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[Michigan] Unhealthy choices cost company health care plans billions of dollars

One out of every four dollars employers pay for health care is tied to unhealthy lifestyle choices or conditions like smoking, stress and obesity, despite the fact that most large employers have workplace wellness programs.
University of Michigan
added Dec 14, 2015 02:21
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[Canada] Justice Schrager firmly declines the invitation to reconsider.

"[Justice Schrager] omitted to take into account the mandatory $100,000,000 Flintkote Loan payment due days earlier...." In his response, issued this afternoon, Justice Schrager gives Imperial Tobacco a flat and unhappy sounding "no".
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Dec 10, 2015 17:47
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Tobacco Companies Spend $20 to Market Products for Every $1 States Spend on Tobacco Prevention, New Report Finds

Tobacco companies spend $20 to market their deadly products for every $1 the states spend on programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a report released today by a coalition of public health organizations
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 8, 2015 16:30
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VIDEO: The Government Wastebook

Compiled by Arizona senator Jeff flake highlighting more than 100 government funded studies grants and programs he says is costing taxpayers too much...A five million dollar study seeking to reduce smoking among young adults.
ABC News
added Dec 8, 2015 13:21
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[Idaho] Editorial: Voters should decide tuition proposal

Petition sponsors say the tax would generate enough to lower the cost of tuition by 22 percent ...Financially, the statistics are also devastating. Nearly $170 billion a year is spent on direct medical care for adults because of smoking...Tapping a fundin
Coeur d' Alene (ID) Press
added Dec 7, 2015 15:39
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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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