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Letter: Ban on smoking by Corrections good for all West Virginians

The West Virginia Division of Corrections’ Jim Rubenstein needs to be applauded for having the ethical fortitude to ban the dangerous drug tobacco in 2008. He moved our state into the 21st century with his progressive forward thinking. The cost to taxpa
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Jul 31, 2018 20:36
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As if being poor was not enough…

When a family breadwinner gets sick or dies prematurely due to tobacco use, the entire family is devastated and further impoverished. This cycle of tobacco use and poverty is vicious and will perpetuate through generations without intensified tobacco cont
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:45
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[Australia] Life Insurance for Smokers

Life insurance may be more expensive for someone who smokes, however, if you’re generally in good shape, you shouldn’t have a problem finding a policy. If you quit smoking, most insurers will consider you a non-smoker after 12 months. However, this is as
LifeInsuranceComparison.com.au (au)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:42
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Smoking can increase cost of life insurance premiums by 65%, analysis reveals

can increase the cost of life insurance premiums by as much as 65 percent, which equates to over £312 every year. Interestingly, insurers do not distinguish between daily, occasional or social smokers – if you’ve smoked in the past 12 months, you could e
News-Medical.net
added Jul 27, 2018 17:53
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“Sin” taxes—eg, on tobacco—are less efficient than they look / But they do help improve public health

Lifelong smoking will bring forward a person’s death by about ten years, which means that smokers tend to die just as they would start drawing from state pensions. In a study published in 2002 Kip Viscusi...The Institute of Economic Affairs, a free-market
The Economist
added Jul 27, 2018 14:23
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Switching from smoking to vaping: what to buy and how to save money

We talked to Sal Noble, who runs vape shop Noble Vaping, to get his money-saving tips for smokers who want to change to vaping. Before we continue, a quick warning: this article is purely intended for current smokers who want to switch.
Lovemoney.com
added Jul 26, 2018 13:01
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DROP IN CIGS Cigarettes sales halved in Ireland over the past decade – despite sales of over €1.4billion last year

But a new Euromonitor report shows that ­smokers in Ireland still forked out €1.4 billion on their addiction last year. The study does predict that ­Ireland’s smoking habits will continue to decline with ­cigarette sales ­predicted to slump to 2.3 billi
Irish Sun (ie)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:04
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[New York, Pennsylvania] Tobacco 'Sin' Tax Unreliable, Study Finds

The research found that with tobacco, the funds levied for state budgets ultimately diminishes as people buy or use less of the targeted products. Similarly, state revenue growth from taxes on alcohol and gambling is unlikely to be sustained due to how t
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:04
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[New York] KADET: The Rising Cost of Cigarettes Doesn’t Stop All Smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

It won’t be easy. I spent a morning last week chatting with smokers on Wall Street who were puffing in front of their office buildings. Of the 10 I interviewed, only two said they paid full price for cigarettes at the store. One woman said she made regul
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57
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[Massachusetts] Chelmsford among communities with age 21 tobacco restriction

The effort to increase the tobacco sales age limit to 21 years will undoubtedly cut into the revenue of convenience stores, including the 7-Eleven Dennis Lane has owned for 44 years. The loss would be unfortunate for business, he said, but it’s not why
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57
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