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VIDEOS: Smokers Wage Gap Costs Young Smokers Up to $10,000 Per Year

According to a survey from Truth Initiative, 88 percent of young adults aged 15-25 years did not know smokers earn 20 percent less than non-smokers. During the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards (VMA’s) on August 28th, truth will shine a spotlight on the “smok
PR Newswire
added Aug 25, 2016 05:19

Prices for Tobacco and Nontobacco Products in Pharmacies Versus Other Stores: Results From Retail Marketing Surveillance in California and in the United States

Compared with other stores, pharmacies charged customers less for cigarettes and more for bottled water. State and local policies to promote tobacco-free pharmacies would eliminate an important source of discounted cigarettes.
American Journal of Public Health
added Aug 25, 2016 04:29

[UK] PHILLIPS : Economics holds the smoking gun for why e-cigarettes shouldn’t be discouraged

If the goal of public policy is really to make people better off, anti-smoking policies that encourage abstinence above all, with switching offered only as an inferior second choice, are backward and impossible to justify
City A.M. (uk)
added Aug 24, 2016 13:43

Effects of Large Financial Incentives for Long-Term Smoking Cessation A Randomized Trial

Conclusions In low-income smokers who did not receive face-to-face or telephone smoking cessation counseling, large financial incentives increased long-term rates of smoking cessation. (Financial incentives for smoking cessation in low-income smokers;
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
added Aug 23, 2016 22:24

NOVELLO: Crackdown on e-cigarettes, cigars will prevent death, disease : The Front Burner

Though the livelihood of small businesses may be at risk by these regulations, and I'm aware that small-cigar makers are clamoring, the FDA has recognized the increased costs of such tobacco regulations. The agency is taking steps to help businesses navi
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Aug 17, 2016 14:51

SULLUM: FDA E-Cigarette Regulations Give Smoking a Boost

companies...are forbidden to share potentially lifesaving information about those products with their customers. They are also forbidden to make their products safer...FDA literally assigns zero value to the lives of smokers who would have quit were it no
Reason Magazine
added Aug 16, 2016 17:40

New Study Of E-Cigarette Users Finds Implementation Of FDA Deeming Rule Could Create A Black Market For Vaping Products And Drive Users Back To Tobacco

Center for Substance Use Research (CSUR) has identified the potential for serious adverse health effects to arise from recently implemented regulations governing e-cigarettes. These include the very high likelihood that current e-cigarette users will cont
PR Newswire
added Aug 15, 2016 19:30

EDITORIAL: Paying Smokers to Quit / Does It Work? Should We Do It?∗

Although cessation medications and behavioral therapies improve success rates, recent research in behavioral economics suggests an interesting, simple approach: pay smokers to quit. This idea has been tested in a few studies.
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
added Aug 15, 2016 19:17

Medical costs and quality-adjusted life years associated with smoking: a systematic review [FREE FULL TEXT]

Current estimates of the lifetime medical care costs and the QALYs associated with smoking are dated and do not reflect the latest evidence on the health effects of smoking, nor the current costs and benefits of smoking cessation and prevention. Given the
BioMed Central (uk)
added Aug 15, 2016 19:08

Philip Morris Wants FCA Cig Suit Unlit At DC Circ. ($$)

urged the D.C. Circuit on Monday to keep a would-be False Claims Act whistleblower's suit snuffed out, arguing his rehearing bid sees nonexistent differences between appellate findings on claims the military was overcharged for cigarettes. There is no di
added Aug 9, 2016 20:54
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