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[Asia-pacific] 15.6 million Vietnamese spend $1.4bn on smoking: survey

About 15.6 million adults in Vietnam consumed tobacco last year, the Ministry of Health announced Tuesday, citing findings of a global survey. Vietnamese smokers spent VND31 trillion (US$1.39 billion) on cigarettes, or VND2.7 million ($121) per person pe
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Sep 11, 2016 13:23

[Canada, USA] Couche-Tard slashes tobacco prices to boost brand

Global retail giant Couche-Tard has dropped prices on tobacco products in its American stores, in an effort to draw more customers to the convenience stores that it owns in the United States.
The Suburban (ca)
added Sep 8, 2016 03:04

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] ORO-JOSEF: The ‘occasional’ drinker and smoker

I always tell my patient when I learn that they smoke, “You must be very rich! You can afford packs of cigarettes which can save you money to provide for your children and you have money to burn in old age once lung function declines and you develop chro
Manila Times (ph)
added Sep 6, 2016 21:51

[UK] Sparking fierce debate: Smoking-related lung disease could cost NHS more than £2 BILLION

Estimates suggest that by 2030 1.3 million in England and 120,000 people in Scotland will suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which causes breathing difficulties and persistent coughing, according to mathematical modelling.
The [London, UK] Express
added Sep 6, 2016 18:03

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Health costs of smoking may be higher than tobacco profit

But quitting smoking in a country like Indonesia, where 67 percent of men smoke, poses a different kind of challenge altogether....the quitting ratio for men in Indonesia is only 9 percent, while it is 23.2 percent in women.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 6, 2016 16:48

[UK] Decision to deny surgery to obese patients is like 'racial discrimination'

“As the true scale of financial pressure on NHS trusts has become clear over the summer, we are fast finding ourselves in a situation where CCGs are introducing draconian commissioning policies, often flouting Nice [National Institute for Health and Care
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 3, 2016 21:00

[UK] Obese patients and smokers banned from routine surgery in 'most severe ever' rationing in the NHS

Hospital leaders in North Yorkshire said that patients with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or above – as well as smokers – will be barred from most surgery for up to a year amid increasingly desperate measures to plug a funding black hole. The restriction
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 3, 2016 20:59

[UK] Obese people and smokers 'banned from routine surgery' as NHS attempts to cut spending costs

A number of NHS England trusts have reportedly introduced the restrictions Rex Smokers and obese people will be denied surgery on the NHS by cash-strapped hospitals trying to save money, senior health officials have warned. Vale of York Care Commissioni
The Independent (uk)
added Sep 3, 2016 20:58

Anti-smoking group Truth releases musical FOMO spot for MTV Video Music Awards

Truth is hitting young people in their pocketbooks with a new spot called "Squadless" that makes its television debut during the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, Aug. 28th. Citing statistics that say smokers earn 20% less money than their smoke-free peer
Campaign US
added Aug 29, 2016 21:30

[California] EDITORIAL: Vote yes on Proposition 56, tobacco tax

The industry also ludicrously complains that only 13 percent goes to smoking-cessation programs, when clearly it’s in their interests that more people start smoking. They also say a tobacco tax is unfair to public schools because K-14 schools don’t get a
Monterey County (CA) Herald
added Sep 15, 2016 16:56
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