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new report: tobacco industry spends nearly $1 million per hour marketing tobacco products

[FTC] reports on cigarettes and smokeless tobacco... The reports, released last week, show that tobacco industry spending on cigarette advertising and promotion rose from $8.03 billion in 2014 to $8.24 billion in 2015. The amount of money spent on marketi
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 3, 2017 02:11
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[USA] Japanese Company Offers Extra Days Off to Workers Who Don’t Smoke

Just under 50 percent of major American employers surveyed last year said they included a surcharge on insurance policies for smokers, at a median rate of $600 annually, according to Willis Towers Watson, the benefits consultant that conducted the survey
New York Times
added Nov 3, 2017 00:55
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[Colorado] Aspen Times Endorsement: Proposed tobacco tax is another step in right direction for Aspen

Issue 2B...would establish a municipal tax on a pack of cigarettes of $3 and add a 40 percent sales tax on all other tobacco products... The tax along with the 21-older Aspen law is not only another way to help push teenagers away from smoking, but perhap
Aspen (CO) Times
added Nov 3, 2017 00:39
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[UK] Councils defend spending on public health interventions

Council chiefs have defended using taxpayer’s money to tackle harmful lifestyle choices against ‘flawed’ study which accuses them of restricting individual freedom. The anti-taxation, right-wing libertarian think tank TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) has publi
LocalGov.co.uk (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:17
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This Japanese company is giving employees who don't smoke 6 extra vacation days

A higher percent of Japanese adults smoke than Americans. It was only this past year that the percentage of Japanese adults who smoke fell below 20 percent. According to the World Health Organization, Japanese men are three times more likely to smoke tha
CNBC
added Nov 3, 2017 00:04
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[Asia, Pakistan] PMPK bounces back

The times they are a changin’ for Marlboro Man in Pakistan! Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited (PSX: PMPK) has broken the run of loss-making quarters in the three-month period ended September 30, 2017. Looking at the firm’s latest financial announcement to
Business Recorder (pk)
added Oct 31, 2017 16:52
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[UK] Tobacco companies using pricing tactics to 'keep smokers hooked', research suggests

More smokers are switching to cheaper products, so while total sales of tobacco fell, sales of the cheapest and roll-your-own cigarettes increased. Prices are also being altered to minimise the shock of tax increases, the authors write in the journal To
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 02:23
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[UK] Tobacco firms using 'clever tactics' to target poorest smokers, study finds

Cheaper brands, price-marking and smaller pack sizes are thwarting attempts to reduce UK smoking rates, researchers say
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 30, 2017 14:40
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[Europe] Do Cigarette Prices Affect Infant Mortality?

The study outlines valuable correlations between cigarette prices and infant mortality rates. There is an association between cigarette price increases and infant mortality rates decreases. The price differentials contribute to this association; as the g
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Oct 29, 2017 18:31
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The Briefcase: Tobacco manufacturers’ marketing expenses rose in 2015

The FTC said 84.3 percent of cigarette-marketing expenditures were spent on price discounts and other price-related promotions. Price discounts to cigarette retailers accounted for $5.45 billion, while discounts to wholesales accounted for $1.5 billion.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 28, 2017 15:22
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