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[Switzerland] Cost of cigarettes must rise to reflect environmental damage from tobacco industry, WHO says

Annual tobacco production contributes almost 84 million tonnes of carbon dioxide-equivalent emissions to climate change... The price of a packet of cigarettes should rise to reflect the wide-ranging environmental damage caused by the tobacco industry, fr
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 3, 2018 19:14
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Cigarette smoking: an assessment of tobacco’s global environmental footprint across its entire supply chain, and policy strategies to reduce it (PDF)

From tobacco cultivation and curing, to cigarette manufacturing, distribution, consumption and discarding, every stage in the global tobacco supply chain involves considerable resource inputs such as water, land, energy and material resources, as well
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 3, 2018 19:14
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Association between tobacco prices and smoking onset: evidence from the TCP India Survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Under the new regime of a central goods and service system, policymakers may need to raise the prices of tobacco products sufficiently to curb smoking onset.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 2, 2018 03:52
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BURGESS: The conservative case for Amendment 9: workplace vaping ban will save Florida millions

Medicaid and Medicare expenses are already high, and will be even higher if taxpayers are forced to pay for the thousands of people who would suffer from secondhand smoke exposure – through cigarettes, vaping, or e-cigarettes – while trying to earn a pay
The Capitolist
added Oct 2, 2018 03:41
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The great Australian rip-off: Welcome to the unlucky country where ciggies are $40 a pack, a carton of beer is more than $50 - and the cost of living is spiralling out of control

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 1, 2018 18:05
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'There Will Be Evictions': New Smoking Ban Roils Public Housing's Oldest Residents

It is supposed to save states $150 million a year in health and renovation costs. Elderly residents, who are more likely to lack mobility and to have smoked for a longer period of time, are slowest to adjust. Evictions for smoking violations are rare but
Governing Magazine
added Sep 26, 2018 16:11
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[Asia, Pakistan] Cigarettes: the middle ground

The mini-budget also staked out a middle ground for the tobacco industry. Caught between conflicting interests of tobacco billions and public health, the government took a fiscal approach that goes in the right direction yet doesn’t reach far enough.... t
Business Recorder (pk)
added Sep 26, 2018 00:04
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[Vietnam] Reporters share experiences in writing about tobacco prevention

reporters and editors were equipped with skills and information to improve their writings about long-term harmful effects of tobacco and the need to raise the tax on tobacco at a conference held in Hanoi on September 25.
Vietnam News Agency (VNA)
added Sep 25, 2018 23:54
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Marlboro to See 10-Cent-Per-Pack Increase

A pack of Marlboros will soon cost 10 cents more and a carton $1 more, effective with shipments on Sept. 23, after Altria and Philip Morris International (PMI) announced price increases that include other cigarette products as well, according to a New Yo
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Sep 22, 2018 16:07
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STROUD: NEW JERSEY SHOULD ELIMINATE ITS DRACONIAN VAPING TAX

Although eliminating the tax on vaping products would be ideal, the proposed tax change would help soften the burden New Jersey vape shop owners would face come October 1 if the current tax goes into effect. Rather than imposing draconian taxes on device
Heartland Institute
added Sep 22, 2018 15:53
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