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Direct and indirect costs of smoking in Vietnam [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Tobacco consumption has large negative consequences on the Vietnamese economy.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 18, 2015 17:03
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] SIN: Stubbing out tobacco use

It may be hard, on a short time horizon, to fully appreciate the impact of these restrictive measures that may be burdensome for retailers. But, come 2020 and beyond, the Government's attempts to stub out tobacco use will hopefully be felt in terms of s
Straits Times (sg)
added Dec 16, 2015 05:14
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[New Zealand] Lack of tobacco control strategy means smoking decline is stalling

The Smokefree Coalition is saddened but not surprised by the slowing decline in current smoking rates as shown by the Ministry of Health’s 2014/2015 Health Survey results. Executive Director Dr Prudence Stone says the 10 percent annual tobacco excise tax
Voxy (nz)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:35
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[West Virginia] Editorial: New statewide push targets smoking during pregnancy

lawmakers also should recognize that the high rate of births affected by smoking is a tragic and expensive problem, with the public often bearing much of the added health care costs. Having some of the cheapest cigarette prices in the nation does not hel
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Dec 14, 2015 15:30
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[New York] Millions up in smoke: NY has nation's highest cigarette tax; why do so few pay it?

New York's revenue from cigarette taxes has dropped by $400 million in the past five years. Fewer people are smoking in NY, but experts attribute most of this change to smokers buying untaxed cigarettes from Indian nations in NY or from the black market
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Dec 13, 2015 20:34
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Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd. c. Conseil québécois sur le tabac et la santé, 2015 QCCA 2056 (CanLII)

the factual premise of Petitioner’s motion is unfounded as there is no error in my previous judgment requiring correction. However, even if there was such an error, its nature is such that the doctrine of functus officio applies and I would be without pow
Canadian Legal Information Institute (ca)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:19
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[Michigan] Unhealthy choices cost company health care plans billions of dollars

One out of every four dollars employers pay for health care is tied to unhealthy lifestyle choices or conditions like smoking, stress and obesity, despite the fact that most large employers have workplace wellness programs.
University of Michigan
added Dec 14, 2015 02:21
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[Canada] Justice Schrager firmly declines the invitation to reconsider.

"[Justice Schrager] omitted to take into account the mandatory $100,000,000 Flintkote Loan payment due days earlier...." In his response, issued this afternoon, Justice Schrager gives Imperial Tobacco a flat and unhappy sounding "no".
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Dec 10, 2015 17:47
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Tobacco Companies Spend $20 to Market Products for Every $1 States Spend on Tobacco Prevention, New Report Finds

Tobacco companies spend $20 to market their deadly products for every $1 the states spend on programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a report released today by a coalition of public health organizations
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 8, 2015 16:30
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VIDEO: The Government Wastebook

Compiled by Arizona senator Jeff flake highlighting more than 100 government funded studies grants and programs he says is costing taxpayers too much...A five million dollar study seeking to reduce smoking among young adults.
ABC News
added Dec 8, 2015 13:21
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