
added Oct 12, 2018 21:29
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Vapers to get fair deal

UK vapers are to be given the chance of accessing life insurance at rates close to those paid by non-smokers, according to a press note put out by the UK Vaping Industry Association (UKVIA) and the insurance adviser Future Proof.
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 12, 2018 18:10
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