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Tobacco industry responsibility for butts: a Model Tobacco Waste Act [FREE FULL TEXT]

This report describes how a Model Tobacco Waste Act may be adopted by national and subnational jurisdictions to address the environmental impacts of TPW. Such a law will also reduce tobacco use and its health consequences by raising attention to the envir
Tobacco Control
added Mar 2, 2016 09:03
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Asthma costs more to treat in obese, overweight patients

A 10-year longitudinal study on the trends and predictors of asthma costs has found that overweight and obese patients incur higher annual treatment expenses...also found that patients who smoke had higher annual treatment expenses than non-smokers. But t
TODAYonline (sg)
added Mar 2, 2016 08:46

New Report Shows 90 Percent of Employers Taking Myriad Measures to Control Rising Health Care Costs

Forty-one percent of employers are introducing or planning to introduce spousal surcharges, and 21 percent of employers imposed tobacco surcharges, which ranged from $10.50 per month to a high of $217 per month
Business Wire
added Mar 1, 2016 17:22

[Ireland] Smoke just 10 cigarettes a day? You're spending more than €1900 a year

With Lent and springtime popular times for people to try kicking this particular habit, take a good look at the true cost of cigarettes. At €10.50 for a box of 20, even a relatively low habit of 10 a day will set you back more than €1900 a year, just un
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Mar 1, 2016 15:24

[UK] E-cigarette 'rip-off' that could cost the NHS dear: Cartridges costing just 4p to make are being sold for £1.50 each

Refill cartridges for e-cigarettes are sold for 37 times their original cost Campaigners warn that NHS could pay over the odds for proposed contract to supply smokers with tobacco-free alternative
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2016 09:46

Cell Phone Ownership and Service Plans Among Low-Income Smokers: The Hidden Cost of Quitlines

Among low-income smokers, cellphones are often the sole telephone. Robust use of the QL may impose a substantial burden on low-income smokers’ calling plans, and therefore deter use of the QL. Exempting calls to QLs from counting against smokers’ plans m
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 12, 2016 20:11

Mortality and economic burden of Krasnoyarsk region, Russia, caused by regular tobacco usage

We found that tobacco use-related economic burden is at least equal to 2% of the gross regional product of the Krasnoyarsk region in 2013....Smoking cessation is a priority for prevention of the tobacco-related diseases and reduction of their burden on lo
Dove Medical Press (uk)
added Feb 23, 2016 19:13

Employers Aim to Avoid Tobacco Surcharge

Since 2014 the Affordable Care Act has permitted employers and insurance companies to charge tobacco users up to 50% more in premiums. However, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act requires that smokers be offered the opportunity to me
added Feb 22, 2016 06:29

PLATTS: Vaping industry shares Utahns' goals for reducing youth tobacco use

We couldn't agree more with Rep. Paul Ray's pledge of putting the tobacco industry out of business. The vapor industry was founded by entrepreneurial former smokers... Contrary to some opinions, vapor products are not tobacco products.
Salt Lake Tribune
added Feb 21, 2016 16:23

Damages to Bulgaria state budget prevented as illegal tobacco product factory busted

The authorities found some 13 tonnes of tobacco as well as a storehouse, production facilities, cigarette packs that were to be sold, machines, filters, and others. An organised crime group the bosses of which are abroad was busted. The tobacco products
Focus English News (bg)
added Feb 21, 2016 17:28
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