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[New York] EDITORIAL: Sale of tobacco products is incompatible with the healthful goal of pharmacies

The effort in Erie County to ban stores with pharmacies from selling cigarettes and e-cigarettes would close the “disconnect” that allows stores dedicated to health to sell a product that damages health. Along the way, it might also save some taxpayer m
Buffalo (NY) News
added Mar 9, 2016 16:54

[UK] HUNT: No Smoking Day: why tobacco (still) isn’t a ‘done deal’

So yesterday, we handed in our solution – supported by Kevin Barron MP and more than 16,000 members of the public – to secure the future of these services. We’re proposing a modest levy on the profits made by the tobacco industry – a group who made glob
Cancer Research UK (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 16:42

[UK] HEALTH WARNING: Smoking will cause more than '1.3 MILLION new illnesses in Britain'

Analysis by Cancer Research UK and the UK Health Forum reveals the figure will include almost 600,000 cases of cancer. If current trends continue the number of smokers is on course to fall 10 per cent by 2035 but the charity wants to see this drop to fiv
The [London, UK] Express
added Mar 9, 2016 15:02

[UK] National No Smoking Day 2016: Quitting for a year could earn you a new kitchen

And some other financial benefits... 1. Life Insurance Smokers pay more for life insurance, with premiums often double those of a non-smoker, according to Moneysupermarket. Smoking increases the risk of coronary heart diseases, stroke and a variety of c
The Mirror (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 14:55


According to Bloomberg, the sales of illicit cigarettes cost the country Rs 24 billion of tax evasion in 2014, as per the market research company Nielsen. The current government increased taxes on cigarettes and other consumer goods last year in order to
Business Recorder (pk)
added Mar 9, 2016 14:42

[Asia] In Pakistan, Cigarettes May Be Hazardous to Your Fiscal Health

Local brands are starting to take away market share from rivals marketed by British American Tobacco Plc and Phillip Morris International Inc. The reason is simple: They cost less than the 36-rupee ($0.34) tax imposed on a legitimate pack of cigarettes.
Bloomberg News
added Mar 9, 2016 02:49

[Canada] No buts about it: BC study says tobacco companies must deal with waste butts

A single tossed cigarette butt may seem inconsequential, but researchers say more than five trillion waste butts accumulate in the global environment each year, resulting in degradation, costly cleanup and emergency response. Tobacco manufacturers shoul
660 News (Calgary, ALB) (ca)
added Mar 8, 2016 17:07

[UK] Prison bosses braced for lawsuits from ex-lags after report warns of passive smoking dangers

A new secret report into the dangers of passive smoking in prisons is set to spark compensation claims by LAGS - running into millions of pounds. Murders, rapists and paedophiles who were non-smokers in jail will be “lining up” for huge paydays - with c
The Mirror (uk)
added Mar 7, 2016 17:34

SLIDE SHOW: Optimizing the Public Health Impact of Tobacco Taxes

This keynote presentation was given by Dr. Frank J. Chaloupka at the opening of the annual meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco on March 2, 2016, in Chicago, Illinois.
Tobacconomics (Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago)
added Mar 7, 2016 09:42

FEARON: Why We Keep Cigarettes in Our Budget

he’s not quitting anytime soon so he’s still going to smoke and therefore our budget would be wrecked every month. Trust me, I don’t like that line item in our budget but without it, our budget fails.
The Budget Mama
added Mar 7, 2016 08:13
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