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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Lee Bee Wah: Fearless in not taking 'no' for an answer

She decided that if the NEA was not going to do it, she would do it herself. She raised money from business owners and other Nee Soon supporters who shared her vision - and they have rolled out 42 designated smoking points. They are aiming for 50 of the
Straits Times (sg)
added Nov 19, 2017 00:46
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[UK] Is this why prisoners are using spice? Tobacco costs twice as much as Spice, report reveals

Prisoners can buy the drug known as Spice at half the cost of illicit tobacco behind bars, an inspection report reveals. Inmates at one jail described how the availability of drugs, coupled with a recently imposed smoking ban, had helped fuel a sense of
Birmingham Mail (uk)
added Nov 19, 2017 01:28
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10 Frightening Lung-Cancer Statistics and 3 Top Companies Looking to Do Something About It

cancer immunotherapies, such as Merck's Keytruda...Another major cancer-immunotherapy player is Bristol-Myers Squibb with Opdivo and, to a lesser extent, Yervoy. ...A third company... is Swiss-based drug giant Roche
Motley Fool
added Nov 18, 2017 22:01
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The Mugabe Economy in Charts Highlights Challenges for Zimbabwe

In 2000, Mugabe’s government authorized the often-violent seizure of about 4,500 mostly white-owned commercial farms to redistribute to blacks in a land-reform program that human-rights groups slammed. Exports of tobacco, the nation’s biggest foreign-cur
Bloomberg News
added Nov 17, 2017 21:50
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Impact of increasing tobacco taxes on working-age adults: short-term health gain, health equity and cost savings

The majority of the health benefit over a 10-year horizon from increasing tobacco taxes is accrued in the working-age population (20–65 years). There remains a need for more work on the associated productivity benefits of such health gains.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 17, 2017 15:30
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Australian workers who smoke hit national pocketbook

Smoking among the working population is predicted to cost Australia an estimated $340 billion in lost productivity, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2017, a premier global exchange of the
EurekAlert
added Nov 15, 2017 03:23
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Smokeless Gains Momentum as Cigarette Pricing Offsets Declines

Cigarette industry pricing continues to offset volume weakness, as headwinds from California’s $2 per pack cigarette excise tax continue, according to a report by Wells Fargo Securities that examined Nielsen ‘All Channel’ Data through Nov. 4, 2017. Accord
Convenience Store Decisions
added Nov 15, 2017 02:32
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tier III taxation promoting tobacco consumption: Survey

‘Impact of Price Increase/Decrease over Tobacco Consumption’, show that the recent introduction of Tier III taxation which has resulted in price decrease of some premium brands has actually led to an increase in tobacco consumption, which kills approxima
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Nov 11, 2017 21:02
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E-cigarette users save more money than smokers, poll shows

Switching from cigarettes to vaping products save users an average of $1,500 per year, according to an online poll of daily e-cigarette users. Packs of cigarettes can range in price from around $6 to as high as $14 depending on the state and their taxes.
Washington Times
added Nov 11, 2017 21:02
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Supporting Smokers With 25 Percent Off Everything for the Great American Smokeout

To help support participation, we are offering 25% off everything, both on QuitMarket.com and our Quit Co. Amazon.com Store, for the entire week prior...chat with the 1st of its kind Artificially Intelligent QuitBot, an expert chatbot support program tha
PR Newswire
added Nov 10, 2017 21:29
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