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THE GLOBAL ILLICIT TRADE IN TOBACCO: A THREAT TO NATIONAL SECURITY (PDF)

is a growing threat to U.S. national interests. Internationally, it fuels transnational crime, corruption, and terrorism. As it converges with other criminal activities it undermines the rule of law and the licit market economy, and creates greater in
US Department of State
added Dec 6, 2015 21:18
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[UK] Giving up smoking can close the health gap between rich and poor, says Reading health boss

Dr Burnett pinpointed one cut which would have direct effect in smoking cessation which would lead to fewer people being helped to stop smoking. He said unlike many public health matters which were about long-term improvements in health, four weeks after
Reading Evening Post (uk)
added Dec 4, 2015 19:42
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GLANTZ: HUD's cost-benefit analysis of smokefree public housing (wildly) overstates costs and understates benefits

The explicitly leave out he benefits to smokers that smokefree housing makes it easier for smokers who want to quit to do so / they do recognize to account for the "lost pleasure" smokers will experience if they quit
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 4, 2015 21:34
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[New York] Letter: Approve proposal to make public housing smoke-free

70 percent of renters would rather live in a smoke-free building; smoke-free properties cost less to clean, and retain higher property value; and cigarettes are a leading cause of residential building fires. I hope that the proposed HUD rule will advance
Buffalo (NY) News
added Dec 3, 2015 05:43
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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Smoke-free apartment living

HUD could learn lessons from the Hutchinson HRA’s experience in going smoke-free as it makes the change in 700,000 units nationwide. Perhaps the greatest lesson is compliance. “If you’re going to have this rule,” Ms. Ward said, “you have to enforce it.”
Hutchinson (MN) Leader
added Dec 3, 2015 05:37
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[UK] Britons 'just not healthy enough to keep working into their late 60s': Economists say raise in state pension age 'will not be viable' unless public health is improved

‘If we are serious about making people work to 68... then we have to do much better at tackling things like obesity, alcohol consumption, smoking. If we are going to make our pensions system work we have to make our health system work as well.’
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 2, 2015 08:04
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The Portion of Health Care Costs Associated With Lifestyle-Related Modifiable Health Risks Based on a Sample of 223,461 Employees in Seven Industries: The UM-HMRC Study

Conclusions: This study, coupled with past work, gives an employer a sense of the magnitude that might be saved if modifiable health risks could be eliminated.
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
added Dec 14, 2015 02:22
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PARLIAMENT WASTES CASH ON ‘ABSURD’ OUTDOOR VAPING AREAS

Commons bosses have been blasted for wasting taxpayers’ money installing two useless “vaping areas” around parliament that nobody uses...were installed in the summer after MPs were banned from puffing on e-cigs indoors, but the ruling is widely flouted by
The Sun (uk)
added Dec 3, 2015 15:42
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EDITORIAL: Raise the Smoking Age to 21

society pays a heavy cost for smoking, in both medical bills and lost productivity. Cities, states and the federal government share a compelling interest in avoiding those costs and helping young adults live longer, healthier lives.
Bloomberg View
added Dec 5, 2015 18:32
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EDITORIAL: Raise smoking age limit to 21 in Massachusetts

Whatever tax revenue is lost because of this change would be more than offset by reductions in the tens of millions of dollars now spent to confront tobacco-related illnesses, which raises health care costs for everyone, not just smokers. The change woul
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added Nov 29, 2015 20:42
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