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[UK] Smoking 'creates £760 million annual social care bill'

Smoking is costing local authorities £760 million a year in social care, a new report warns. The All Party Parliamentary Group on Smoking and Health urged the Government to renew its efforts to drive down smoking rates and look at ways to force tobacco fi
Luton Today (uk)
added Jan 30, 2017 15:03

New data details Connecticut’s smoking problem

new trends and technologies being presented as a safer alternative to tobacco use are creating more problems than solutions. “We see more youth doing hookah, thinking that it is not dangerous,” she continued. “It is dangerous. Vaping or electronic cigar
Westfair Business Publications Online
added Jan 28, 2017 20:57

[Eastern Europe, Europe, Germany] Parliamentary questions: Subject: Closure of the British American Tobacco (BAT) plant in Bayreuth

decision was made to move the production of tobacco products from Bayreuth to Poland, Hungary, Romania and Croatia...1. Has the Polish, Hungarian, Romanian or Croatian State granted or promised regional aid or direct or indirect aid (for example, by crea
Europarl (European Parliament)
added Jan 27, 2017 16:59

[Maryland] Chance of large profits lures some through Md. for cigarette smuggling

I-95 is a known route for contraband smugglers, transporting anything from drugs to guns to cigarettes. In the case of 53-year-old Issaam Ali Ahmed, police say one of those equaled big money.
WMAR ABC2 (Baltimore, MD)
added Jan 27, 2017 16:58
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[New Zealand] Will this finally convince you to quit? How rolling your own cigarettes costs the same as a trolley full of groceries

The two very different purchases both cost Reddit user HeinigerNZ $90 The cost of tobacco in New Zealand is rising due to Government intervention A packet of 20 cigarettes could cost $30 by 2020 thanks to increasing taxes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 27, 2017 16:58

New report shows smoking costs Minnesota $3 billion each year

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of 50 organizations working to prevent youth smoking in our state, responded to a new report called "Health Care Costs and Smoking in Minnesota," released by coalition co-chair Blue Cross and Blue Shiel
PR Newswire
added Jan 26, 2017 18:59

Smoking Claims More Than 6,000 Lives, Costs Minnesota Over $3 Billion Annually

New report, commissioned by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, reveals health and economic impacts of smoking; highlights need to reduce burden of tobacco-related health inequities
PR Newswire
added Jan 26, 2017 17:00

Up in smoke / North Carolina smokers pay$1,151,396 over a lifetime

Wallet Hub released a study looking at the annual and cumulative costs of smoking. According to the study, every year, more than $300 billion is spent by Americans on tobacco and tobacco-related issues. Included in the figure is nearly $170 billion in dir
Bladen (NC) Journal
added Jan 25, 2017 21:50

[New Jersey] N.J. fails to reduce tobacco use, report says

New Jersey is one of only two states in the country that allocates zero state funding for tobacco prevention and cessation programs as taxpayers absorb $4 billion in tobacco-related health expenses. “It’s a disservice to young people in not providing pre
The Press of Atlantic City
added Jan 25, 2017 21:28
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[California] Tobacco Use in CA: Making Strides, but Room to Improve

In California alone, 40,000 people die every year from tobacco-related illnesses, which also cost the state just over $18 billion in healthcare and loss of productivity. Two reports out today explain what states are doing to curb tobacco use.
Public News Service (PNS)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:21
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