Headlines Tagged with costs/finances — 7,576 headlines found
Among low-income smokers, cellphones are often the sole telephone. Robust use of the QL may impose a substantial burden on low-income smokers’ calling plans, and therefore deter use of the QL. Exempting calls to QLs from counting against smokers’ plans m
Feb 24, 2016 Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 12, 2016 20:11
We found that tobacco use-related economic burden is at least equal to 2% of the gross regional product of the Krasnoyarsk region in 2013....Smoking cessation is a priority for prevention of the tobacco-related diseases and reduction of their burden on lo
Feb 22, 2016 Dove Medical Press (uk)
added Feb 23, 2016 19:13
Since 2014 the Affordable Care Act has permitted employers and insurance companies to charge tobacco users up to 50% more in premiums. However, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act requires that smokers be offered the opportunity to me
Feb 22, 2016 BenefitNews.com
added Feb 22, 2016 06:29
We couldn't agree more with Rep. Paul Ray's pledge of putting the tobacco industry out of business. The vapor industry was founded by entrepreneurial former smokers... Contrary to some opinions, vapor products are not tobacco products.
Feb 21, 2016 Salt Lake Tribune
added Feb 21, 2016 16:23
The authorities found some 13 tonnes of tobacco as well as a storehouse, production facilities, cigarette packs that were to be sold, machines, filters, and others. An organised crime group the bosses of which are abroad was busted. The tobacco products
Feb 20, 2016 Focus English News (bg)
added Feb 21, 2016 17:28
which had found tobacco products cheaper than essential food items, saying it was an attempt by anti-tobacco activists to "influence" policy-makers on the taxation issue during the forthcoming Budget Session. Noting that anti-tobacco activists based the
Feb 19, 2016 Business Standard (in)
added Feb 19, 2016 17:39
I received a note from a reader asking why the state was spending $13.7 million on programs to help people quit smoking, which the reader said was a "very big number," especially given the budget crunch. The $13.7 million might sound like a lot, but it
Feb 18, 2016 Reading (PA) Eagle
added Feb 18, 2016 23:31
teenage tobacco addictions are difficult to kick and lead to lifetimes of adverse health consequences. Some in Washington state are trying to raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21, a step that should be adopted by Oregon and throughout the nation.
Feb 18, 2016 Daily Astorian (Astoria, OR)
added Feb 18, 2016 22:54
At some point the state is going to have to absorb the short-term revenue dip to reap the long-term gains. The sooner the better. And if this were to kick off a tax reform debate, we’d drink to that.
Feb 18, 2016 The Spokesman-Review
added Feb 18, 2016 22:52
mean and median tobacco expenditures in this sample comprise 36% and 29% of mean and median monthly income, respectively. These findings suggest that helping homeless smokers to quit smoking may be of considerable personal financial benefit.
Feb 18, 2016 New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Feb 18, 2016 15:46