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DROP IN CIGS Cigarettes sales halved in Ireland over the past decade – despite sales of over €1.4billion last year

But a new Euromonitor report shows that ­smokers in Ireland still forked out €1.4 billion on their addiction last year. The study does predict that ­Ireland’s smoking habits will continue to decline with ­cigarette sales ­predicted to slump to 2.3 billi
Irish Sun (ie)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:04
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[New York, Pennsylvania] Tobacco 'Sin' Tax Unreliable, Study Finds

The research found that with tobacco, the funds levied for state budgets ultimately diminishes as people buy or use less of the targeted products. Similarly, state revenue growth from taxes on alcohol and gambling is unlikely to be sustained due to how t
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:04
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[New York] KADET: The Rising Cost of Cigarettes Doesn’t Stop All Smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

It won’t be easy. I spent a morning last week chatting with smokers on Wall Street who were puffing in front of their office buildings. Of the 10 I interviewed, only two said they paid full price for cigarettes at the store. One woman said she made regul
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57
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[Massachusetts] Chelmsford among communities with age 21 tobacco restriction

The effort to increase the tobacco sales age limit to 21 years will undoubtedly cut into the revenue of convenience stores, including the 7-Eleven Dennis Lane has owned for 44 years. The loss would be unfortunate for business, he said, but it’s not why
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57
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[North Carolina] State workers trying to quit smoking will now have to go to CVS; NC officials say move will save money

Folwell said the change will save the state of North Carolina about $479,000 a year. QuitlineNC costs the state $1.3 million a year, while the cost of state employees using CVS to stop smoking is projected at $862,000. CVS Caremark is already the pharma
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Jul 25, 2018 00:56
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Individualised tobacco affordability in the UK 2002–2014: findings from the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project [FREE FULL TEXT]

An individualised measure of tobacco affordability provided useful insights on the impact of tobacco taxes, social inequalities and purchase patterns in the UK. Although tobacco became less affordable, the annual rate of decline was low, suggesting annual
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2018 23:47
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[UK] E-cigarettes are as bad as smoking, say insurance companies who put up policies by the same amount for

Insurance companies consider vaping to be just as unhealthy as smoking and put up policies accordingly, research has found. Users of electronic cigarettes have to pay up to 65 per cent more for life insurance premiums than non-smokers – the same increas
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 06:30
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As if being poor was not enough…

When a family breadwinner gets sick or dies prematurely due to tobacco use, the entire family is devastated and further impoverished. This cycle of tobacco use and poverty is vicious and will perpetuate through generations without intensified tobacco cont
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:45
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[Japan] Philip Morris Cuts Sales, Earnings Targets

Philip Morris, which first introduced IQOS smoke-free e-cigarettes in Japan, has cut inventory there and plans to introduce a less-expensive heated tobacco product
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 21, 2018 15:38
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[Montana] LETTER: Tobacco industry should pay share

Tobacco products have had a devastating effect on my family...my support for the Healthy Montana Initiative, I-185... The tobacco industry has infiltrated our lives, homes and communities for decades. It’s time it pays its fair share so that 100,000 Mont
The Missoulian
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43
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