Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with costs/finances 7,869 headlines found

1 View

Louisiana's Restaurant, Hospitality Industry Benefitting Ten Years After Smoke-Free Air Act

According to the National Restaurant Association's data, restaurants are one of the leading driving forces in Louisiana's economy. This accompanied with the fact that hospitality employment has increased after the smoke-free air act clearly shows that th
MarketWired
added Jan 12, 2017 14:56
1 View

[Indiana] Editorial: Erase the haze for a healthier community

It’s been almost five years since Indiana enacted a statewide smoking ban in public places. The law, however, excluded bars and casinos... But that loss will be more than made up for by attracting non-smoking customers to venues they long ago fled. It w
Anderson (IN) Herald Bulletin
added Jan 11, 2017 21:11
17 Views

[Asia, Sri Lanka] Government lost Rs. 13 billion in revenue from cigarettes

Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC (CTC) says that the revenue model which would have earned the government of Sri Lanka around Rs. 100 billion in 2016 is now broken. The company notes that the excise and VAT hikes in October and November last year, which led t
Colombo Gazette (lk)
added Jan 10, 2017 18:59
7 Views

NCI-WHO Report: Tobacco Use Costs Countries Over $1 Trillion Annually, Making Fight Against Tobacco a Public Health and Economic Priority

The report underscores that tobacco use disproportionally harms the world’s most vulnerable populations. In the United States and around the world, tobacco use is increasingly concentrated among the poor and other vulnerable groups and accounts for a sig
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 10, 2017 17:05
10 Views

Monograph 21: The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Control (PDF) (688pp)

Conclusion 1: The global health and economic burden of tobacco use is enormous and is increasingly borne by low- and middle-income countries. As chapter 2 shows, the number of smokers age 15 years and older in the world—about 1.1 billion—has changed
Cancer Control and Population Services (NCI)
added Jan 10, 2017 16:25
5 Views

NCI Tobacco Control Monograph Series 21 - The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Control

This monograph, a collaboration between the National Cancer Institute and WHO, examines the current research and evidence base surrounding the economics of tobacco control—including tobacco use, tobacco growing, manufacturing and trade, tobacco product t
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 10, 2017 16:21
6 Views

Tobacco control can save billions of dollars and millions of lives

Policies to control tobacco use, including tobacco tax and price increases, can generate significant government revenues for health and development work, according to a new landmark global report from WHO and the National Cancer Institute of the United St
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 10, 2017 16:20
5 Views

Smoking costs the world economy $1 trillion per year, World Health Organization says

A study published Tuesday, Jan. 10, said smoking will kill a third more people by 2030, rising from six to eight million deaths a year. The World Health Organization and the U.S. National Cancer Institute's study also said smoking costs the global econom
Washington Post
added Jan 10, 2017 16:18
8 Views

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
0 Views

[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
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines