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[Asia-pacific] As Congress Reviews Trans-Pacific Partnership Following ITC Report, Provision Protecting Tobacco Control Measures Warrants Strong Support

Some members of Congress from tobacco-growing states have indicated they will oppose the TPP because of this provision. If they do so, the ITC report underscores that they will be hurting the overall agricultural interests of their states and even the int
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 21, 2016 01:18
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] More government action needed to reverse the smoking epidemic in the Americas

The report provides the most up-to-date picture of the smoking epidemic in PAHO's 35 Member States 10 years after the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) took effect. According to the report, only half the population of the Americas (the i
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 20, 2016 23:02
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] PAHO: More government action needed to reverse smoking epidemic in region

According to the report, only half the population of the Americas (the inhabitants of 17 of 35 countries) is fully protected from the harmful effects of tobacco smoke by laws requiring smoke-free environments in all enclosed public places and workplaces
Caribbean360 (bb)
added May 20, 2016 22:53
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[Philippines, UK] Sin City: cheapest places in the world for drinking, smoking and dating

The report declared the Filipino capital of Manila to be the cheapest city in the world for smoking and drinking, at just $11.60 for five pints and two packets of smokes, followed by South Africa's Johannesburg ($14) and Cape Town ($14.10).
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 19, 2016 21:10
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How Much Can the USA Reduce Health Care Costs by Reducing Smoking?

Increasing taxes reduces smoking and raises government revenue; smoke free policies are widely supported by the public in many countries and not expensive to enforce. The same is true for restrictions on tobacco industry promotion of cigarettes. The chal
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added May 19, 2016 16:12
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Healthcare costs nosedive when smokers quit

When cigarette smokers quit, societal healthcare costs immediately plunge, a new study shows. If 10 percent of American smokers gave up cigarettes and the rest cut back by 10 percent, the U.S. could shave $63 billion off medical costs the next year, the
Reuters
added May 18, 2016 22:14
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Altria Leads Cigarette Price Increase

“From a timing perspective, this price increase is roughly in line with [Altria’s] cigarette price increase last year that became effective on May 17, 2015,” Wells Fargo analyst Bonnie Herzog wrote in a research note. “We had been anticipating this price
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 18, 2016 17:07
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[Australia] BUDGET 2016-17

The Government will implement a further four annual 12.5 per cent increases in tobacco excise and excise equivalent customs duties, with the first increase to take effect on 1 September 2017. This will replicate the annual increases that have been in pla
Australian Government: Budget (au)
added May 18, 2016 14:03
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[California] Calpers accelerates timeline for tobacco study

The board of the California Public Employees' Retirement System on Monday shortened the timeline for the completion of a study examining its 16-year-old decision to divest from tobacco.
Reuters
added May 18, 2016 06:45
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why tobacco would be a costly reinvestment for california pension

In the past 15 years smoking has cost California an estimated $200 billion in health care costs borne by the state and has cost California businesses $10.35 billion in lost productivity. The best approach for California and its residents is to remain dive
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 17, 2016 16:51
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