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[UK] Britons 'just not healthy enough to keep working into their late 60s': Economists say raise in state pension age 'will not be viable' unless public health is improved

‘If we are serious about making people work to 68... then we have to do much better at tackling things like obesity, alcohol consumption, smoking. If we are going to make our pensions system work we have to make our health system work as well.’
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 2, 2015 08:04
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The Portion of Health Care Costs Associated With Lifestyle-Related Modifiable Health Risks Based on a Sample of 223,461 Employees in Seven Industries: The UM-HMRC Study

Conclusions: This study, coupled with past work, gives an employer a sense of the magnitude that might be saved if modifiable health risks could be eliminated.
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
added Dec 14, 2015 02:22
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PARLIAMENT WASTES CASH ON ‘ABSURD’ OUTDOOR VAPING AREAS

Commons bosses have been blasted for wasting taxpayers’ money installing two useless “vaping areas” around parliament that nobody uses...were installed in the summer after MPs were banned from puffing on e-cigs indoors, but the ruling is widely flouted by
The Sun (uk)
added Dec 3, 2015 15:42
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EDITORIAL: Raise the Smoking Age to 21

society pays a heavy cost for smoking, in both medical bills and lost productivity. Cities, states and the federal government share a compelling interest in avoiding those costs and helping young adults live longer, healthier lives.
Bloomberg View
added Dec 5, 2015 18:32
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EDITORIAL: Raise smoking age limit to 21 in Massachusetts

Whatever tax revenue is lost because of this change would be more than offset by reductions in the tens of millions of dollars now spent to confront tobacco-related illnesses, which raises health care costs for everyone, not just smokers. The change woul
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added Nov 29, 2015 20:42
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ATR Supports Change in Predicate Date for New Tobacco and Vapor Prod

Today, Americans for Tax Reform sent a letter to members of Congress... Congress must act to permit innovation to continue for these smoking cessation products that stand to save millions of lives and billions of tax dollars resulting from harm reduction
Americans for Tax Reform
added Nov 25, 2015 17:13
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[Asia-pacific, Macau] KPMG FULL SMOKING BAN REPORT RELEASED

The report, entitled “Impact of Proposed Changes in Smoking Policy in Casinos in Macau,” has projected a 16 percent reduction in GDP and a 20 percent drop in total fiscal receipts if the smoking ban is enacted. The international audit firm study was commi
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Nov 24, 2015 03:46
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[UK] 7000 Wiganers live in poverty because of smoking

Action on Smoking and Health has published a Local Poverty Calculator which estimates that 3,925 households in the borough would be lifted out of poverty if they became smoke-free. The figures estimate that these households include 3,833 adults below the
Wigan Observer (uk)
added Nov 23, 2015 17:54
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[Asia, Saudi Arabia] Sue tobacco companies once again

The Saudi Ministry of Health is called upon today, more than at any time in the past, to raise the case against tobacco companies and bring it to the forefront of discussions once again. The ministry should demand payment of compensations due to the fina
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Nov 21, 2015 21:44
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[South Carolina] Proposals to increase SC tobacco tax could lower usage

Tobacco use remains the number one cause of preventable death and disease in both South Carolina and the nation as a whole, according to South Carolina Tobacco Free Collaborative. Tobacco use costs South Carolina at least $4.25 billion each year. Annual
WMBF News (Myrtle Beach, SC)
added Nov 21, 2015 17:37
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