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[North Carolina] Tobacco losses a ‘catastrophe’

WILSON — Hurricane Florence has destroyed an estimated 100 million to 150 million pounds of the year’s tobacco crop. “Devastating is a good word to use for it,” said Kenneth Kelly, owner of Horizon Ltd., a tobacco warehouse in Wilson that receives tobac
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Oct 9, 2018 19:28
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[UK] VAPE AND SAVE Vapers will save thousands of pounds by enjoying the same insurance rates as non-smokers for the first time

VAPERS can now save thousands of pounds by enjoying the same insurance rates as non-smokers for the first time, The Sun can reveal. A new comparison site for e-cigarette users will give them an option to save almost half of what they currently pay for l
The Sun (uk)
added Oct 8, 2018 15:36
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[Pennsylvania] Pittsburgh seeks smokers fee for city employees

Starting in January, the city will charge about one-third of its 3,000 employees an additional $50 per month for health care premiums if they continue to use tobacco products, officials said Friday. At least one union is objecting to the added fee. Jane
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Oct 6, 2018 15:43
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[Pennsylvania] Smoker’s fee? City employees who use tobacco will pay monthly premium in Pittsburgh

There will be a $50 monthly premium surcharge to each employee who uses tobacco products, according to a letter sent to employees. Employees must complete and sign an affidavit, stating whether or not they are a tobacco user or a non-tobacco user, acc
WPXI (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Oct 7, 2018 19:41
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Basic economic gap related to smoking: reconciling tobacco tax receipts and economic costs of smoking-attributable diseases

Our findings suggest that tobacco taxes would have to be globally increased by more than four times on average in order to cover the ECS or between two and two-and-a-half times if we take private health expenditures into account. The informational pressur
Tobacco Control
added Oct 4, 2018 04:37
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Cigarette smoking: an assessment of tobacco’s global environmental footprint across its entire supply chain, and policy strategies to reduce it (PDF)

From tobacco cultivation and curing, to cigarette manufacturing, distribution, consumption and discarding, every stage in the global tobacco supply chain involves considerable resource inputs such as water, land, energy and material resources, as well
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 3, 2018 19:14
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[Switzerland] WHO FCTC COP8: Spotlight on environment in tobacco control talks in Geneva

Tobacco control efforts must begin to prioritize strategies to combat the destructive impacts of tobacco not only on public health, but also on the environment and sustainable development, said senior officials at the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 9, 2018 19:38
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[Switzerland] Cost of cigarettes must rise to reflect environmental damage from tobacco industry, WHO says

Annual tobacco production contributes almost 84 million tonnes of carbon dioxide-equivalent emissions to climate change... The price of a packet of cigarettes should rise to reflect the wide-ranging environmental damage caused by the tobacco industry, fr
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 3, 2018 19:14
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BURGESS: The conservative case for Amendment 9: workplace vaping ban will save Florida millions

Medicaid and Medicare expenses are already high, and will be even higher if taxpayers are forced to pay for the thousands of people who would suffer from secondhand smoke exposure – through cigarettes, vaping, or e-cigarettes – while trying to earn a pay
The Capitolist
added Oct 2, 2018 03:41
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Association between tobacco prices and smoking onset: evidence from the TCP India Survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Under the new regime of a central goods and service system, policymakers may need to raise the prices of tobacco products sufficiently to curb smoking onset.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 2, 2018 03:52
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