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[Asia] WHO: India losing over Rs. 1 lakh cr due to tobacco related illness

(WHO) representative to India Henk Bekedam, in a statement, said that the economy has been losing around Rs. 1,04, 500 crores every year because of the tobacco-related diseases, which claim around 10 lakh lives annually.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Mar 27, 2016 01:06

[UK-Scotland] Ten years on from the smoking ban: Was it the right decision?

Saturday will see its tenth anniversary, so what do the main players in the Battle of the Baccy think of the bill's impact on Scotland...Duffy...described the law as a "real victory" for the public against the corporate tobacco industry....Simon Clark
STV (uk)
added Mar 27, 2016 00:44

[Louisiana] James Gill: Smoking bans all the rage in New Orleans -- and now in Baton Rouge too

You’d think from some of the more hysterical propaganda that the slightest whiff of secondhand smoke could kill you on the spot, but perhaps alarmism is required to persuade the public to accept the notion of behavior modification through government dikt
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Mar 27, 2016 00:16

[UK-Scotland] Benefits of smoking ban hailed 10 years on

According to the researchers who looked at the health impact, of particular concern are the smallest particles, called PM2.5, which are invisible to the human eye but can linger in the air for hours and travel deep into the lungs. Detailed measurements b
BBC Online
added Mar 27, 2016 02:43

[Louisiana] Want to quit for free? Try what 50,000 Louisianians already have!

If you haven’t heard about the Smoking Cessation Trust, here’s the 411 on the program that has now surpassed 50,000 registered Louisianians (as of March 21st). Oh, and it’s free!
WGNO ABC26News (New Orleans, LA)
added Mar 26, 2016 16:46

[Australia] Coles, IGA, Foodworks cut-price cigarettes labelled reprehensible by Quit

are selling cut-price premium brand cigarettes for as low as $20 a packet that are imported from Ukraine... "Any measure that is trying to make cigarettes cheaper for people to keep them hooked on an addictive product that kills two out three long-term sm
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 25, 2016 13:26

[Hawaii, New Jersey] Have Tobacco 21 Laws Come of Age?

Are Tobacco 21 laws ready to go to scale, as these legislative developments suggest? We believe they are. In the past 2 years, research has generated new evidence that these laws are effective, enjoy very high levels of public support, and have minimal e
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Mar 25, 2016 16:26

[Africa] We can't pay: Zimbabwe farmers resist compensating evicted white landowners

Zimbabwe's plan to win back international funding by paying compensation to white farmers forced off their land faces a major snag: the black farmers expected to stump up the cash say they don't have it. The new occupants working the land, many of who h
added Mar 23, 2016 11:16

[UK-Scotland] 1,200 Scottish pubs shut in a decade / Smoking ban and new drink limit blamed for the crisis

New statistics released by the Campaign for Real Ale (Camra) show that there were 5,794 licensed premises in Scotland at the end of 2005.... Today, just 4,558 pubs remain open - a drop of 1,236 - and industry chiefs have warned the trend is threatening c
The [London, UK] Express
added Mar 21, 2016 11:29

Here's how much cigarettes cost in the 10 most expensive cities in the world

When it comes to the world's most expensive cities, cigarettes were the most in London ($14.30), New York ($13.67), and Singapore ($9.15). New York has the highest state cigarette tax in the US at about $4.35 per pack. Meanwhile, in Copenhagen and Seoul
Business Insider
added Mar 19, 2016 02:09
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