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Smoking rates for uninsured and adults on Medicaid more than twice those for adults with private health insurance

American adults who are uninsured or on Medicaid smoke at rates more than double those for adults with private health insurance or Medicare, according to a study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in today's Morbidity and Mortalit
PR Newswire
added Nov 12, 2015 21:17
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[Asia-pacific] Macau smoke ban could spark 16 pct GDP dip: study

A study from consulting firm KPMG says a full smoking ban inside Macau’s casinos could lead to a 16-percent decline in gross domestic product (GDP) for the city. The study was commissioned by Macau’s six gaming concessionaires.
GGRAsia (mo)
added Nov 12, 2015 14:44
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[UK-Scotland] New study finds financial incentives to help pregnant women stop smoking are highly cost-effective

The scientific journal Addiction has today published the first cost-effectiveness analysis of financial incentives to help pregnant women stop smoking. The report found that financial incentives are highly cost-effective, with an incremental cost-effectiv
EurekAlert
added Nov 12, 2015 14:44
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[UK-Scotland] 'Get pregnant mums to quit smoking – by paying them in shopping vouchers'

Pregnant mothers are two and a half times more likely to quit smoking if they are paid in shopping vouchers - an idea that could save the NHS millions, say scientists. A study of 600 women found those paid £400 to buy products gave up quicker than those
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 12, 2015 14:44
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EXHIBIT 7: DECLARATION OF SMITH W. WELBORN, JR. (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company) Nov. 11, 2015

Reynolds would incur significant costs in employee time and third-party vendor time, as well as actual costs in the millions of dollars, if it were to begin implementation based on corrective statements that were subsequently revised based upon further ap
Tobacco On Trial
added Nov 12, 2015 00:09
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Exhibit 6: DECLARATION OF MARK F. RUTLEDGE (R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company) Nov. 11, 2015

Consequently, the Plaintiffs' current proposed revisions to the Consent Order-including, but not limited to, the revised text of the corrective statements, the elimination of a stay pending appeal-materially affects the current implementation deadlin
Tobacco On Trial
added Nov 11, 2015 23:56
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EXHIBIT 5: DECLARATION OF K.C. CROSTHWAITE (PM USA) Nov. 11, 2015

implementing these corrective communications in the various media will be time-consuming...In addition to the losses outlined above, we will not be able to recoup costs...We estimate the costs of the third-party vendor services to exceed $800,000
Tobacco On Trial
added Nov 11, 2015 23:31
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[West Virginia] GOSSARD/CIPOLETTI/CIPOLETTI: Arbitrarily low cigarette tax costs WV $100 million a year

A grass roots effort is underway to make West Virginians who do not smoke aware of the unrealistic, low tax rate on cigarettes. The message will be simple — a change in the tax rate on cigarettes would not be a tax increase, but rather enlightened legisl
Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added Nov 11, 2015 20:32
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[Africa, South Africa] Billions lost to illegal tobacco trade

Roughly R4 billion in South African tax revenue had been lost annually since 2010 due to illicit tobacco trade, it emerged at the annual Anti-Illicit Trade Conference in Cape Town on Tuesday.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 11, 2015 00:39
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[Australia] Ley defends insurance proposal for smokers

HEALTH Minister Sussan Ley has hit back at claims she's "in the pocket" of private health insurers after floating a proposal to charge smokers higher premiums. THE idea has been put to consumers in an online survey, which will inform the federal governm
The Australian (au)
added Nov 8, 2015 21:11
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