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[Missouri] Pharmacist Initiates Campaign To Help Snuff Out Smoking

Medicine Shoppe Pharmacist Marty Hinterlong wants to do all he can to help. Hinterlong has started a campaign where he will offer nicotine replacement products slightly over his cost. About two years ago, he started donating nicotine patches to charity
Washington (MO) Missourian
added Jan 4, 2017 22:24
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Why unitary cigarette tax is strongly opposed

all cigarettes – regardless of price per pack – would pay a uniform P30 excise tax... Perhaps the most potent argument for proceeding with the scheduled shift to a unitary tax is the mighty opposition of Mighty Corp., the largest manufacturer of low-price
Manila Standard (ph)
added Jan 3, 2017 07:21
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7 Websites to Buy Cheap Hand Rolling Tobacco in UK and Europe

the number of people smoking hand-rolling tobacco has increased. Since EU regulations on nicotine and tar levels in cigarettes do not apply to rolling tobacco, consequently it is much cheaper than packaged cigarettes.
Insider Monkey
added Jan 3, 2017 07:17
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Ireland tried to ban smoking in public in 1986 - and Big Tobacco was not impressed

were worth £400 million (about €1.4 billion today) to the Irish economy at the time, and attacking the tobacco companies was seen as a case of biting the hand... But the big stumbling block was the country’s three tobacco companies – Carrolls, Gallahers,
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:41
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[Oceania] Developing antitobacco mass media campaign messages in a low-resource setting: experience from the Kingdom of Tonga

The Tongan experience underscores the importance of an adaptation process that draws from evidence-based best-practice models and engages local and regional stakeholders to ensure that campaign materials are tailored to the local context and are embedded
Tobacco Control
added Dec 29, 2016 00:36
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Kentucky leads nation in adult smoking

Kentucky ranks in the bottom 10 states (43rd) for its cigarette tax, at 60 cents per pack, and spends only 4.4 percent of what the CDC recommends for smoking cessation efforts ($2.5 million a year). The state's high smoking rate also comes with a hefty p
Richmond (KY) Register
added Dec 23, 2016 01:30
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ARENDT: So what would happen if tobacco products simply disappeared tomorrow?

many positive impacts on the environment. ...more than $156 billion a year of productivity is lost due to deaths from tobacco and diseases caused by second hand smoke. Another $170 billion goes to direct medical costs for smokers. If tobacco vanished, so
Winchester (TN) Herald-Chronicle
added Dec 21, 2016 20:54
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The price of cigarettes in Russia may double in 2017

according to a document from the Interior Ministry seen by Izvestia daily. “The current excise rate of 1680 rubles ($27.5) per thousand cigarettes is due to be increased up to 2123 rubles ($35). From there, the price of a pack may cost 220 rubles,” the do
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Dec 21, 2016 19:11
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[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Cigarette Smuggling Costs Zim Millions

ZIMBABWE could be losing millions of dollars in unpaid taxes due to rampant smuggling of cigarettes into South Africa, investigations by this paper have revealed.Between 2014 and 2015, local customs officials seized nearly 2 500 cartons worth around $500
All-Africa.com
added Dec 17, 2016 06:58
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[UK] Cuts to public health funding a tragic folly, public health leader warns

Professor Capewell said: "Last year councillors were forced to cut £220 million from vital public health services such as smoking cessation... these sums are not Monopoly money. They represent a tragedy for people in who will go on to develop chronic, li
Faculty of Public Health (FPH) (uk)
added Dec 16, 2016 16:32
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