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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] GOMEZ: Why I Vape

One reader tells of how as a former lifelong tobacco smoker, switching to vaping allowed him to kick his cigarette habit completely with no withdrawal symptoms whatsoever. (my)
added Dec 29, 2015 16:18

[UK] Lincolnshire stop-smoking service to be launched in New Year

A new service to help people quit smoking in the New Year is predicted to save Lincolnshire County Council around £750,000 per year. Stop-smoking specialists Quit 51 have been commissioned by the county council to provide face-to-face clinics, group, tel
The Lincolnite (uk)
added Dec 22, 2015 21:35

[Africa, Botswana] Govt loses millions to illegal tobacco trade

Recently, the Botswana Police reported an annual loss of P 3,328,000 through cigarette smuggling at the Tlokweng border...the MoH, in collaboration with the World Bank, is conducting a workshop aimed at eliminating illicit trade on tobacco products in th
Mmegi (bw)
added Dec 21, 2015 14:45

[Asia-pacific, Australia] TIENHAARA: The dismissal of a case against plain cigarette packaging is good news for taxpayers

I only wish to caution that we should be wary of anyone who suggests that the decision demonstrates that ISDS isn't problematic. Australia dodged a bullet on this one. That doesn't mean we are bullet-proof.
The Age (au)
added Dec 20, 2015 19:38

Direct and indirect costs of smoking in Vietnam [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Tobacco consumption has large negative consequences on the Vietnamese economy.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 18, 2015 17:03
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] SIN: Stubbing out tobacco use

It may be hard, on a short time horizon, to fully appreciate the impact of these restrictive measures that may be burdensome for retailers. But, come 2020 and beyond, the Government's attempts to stub out tobacco use will hopefully be felt in terms of s
Straits Times (sg)
added Dec 16, 2015 05:14

[New Zealand] Lack of tobacco control strategy means smoking decline is stalling

The Smokefree Coalition is saddened but not surprised by the slowing decline in current smoking rates as shown by the Ministry of Health’s 2014/2015 Health Survey results. Executive Director Dr Prudence Stone says the 10 percent annual tobacco excise tax
Voxy (nz)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:35

[West Virginia] Editorial: New statewide push targets smoking during pregnancy

lawmakers also should recognize that the high rate of births affected by smoking is a tragic and expensive problem, with the public often bearing much of the added health care costs. Having some of the cheapest cigarette prices in the nation does not hel
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Dec 14, 2015 15:30

Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd. c. Conseil québécois sur le tabac et la santé, 2015 QCCA 2056 (CanLII)

the factual premise of Petitioner’s motion is unfounded as there is no error in my previous judgment requiring correction. However, even if there was such an error, its nature is such that the doctrine of functus officio applies and I would be without pow
Canadian Legal Information Institute (ca)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:19

The Portion of Health Care Costs Associated With Lifestyle-Related Modifiable Health Risks Based on a Sample of 223,461 Employees in Seven Industries: The UM-HMRC Study

Conclusions: This study, coupled with past work, gives an employer a sense of the magnitude that might be saved if modifiable health risks could be eliminated.
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
added Dec 14, 2015 02:22
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