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[Australia] 1 in 5 smokers lie to save money on life insurance

Analysis from finder.com.au show 19% of smokers would not tell their insurance company they smoke because they may be forced to pay over two times as much for their monthly premiums, compared to non-smokers. For example, monthly premiums for a 35-year-o
finder.com.au (au)
added Sep 12, 2016 15:31
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[Asia-pacific] 15.6 million Vietnamese spend $1.4bn on smoking: survey

About 15.6 million adults in Vietnam consumed tobacco last year, the Ministry of Health announced Tuesday, citing findings of a global survey. Vietnamese smokers spent VND31 trillion (US$1.39 billion) on cigarettes, or VND2.7 million ($121) per person pe
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Sep 11, 2016 13:23
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Fairbanks study: Indiana should raise cigarette tax, smoking age

Indiana should raise the legal age for smoking from 18 to 21 and increase the state tax on cigarettes by as much as $3 a pack, says a new study that warns the tobacco epidemic is costing the state nearly $7 billion a year in health care and lost producti
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Sep 8, 2016 19:56
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Addiction Costs Indiana Billions Of Dollars, Studies Say

Researchers at the Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI found that costs associated with tobacco use total $6.8 billion each year.....Indiana has one of the highest smoking rates in the country. More than 11,000 people die each year because of it,
WFYI Indianapolis
added Sep 8, 2016 18:13
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[Canada, USA] Couche-Tard slashes tobacco prices to boost brand

Global retail giant Couche-Tard has dropped prices on tobacco products in its American stores, in an effort to draw more customers to the convenience stores that it owns in the United States.
The Suburban (ca)
added Sep 8, 2016 03:04
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] ORO-JOSEF: The ‘occasional’ drinker and smoker

I always tell my patient when I learn that they smoke, “You must be very rich! You can afford packs of cigarettes which can save you money to provide for your children and you have money to burn in old age once lung function declines and you develop chro
Manila Times (ph)
added Sep 6, 2016 21:51
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[UK] Sparking fierce debate: Smoking-related lung disease could cost NHS more than £2 BILLION

Estimates suggest that by 2030 1.3 million in England and 120,000 people in Scotland will suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which causes breathing difficulties and persistent coughing, according to mathematical modelling.
The [London, UK] Express
added Sep 6, 2016 18:03
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Health costs of smoking may be higher than tobacco profit

But quitting smoking in a country like Indonesia, where 67 percent of men smoke, poses a different kind of challenge altogether....the quitting ratio for men in Indonesia is only 9 percent, while it is 23.2 percent in women.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 6, 2016 16:48
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[UK] Decision to deny surgery to obese patients is like 'racial discrimination'

“As the true scale of financial pressure on NHS trusts has become clear over the summer, we are fast finding ourselves in a situation where CCGs are introducing draconian commissioning policies, often flouting Nice [National Institute for Health and Care
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 3, 2016 21:00
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[UK] Obese patients and smokers banned from routine surgery in 'most severe ever' rationing in the NHS

Hospital leaders in North Yorkshire said that patients with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or above – as well as smokers – will be barred from most surgery for up to a year amid increasingly desperate measures to plug a funding black hole. The restriction
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 3, 2016 20:59
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