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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Smoking rises in Argentina heart attack patients as cigarettes 'among cheapest in world'

Levels of smoking are rising in heart attack patients in Argentina, according to a study. The findings coincide with a 100% increase in affordability in the last decade, which have made cigarettes among the cheapest in the world. Researchers also report
ScienceDaily
added Oct 14, 2016 15:49
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[California] WEINBERG: Business Groups Back Prop 56

Twenty business groups, representing every single major metropolitan area of California, support Prop 56...promoting smoking cessation through a higher cigarette tax will have a positive impact on California’s economy, and Prop 56 will provide an even big
Fox&Hounds
added Oct 13, 2016 19:34
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[Africa] Costs, revenues and profits: an economic analysis of smallholder tobacco farmer livelihoods in Malawi

The tobacco industry narrative that tobacco farming is a lucrative economic endeavour for smallholder farmers is demonstrably inaccurate in the context of Malawi. From the perspective of these farmers, tobacco farming is an economically challenging liveli
Tobacco Control
added Oct 11, 2016 21:47
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Cigarette smuggling causes tax loss of over $445 million a year

Tax losses reached VND6.5 trillion in 2012 and increased to VND6.7 trillion in 2013, said Mr. Mien at seminar hosted by the newspaper and the National Steering Committee on Combating Smuggling and Trade Fraudulence, which is known as Steering Committee 3
Sai Gon Giai Phong (vn)
added Oct 10, 2016 03:13
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Beedi smoking grows as price stick hurts cigarettes

While cigarettes have increasingly come under fire over health issues, triggering a sizable seven-rupee price revision per stick last week, the more deleterious beedi smoking has witnessed a disturbing spike that has translated into a windfall to the tra
The Island (lk)
added Oct 9, 2016 20:31
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[Asia-pacific] Nearly 1 billion smuggled cigarette packets annually consumed in Vietnam

causing losses of over 10,000 billion Vietnamese dong, or some 450 million US dollars, to its state budget, local media reported Sunday. The cigarette smuggling also causes losses of one million jobs for farmers and workers in the domestic tobacco indus
Global Times (cn)
added Oct 9, 2016 20:12
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Healthy Living May Mean More Healthy Years for Seniors

eat healthy, exercise regularly, keep a trim waistline and stay away from smoking can look forward to more disability-free years... "There is great concern in society that a longer life will be a great burden...also a better life in those with healthy lif
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 7, 2016 23:58
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[UK] This is how much MORE smokers are paying in life insurance - and it may surprise you

Research from Gocompare shows a 30-year-old who doesn’t smoke would pay life insurance premiums of £8.44 per month - £2,532 over a 25 year life insurance term. A smoker would pay £14.63, a hefty £4,389 over the term.
The Mirror (uk)
added Oct 7, 2016 11:02
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[California] Election 2016 FAQ: Proposition 56, Tobacco Tax Increase

The Basics In 2012, a state proposition to raise the California tobacco tax rate failed by one-half of 1 percent of the vote. Now, health advocates are trying again with Proposition 56.
Capital Public Radio (Sacramento, CA)
added Oct 7, 2016 00:51
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Is It O.K. to Find Sexual Satisfaction Outside Your Marriage? The Ethicist

I am concerned that he has placed the whole family at risk in the event that he develops a tobacco-­related illness after having become insured at nonsmoker rates.... If it came out that your son-in-law deceived his insurance company, you might raise the
New York Times
added Oct 6, 2016 16:21
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