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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

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

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
added Feb 6, 2018 16:57

[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

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

[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

[Africa, South Africa] WATCH: 10 000 Tobacco farming jobs on the line due to illicit cigarettes

Besieged commercial and emerging farmers in the Waterberg Region of Limpopo held a Tobacco Farmers Day in the town of Vaalwater on Thursday. They met to share knowledge and information, but mostly to hear how industry players are planning to tackle the
News24 (za)
added Feb 2, 2018 18:30

Productivity losses due to premature mortality from cancer in Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (BRICS): A population-based comparison

Locally-tailored strategies are required to reduce the economic burden of cancer in developing economies. Focussing on tobacco control, vaccination programs and cancer screening, combined with access to adequate treatment, could yield significant gains fo
Cancer Epidemiology [Cancer Detection and Prevention]
added Feb 1, 2018 18:46
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[Brazil, China, India, Russia, South Africa] $46 billion in productivity lost to cancer in major emerging economies

(IARC) in partnership with leading cancer research institutions in these countries, the study shows that the productivity loss in Brazil, the Russian Federation, India, China, and South Africa, collectively known as the BRICS countries, reached $46.3 bill
eCancer (uk)
added Feb 1, 2018 18:46

[Europe] UK tobacco and alcohol prices among highest in EU

The UK’s price level for tobacco was double the EU average, closely followed by Ireland. Tobacco price levels are lowest in Bulgaria, at 49% lower than the EU average. Tobacco price levels in the EU, relative to the average
Office for National Statistics (ONS) (uk)
added Feb 1, 2018 04:09
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