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[Asia, Macau] STUDY: FULL SMOKING BAN TO REDUCE VIP CLIENTS VISIT BY 17%

A full smoking ban inside Macau’s casinos could divert VIP clients to other gambling destination, according to a new study. The study, conducted by consulting firm KPMG, showed the negative chain effects of a complete smoking ban in Macau.
CalvinAyre.com
added Nov 24, 2015 04:05
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Adults on Medicaid, uninsured twice as likely to smoke

The smoking rate of adults without insurance or on Medicaid is more than twice as high as among those who have private health insurance, according to new research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Efforts to cut smoking have been most
UPI
added Nov 13, 2015 02:22
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Feds move to make public housing a tobacco smoke-free zone

The move would improve resident health and save $153 million annually / Some worry it would lead to evictions for tobacco-addicted residents
McClatchy Newspapers
added Nov 13, 2015 02:17
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Smoking rates for uninsured and adults on Medicaid more than twice those for adults with private health insurance

American adults who are uninsured or on Medicaid smoke at rates more than double those for adults with private health insurance or Medicare, according to a study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in today's Morbidity and Mortalit
PR Newswire
added Nov 12, 2015 21:17
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[Asia-pacific] Macau smoke ban could spark 16 pct GDP dip: study

A study from consulting firm KPMG says a full smoking ban inside Macau’s casinos could lead to a 16-percent decline in gross domestic product (GDP) for the city. The study was commissioned by Macau’s six gaming concessionaires.
GGRAsia (mo)
added Nov 12, 2015 14:44
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[UK-Scotland] New study finds financial incentives to help pregnant women stop smoking are highly cost-effective

The scientific journal Addiction has today published the first cost-effectiveness analysis of financial incentives to help pregnant women stop smoking. The report found that financial incentives are highly cost-effective, with an incremental cost-effectiv
EurekAlert
added Nov 12, 2015 14:44
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[UK-Scotland] 'Get pregnant mums to quit smoking – by paying them in shopping vouchers'

Pregnant mothers are two and a half times more likely to quit smoking if they are paid in shopping vouchers - an idea that could save the NHS millions, say scientists. A study of 600 women found those paid £400 to buy products gave up quicker than those
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 12, 2015 14:44
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McARDLE: 'Ban Smoking' Means 'Evict Defiant Smokers'

The report airily dismisses the horrors of eviction with a cheery note that this draconian threat might help reduce disparities in smoking rates between rich and poor. You know, if the poor have to choose between smoking while homeless or not smoking at
Bloomberg View
added Nov 12, 2015 22:17
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[West Virginia] GOSSARD/CIPOLETTI/CIPOLETTI: Arbitrarily low cigarette tax costs WV $100 million a year

A grass roots effort is underway to make West Virginians who do not smoke aware of the unrealistic, low tax rate on cigarettes. The message will be simple — a change in the tax rate on cigarettes would not be a tax increase, but rather enlightened legisl
Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added Nov 11, 2015 20:32
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EXHIBIT 7: DECLARATION OF SMITH W. WELBORN, JR. (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company) Nov. 11, 2015

Reynolds would incur significant costs in employee time and third-party vendor time, as well as actual costs in the millions of dollars, if it were to begin implementation based on corrective statements that were subsequently revised based upon further ap
Tobacco On Trial
added Nov 12, 2015 00:09
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