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[Canada] A $4.9 Billion Decrease in Health Care Expenditure: The Ten-Year Impact of Improving Smoking, Alcohol, Diet and Physical Activity in Ontario (PDF)

current heavy smokers (one or more packs of cigarettes per day) had the highest level of health care costs followed by former heavy smokers, light smokers, former light smokers and non-smokers. The three other risk factors—alcohol, diet and physical
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Services (ICES)
added Apr 7, 2016 21:20
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[Canada] Unhealthy behaviours, socioeconomic barriers contribute to 37 per cent of Ontario’s health care costs: report

The authors say that for every $1 increase in health costs attributed to Ontario’s aging demographic, the province has achieved savings in the range of 20 cents by reducing Ontarian’s unhealthy behaviours such as smoking, unhealthy alcohol consumption, p
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Services (ICES)
added Apr 7, 2016 21:16
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[New York] The Butt of the Problem: Calls for Change in Battling Cigarette Litter

The prevailing strategy — organizing local clean ups, putting out ash receptacles in public areas and having city governments pay for storing cigarette butts in landfills — is not effective, according to Dr. Clifton Curtis, president and CEO of the Cigar
NBCNew York.com
added Apr 4, 2016 23:37
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[California] CalPERS rethinks ban on tobacco stocks

CalPERS is considering ending its 15-year-old ban on tobacco company investments after a consultant said the ban has cost the pension fund roughly $3 billion in lost profits. The reconsideration of CalPERS’ tobacco prohibition comes as part of a broader
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Apr 4, 2016 19:04
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[Louisiana] Smoke-free EBR coalition has spent roughly $300K in advertising to push for full smoking ban

In the six months since it began campaigning to make East Baton Rouge Parish completely smoke-free, the Smoke-free EBR coalition has spent roughly $300,000 on a media campaign to educate residents about the dangers of secondhand smoke, coalition member L
Baton Rouge (LA) Business Report
added Apr 4, 2016 17:56
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[Europe] Tobacco firms Philip Morris, British American Tobacco launch case against EU Tobacco Products Directive

Major tobacco firms have launched a legal challenge against a European directive that could increase the price of the cheapest packs of cigarettes by 70p. Philip Morris International is leading the challenge in the European Court of Justice (ECJ) agains
City A.M. (uk)
added Apr 4, 2016 14:15
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[Europe, UK-Scotland] LETTER: Stand up to the anti-smoking lobbyists

Smokers, non-smokers, and others, be they politicians, media or otherwise, need to stand up to the anti-smoking dogma, check facts and bring a degree of sense into this matter.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Apr 2, 2016 00:50
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Combustible cigarettes cost less to use than e-cigarettes: global evidence and tax policy implications

Existing prices of e-cigarettes are generally much higher than of combustible cigarettes. If policymakers wish to tax e-cigarettes less than combustibles, forceful policy action—almost certainly through excise taxation—must raise the price of combustible
Tobacco Control
added Apr 1, 2016 19:13
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HERINGTON: Nevada: Let’s Clear The Air (Opinion)

It’s time for Nevada to recognize the growing demand for smoke free indoor spaces and develop policies...Until then, those looking for a smoke free meeting venue in Nevada can find more than 200 locations listed in Nevada’s Smoke Free Meetings directory o
ThisisReno (NV)
added Mar 29, 2016 01:49
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Cigarettes cheaper than e-cigarettes in 44 of 45 countries studied

Warnings that e-cigarettes are a cheap, tax advantaged product relative to heavily taxed combustible cigarettes have been repeatedly claimed in the scientific literature and lay media. These claims, however, do not appear to be based on empirical price d
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 28, 2016 22:55
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