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[Asia-pacific] Nearly 1 billion smuggled cigarette packets annually consumed in Vietnam

causing losses of over 10,000 billion Vietnamese dong, or some 450 million US dollars, to its state budget, local media reported Sunday. The cigarette smuggling also causes losses of one million jobs for farmers and workers in the domestic tobacco indus
Global Times (cn)
added Oct 9, 2016 20:12

[Africa] Costs, revenues and profits: an economic analysis of smallholder tobacco farmer livelihoods in Malawi

The tobacco industry narrative that tobacco farming is a lucrative economic endeavour for smallholder farmers is demonstrably inaccurate in the context of Malawi. From the perspective of these farmers, tobacco farming is an economically challenging liveli
Tobacco Control
added Oct 11, 2016 21:47

[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Cigarette smuggling causes tax loss of over $445 million a year

Tax losses reached VND6.5 trillion in 2012 and increased to VND6.7 trillion in 2013, said Mr. Mien at seminar hosted by the newspaper and the National Steering Committee on Combating Smuggling and Trade Fraudulence, which is known as Steering Committee 3
Sai Gon Giai Phong (vn)
added Oct 10, 2016 03:13

Healthy Living May Mean More Healthy Years for Seniors

eat healthy, exercise regularly, keep a trim waistline and stay away from smoking can look forward to more disability-free years... "There is great concern in society that a longer life will be a great burden...also a better life in those with healthy lif
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 7, 2016 23:58
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[UK] This is how much MORE smokers are paying in life insurance - and it may surprise you

Research from Gocompare shows a 30-year-old who doesn’t smoke would pay life insurance premiums of £8.44 per month - £2,532 over a 25 year life insurance term. A smoker would pay £14.63, a hefty £4,389 over the term.
The Mirror (uk)
added Oct 7, 2016 11:02

Is It O.K. to Find Sexual Satisfaction Outside Your Marriage? The Ethicist

I am concerned that he has placed the whole family at risk in the event that he develops a tobacco-­related illness after having become insured at nonsmoker rates.... If it came out that your son-in-law deceived his insurance company, you might raise the
New York Times
added Oct 6, 2016 16:21
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[California] Election 2016 FAQ: Proposition 56, Tobacco Tax Increase

The Basics In 2012, a state proposition to raise the California tobacco tax rate failed by one-half of 1 percent of the vote. Now, health advocates are trying again with Proposition 56.
Capital Public Radio (Sacramento, CA)
added Oct 7, 2016 00:51

PROP 56: Should California raise the tobacco tax by $2?

Should California make addicts pay, in order to prevent others from falling victim to this addiction? That's the difficult question at the heart of Proposition 56.
KALW (San Francisco, CA)
added Oct 6, 2016 16:18

[California] New Independent Public Health Study Shows Prop 56 Will Save Lives

According to the study, the tax would lead to 83,000 fewer LA County smokers on average each year among adults 25 years and older. It would also mean 50,000 fewer adolescents and young adults (24 years and younger) will start smoking in LA County alone.
Yes on
added Oct 5, 2016 01:47

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smuggled smokes: The real cost of contraband cigarettes

WECHAT may be a popular app used for chatting, but some of its users have found a more creative use for it: to peddle contraband cigarettes. In May this year, four Chinese nationals were jailed for peddling contraband cigarettes on WeChat. The peddlers
The Middle Ground (sg)
added Sep 30, 2016 12:55
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