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[Minnesota] Public housing complexes to go smoke-free

Implementing smoke-free policies across the country in subsidized housing will save approximately $521 million per year, including $341 million in secondhand smoke-related health care expenditures, $108 million in renovation expenses and $72 million in s
Bemidji (MN) Pioneer
added Dec 3, 2017 19:15
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[Virginia] ARCHIVE: Philip Morris Money

Though the company has used its tobacco profits to support charitable and educational works for decades, what's new now is that its $60-million corporate giving program is suddenly being dwarfed by a $100-million-a-year image-rebuilding campaign launched
The American Prospect
added Dec 1, 2017 17:49
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[North Carolina] SMITH: Big Tobacco dodges financial bullet

North Carolina, like most states, put little to none of this money in preventing people from smoking, but just used this as another funding stream to be spent as it pleased. So the cycle will continue unimpeded.
Lumberton (NC) Robesonian
added Dec 1, 2017 15:45
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[Minnesota] Dakota County public housing complexes will go smoke-free next year

the Dakota County Community Development Agency, which manages the 80-unit Colleen Loney Manor and 243 other federally funded public housing units across the county, is taking the smoking ban another step. Last month, the CDA notified its residents that sm
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Dec 1, 2017 15:39
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[Asia-pacific, China] Call for Hong Kong tobacco tax hike next year, and cigarette ban in 10 years

In pushing its “tobacco endgame plan”, the Council on Smoking and Health repeated its previous call to raise the tobacco tax by 100 per cent, claiming it could push smoking prevalence from 10.5 per cent in 2015 to below 5 per cent in 2027, paving the way
South China Morning Post
added Dec 1, 2017 15:35
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Call to make smokers pay $100 a pack

The price of cigarettes should be raised to HK$100 a pack, the Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health has recommended. The policy advisory body's push to increase the price of cigarettes comes after it commissioned the School of Public Health of the Un
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Dec 1, 2017 02:21
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[Asia] Hong Kong group suggests heavier tax on cigarettes to reduce smokers

The Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health (COSH) on Thursday suggested a heavier tax on cigarettes so as to double cigarette prices in an effort to cut the number of smokers in Hong Kong. According to COSH, about 10.5 percent of people in Hong Kong are
Xinhua Newswire
added Dec 1, 2017 02:21
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Regulators should not consider 'lost pleasure' of quitting smoking, study says

Federal officials considering new regulations on tobacco products should give more weight to the fact that a majority of smokers are unhappy about feeling addicted to cigarettes, and should put less emphasis on the theory that smokers who quit are losing
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 29, 2017 00:58
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[Europe] Shift prevention/treatment imbalance in health budgets, EU says

Among the recommendations, the Commission suggested increasing the primary care system to... stop people smoking. It cited ageing populations, obesity, alcohol and tobacco-related disease and budgetary restraints as some of the main pressures on nationa
Reuters
added Nov 29, 2017 00:23
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BURNING PROBLEM Russia’s dire economics are forcing smokers to grow their own tobacco

Russians’ real disposable income fell for the fourth month in a row... Meanwhile, tax hikes on tobacco have made cigarette prices nearly double since 2013—a challenge to one of Europe’s heaviest-smoking populations. The solution to this smoldering probl
Quartz
added Nov 28, 2017 19:08
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