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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Consumers wary as tax hike looms on HNB tobacco

Following the passage of a tax hike bill on heat-not-burn tobacco products at a parliamentary committee, South Korean consumers are bracing for a price hike to begin as early as next month. On Friday, the strategy and finance committee of the Nationa
Korea Herald (kr)
added Oct 25, 2017 00:24
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[UK] The Lancet Commission on pollution and health

The Lancet Commission on pollution and health addresses the full health and economic costs of air, water, and soil pollution. Through analyses of existing and emerging data, the Commission reveals pollution’s severe and underreported contribution to the
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 24, 2017 13:31
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[Missouri, Montana] WAN: Cigarette taxes are the best way to cut smoking, scaring Big Tobacco

they swarmed the halls of the state capitol, wined and dined Republican leaders, launched a sophisticated call-in campaign, and coached witnesses for hearings. The tobacco companies poured more than $200,000 into Montana, a state with barely 1 million res
Washington Post
added Oct 22, 2017 21:40
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[UK] LAWSON: Face it, doctor, smoking props up the NHS ($$)

NHS clinical commissioning groups in Hertfordshire declared they would ban smokers from referrals for non-urgent surgery...I have no other interest to declare beyond the fact that my maternal family was, in the last quarter of the 19th century, Britain’s
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 22, 2017 21:30
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[Indiana] Smoking ban impact: Still early, but bar owners, workers detail mixed results

A little more than three-and-a-half months since the implementation of a controversial Howard County-wide smoking ban, bar owners and workers have provided a mixed response to the change – while others extolled the possibilities of improved health and a n
Kokomo (IN) Tribune
added Oct 22, 2017 21:27
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[Ukraine] Disguising deadly products with claim of responsibility

When the product kills, is there any point in talking about corporate social responsibility for the peddlers of the product?...in Ukraine, 45 percent of men still smoke, contributing to early death. Ukrainian men have a life expectancy of only 66 years,
Kyiv Post (ua)
added Oct 20, 2017 14:20
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[Kentucky] State coalition launched to improve health, reduce costs of smoking

more than 100 health, business and community leaders gathered in the Capitol Wednesday to launch the Coalition for a Smoke-Free Tomorrow. The broad-based statewide alliance will support state and local policy changes to improve Kentucky's health by reduc
Kentucky New Era
added Oct 20, 2017 14:06
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8 Million Tobacco Deaths Could Be Avoided by Slashing Nicotine

Gottlieb revealed the initial estimates on Thursday during a tobacco discussion at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. “Just imagine the impact this policy could have on treatment costs,” Gottlieb said. “Currently, we spend about $300 bi
Bloomberg News
added Oct 19, 2017 20:52
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Chinese immigrant men smokers’ sources of cigarettes in Canada: A qualitative study [FREE FULL TEXT] (PDF)

Chinese Canadian immigrant men used various means to obtain cheap cigarettes. Future research studies could explore more detailed features of access to expose gaps in policy and improve tobacco regulatory frameworks.
Tobacco Induced Diseases (de)
added Oct 19, 2017 10:20
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[Canada] Nearly 1,000 deaths per year in Newfoundland due to smoking: study

According to a Conference Board of Canada study published Tuesday, smoking causes 985 deaths in Newfoundland and Labrador annually and one in five of all deaths (18.4 per cent) in the country. Smoking also causes a direct health-care cost of $135.4 mill
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Oct 18, 2017 22:22
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