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Marijuana smokers face five times higher insurance premiums because brokers believe they will have the same risk as those who smoke cigarettes

A 20-year, $1million life insurance policy can become five times higher for someone who smokes weed compared to a nonsmoker/ There hasn't been a consensus on how to tackle the insurance as more states legalize smoking marijuana
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 8, 2017 15:44
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[Africa] Ethiopia’s first tobacco survey reveals alarming trend

In the wake of international tobacco companies’ vying to gain a foothold in the Ethiopian tobacco market, a new survey released on Wednesday revealed that there are around 3.7 million tobacco users...millions of Ethiopians are exposed to secondhand smoke
The Reporter (et)
added Nov 7, 2017 22:22
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Content analysis of e-cigarette products, promotions, prices and claims on Internet tobacco vendor websites, 2013–2014

The number of Internet e-cigarette vendors grew threefold from 2013 to 2014, far surpassing the number of Internet cigarette vendors (N=775) at the 2004 height of that industry. New and expanded regulations for online e-cigarette sales are needed, includi
Tobacco Control
added Nov 3, 2017 22:47
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[Texas] DUFRESNE: Misguided efforts aimed at drug war ($$)

Consider this; last year 480,000 Americans died due to smoking tobacco. That’s more than 12 times the number who died taking prescription drugs yet we no longer hear much about government efforts to convince people to stop smoking. The really alarming st
Seguin (TX) Gazette-Enterprise
added Nov 3, 2017 17:40
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[Minnesota] BRIANT: Menthol, Mint and Wintergreen Tobacco Ban: The Minneapolis Case Study

convenience stores would lose $36.7 million to $39.9 million annually in menthol, mint and wintergreen tobacco sales and ancillary in-store purchases. The average convenience store would lose between $238,000 and $259,000 in annual sales and incur a gross
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 3, 2017 17:11
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New Study from American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE Reveals Low Awareness of Lifesaving Lung Cancer Screening Among Those at Greatest Risk

"Saved By The Scan" is the first national public service advertising (PSA) campaign that educates Americans on the benefits of early detection through lung cancer screening and encourages high-risk individuals to take an online lung cancer screening elig
PR Newswire
added Nov 3, 2017 02:28
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new report: tobacco industry spends nearly $1 million per hour marketing tobacco products

[FTC] reports on cigarettes and smokeless tobacco... The reports, released last week, show that tobacco industry spending on cigarette advertising and promotion rose from $8.03 billion in 2014 to $8.24 billion in 2015. The amount of money spent on marketi
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 3, 2017 02:11
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[USA] Japanese Company Offers Extra Days Off to Workers Who Don’t Smoke

Just under 50 percent of major American employers surveyed last year said they included a surcharge on insurance policies for smokers, at a median rate of $600 annually, according to Willis Towers Watson, the benefits consultant that conducted the survey
New York Times
added Nov 3, 2017 00:55
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[Colorado] Aspen Times Endorsement: Proposed tobacco tax is another step in right direction for Aspen

Issue 2B...would establish a municipal tax on a pack of cigarettes of $3 and add a 40 percent sales tax on all other tobacco products... The tax along with the 21-older Aspen law is not only another way to help push teenagers away from smoking, but perhap
Aspen (CO) Times
added Nov 3, 2017 00:39
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[UK] Councils defend spending on public health interventions

Council chiefs have defended using taxpayer’s money to tackle harmful lifestyle choices against ‘flawed’ study which accuses them of restricting individual freedom. The anti-taxation, right-wing libertarian think tank TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) has publi
LocalGov.co.uk (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:17
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