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This Japanese company is giving employees who don't smoke 6 extra vacation days

A higher percent of Japanese adults smoke than Americans. It was only this past year that the percentage of Japanese adults who smoke fell below 20 percent. According to the World Health Organization, Japanese men are three times more likely to smoke tha
CNBC
added Nov 3, 2017 00:04
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[Asia, Pakistan] PMPK bounces back

The times they are a changin’ for Marlboro Man in Pakistan! Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited (PSX: PMPK) has broken the run of loss-making quarters in the three-month period ended September 30, 2017. Looking at the firm’s latest financial announcement to
Business Recorder (pk)
added Oct 31, 2017 16:52
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[UK] Tobacco companies using pricing tactics to 'keep smokers hooked', research suggests

More smokers are switching to cheaper products, so while total sales of tobacco fell, sales of the cheapest and roll-your-own cigarettes increased. Prices are also being altered to minimise the shock of tax increases, the authors write in the journal To
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 02:23
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[UK] Tobacco firms using 'clever tactics' to target poorest smokers, study finds

Cheaper brands, price-marking and smaller pack sizes are thwarting attempts to reduce UK smoking rates, researchers say
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 30, 2017 14:40
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[Europe] Do Cigarette Prices Affect Infant Mortality?

The study outlines valuable correlations between cigarette prices and infant mortality rates. There is an association between cigarette price increases and infant mortality rates decreases. The price differentials contribute to this association; as the g
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Oct 29, 2017 18:31
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The Briefcase: Tobacco manufacturers’ marketing expenses rose in 2015

The FTC said 84.3 percent of cigarette-marketing expenditures were spent on price discounts and other price-related promotions. Price discounts to cigarette retailers accounted for $5.45 billion, while discounts to wholesales accounted for $1.5 billion.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 28, 2017 15:22
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Economic cost of tobacco-related cancers in Sri Lanka [FREE FULL TEXT]

Burden of tobacco smoking and ST-related cancers as reflected in these economic costs is enormous: affecting the healthcare system and country’s economy. Policymakers should take note of this burden and address tobacco consumption control as a priority.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 27, 2017 23:27
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[UK] Tobacco tax gap stands at £2.4bn

the difference between the amount of tax due and the amount collected, is estimated to be £2.4bn, according to latest HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) figures. The data reveals the illicit market in cigarettes and hand-rolling tobacco resulted in £1.9bn in du
Talking Retail (uk)
added Oct 27, 2017 15:09
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Action on Smoking and Health: 50 Years–Turning the Tide in the Tobacco War 1967-2017 (PDF)

it is time to reconsider how we allow tobacco companies to operate in the 21st century. We must reopen the debate on where and how cigarettes are sold, and we must hold the tobacco industry responsible under the law for all of the damage they c
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Oct 26, 2017 21:09
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[Florida] Gurkha's Super Luxury Packages Are The Perfect Gift For The Person Who Has Everything… Except A Budget

"For the person who has everything, the uniqueness of the experience is very important," said Kaizad Hansotia, CEO of Gurkha Cigars. "They can witness the behind the scenes of the cigar industry and create their very own cigars with customized bands, bo
PR Newswire
added Oct 26, 2017 20:55
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