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[UK] HUNT: No Smoking Day: why tobacco (still) isn’t a ‘done deal’

So yesterday, we handed in our solution – supported by Kevin Barron MP and more than 16,000 members of the public – to secure the future of these services. We’re proposing a modest levy on the profits made by the tobacco industry – a group who made glob
Cancer Research UK (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 16:42

[UK] HEALTH WARNING: Smoking will cause more than '1.3 MILLION new illnesses in Britain'

Analysis by Cancer Research UK and the UK Health Forum reveals the figure will include almost 600,000 cases of cancer. If current trends continue the number of smokers is on course to fall 10 per cent by 2035 but the charity wants to see this drop to fiv
The [London, UK] Express
added Mar 9, 2016 15:02

[UK] National No Smoking Day 2016: Quitting for a year could earn you a new kitchen

And some other financial benefits... 1. Life Insurance Smokers pay more for life insurance, with premiums often double those of a non-smoker, according to Moneysupermarket. Smoking increases the risk of coronary heart diseases, stroke and a variety of c
The Mirror (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 14:55

[South Carolina] EDITORIAL: State should consider tobacco tax hike

tax is 57 cents. It ranks 44th in the nation. By contrast, 32 states have a tax of at least $1 a pack... It is no wonder South Carolina struggles with tobacco use and the health problems that go with it...The Legislature could now go even further by incre
Greenville (SC) News
added Mar 10, 2016 15:39


According to Bloomberg, the sales of illicit cigarettes cost the country Rs 24 billion of tax evasion in 2014, as per the market research company Nielsen. The current government increased taxes on cigarettes and other consumer goods last year in order to
Business Recorder (pk)
added Mar 9, 2016 14:42

[Asia] In Pakistan, Cigarettes May Be Hazardous to Your Fiscal Health

Local brands are starting to take away market share from rivals marketed by British American Tobacco Plc and Phillip Morris International Inc. The reason is simple: They cost less than the 36-rupee ($0.34) tax imposed on a legitimate pack of cigarettes.
Bloomberg News
added Mar 9, 2016 02:49

[Canada] No buts about it: BC study says tobacco companies must deal with waste butts

A single tossed cigarette butt may seem inconsequential, but researchers say more than five trillion waste butts accumulate in the global environment each year, resulting in degradation, costly cleanup and emergency response. Tobacco manufacturers shoul
660 News (Calgary, ALB) (ca)
added Mar 8, 2016 17:07

[UK] Prison bosses braced for lawsuits from ex-lags after report warns of passive smoking dangers

A new secret report into the dangers of passive smoking in prisons is set to spark compensation claims by LAGS - running into millions of pounds. Murders, rapists and paedophiles who were non-smokers in jail will be “lining up” for huge paydays - with c
The Mirror (uk)
added Mar 7, 2016 17:34

[New Zealand] Tobacco companies 'should take responsibility for environmental waste'

The tobacco industry has not only designed and marketed a product that is deadly when used as directed, but it also causes substantial and dangerous environmental pollution, says the Smokefree Coalition. New research findings released in the Tobacco Cont
Voxy (nz)
added Mar 5, 2016 00:24

[New Zealand] Lobby group wants new butt laws

An academic piece published by US researchers in the Tobacco Control Journal says tobacco companies should be responsible for the environmental problems created by trillions of discarded butts in much the same way the pesticide, paint and pharmaceutical
NZ Newswire (nz)
added Mar 5, 2016 00:23
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