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Here's Where Smoking Even The Occasional Cigarette Will Cost You Serious Cash

A new report from highlights how much the cost of a life insurance policy changes depending on age, sex, and lifestyle, and that the change is pretty significant. Smokers see the most drastic price increase. On average, they pay 235%
Business Insider
added Jul 29, 2014 02:04

[Canada, UK] AUDIO: E-cigarette market on fire while scientists wage heated debate

legislators are talking about — and enacting — regulations, and more and more research is published every month. But the jury is still out on their safety, and whether they are a gateway to smoking.
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 29, 2014 01:57
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[Asia] Tobacco Consumption High among Indian Females: Government

The use of smokeless forms of tobacco is more prevalent (18.4 percent) among females than smoking forms (2.9 percent), Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan pointed out in Rajya Sabha. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (
International Business Times
added Jul 29, 2014 01:46

Evidence from UK Casts Doubt on Assertion that Electronic Cigarettes are a Gateway to Youth Smoking Addiction

Ironically, banning the flavors in electronic cigarettes could have the perverse effect of decreasing e-cigarette use but increasing use of real tobacco cigarettes. Hopefully, the FDA will examine this issue closely before taking the advice of anti-smoki
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jul 29, 2014 01:30

Reynolds sponsors study of e-cigs

A subsidiary of Reynolds American Inc. is sponsoring a federal study to determine what potential risks there are in the vapor smoke emitted from an electronic cigarette. The study began in May with 72 participants at Clinical Research Atlanta and is expe
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 29, 2014 01:17

Men Pay 38% More for Life Insurance Than Women, Smokers Pay 235% More Than Non-Smokers Age is Another Key Factor; Rates Rise Sharply After Age 35

according to a new report. The gap grows with age: for example, 25-year-old men pay 25% more than 25-year-old women for the same policy. At age 45, men pay 32% more than women, and at age 65, the gap grows to 40%.
PR Newswire
added Jul 29, 2014 00:40

[Denmark] Smoking Worsens Psoriatic Arthritis

Patients with psoriatic arthritis who smoke have worse patient-reported disease features at baseline and don't respond as well as nonsmokers to anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF) treatment, a Danish study found.
MedPage Today
added Jul 28, 2014 23:52

[Asia, India] 67.2% of Mizoram population use tobacco

As per latest Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) 2009 - 2010, 67.2% of Mizoram population is using tobacco. Mizoram Chief Secretary L. Tochhong, the Chairman of State Level Coordination Committee (Tobacco Control), disclosed this today in the first meetin
Morung Express (in)
added Jul 28, 2014 23:46

MYERS: Taxes on cigarettes help reduce number of smokers

As the scientific evidence and even the new Gallup poll show, such tax increases will impact the behavior of large numbers of smokers, saving many from a premature death.
The Hill
added Jul 28, 2014 23:42

[UK, North Carolina, Ohio] FLOC, British reps vow to fight for workers

A Toledo-based union vowed to fight for tobacco field workers who live and labor largely hidden from view — an underground world of deep poverty and grim conditions ...pledged to take the fight for farm worker reforms to their home country. They plan to
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Jul 28, 2014 22:17
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