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[Philippines, UK] Sin City: cheapest places in the world for drinking, smoking and dating

The report declared the Filipino capital of Manila to be the cheapest city in the world for smoking and drinking, at just $11.60 for five pints and two packets of smokes, followed by South Africa's Johannesburg ($14) and Cape Town ($14.10).
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 19, 2016 21:10

Johnson Seeks Answers from FDA on Burdensome E-Cigarette Regulations

Johnson (R-Wis.), chairman...sent a letter to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Robert Califf raising concerns about the agency’s recent e-cigarette regulation, which could create undue burdens on small businesses and possibly lead to negati
U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs
added May 25, 2016 05:56

[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] More government action needed to reverse the smoking epidemic in the Americas

The report provides the most up-to-date picture of the smoking epidemic in PAHO's 35 Member States 10 years after the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) took effect. According to the report, only half the population of the Americas (the i
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 20, 2016 23:02

[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] PAHO: More government action needed to reverse smoking epidemic in region

According to the report, only half the population of the Americas (the inhabitants of 17 of 35 countries) is fully protected from the harmful effects of tobacco smoke by laws requiring smoke-free environments in all enclosed public places and workplaces
Caribbean360 (bb)
added May 20, 2016 22:53

[Australia] BUDGET 2016-17

The Government will implement a further four annual 12.5 per cent increases in tobacco excise and excise equivalent customs duties, with the first increase to take effect on 1 September 2017. This will replicate the annual increases that have been in pla
Australian Government: Budget (au)
added May 18, 2016 14:03

Altria Leads Cigarette Price Increase

“From a timing perspective, this price increase is roughly in line with [Altria’s] cigarette price increase last year that became effective on May 17, 2015,” Wells Fargo analyst Bonnie Herzog wrote in a research note. “We had been anticipating this price
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 18, 2016 17:07

Healthcare costs nosedive when smokers quit

When cigarette smokers quit, societal healthcare costs immediately plunge, a new study shows. If 10 percent of American smokers gave up cigarettes and the rest cut back by 10 percent, the U.S. could shave $63 billion off medical costs the next year, the
added May 18, 2016 22:14

[California] Calpers accelerates timeline for tobacco study

The board of the California Public Employees' Retirement System on Monday shortened the timeline for the completion of a study examining its 16-year-old decision to divest from tobacco.
added May 18, 2016 06:45

why tobacco would be a costly reinvestment for california pension

In the past 15 years smoking has cost California an estimated $200 billion in health care costs borne by the state and has cost California businesses $10.35 billion in lost productivity. The best approach for California and its residents is to remain dive
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 17, 2016 16:51
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[Asia, India] J-K spends more than other states on tobacco products

The study recommends that tax on all type of tobacco products should be increased substantially, and tobacco tax regime broadened to include unorganized sector manufacturing under the tax net.
Times of India
added May 13, 2016 14:46
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