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[UK] NHS staff smokers cost health service £200m a year with cigarette breaks and sick days, report finds

There are more than 73,000 smokers among the 1.2 million NHS employees in England and the lost working hours from their combined smoking breaks add up to £99m a year, the Royal College of Physicians’ tobacco advisory group has said. Though smoking break
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 26, 2018 21:25
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Public remains ignorant of the hazards associated with smoking

If one of Japan’s most knowledgeable journalists admits he wasn’t aware of the greater dangers of sidestream smoke, which informs other countries’ public smoking bans, then it’s likely the average Japanese person isn’t aware of them either. Keeping the
Japan Times (jp)
added Jun 23, 2018 18:34
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[UK-Scotland] Smokers face minimum price for tobacco

Ministers could set a minimum price for tobacco in an unprecedented move to discourage smoking in Scotland. The idea is among a number of radical measures that will be investigated as part of a strategy to create a generation of non-smokers by 2034. Thi
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 21, 2018 13:41
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[Canada] Vices always cost

legalization of marijuana would seem to make sense. It is - at present - a far less troublesome drug than either of alcohol or tobacco. But if we knew then what we know now, would we have allowed the widespread use of both alcohol and tobacco? And while
Prince George (BC) Citizen (ca)
added Jun 19, 2018 10:38
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[Australia] Smoking costs Vic economy $3.7bn: report

Smokers are costing the Victorian economy about $3.7 billion a year, putting a financial strain on businesses, a new report says. The Quit Victoria report concluded businesses are bearing a $1.1 billion burden based on lost productivity due to smoking b
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jun 19, 2018 03:13
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[Asia] Smoking kills more than 40,000 every year in Vietnam

spend VND31 trillion on tobacco products each year, while the total cost for the treatment of these diseases and losses to businesses from illness and early death...despite a reduction, the percentage of adult males who smoke remains high at 45.3%. The r
Vietnam Net
added Jun 12, 2018 01:23
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RYO Tobacco Earns Irreplaceable Status

Shifting economic issues and changing regulatory tides can’t extinguish consumers’ fondness for roll your own.
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jun 13, 2018 05:28
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Cost-effectiveness analysis of smoking cessation interventions using cell phones in a low-income population

Discussion Cell phone interventions for low socioeconomic groups are a cost-effective use of healthcare resources. Intensive Care was the most cost-effective strategy both for men and women.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 10, 2018 22:35
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Even non-smokers have had enough! How 86% of Australians believe cigarettes are too expensive - as addicts use 'hacks' to avoid paying the world's highest prices

Daily Mail Australia asked readers: 'Do you think cigarettes in Australia are too expensive?' And a whopping 86% of the 923 who completed the poll agreed that smokers were paying too much. The Federal Budget found that while just 14% of the country sm
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 01:31
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Australia posts strongest growth in 2 years, extends recession-free run

Household spending on insurance, transport, health care and utilities grew the most while spending on alcoholic drinks, cigarettes and eating out dropped, the data showed.
Reuters
added Jun 8, 2018 17:11
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