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The True Cost of Smoking by State

In light of Tobacco-Free Awareness Week and to encourage the more than 66 million tobacco users in the U.S. to kick the dangerous habit, WalletHub’s analysts gauged the true per-person cost of smoking in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia
WalletHub
added Jan 19, 2016 15:53
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Cost of smoking highest in Louisiana

In Louisiana, which ranked the highest in the nation, WalletHub found that smoking would cost $1,232,159 per person over a lifetime and $24,160 per year.
Lafayette (LA) Daily Advertiser
added Jan 19, 2016 15:52
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Raise state smoking age to 21

The arguments for raising the minimum age to 21 are sound. Smoking remains the No. 1 preventable cause of death in the U.S., and kills an estimated 8,300 Washington state residents every year. If the smoking age remains at 18, the AG's office estimates,
Everett (WA) Herald
added Jan 17, 2016 14:55
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Curb smoking to curb Medicaid costs

In fact, there is probably no more cost-effective way to advance Bevin’s goals than taking Kentucky smoke-free, considering the experiences of Lexington, Louisville and the 23 other Kentucky municipalities that have enacted smoke-free laws.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Jan 16, 2016 13:32
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Philip Morris Cig Scheme Not Publicly Known, DC Circ. Told ($$)

A whistleblower urged the D.C. Circuit to revive his allegations that Philip Morris overcharged the U.S. Department of Defense for cigarettes, maintaining Friday that long-public information about the company's disparate international pricing had no deta
Law360
added Jan 15, 2016 23:56
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, India] SINGH: ISDS arbitration upholds Australia’s plain packaging laws

high costs of ISDS agreements point to the need for India, Indonesia and other countries that are currently revisiting their investment treaty regime to seriously rethink the inclusion of ISDS mechanisms in future investment treaties and trade agreements.
East Asia Forum (au)
added Jan 15, 2016 16:13
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HUD overstated costs and vastly understated the benefits of ending smoking in (some) public housing

Wendy Max, Hai-Yen Sung, and I submitted this public comment...this cost benefit analysis overstated costs and grossly understated the benefits of the old rule (including ignoring most health benefits of quitting and discounting the few health benefits of
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 14, 2016 21:20
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Cigarette tax cannot cover cost of treating smoking-related diseases, says health ministry

Datuk Dr Abdul Razak Muttalif from the Institute of Respiratory Medicine says more than RM3.83 billion of public funds was used to treat patients suffering from cigarette-smoking-related diseases in 2010.
The Malaysian Insider (my)
added Jan 14, 2016 21:10
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[Washington] Smoking ban clears the air / Latest health concerns focus on effects of vaping products

Ten years after Washington State’s Smoking in Public Places law was put into effect, local health officials and restaurant owners agree that overall the smoking ban has been a good thing both for workers and for business.
Spokane Journal of Business (Wa)
added Jan 14, 2016 18:49
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GLANTZ: Like the FDA, HUD overstated costs and vastly understated the benefits of smoking (some) public housing smokefree

Wendy Max, Hai-Yen Sung, and I submitted this public comment on HUD’s regulatory impact analysis of its proposed rule making some public housing smokefree...this cost benefit analysis overstated costs and grossly understated the benefits of the old rule
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 13, 2016 20:58
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