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Monograph 21: The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Control (PDF) (688pp)

Conclusion 1: The global health and economic burden of tobacco use is enormous and is increasingly borne by low- and middle-income countries. As chapter 2 shows, the number of smokers age 15 years and older in the world—about 1.1 billion—has changed
Cancer Control and Population Services (NCI)
added Jan 10, 2017 16:25

NCI Tobacco Control Monograph Series 21 - The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Control

This monograph, a collaboration between the National Cancer Institute and WHO, examines the current research and evidence base surrounding the economics of tobacco control—including tobacco use, tobacco growing, manufacturing and trade, tobacco product t
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 10, 2017 16:21

Tobacco control can save billions of dollars and millions of lives

Policies to control tobacco use, including tobacco tax and price increases, can generate significant government revenues for health and development work, according to a new landmark global report from WHO and the National Cancer Institute of the United St
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 10, 2017 16:20

Smoking costs the world economy $1 trillion per year, World Health Organization says

A study published Tuesday, Jan. 10, said smoking will kill a third more people by 2030, rising from six to eight million deaths a year. The World Health Organization and the U.S. National Cancer Institute's study also said smoking costs the global econom
Washington Post
added Jan 10, 2017 16:18

Smoking costs $1 trillion, soon to kill 8 million a year: WHO/NCI study

Smoking costs the global economy more than $1 trillion a year, and will kill one third more people by 2030 than it does now, according to a study by the World Health Organization and the U.S. National Cancer Institute published on Tuesday. That cost far
added Jan 10, 2017 16:14

[Europe, India] Nicotine not an EU target

The EU Commission has no intention of proposing that the nicotine content of cigarettes should be reduced. In a preamble to a question submitted to the Commission before the November meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP) to the World Health Org
Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 9, 2017 21:01

[UK] Southampton smokers buying cheap cigarettes 'unknowingly funding international terrorism'

That’s the fear of experts who say that millions of pounds in profits from illegal and fake tobacco products easily available from rogue traders is finding its way into the pockets of the worst of criminals and killers. This week the Daily Echo has reve
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Jan 9, 2017 02:10

What to Expect From Big Tobacco In 2017

Through price hikes, cost-cutting, and consolidation, U.S. tobacco companies have continued doing well. With the industry's most basic problem -- fewer smokers in many areas -- still front and center 2017 is likely to hold more of the same. Also look fo
Motley Fool
added Jan 6, 2017 01:52

[Mid-east, Syria] WILLIAMS: Time to Defund the Taxpayer-Subsidized United Nations

In the midst of a raging civil war, the World Health Organization has recently pushed the Syrian government to reduce smoking rates in its country. This is a clear indication that the United Nations is out of touch with what’s important.
added Jan 6, 2017 01:16

Working Together Around The World To Kick The Big Tobacco Habit

In the ten years since Bloomberg’s first commitment, Bloomberg Philanthropies has been pleased to partner with more than 110 countries and five international partner organizations to tirelessly fight to end the global tobacco epidemic. The decade-long fi
Health Affairs (ca)
added Jan 6, 2017 01:04
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