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Russia's Health Ministry supports th Russia's Health Ministry supports the idea of making smokers work longer hours to compensate for the time they spend on smoking breaks, the daily says.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 25, 2017 16:40

[Caribbean] Jamaica To Evaluate WHO's Call For Heavy Taxation On Tobacco Industry

Health Minister, Dr Christopher Tufton says he along with stakeholders will be evaluating the call by the World Health Organisation (WHO) for heavy taxation on the tobacco industry.
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jan 25, 2017 15:01

[UK] Smoking claims a life every 21 hours in Gateshead

Gateshead Council has released figures which suggest that one person dies as a result of smoking every 21 hours in Gateshead. It adds that early deaths due to smoking are costing the NHS ... “We want to hold the Government to account and help eradicate
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jan 25, 2017 14:45

FDA Campaign Decreased Teen Smoking Initiation, but E-Cigs Continue to Entice Youth

The FDA’s anti-smoking campaign warning teens about “The Real Cost” of cigarettes was successful at preventing smoking initiation, according to the results of a nationwide survey. However, another study found that levels of e-cigarette use have increased
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Jan 25, 2017 01:15

New Jersey set to hand over millions in tobacco cash

failure to spend on smoking cessation efforts when thousands of people still die annually from tobacco-related illnesses has drawn derision from advocates and public health officials....this year will begin repaying hundreds of millions of dollars to bond
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 23, 2017 19:21

[New York] Editorials: Smoking shrinks wallets and lives

If you smoke and aren't swayed by the compelling anti-smoking ads on television or by the entreaties of loved ones, maybe a stark look at WalletHub's figures will help win the day. Smoking endangers us all, in terms of personal health and personal finan
Plattsburgh (NY) Press-Republican
added Jan 23, 2017 12:42

[UK] EDITORIAL: Tobacco elimination: an economic and public health imperative [FREE FULL TEXT]

the importance of political champions, a government committed to dramatically reducing tobacco use, and a tireless and fearless non-governmental sector. Only with these types of leadership can real progress be made. The evidence and research needs in this
The Lancet (uk)
added Jan 23, 2017 12:42

[UK] SANDFORD: NHS needs to do more to tackle smoking

The huge financial burden caused by smoking provides a strong case for continued investment in smoking cessation and other tobacco control measures. Every year smoking in England results in over 37,000 deaths from cancer, 23,000 deaths from respiratory d
Independent Nurse (uk)
added Jan 20, 2017 14:38

Report: Smokers in Kentucky spend $1 million in lifetime on habit

The study estimates those in Kentucky will spend $1,136,524 in a lifetime on the habit. To calculate the expenditures, the researchers assumed an adult “smokes one pack of cigarettes per day beginning at age 18, when a person can legally purchase tobacco
Richmond (KY) Register
added Jan 20, 2017 02:40
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[Massachusetts] Bay State smokers burn through cash at near national high

Smokers in the Bay State burn an average of $43,000 every year to support their habit — more money than in nearly any other region in the U.S., according to a new study on the costs of tobacco addiction. “I think it’s a real eye-opener for smokers natio
Boston (MA) Herald
added Jan 20, 2017 02:40
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