Headlines Tagged with costs/finances — 7,817 headlines found
[California] KRAMER: Prop 56: Big Tobacco is Blowing Smoke … Smoker Health Issues Cost Non-Smokers Big Bucks!
Big Tobacco (Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds) have made billions in profits from California and are figuring out ways to attract new smokers, such as e-cigarettes and vaping. They’re trying to protect their turf, which is why they’ve spent millions to def
Sep 12, 2016 CityWatch LA
added Sep 13, 2016 11:18
A widespread switch to e-cigarettes would cut exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke as they pose no material risk to bystanders.... • It is unethical to deny a smoker access to products that are much safer than the dominant product on the market, cigaret
Sep 12, 2016 New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 12, 2016 15:34
Analysis from finder.com.au show 19% of smokers would not tell their insurance company they smoke because they may be forced to pay over two times as much for their monthly premiums, compared to non-smokers. For example, monthly premiums for a 35-year-o
Sep 12, 2016 finder.com.au (au)
added Sep 12, 2016 15:31
Indiana should raise the legal age for smoking from 18 to 21 and increase the state tax on cigarettes by as much as $3 a pack, says a new study that warns the tobacco epidemic is costing the state nearly $7 billion a year in health care and lost producti
Sep 8, 2016 Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Sep 8, 2016 19:56
Researchers at the Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI found that costs associated with tobacco use total $6.8 billion each year.....Indiana has one of the highest smoking rates in the country. More than 11,000 people die each year because of it,
Sep 8, 2016 WFYI Indianapolis
added Sep 8, 2016 18:13
About 15.6 million adults in Vietnam consumed tobacco last year, the Ministry of Health announced Tuesday, citing findings of a global survey. Vietnamese smokers spent VND31 trillion (US$1.39 billion) on cigarettes, or VND2.7 million ($121) per person pe
Sep 7, 2016 Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Sep 11, 2016 13:23
Global retail giant Couche-Tard has dropped prices on tobacco products in its American stores, in an effort to draw more customers to the convenience stores that it owns in the United States.
Sep 7, 2016 The Suburban (ca)
added Sep 8, 2016 03:04
I always tell my patient when I learn that they smoke, “You must be very rich! You can afford packs of cigarettes which can save you money to provide for your children and you have money to burn in old age once lung function declines and you develop chro
Sep 6, 2016 Manila Times (ph)
added Sep 6, 2016 21:51
Estimates suggest that by 2030 1.3 million in England and 120,000 people in Scotland will suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which causes breathing difficulties and persistent coughing, according to mathematical modelling.
Sep 6, 2016 The [London, UK] Express
added Sep 6, 2016 18:03
But quitting smoking in a country like Indonesia, where 67 percent of men smoke, poses a different kind of challenge altogether....the quitting ratio for men in Indonesia is only 9 percent, while it is 23.2 percent in women.
Sep 6, 2016 Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 6, 2016 16:48