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[Asia, India] Tobacco industry facing losses of over Rs 350 crore each day as cigarette makers shut operations

"Tobacco industry is facing losses worth over Rs 350 crore each day as cigarette makers have been forced to shut operations due to lack of clarity on proposed graphic health warnings on tobacco items," the industry body said in a statement.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 12, 2016 21:57

[Asia, India] VIDEO: Cigarette production halt to put Rs 500cr loans at risk: Farmers

With Maharashtra FDA seizing cigarettes worth over Rs 300 crore owing to the pictorial warnings violation, Murali Babu of All India Farmer Association says the government should soon come up with alternatives to mitigate their risk. Maharashtra FDA has s / Television Eighteen (in)
added Apr 12, 2016 21:48

[UK] Panasonic refuses to fix couple's broken £800 42-inch flat-screen TV 'because it was damaged by their 20-a-day smoking habits'

bought their TV in 2012 but Panasonic have refused to fix the shadowing on their screen as the company said it was caused by their smoking 'Disgraceful': The 53-year-old said he would never buy another item from Panasonic following his problems
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 12, 2016 17:46

The Society of Actuaries Partners with the CDC to Improve Public Health and Reduce Healthcare Costs

CDC's 6|18 initiative... Specifically for the 6|18 initiative, the SOA will help the CDC and its partners better understand the cost saving opportunities of six common and expensive health issues – tobacco use, high blood pressure, healthcare-associated i
PR Newswire
added Apr 12, 2016 17:27

[UK] Gloria De Piero: Whinges about healthy e-cigs are just hot air

nanny-state Government warnings mean smokers who could potentially use e-cigs as an alternative are being discouraged... As an MP, I’m on a very decent salary, so I could afford to spend a tenner a day on fags. But I can get the same amount of smoke brea
The Sun (uk)
added Apr 12, 2016 14:33

For smokers, finding a job is harder

Unemployed smokers have more difficulty finding a job - and when they do find one, they tend to earn less than their smoke-free counterparts, a study suggests. Among unemployed people in the San Francisco Bay Area, nonsmokers were 30 percent more likely
added Apr 11, 2016 22:21

Likelihood of Unemployed Smokers vs Nonsmokers Attaining Reemployment in a One-Year Observational Study

Smokers had a lower likelihood of reemployment at 1 year and were paid significantly less than nonsmokers when reemployed. Treatment of tobacco use in unemployment service settings is worth testing for increasing reemployment success and financial well-be
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Apr 11, 2016 17:58

Besides Your Lungs, Smoking May Harm Your Job Prospects, Paycheck / Income difference works out to more than $8,000 annually, study finds

It's unclear why smokers might face a penalty on the job front, and factors other than smoking could explain the difference, the study authors said. However, smoking is tied to higher health care costs, down time and sick days, according to background n
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 11, 2016 17:57

[California] Smokers have harder time getting jobs, study finds

A one-year longitudinal study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine strongly suggests that smokers remain unemployed longer than nonsmokers. And when smokers do find jobs, they earn substantially less than nonsmokers.
Stanford University School of Medicine
added Apr 11, 2016 17:56
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Cigarette smoking could burn your job prospects

"There's been good knowledge of the harms of smoking in terms of health, but it's also important to appreciate the fiscal harms of tobacco use," lead study author Judith Prochaska, PhD, MPH, an associate professor of medicine at the Stanford University S
added Apr 11, 2016 17:53
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