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[UK] E-cigarettes are as bad as smoking, say insurance companies who put up policies by the same amount for

Insurance companies consider vaping to be just as unhealthy as smoking and put up policies accordingly, research has found. Users of electronic cigarettes have to pay up to 65 per cent more for life insurance premiums than non-smokers – the same increas
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 06:30
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[Japan] Philip Morris Cuts Sales, Earnings Targets

Philip Morris, which first introduced IQOS smoke-free e-cigarettes in Japan, has cut inventory there and plans to introduce a less-expensive heated tobacco product
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 21, 2018 15:38
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Is this the end of smoko breaks? Cigarette habit costs Australia $388billion as Malcolm Turnbull backs bosses' right to pay people 'to work, not to smoke'

Smokers take more breaks, are absent more and die earlier, study claimed / There have been calls to ban smoking at work in the wake of the research / The PM appeared to support bosses' right to tell employees not to smoke
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 14:40
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GONZALEZ-GALLARZA: JUUL’s Expansion is Good News for Global Health

If JUUL successfully raises the capital to launch a truly global consumer product, it is likely to drive more smokers away from the habit and fewer non-smoking teens into it. That is good news for healthcare spending and for smokers worldwide who are des
E21 (Manhattan Institute)
added Jul 20, 2018 13:49
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] ‘Life or death’: Tokyo pub owners fear impact of tougher smoking laws

Under an anti-smoking ordinance adopted by the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly last month, the 73-year-old owner of a small udon (wheat noodles) restaurant in the Takadanobaba district will soon have to make a choice: declare the entire interior nonsmoking o
Japan Times (jp)
added Jul 19, 2018 21:17
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[Asia-pacific] 88% of Indonesians support increasing the price of cigarettes: survey

The National Commission on Tobacco Control and the Center for Social Security Studies at the University of Indonesia (PKIS-UI) recently conducted a survey of Indonesians, including representatives percentages of active smokers, former smokers and non-smo
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Jul 19, 2018 00:44
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[UK] Rachael Maskell MP slams lack of help for smokers to quit in York

YORK MP Rachael Maskell has branded the treatment of smokers in York as “incredibly judgemental” after a national charity said GPs have been asked not to prescribe stop smoking medications. A report by the British Lung Foundation said support to help sm
York Press (uk)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:42
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[UK] Cuts to nicotine patches and other stop smoking aids slammed as 'short-sighted'

DOCTORS are no longer prescribing stop smoking aids in Worcestershire in a plan slammed as ‘short-sighted’ and ‘prioritising saving money over saving lives’. The British Lung Foundation found the local authority in Worcestershire fully decommissioned it
Kidderminster Shuttle (uk)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:40
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REVOLUTION SMOKE-FREE: Breathing change into the workplace

When a business goes smoke-free, it improves the health of all workers. Health-care and operational costs go down, while productivity increases due to less absenteeism and improved overall morale.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:19
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Altria Thinks Low-Nicotine Cigarettes Could Lead to About a Million Lost Jobs

As the comment period on proposed new rules for cigarettes came to an end Monday, the tobacco industry...said the measure would cause the loss of as many as 951,000 jobs, directly and indirectly, throughout the U.S.
Bloomberg News
added Jul 18, 2018 02:07
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