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[USA] Japanese Company Offers Extra Days Off to Workers Who Don’t Smoke

Just under 50 percent of major American employers surveyed last year said they included a surcharge on insurance policies for smokers, at a median rate of $600 annually, according to Willis Towers Watson, the benefits consultant that conducted the survey
New York Times
added Nov 3, 2017 00:55
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This Japanese company is giving employees who don't smoke 6 extra vacation days

A higher percent of Japanese adults smoke than Americans. It was only this past year that the percentage of Japanese adults who smoke fell below 20 percent. According to the World Health Organization, Japanese men are three times more likely to smoke tha
CNBC
added Nov 3, 2017 00:04
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[Europe] How does UK healthcare spending compare internationally?

ONS’s new internationally-comparable “health accounts“1 show that the UK’s total healthcare spending in 2014 was £179 billion, or 9.9% of GDP. As a percentage of GDP, the UK spent less on healthcare than USA, Japan, France and Germany and a similar perc
Office for National Statistics (ONS) (uk)
added Nov 25, 2017 04:56
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New Study from American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE Reveals Low Awareness of Lifesaving Lung Cancer Screening Among Those at Greatest Risk

"Saved By The Scan" is the first national public service advertising (PSA) campaign that educates Americans on the benefits of early detection through lung cancer screening and encourages high-risk individuals to take an online lung cancer screening elig
PR Newswire
added Nov 3, 2017 02:28
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[Colorado] Aspen Times Endorsement: Proposed tobacco tax is another step in right direction for Aspen

Issue 2B...would establish a municipal tax on a pack of cigarettes of $3 and add a 40 percent sales tax on all other tobacco products... The tax along with the 21-older Aspen law is not only another way to help push teenagers away from smoking, but perhap
Aspen (CO) Times
added Nov 3, 2017 00:39
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[UK] Councils defend spending on public health interventions

Council chiefs have defended using taxpayer’s money to tackle harmful lifestyle choices against ‘flawed’ study which accuses them of restricting individual freedom. The anti-taxation, right-wing libertarian think tank TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) has publi
LocalGov.co.uk (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:17
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[Minnesota] BRIANT: Menthol, Mint and Wintergreen Tobacco Ban: The Minneapolis Case Study

convenience stores would lose $36.7 million to $39.9 million annually in menthol, mint and wintergreen tobacco sales and ancillary in-store purchases. The average convenience store would lose between $238,000 and $259,000 in annual sales and incur a gross
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 3, 2017 17:11
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[Asia, Pakistan] PMPK bounces back

The times they are a changin’ for Marlboro Man in Pakistan! Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited (PSX: PMPK) has broken the run of loss-making quarters in the three-month period ended September 30, 2017. Looking at the firm’s latest financial announcement to
Business Recorder (pk)
added Oct 31, 2017 16:52
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[UK] Tobacco companies using pricing tactics to 'keep smokers hooked', research suggests

More smokers are switching to cheaper products, so while total sales of tobacco fell, sales of the cheapest and roll-your-own cigarettes increased. Prices are also being altered to minimise the shock of tax increases, the authors write in the journal To
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 02:23
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[UK] Tobacco firms using 'clever tactics' to target poorest smokers, study finds

Cheaper brands, price-marking and smaller pack sizes are thwarting attempts to reduce UK smoking rates, researchers say
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 30, 2017 14:40
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