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Altria Thinks Low-Nicotine Cigarettes Could Lead to About a Million Lost Jobs

As the comment period on proposed new rules for cigarettes came to an end Monday, the tobacco industry...said the measure would cause the loss of as many as 951,000 jobs, directly and indirectly, throughout the U.S.
Bloomberg News
added Jul 18, 2018 02:07
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Productivity burden of smoking in Australia: a life table modelling study

This study highlights the potential health and productivity gains that may be achieved from further tobacco control measures in Australia via application of PALYs [productivity-adjusted life years], which are a novel, and readily estimable, measure of the
Tobacco Control
added Jul 18, 2018 00:53
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[Australia] Cancer Council calls for workplaces to ban smoking as economic cost revealed

SMOKERS could cost the Australian economy a staggering $388 billion over the course of the Australian population’s working lives. Research just released shows the indirect costs of smoking, including lost time due to smoke breaks, second-hand smoke expo
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Jul 16, 2018 16:29
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[New York] LETTER: Cigarette litter impacts us all (letter to the editor)

I commend Assemblyman Matteo for passing the series of anti-litter bills. One of the most littered items is cigarette butts.... NYC is very fortunate to have smoke-free parks and beaches, but we must continue to increase the number of voluntary tobacco-f
Staten Island (NY) Live
added Jul 16, 2018 14:34
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[New Zealand] MOORE: The costly business of losing the post-smoking weight gain

if I add up the cost of not smoking, it gets expensive real fast. First cost: breakfast. I've spent two decades having little more than a couple of butts and a coffee to get my day started and now I find myself eating pretentious granola. Second: a new
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:21
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[Canada] Supreme Court rules B.C. doesn't have to disclose health records to cigarette maker

Province argues tobacco firms should be compelled to help pay the cost of treating smoking-related diseases
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 14, 2018 13:35
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[UK] Providing smoking cessation for patients in hospital will save lives

Giving smokers the help they need to quit smoking while in hospital will save lives, improve quality of life as well as increasing life expectancy for all smokers, and help to reduce the current £1 billion per year cost to the NHS of smoking by patients
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 13, 2018 23:57
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[Canada] Supreme Court to rule on whether B.C. has to give health data to cigarette maker

will rule tomorrow on whether British Columbia has to hand millions of patients' health information over to tobacco giant Philip Morris International. A ruling in B.C.'s favour could clear the way for the province to take cigarette makers to court to rec
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 12, 2018 21:22
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Egypt's Eastern Co raises cigarette prices

will raise prices by 10 to 15 percent, or 1.5-3 Egyptian pounds ($0.0840-$0.2521), starting on Thursday, Chairman Mohammed Othman Haroun said. Prices have soared in import-dependent Egypt ever since it floated its pound currency in late 2016 as part of I
Reuters
added Jul 12, 2018 16:35
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[UK] Associations between tobacco control mass media campaign expenditure and smoking prevalence and quitting in England: a time series analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion Between 2008 and 2016, higher monthly expenditure on tobacco control mass media campaigns in England was associated with higher quit success rates.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 12, 2018 13:29
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