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Smoking costs $1 trillion, soon to kill 8 million a year: WHO/NCI study

Smoking costs the global economy more than $1 trillion a year, and will kill one third more people by 2030 than it does now, according to a study by the World Health Organization and the U.S. National Cancer Institute published on Tuesday. That cost far
Reuters
added Jan 10, 2017 16:14
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[UK-Scotland] Leader comment: Vaping the lesser evil in the battle against smoking

if permitting vaping can help to end the absurd and grotesque sight of relatives illegally smoking outside buildings, threatening the health of patients in wards above, it would be worth the change alone. Those health boards which have decided to maintai
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jan 9, 2017 02:03
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[UK] Smokers face fight against habit alone as Tory cuts hit anti-smoking services

Labour say that the problem is made worse by a lack of progress in publishing the Tobacco Control Plan, which was initially promised in mid-2016
The Mirror (uk)
added Jan 9, 2017 01:48
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[Asia, Taiwan] Smokers to pay for long-term care plan via taxes

A proposal to cover long-term care costs by increasing taxes on cigarettes by NT$20 (US$0.63) per pack is expected to pass its final vote in the legislature this week. The legislature is scheduled to deliberate on proposed amendments to the bill on long-
Taipei Times (tw)
added Jan 9, 2017 00:01
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[Ireland] HIQA announces public consultation on first EU HTA to include e-cigarettes as an intervention for quitting smoking

has commenced a national public consultation on a health technology assessment of smoking cessation interventions. This independent analysis by HIQA identifies what improvements could be made in the mix of interventions offered by the Health Service Exec
Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) (ie)
added Jan 7, 2017 19:03
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[Europe, Ireland] E-cigarettes likely to increase number of smokers who quit

Irish report is the first in Europe to examine the cost effectiveness of e-cigarettes
Irish Times (ie)
added Jan 7, 2017 18:59
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[Canada] CALLARD: Smokers are paying more for their cigarettes. Coincidence? I think not.

money was set aside after Justice Schrager ordered two of the defendant companies to lock it up while the appeals... All told, Imperial Tobacco now charges $5.00 cents more...Has this allowed them to fully offload the costs of the security order onto smok
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jan 7, 2017 18:50
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[UK] E-cigarettes ‘most cost-effective quitting aid’

E-cigarettes are the most cost-effective way to help people quit smoking, a study by Ireland’s health watchdog has found. Ireland is the only country in the EU to include e-cigarettes in a state assessment of how best to give up smoking. The research b
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 6, 2017 16:21
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DAY: UK government must help to stub out illicit tobacco trade

it should be a call to action for the chancellor to do all in his power to stop smugglers bypassing tobacco control measures designed to increase prices and prevent tobacco sales to children. Yet the UK government already has the power to thwart this bla
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 6, 2017 16:18
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[Ireland] HIQA finds e-cigarettes a ‘cost-effective treatment’

HIQA today (January 5) commenced a national public consultation on a draft health technology assessment (HTA) of smoking cessation interventions – the first of its kind in the EU to examine the cost-effectiveness of e-cigarettes.
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added Jan 6, 2017 01:17
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