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Economic burden from smoking-related diseases in Thailand

The total economic loss from smoking-related diseases highlights the significant loss to the society, health sector and the country's economy. Such information is crucial for informing national public health policy, particularly when a conflict arises be
Tobacco Control
added Oct 2, 2015 15:19

[Iowa] Senator: Passing smoking ban in casinos a gamble

A state senator is urging legislators to ban smoking at casinos like Prairie Meadows. And while some casino-goers are on board, others say it would hurt business. An exemption in Iowa's Smokefree Air act currently allows casino-goers to smoke inside. Th
KCCI- Channel 8 (Des Moines, IA)
added Sep 29, 2015 08:39

[Asia, India] Kerala smokers spend Rs.226 crore on heart ailments

The report is based on a one-year study on 'Economic Burden of Tobacco Related Diseases in India' conducted by the Public Health Foundation of India with support from the union ministry of health and family welfare, and the World Health Organization.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 28, 2015 17:48
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[Minnesota] Tobacco’s Cost Impact for Peripheral Artery Disease Patients

Conclusions: The authors concluded that tobacco use in PAD patients is associated with substantial increases in PAD-related hospitalizations and significantly greater costs.
American College of Cardiology
added Sep 28, 2015 17:33

[Minnesota] Medical Costs Soar for Smokers Who Develop Artery Disease

significantly increases medical costs among people with peripheral artery disease (PAD)...researchers analyzed 2011 health insurance claims data from more than 22,000 PAD patients in Minnesota, and found that annual per-patient health care costs were $18,
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 28, 2015 16:59

UN Officially Recognizes that Tobacco Makes the World Poorer

General Assembly formally adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a plan to eradicate global poverty. The goals formally recognize, on a global scale, the negative impact of tobacco consumption on health, wealth, and development and commit membe
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Sep 26, 2015 18:16

Ukip MEP Tim Aker claims smoking ban destroyed more communities than pit closures

A Ukip MEP has been slammed for saying the smoking ban destroyed more communities than pit closures that devastated thousands under Margaret Thatcher. Tim Aker stood by his remarks at the Ukip party conference in Doncaster - despite them being attacked a
The Mirror (uk)
added Sep 25, 2015 16:04

[Macau] Smoking ban forecast only to shave casino revenue

The Gaming Inspection and Co-ordination Bureau estimates that the forthcoming ban on smoking in Macau’s casinos will reduce their gross gaming revenue by between 2.76 per cent and 4.6 per cent, Health Bureau director Lei Chin Ion has said.
Macau Business (mo)
added Sep 25, 2015 14:26

[Asia-pacific] Macau total smoking ban may pare casino revenue by up to 4.6 percent

Health Bureau (SSM) says in a statement it estimates that the city's gaming revenue would be reduced by up to 4.6 percent if a blanket ban on smoking in all gaming venues was implemented, adding that it had taken a preliminary assessment conducted by the
Macau News (mo)
added Sep 25, 2015 14:25

HUBER: Make the SDGs Famous

The world cannot afford this tremendous loss of life...the greed of tobacco companies. The United Nation's new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can help reverse...SDGs ask the global community to address the health crisis spawned by tobacco use by im
Huffington Post (blog)
added Sep 23, 2015 15:50
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