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[UK] Cigarettes cost 50% more in minimum price plan ($$)

Plans to force a minimum price upon cigarette makers could see the cost of even the cheapest pack rise to £8.68 — a jump of almost 50%. The chancellor could introduce a tax floor on cigarettes in the autumn statement this month, according to industry so
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 6, 2016 17:03

[UK] Cancer deaths among women to rise 60% by 2030, new reports warn

Two reports have warned of an explosion in cancer deaths among women... already killing one in seven women around the world, said the ACS report... All four of the deadliest cancers – breast, colorectal, lung and cervical cancer – are mostly preventable
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 5, 2016 19:52

[New Zealand] READER REPORT: 'I want to die early and harm those I love'

One of the first assertions Giddy makes is that society casts smokers aside as lepers. This was probably accurate a decade ago, but now “lepers” is a word often used by pro-tobacco lobbyists attempting to gain favour with smokers as they claim it’s gover
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 5, 2016 13:46

EDITORIAL: The U.S. Needs Ugly Smoking Pictures, Too

the delay has been time enough for more than 3 million Americans to start smoking -- half of whom will probably die as a result. The new evidence of graphic labels’ life-saving potential should make it easier for the FDA to justify a revised set of labels
Bloomberg News
added Nov 4, 2016 23:45

New Business Pulse focuses on helping businesses improve employee health by reducing tobacco use

(CDC) Foundation today releases Business Pulse: Tobacco Use to help businesses improve employee health—and overall business health—by reducing tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure. Smoking hurts the U.S. economy, costing more than $300 billion annua
CDC Foundation
added Nov 3, 2016 15:42

Women's cancer deaths expected to rise 60% by 2030

But the biggest leap in deaths from cancer is expected to come from low- and middle-income countries, according to the report presented at the World Cancer Congress in Paris on Tuesday. Though women in these countries are living longer, they were also fo
added Nov 3, 2016 15:02

Mandating a Reduction in the Nicotine Content of Cigarettes Would Likely Decrease Both the Rate and Prevalence of Smoking

51% of participants who smoked 22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine cigarettes predicted that they would quit within one year...Addiction Journal published online a new report investigating smokers’ cost sensitivity for Very Low Nicotine cigarettes. Led by D
Business Wire
added Nov 2, 2016 15:27

[California] Responding to Deceptive Ads Against Prop 56, Health Groups Send Giant $3.5 Billion Invoice to Big Tobacco for Cost of Treating Tobacco-Related Diseases in Medi-Cal

Merced, CA —In one of the California counties where over half of residents depend on Medi-Cal coverage, health advocates and providers unveiled and sent Big Tobacco a giant invoice calling on them to take responsibility for the over $3.5 billion burden th
Yes on
added Nov 2, 2016 07:07

[Africa, India, Nigeria] Environmentalists Call for Support to hold Tobacco Companies liable for tobacco harms

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to participate in the seventh session of the conference of parties (COP7) meeting... The Nigerian Spokesperson for the Network for Accountabilty of Tobacco Transnationals, NATT, Philip Jakpor said , “Nigeria and oth
Nigerian Observer (ng)
added Nov 2, 2016 06:31

How Medicaid and Other Public Policies Affect Use of Tobacco Cessation Therapy, United States, 2010–2014 [FREE FULL TEXT]

States could increase efforts to quit by developing more comprehensive coverage and reducing barriers to coverage. Reductions in barriers could bolster smoking cessation rates, and the costs would be small compared with the costs of treating smoking-rela
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:01
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