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[UK] This is how much MORE smokers are paying in life insurance - and it may surprise you

Research from Gocompare shows a 30-year-old who doesn’t smoke would pay life insurance premiums of £8.44 per month - £2,532 over a 25 year life insurance term. A smoker would pay £14.63, a hefty £4,389 over the term.
The Mirror (uk)
added Oct 7, 2016 11:02
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Is It O.K. to Find Sexual Satisfaction Outside Your Marriage? The Ethicist

I am concerned that he has placed the whole family at risk in the event that he develops a tobacco-­related illness after having become insured at nonsmoker rates.... If it came out that your son-in-law deceived his insurance company, you might raise the
New York Times
added Oct 6, 2016 16:21
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[California] Election 2016 FAQ: Proposition 56, Tobacco Tax Increase

The Basics In 2012, a state proposition to raise the California tobacco tax rate failed by one-half of 1 percent of the vote. Now, health advocates are trying again with Proposition 56.
Capital Public Radio (Sacramento, CA)
added Oct 7, 2016 00:51
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PROP 56: Should California raise the tobacco tax by $2?

Should California make addicts pay, in order to prevent others from falling victim to this addiction? That's the difficult question at the heart of Proposition 56.
KALW (San Francisco, CA)
added Oct 6, 2016 16:18
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[California] New Independent Public Health Study Shows Prop 56 Will Save Lives

According to the study, the tax would lead to 83,000 fewer LA County smokers on average each year among adults 25 years and older. It would also mean 50,000 fewer adolescents and young adults (24 years and younger) will start smoking in LA County alone.
Yes on 56.org
added Oct 5, 2016 01:47
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smuggled smokes: The real cost of contraband cigarettes

WECHAT may be a popular app used for chatting, but some of its users have found a more creative use for it: to peddle contraband cigarettes. In May this year, four Chinese nationals were jailed for peddling contraband cigarettes on WeChat. The peddlers
The Middle Ground (sg)
added Sep 30, 2016 12:55
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CDC: Adult smoking rate in Arizona drops to historic low

adult smoking rate in Arizona has dropped to a historic low of 14 percent. The new 2015 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System report shows the percentage of Arizona adults who smoke has dropped from 19.3 percent in 2011. This decrease translates to
KPHO CBS 5 News (Phoenix, AZ)
added Sep 27, 2016 21:22
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Smoking out illicit trade: How some policies intended to limit smoking drive illegal trade

Without assistance from international security experts and producers, and without funds to offer signatories in technical assistance, the WHO’s Illicit Trade Protocol has only a slim chance of being implemented in emerging markets, even if nations ratify
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Oct 28, 2016 18:03
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[UK] Illnesses associated with lifestyle cost the NHS £11bn

Health problems related to poor diet, drinking and smoking are costing the NHS in England more than £11bn each year, officials say. Public Health England (PHE) says that unless they are tackled more effectively the NHS will become unaffordable. It warns
BBC Online
added Sep 27, 2016 12:06
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BATE: Smoking out illicit trade: How some policies intended to limit smoking drive illegal trade

This paper reports on a novel empirical assessment of smoker opinion and availability of illicit whites (smuggled legally produced cigarettes), which shows a sizeable minority of smokers bought illicit whites in most cases because they are far cheaper.
American Enterprise Institute
added Nov 7, 2016 15:43
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