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VIDEO: The Government Wastebook

Compiled by Arizona senator Jeff flake highlighting more than 100 government funded studies grants and programs he says is costing taxpayers too much...A five million dollar study seeking to reduce smoking among young adults.
ABC News
added Dec 8, 2015 13:21
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[Canada] Contraband enforcement unit could help increase revenues

The provincial government is considering establishing a dedicated enforcement unit to identify and investigate individuals involved in contraband tobacco activities. The proposal came forward as part of the Strategic Program Review, under which the gover
Government of New Brunswick (ca)
added Dec 7, 2015 16:31
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[Idaho] Editorial: Voters should decide tuition proposal

Petition sponsors say the tax would generate enough to lower the cost of tuition by 22 percent ...Financially, the statistics are also devastating. Nearly $170 billion a year is spent on direct medical care for adults because of smoking...Tapping a fundin
Coeur d' Alene (ID) Press
added Dec 7, 2015 15:39
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THE GLOBAL ILLICIT TRADE IN TOBACCO: A THREAT TO NATIONAL SECURITY (PDF)

is a growing threat to U.S. national interests. Internationally, it fuels transnational crime, corruption, and terrorism. As it converges with other criminal activities it undermines the rule of law and the licit market economy, and creates greater in
US Department of State
added Dec 6, 2015 21:18
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EDITORIAL: Raise the Smoking Age to 21

society pays a heavy cost for smoking, in both medical bills and lost productivity. Cities, states and the federal government share a compelling interest in avoiding those costs and helping young adults live longer, healthier lives.
Bloomberg View
added Dec 5, 2015 18:32
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REGULATORY IMPACT ANALYSIS Instituting Smoke-Free Public Housing Proposed Rule

The researchers conclude that their empirical result implies that “individuals in the sample work not just for monetary gain, but also because they derive some pleasure from the activity.” However, the sample is not reflective of residents of the publ
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 4, 2015 21:42
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GLANTZ: HUD's cost-benefit analysis of smokefree public housing (wildly) overstates costs and understates benefits

The explicitly leave out he benefits to smokers that smokefree housing makes it easier for smokers who want to quit to do so / they do recognize to account for the "lost pleasure" smokers will experience if they quit
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 4, 2015 21:34
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[UK] Giving up smoking can close the health gap between rich and poor, says Reading health boss

Dr Burnett pinpointed one cut which would have direct effect in smoking cessation which would lead to fewer people being helped to stop smoking. He said unlike many public health matters which were about long-term improvements in health, four weeks after
Reading Evening Post (uk)
added Dec 4, 2015 19:42
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PARLIAMENT WASTES CASH ON ‘ABSURD’ OUTDOOR VAPING AREAS

Commons bosses have been blasted for wasting taxpayers’ money installing two useless “vaping areas” around parliament that nobody uses...were installed in the summer after MPs were banned from puffing on e-cigs indoors, but the ruling is widely flouted by
The Sun (uk)
added Dec 3, 2015 15:42
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[New York] Letter: Approve proposal to make public housing smoke-free

70 percent of renters would rather live in a smoke-free building; smoke-free properties cost less to clean, and retain higher property value; and cigarettes are a leading cause of residential building fires. I hope that the proposed HUD rule will advance
Buffalo (NY) News
added Dec 3, 2015 05:43
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