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EDITORIAL: The Assault on Health and Safety Begins

The third bill, the Regulatory Accountability Act, is arguably the most dangerous of all because, as the most arcane, it is likeliest to fly under the public radar. It would complicate the already slow rule-making process by imposing dozens of new legal
New York Times
added Jan 17, 2017 22:04
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Smoking Costs the Average New York Smoker $2,313,025 Over a Lifetime

When a friend of mine moved back to Buffalo from Seattle a couple of years ago, one of the first things that she said to me was that she was surprised at how many people still smoked here. Before she mentioned that, I never thought much about it, because
Buffalo (NY) Rising
added Jan 17, 2017 19:14
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[South Carolina] How much does smoking cost over a lifetime? More than you think.

Wallet Hub ranked every U.S. state by the lifetime and annual costs of smoking. South Carolina is eighth from the bottom in the newly released report because of relatively low cigarette and tobacco tax costs, but the overall price tag is still sobering: $
(Hilton Head, SC) Island Packet
added Jan 17, 2017 19:14
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Alabama ranks high in study of the cost of smoking

Alabama came in 6th on the list just behind Tennessee and Mississippi. Over the course of a smoker's lifetime, they will spend on average $1,196,752 in smoking related expenses. In a year the expenses can also pile up, totaling on average about $23,00
WAAYTV (Huntsville, AL)
added Jan 17, 2017 19:14
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Study: Kentucky is the cheapest state for smokers

A new study reveals that Kentucky has the lowest smoking costs in the United States- but you'll still be spending a lot of money. Personal-finance website Wallethub released a new report in an effort to encourage the estimated 36.5 million tobacco users
WXIX-FOX19 (Cincinnatti, OH)
added Jan 17, 2017 19:13
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WalletHub: How much does it cost to smoke in Connecticut?

The site found that Connecticut is the third most expensive state for smokers both over a lifetime and over the course of one year.
Connecticut Post
added Jan 17, 2017 19:12
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The Real Cost of Smoking by State

Since 1964, smoking-related illnesses have claimed 20 million lives in the U.S., 2.5 million of which belonged to nonsmokers who developed diseases merely from secondhand-smoke exposure. However, the economic and societal costs of smoking-related issues
WalletHub
added Jan 17, 2017 15:21
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Trump Health Secretary Pick’s Longtime Foes: Big Government and Insurance Companies

In Congress, he has taken stances seen as antithetical to public health, opposing regulating tobacco as a drug and favoring legislation that would make it easier to sell bullets that can pierce armor.
New York Times
added Jan 17, 2017 15:12
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[Canada] A day at a time: Celebrating National Non-Smoking Week

“Since 1977, we have observed National Non-Smoking Week as one of the longest-running public health events in Canada’s history. Each year we take the opportunity to emphasize the importance of quitting smoking, even trying it ‘one day at a time’ on Weedl
Government of British Columbia (ca)
added Jan 16, 2017 21:53
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Posey Reintroduces Bill To Block FDA Regulation Of Premium Cigars

U.S. Representative Bill Posey (R-FL) reintroduced a house bill, called the "Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2017," to block the U.S. Food & Drug Administration's efforts to impose its regulation on the premium
Cigar Aficionado
added Jan 16, 2017 21:20
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