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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Tobacco war on home front

Smokers are a minority in public housing, as in the rest of the society. The negative health consequences of tobacco smoke are not confined by common apartment walls. HUD’s proposed policy is an important step to diminish the public health scourge of sm
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Nov 16, 2015 01:26
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GOUGH: NASA vs. Cigarettes: A Numbers Game

they’ll think how amazing it was that NASA did what it did. The Moon landings, the Shuttle program, the Hubble...they’ll be saddened by how much more could’ve been done collectively, if so much money hadn’t been wasted on something as deadly as smoking.
Universe Today
added Nov 16, 2015 20:47
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BENTLEY: Disabled Could Be Biggest Victims If HUD Pushes ‘Cruel’ E-Cigarette Ban In Public Housing

policy comes with a hefty price tag of $212.2 million and that’s not including the cost of enforcement...Conley, President of the American Vaping Association, said...“Now, the bullying bureaucrats want to stop smokers from switching to dramatically reduce
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Nov 14, 2015 15:41
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[New York] EDITORIAL: Just butt out: Ban secondhand smoke for all multiple-dwelling buildings if you like, but don't single out NYCHA

If government is going to ban smoking in NYCHA projects, let government also prohibit smoking in all multi-family residential buildings in the city. Are you up for that Gov. Cuomo, Mayor ... We’d back such a bill to the hilt.
New York Daily News
added Nov 13, 2015 13:57
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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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