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[Asia] Study: 245000 Israeli smokers can be saved if Israel abides by WHO accord

Many of the estimated 550,000 to 710,000 Israeli smokers who will die prematurely from smoking could be saved if the government fully carries out the [FCTC] that Israel ratified in August 2005, according to a new study just published in the Israel Journa
Jerusalem Post
added Sep 18, 2016 23:17
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Effect of cigarette prices on smoking initiation and cessation in China: a duration analysis

The effect of prices on smoking in China is likely to occur through averting initiation over time. At the population level, cessation behaviour may be less responsive to price increases as the wide range of cigarette prices in China may provide relatively
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2016 19:55
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Cheap illicit tobacco comes at a cost

But this illegal trade has a cost, with the Treasury losing out on £2.1 billion a year in unpaid duty, quarter of a billion pounds in lost duty in Scotland. These are among the main findings of a major online survey conducted by the Tobacco Manufacture
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 15, 2016 17:40
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[California] EDITORIAL: Clearing our air for everyone

It’s a bold but meaningful step toward making Santa Maria a healthier city — for everyone. Smokers can still do their thing, just not in specified areas, where their personal freedoms are dinged for the good of the many.
Santa Maria (CA) Times
added Sep 15, 2016 16:59
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[California] EDITORIAL: Vote yes on Proposition 56, tobacco tax

The industry also ludicrously complains that only 13 percent goes to smoking-cessation programs, when clearly it’s in their interests that more people start smoking. They also say a tobacco tax is unfair to public schools because K-14 schools don’t get a
Monterey County (CA) Herald
added Sep 15, 2016 16:56
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why new poverty numbers are a good time to focus on smoker's wage gap

this week, the Census Bureau issued the latest data on income and poverty ... Did you know that smoking rates are higher in households with lower income and that smokers make 20 percent less salary? Help spread the truth about the smoker’s wage gap
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 14, 2016 13:32
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Tobacco Use Costs Indiana Billions. How Can The State Bring Those Costs Down?

Paul Halverson, dean of the school of public health and lead author of the report, spoke with Side Effects about why the costs are so high and what can be done to reduce them.
WBAA (West Lafayette, IN)
added Sep 14, 2016 01:52
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Addressing the economic costs of addiction

The toll from tobacco alone comes to $6.8 billion...The General Assembly has continually raided money intended to pay for smoking cessation efforts and public initiatives aimed at helping smokers... It’s not only a critical public health issue, it’s also
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Sep 14, 2016 01:50
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[California] KRAMER: Prop 56: Big Tobacco is Blowing Smoke … Smoker Health Issues Cost Non-Smokers Big Bucks!

Big Tobacco (Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds) have made billions in profits from California and are figuring out ways to attract new smokers, such as e-cigarettes and vaping. They’re trying to protect their turf, which is why they’ve spent millions to def
CityWatch LA
added Sep 13, 2016 11:18
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[New Zealand] SWEANOR/BATES/LAUGESEN: E-cigarettes could help smokers

A widespread switch to e-cigarettes would cut exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke as they pose no material risk to bystanders.... • It is unethical to deny a smoker access to products that are much safer than the dominant product on the market, cigaret
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 12, 2016 15:34
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