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[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
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[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
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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
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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
BenefitNews.com
added Feb 22, 2016 06:29
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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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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
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[Asia, India] Tobacco industry terms field study "motivated"

which had found tobacco products cheaper than essential food items, saying it was an attempt by anti-tobacco activists to "influence" policy-makers on the taxation issue during the forthcoming Budget Session. Noting that anti-tobacco activists based the
Business Standard (in)
added Feb 19, 2016 17:39
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[Pennsylvania] WEAVER: Reporters' Notebook: Smoking risk involves big numbers

I received a note from a reader asking why the state was spending $13.7 million on programs to help people quit smoking, which the reader said was a "very big number," especially given the budget crunch. The $13.7 million might sound like a lot, but it
Reading (PA) Eagle
added Feb 18, 2016 23:31
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[Oregon, Washington] Editorial: Raise smoking age from 18 to 21

teenage tobacco addictions are difficult to kick and lead to lifetimes of adverse health consequences. Some in Washington state are trying to raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21, a step that should be adopted by Oregon and throughout the nation.
Daily Astorian (Astoria, OR)
added Feb 18, 2016 22:54
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[Washington] Editorial: Health benefits in raising smoking age to 21 would outweigh revenue loss

At some point the state is going to have to absorb the short-term revenue dip to reap the long-term gains. The sooner the better. And if this were to kick off a tax reform debate, we’d drink to that.
The Spokesman-Review
added Feb 18, 2016 22:52
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