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[Brazil, China, India, Russia, South Africa] Over $46 billion lost to premature cancer deaths in BRICS economies, UN research finds

Premature deaths as a result of cancer is costing major emerging economies tens of billions of dollars a year... “The study demonstrates the economic importance of targeted primary prevention activities embedded in national cancer control policies. Focusi
UN News Service
added Feb 1, 2018 02:50

Alternative may be found to harsh prohibition of smoking in Armenia - media

The draft law proposed by the Armenian healthcare ministry which implies prohibition of smoking in public places and big fines for offenders has aroused discord among the cabinet ministers....Many of them were apposed to the draft law. They said enforceme
added Jan 31, 2018 15:34
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Dispute Over Smoking Ban’s Impact on Illinois Casinos

Tobacco Control...released a study stating that Illinois’s gambling venues have suffered no negative officials...have disputed the validity of the methods used in the study, stating that a decline was recorded in casino revenues following
added Jan 31, 2018 03:52
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[Hawaii] High price of smoking

A 67-year-old Koloa man smokes almost a whole pack of Kool Blues menthol cigarettes every day at home and during work breaks... WalletHub calculated the potential monetary losses — including the lifetime and annual costs of a cigarette pack per day, healt
The Garden Island (Lihue, HI)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:54

India recorded total productivity loss of $6.7 billion in 2012 due to cancer: Study

India ranks second in productivity losses because of cancer, and the cost per death ratio in the country was a startling 2.7 - almost double that of other BRICS countries. India also recorded a total productivity loss of $6.7 billion in 2012 due to cancer
Times Now (in)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:54

ARCHIVE: Cigarette Taxes and the Federal Budget — Report from the CBO [FREE FULL TEXT]

The largest deficit reduction from the health-related effects — about 0.005% of GDP annually — would occur from about 2030 to 2035. After the mid-2060s, the deficit would be larger than otherwise because the higher outlays would outweigh the health-relate
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:00

CARROLL: Preventive Care Saves Money? Sorry, It’s Too Good to Be True

In the long run, all of those people living longer would lead to increases in spending in many programs, including health care. The more people who quit smoking, the higher the deficit from health care — barely offset by the revenue from taxing cigarette
New York Times
added Jan 30, 2018 02:00

Effect of Illinois smoke-free law on casino revenue is topic of dispute

The Illinois law that banned smoking in casinos hasn’t negatively impacted casino numbers and dollars, according to a new study in the journal Tobacco Control. At the same time, casino officials in Illinois disagree with the study’s methods and say revenu
added Jan 29, 2018 18:38

[Asia] India losing productivity worth billions of dollars due to cancer

the highest productivity losses – $0.74 billion – because of the lip and oral cancers is alarming. China too recorded a loss of nearly $8 billion in productivity annually due to tobacco smoking. "The use of smokeless tobacco, often combined with betel qu
DNA India (in)
added Jan 29, 2018 17:52

Canadians spent C$5.7 billion on cannabis in 2017: Statistics Canada

Canadians’ spending on cannabis was well below 2016 levels for alcohol at C$22.3 billion and tobacco at C$16 billion.
added Jan 25, 2018 23:34
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