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why tobacco would be a costly reinvestment for california pension

In the past 15 years smoking has cost California an estimated $200 billion in health care costs borne by the state and has cost California businesses $10.35 billion in lost productivity. The best approach for California and its residents is to remain dive
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 17, 2016 16:51
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[Asia, India] J-K spends more than other states on tobacco products

The study recommends that tax on all type of tobacco products should be increased substantially, and tobacco tax regime broadened to include unorganized sector manufacturing under the tax net.
Times of India
added May 13, 2016 14:46
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[Maryland] EDITORIAL: Taking the next steps in regulating e-cigarettes [Commentary]

The burden of complying with new FDA rules...could break smaller businesses. Nevertheless, the approaches taken by the FDA and county government in restricting vaping have been sound.
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added May 12, 2016 16:02
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How Much Can the USA Reduce Health Care Costs by Reducing Smoking?

Increasing taxes reduces smoking and raises government revenue; smoke free policies are widely supported by the public in many countries and not expensive to enforce. The same is true for restrictions on tobacco industry promotion of cigarettes. The chal
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added May 19, 2016 16:12
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[Virginia] FDA official says implementing new e-cigarette rules is a 'balancing act'

“It is a balancing act,” said Mitchell Zeller...to about 150 members of the Tobacco Merchants Association during the group’s annual meeting at Kingsmill Resort.... Critics who spoke on Tuesday said the regulations, which go into effect in August, would e
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added May 12, 2016 02:27
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Health Care Costs Drop Quickly After Smokers Quit

When smoking drops, health care costs plummet the next year. A new national analysis by UC San Francisco of health care expenditures associated with smoking estimates that a 10 percent decline in smoking in the U.S. would be followed a year later by an es
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added May 11, 2016 02:24
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Smoking Behavior and Healthcare Expenditure in the United States, 1992–2009: Panel Data Estimates [FREE FULL TEXT]

Changes in healthcare expenditure appear quickly after changes in smoking behavior. A 10% relative drop in smoking in every state is predicted to be followed by an expected $63 billion reduction (in 2012 US dollars) in healthcare expenditure the next yea
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added May 11, 2016 02:23
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GLANTZ: Health Care Costs Drop Quickly After Smokers Quit

When smoking drops, health care costs plummet the next year. A new national analysis by UC San Francisco of health care expenditures associated with smoking estimates that a 10 percent decline in smoking in the U.S. would be followed a year later by an e
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 11, 2016 02:20
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If 1 in 10 U.S. Smokers Quits, $63 Billion Saved

because health care costs plummet just one year after stopping, new research shows. A 10 percent decline in smoking would reduce U.S. health care costs by $63 billion the following year, a study from University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) estimat
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 11, 2016 02:14
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[UK] Cost of smoking in North Somerset revealed

Smoking is costing North Somerset millions of pounds every year. North Somerset is shelling out £40million on smoking every year, including £7million on NHS treatments, according to new data. Anti-smoking charity, Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), ha
Weston Mercury (uk)
added May 10, 2016 12:26
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