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Feldman: E-cigarette regulation is needed

Each application may cost up to $1 million and be cost-prohibitive to the small businesses that now largely comprise the industry. It would be ironic if that left only the powerful big tobacco companies, the masters of deception and corruption, to capture
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Jun 21, 2016 10:52
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[UK] What price public health services?

After the chancellor took the axe — twice — to public health budgets in less than nine months, funding for many smoking cessation services across England are under pressure. Several councils, which took over the public health purse strings from the NHS
British Medical Association (BMA) (uk)
added Jun 21, 2016 11:06
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BRODY: No Such Thing as a Healthy Smoker

The challenge ahead, Dr. Fabbri wrote, is to identify patients with smoking-related lung damage who do not yet have obstructive disease and devise ways to treat them to reduce their symptoms and prevent flare-ups. A clinical trial to begin later this yea
New York Times Blogs
added Jun 20, 2016 19:52
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] Kim's £28m fag addiction: North Korea chubby tyrant splashes cash on cigarettes and cigars

The dumpy leader ordered his minions to empty the coffers of £28million for fags from China and Singapore and £700,000 went on fine cigars and cigarillos. The 33-year-old politician also forked out £88,000 on second-hand machinery to roll rough home-grow
Daily Star (uk)
added Jun 18, 2016 18:26
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Government loses RM2.5b tax revenue due to illicit cigarette trade, assemblyman sa

The illegal cigarette trade is causing the government to lose about RM2.5 billion in tax revenue last year, National Kenaf and Tobacco Board chairman Datuk Mohd Adhan Kechik said....based on information received from tobacco industry players.
Malay Mail (my)
added Jun 17, 2016 20:56
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Australians wasting money on drinking, smoking, gambling

SOME OF AUSTRALIA’S TOP MONEY WASTERS — ANNUAL SPEND 1. Clothes and shoes $23.2 billion 2. Cigarettes $14.5 billion
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Jun 17, 2016 20:54
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[Texas] No Smoke, No Problem

Regardless, Koch and his network of volunteers are informing the public about the proposed smoking ban through events like Friday on the Green while signing up supporters via smokefreefw.org. The next step is to ask City Council to adopt a new, stricter
Fort Worth (TX) Weekly
added Jun 15, 2016 20:53
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[Asia, India] CASTRO: Why graphic tobacco warnings are a big victory

These warnings will reach every current and potential tobacco user in India—including children—and deliver essential knowledge (and warning) about the harm...essential to stay resolute in the face of industry interference, but the dividend that comes from
Financial Express (in)
added Jun 10, 2016 16:33
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As tobacco age rises to 21, California sales, revenue down

California’s official move Thursday to raise the legal tobacco purchase age to 21 years old will lower the state’s tobacco tax income by about $68 million a year, according to legislative analyses. But sales of cigarettes and other tobacco products have
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jun 10, 2016 12:33
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[Netherlands] Dutch could save €1.7bn a year and halve smoking rate with tough campaign

A new report claims the Netherlands could more than halve its proportion of smokers and save €1.7bn a year with stricter anti-smoking controls. The report for the Dutch cancer society, KWF, is the first to compare the potential effects of anti-smoking cam
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Jun 10, 2016 12:17
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