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[UK] 80-a-day smoker stubs out habit after realising it cost more than her MORTGAGE

SMOKER Paula Garnett finally quit her 80-a-day habit – after she realised it was costing more than her MORTGAGE. Paula, 59, was forking out around £345 a month in repayments for her three-bed semi - compared to £370 on her favourite Sterling cigarettes.
The Sun (uk)
added Jan 7, 2016 16:51

Smoking prevention gets just small slice of Maryland’s $2.3B from tobacco settlement

But about 15 years and $2.3 billion later — and despite the creation of the state’s Cigarette Restitution Fund to deter and repair damage from tobacco — smoking remains a statewide health concern....tobacco lobbyist Bruce Bereano, thought states used it
Baltimore (MD) Post-Examiner
added Jan 5, 2016 19:10

[UK] Contract for new Quit 51 stop smoking service saves county council £750,000

Quit 51 has now taken over from the old Pheonix Stop Smoking Service, and is funded by Lincolnshire County Council.. The switch-over came into force on January 1 and the new service will run face to face clinics, group support, telephone and online sup
This is Lincolnshire (Lincolnshire Echo) (uk)
added Jan 5, 2016 16:50
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Drinking, smoking, obesity cause W23 tril. in socioeconomic costs

The Health Insurance Policy Research Institute released the study on the socioeconomic effects of major health risk factors. The social and economic costs include direct costs such as medical and nursing expenses and indirect costs such as future income
Korea Times (kr)
added Jan 4, 2016 18:50

[Canada] B.C. makes quitting smoking easier

The B.C. government's quit-smoking assistance program is now available to people who drop by a pharmacy to qualify for free nicotine replacement products. As of Jan. 1, 2016, participants no longer have to register by calling 8-1-1 to reach the HealthLi
Vernon (BC) Morning Star (ca)
added Jan 1, 2016 18:46

[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Our view: Tobacco profiteering shows character of NJ government

Subsequent governors have refinanced McGreevey's wasteful money grab... New Jersey government is pocketing all of that money, not spending a dime...New Jersey will have to spend more in the future to deal with the expensive effects of tobacco addiction,
The Press of Atlantic City
added Dec 30, 2015 23:19

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] GOMEZ: Why I Vape

One reader tells of how as a former lifelong tobacco smoker, switching to vaping allowed him to kick his cigarette habit completely with no withdrawal symptoms whatsoever. (my)
added Dec 29, 2015 16:18

[UK] Lincolnshire stop-smoking service to be launched in New Year

A new service to help people quit smoking in the New Year is predicted to save Lincolnshire County Council around £750,000 per year. Stop-smoking specialists Quit 51 have been commissioned by the county council to provide face-to-face clinics, group, tel
The Lincolnite (uk)
added Dec 22, 2015 21:35

[Africa, Botswana] Govt loses millions to illegal tobacco trade

Recently, the Botswana Police reported an annual loss of P 3,328,000 through cigarette smuggling at the Tlokweng border...the MoH, in collaboration with the World Bank, is conducting a workshop aimed at eliminating illicit trade on tobacco products in th
Mmegi (bw)
added Dec 21, 2015 14:45

[Asia-pacific, Australia] TIENHAARA: The dismissal of a case against plain cigarette packaging is good news for taxpayers

I only wish to caution that we should be wary of anyone who suggests that the decision demonstrates that ISDS isn't problematic. Australia dodged a bullet on this one. That doesn't mean we are bullet-proof.
The Age (au)
added Dec 20, 2015 19:38
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