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GAROFALO: Obama Hurting U.S. Small Business by Easing Restriction on Cuban Cigars – A David Garofalo Editorial

All other cigars except Cubans have to first pay the Federal, State – Children’s Health Insurance Program (S-CHIP) Tax which was incidentally the very first new tax signed into law under the Obama administration on February 4, 2009. This is a tax on ciga
The Cigar Authority
added Oct 25, 2016 19:36

You can blame cigarettes for nearly 3 in 10 cancer deaths in the U.S., study says

Cigarette smoking can be blamed for at least 167,133 cancer deaths in the U.S. in a single year, according to a new report. These are only the deaths due to the 12 categories of cancer that the U.S. Surgeon General blames on smoking (a list that includes
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 25, 2016 13:50

UCLA's Dr. Michael Ong Can Comment On How Laws, Cigarette Taxes Can Curb Cancer Deaths

A new study by the American Cancer Society has found that that at least 167,000 cancer deaths in 2014—about 29 percent of all deaths due to the disease in the United States—were attributable to smoking cigarettes. The results were published today in JAMA
added Oct 25, 2016 13:36

[New Mexico] Feds sue Sandia Tobacco for $4.7M

The filing claims the cigarette, cigar and roll-your-own tobacco company has failed to comply with the payment terms of mulitiple promissory notes...the Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act of 2004. To ease the industry’s transition to a free market, th
Albuquerque Journal
added Oct 25, 2016 13:29

Burden of cancer deaths from smoking heaviest in U.S. south

Of all cancer deaths in the U.S., the share that’s related to smoking varies considerably by region, with southern states bearing the heaviest burden, according to a new study. With up to 40 percent of cancer deaths attributable to smoking in some areas
added Oct 25, 2016 12:28

Who's Leading the Leading Health Indicators? Tobacco

Leading Health Indicators (LHIs) are critical health issues that—if tackled appropriately—will dramatically reduce the leading causes of death and preventable illnesses. The Tobacco Use LHIs are: Adult cigarette smoking (TU-1.1) Adolescent cigarette smo
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
added Oct 24, 2016 20:11

Smoking Still Takes Big Toll in U.S. Cancer Deaths

Habit is linked to close to one-third of fatal cancers in people 35 and older, study finds
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 24, 2016 19:33

Southern Discomfort: Top for Smoking-Related Cancer Deaths

Despite a drop of more than 50% in the prevalence of cigarette smoking in the last five decades, 40 million Americans are still lighting up — but more so in the South, where over 95% of US tobacco is grown, than elsewhere across the nation.
Medical Tribune
added Oct 24, 2016 19:32

State-Level Cancer Mortality Attributable to Cigarette Smoking in the United States

Findings In this study of population-attributed fraction of cancer deaths due to cigarette smoking, cigarette smoking explained a high proportion of cancer deaths in all states, but this proportion was highest in several Southern states, notably Kentuck
JAMA Ophthalmology
added Oct 24, 2016 19:29

One-fourth of US cancer deaths linked with 1 thing: smoking

The American Cancer Society study found the highest rate among men in Arkansas, where 40 percent of cancer deaths were linked to cigarette smoking. Kentucky had the highest rate among women - 29 percent. The lowest rates were in Utah, where 22 percent o
Fox News
added Oct 24, 2016 19:24
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