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What would a million cigarettes cost? Health Canada wants to know

Health Canada recently issued a tender notice asking suppliers what it would cost to purchase a million very low-nicotine cigarettes as part of its wider tobacco control strategy. VLN cigarettes, which have less than 0.4 mg of nicotine each, aren't avai
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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[Asia, Pakistan] Too taxing for health

It is alleged that cigarette companies have brought the prices of their brands down just to benefit... Yousafzai contests this plea taken by the FBR and says illicit trade, counterfeiting and tax evasion must be controlled through regulatory measures and
The News (pk)
added Feb 11, 2018 01:56
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[Turkey] $154.1B went up in ‘smoke’ over past decade due to Turkish tobacco addiction, data show

Over 1 trillion cigarettes... Spending on cigarette consumption in the country rose in the years between 2008 and 2017, sources at Turkey's Food, Agriculture and Livestock Ministry told Anadolu Agency on Thursday, ahead of Feb. 9 World Cigarette Boycott
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Feb 9, 2018 18:03
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[Netherlands] AMSTERDAM, UTRECHT TO JOIN LAWSUIT AGAINST TOBACCO INDUSTRY

The municipalities of Amsterdam and Utrecht announced that they will support a lawsuit filed against the tobacco industry. Lawyer Benedicte Ficq, acting on behalf of multiple hospitals, lung cancer patients, cancer association KWF, and addiction centers,
NL Times (nl)
added Feb 8, 2018 19:50
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[New York] Small cigarette wholesalers accuse large companies of violating state tax laws

Five tobacco wholesale companies, many family-owned, filed the lawsuit...accuses the larger wholesalers — some based out of state — of "systemic violations" of a 1985 law that was intended to stabilize the cigarette industry and allow New York agents and
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Feb 8, 2018 05:27
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11 Cheapest Cigarette Brands in 2018

Good news for all the smokers this year comes in the form of our list of 11 cheapest cigarette brands in 2018. Smoking seems to be an expensive habit even if you don’t smoke the most expensive brand of cigarettes. Over the past years, tobacco product pr
Insider Monkey
added Feb 6, 2018 18:22
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Illinois reignites debate on casino smoking

study in Illinois contending banning smoking in gambling establishments is not bad for business. But, how can this study be accurate when casino/resort operators uniformly say banning smoking has driven potential customers away and is prompting those smo
GamingToday
added Feb 6, 2018 16:57
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[UK] Prisoners handed €2.6m for toiletries and tobacco

Almost €2.6 million of taxpayers’ cash was doled out to prisoners in the form of “pocket money” for discretionary items last year, new figures have revealed. Every inmate receives a daily gratuity from the Irish Prison Service (IPS), which can be used t
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 5, 2018 01:26
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Financial strain indirectly influences smoking cessation through withdrawal symptom severity

Financial strain has an adverse impact on smoking cessation. However, the mechanisms through which financial strain influences cessation remain unclear. ...Findings: suggest that withdrawal severity is an underlying mechanism through which financial str
Science Direct
added Feb 4, 2018 00:05
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[Oklahoma] Comanche County Makes Strides In Healthy Lifestyles

"We have cheap cigarettes in Oklahoma and that is helping increase the burden of smoking on our state," he said. The direct cost of medical care for smokers in Oklahoma is $1.62 million a year, he said, and $1.72 billion in health expenditures can be li
Lawton (OK) Constitution
added Feb 3, 2018 13:35
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