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Smoking Linked to $278 Billion in Losses for US Employers

As employers increasingly engage in improving the health of their workers, smoking cessation programs continue to represent a substantial means of reducing healthcare costs and absenteeism. Although other wellbeing-based programs can and should be embrac
Gallup Organization
added Sep 26, 2013 04:45
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[UK] Director of Public Health Annual Report (PDF)

• We need to continue to focus on reducing smoking rates in Warwickshire. All NHS and local government contracts should include a commitment to smoking cessation and tobacco control as standard. A robust smoking cessation policy should be a standard compo
Warwickshire Public Health (uk)
added Sep 17, 2013 07:25
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] 10 ASEAN countries are home to 10 percent of world’s adult smokers

The 10 ASEAN countries are home to 10 percent of the world’s 1.25 billion adult smokers with 17.3 million of them from the Philippines, a report of the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) showed. Based on the 2013 ASEAN Tobacco Control Atlas
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Sep 15, 2013 10:31
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Focus on Sin Taxes

On June 1, the Tax Foundation observed that after the District of Columbia raised its cigarette tax from $2 to $2.50, revenue from the tax fell 24%. It had projected a revenue increase of almost $10 million, but revenues actually fell by $5 million over
The Fiscal Times
added Sep 15, 2013 10:25
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[Europe, UK] Johan Gabrielsson

In 2011, Swedish Match recruited Gabrielsson through PR firm Kreab Gavin Anderson, employing him specifically to lobby the European Commission in Brussels on the revision of the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), in particular the EU ban on snus. In a 201
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Sep 1, 2013 12:04
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Critical Scientists

1 Scientists sceptical of Tobacco Control methods and practice 1.1 Arnett Jr., Jerome C. 1.2 Bourque, Jean-Jacques 1.3 Button, Phil ... Although there are many more scientists beyond those listed here who partly or fully
TobaccoControl Tactics
added Sep 1, 2013 11:55
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The Heartland Institute

In the 1990s, Heartland Institute worked with the tobacco company Philip Morris to question the science linking second-hand smoke to health risks, and lobbied against government public health reforms. Heartland continues to maintain a "Smoker's Lounge" s
DeSmogBlog
added Sep 1, 2013 11:47
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Americans Who Hate Their Jobs Are More Likely to Smoke

Americans who are emotionally disconnected from their work and workplace, or "actively disengaged," are slightly more likely to smoke than those who are "engaged" or "not engaged" on the job. Eighteen percent of actively disengaged workers smoke vs. 15% o
Gallup Organization
added Aug 29, 2013 12:40
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State/federal effort to reduce illegal tobacco sales to minors shows continued success

A new report on the Synar Amendment program – a federal and state partnership aimed at ending illegal tobacco sales to minors -- shows that all the states and the District of Columbia have continued to meet their goals of curtailing sales of tobacco to u
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
added Aug 27, 2013 11:05
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Underage tobacco sales bottom out

Retail tobacco sales to minors has dropped from 40 percent in 1997 to just 9.1 percent this year following implementation of a federal-state inspection program intended to curb underage smoking.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 27, 2013 11:03
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