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[Indiana] FGIDDIAN-GREEN: Twin scourges of tobacco, opioids demand concentrated action

Claire Fiddian-Green is president and CEO of the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation, which seeks to advance the vitality of Indianapolis and the well-being of its people.
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Nov 10, 2018 19:37
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[Australia] The tobacco industry plays price games to make it even tougher to quit smoking

It is therefore unsurprising that the tobacco industry has a well-documented history of undermining regulations that seek to control the use and sale of tobacco for the benefit of public health. For instance, the largest tobacco companies have continued t
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 9, 2018 17:07
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[Thailand] Smokers' shift to hike tax on loose tobacco

The Excise Department is going to raise the tobacco tax after dozens of smokers have switched to hand-rolled cigarettes, prices for which are far cheaper than factory-made cigarettes following enforcement of a new excise tax structure last year.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 8, 2018 21:47
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Heated tobacco products and combusted cigarettes: comparing global prices and taxes

The tax advantages being given to HTPs may instead of providing a price signal to a consumer looking to switch, be providing a profit signal to tobacco companies to switch over to selling more HTPs and fewer combusted cigarettes. The implications of these
Tobacco Control
added Nov 1, 2018 15:10
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[Indiana] Opioids, tobacco damage Hoosiers

and cost $12.6 billion in health care expenses, lost productivity and other economic damages, according to a pair of reports released Tuesday by the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation.
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Nov 1, 2018 14:31
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[Africa, Asia] ARCHIVE: Big Tobacco made €7,900 for every dead smoker in 2015, according to a new report

THE LATEST EDITION of the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) ‘Tobacco Atlas’ says that the tobacco industry is increasingly targeting vulnerable populations in the poorest parts of the world. The sixth edition of the Atlas, co-authored by the ACS and Vital
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Oct 26, 2018 21:58
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Changes in health in the countries of the UK and 150 English Local Authority areas 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

cancers and respiratory disease) can be addressed by tackling specific behaviours, such as smoking and eating unhealthy foods. Good progress has been made in some areas, notably in reducing the prevalence of smoking to historic lows in all countries of th
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 26, 2018 15:12
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[UK] Public health services need £3.2bn funding to reverse impact of government cuts

An extra £3.2bn is needed each year to reverse the impact that government cuts to the public health grant has had on health services. The public health grant – which enables local authorities to deliver vital public services such as obesity programmes,
National Health Executive (NHE) (uk)
added Oct 26, 2018 00:08
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Analysis: Low number of lung cancer deaths saved California more than half a billion

California's death rate from lung cancer is 28 percent lower than the rest of the nation's, largely due to anti-smoking policies.
CALmatters
added Oct 26, 2018 00:02
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That's a pricey piece of JUUL-ery! Accessories brand releases solid 18K gold cases for the e-cigarettes (but they cost a whopping $5,000 each)

New York-based jewelry brand Miansai is offering made-to-order Juul cases in 18k gold and sterling silver, which cost $5,000 and $1,000 respectively The cases can also be monogrammed upon request
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 24, 2018 23:45
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