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Average cost of a Nevada smoker? $1.3 million

The average Nevada smoker spends more than $1.3 million over a lifetime, including the cumulative economic toll of a pack per day for several decades, health care expenditures, income losses and other costs... The cost in Nevada could grow because Gov. B
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Jan 24, 2015 14:26

[New Zealand] Smokers growing own tobacco

Tauranga smokers are exploring cheaper alternatives after feeling the blow of the 10 per cent tax increase on tobacco this year. Entrepreneurial home tobacco plant growers are cashing in on the price hike and using websites and social media pages to sell
New Zealand Herald
added Jan 23, 2015 17:36

Research: Minnesota's Smoking Rate Falls to 14.4 Percent / Majority of Minnesotans who quit smoking say cigarette tax helped them

14.4 percent, the lowest rate ever recorded in the state and a significant decrease from 2010, the last time the rate was measured. Conducted by ClearWay MinnesotaSM and the Minnesota Department of Health, the MATS research project is the most thorough a
PR Newswire
added Jan 23, 2015 13:56
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Raise it for Health coalition: Tobacco tax working / Fewer Minnesotans smoking than ever before

Raise it for Health, a coalition of Minnesota's leading health and nonprofit organizations, responded to the 2014 Minnesota Adult Tobacco Survey (MATS) released earlier today. The research shows that 14.4 percent of adult Minnesotans now smoke - a sharp d
PR Newswire
added Jan 23, 2015 13:54

[Kyrgyzstan] KUDRYAVTSEVA: Excise tax on cigarettes: health care or step into abyss?

In fact, "gradual" increase in base rates of excise duty looks rather as an attempt to squeeze cheap cigarettes out of the market. Judge for yourself... If the main purpose of the bill is a concern about health of Kyrgyz citizens, then why there is such
The News Agency (kg)
added Jan 23, 2015 11:53

Wendell Ford, Democratic governor and senator from Kentucky, dies at 90

mounted an opposition to the tobacco tax that was proposed to underwrite the Clinton administration’s ill-fated health-care plan...opposed regulation of tobacco by the [FDA]... “A lot of kids in our state can go to college because they have an acre of tob
The Washington Post
added Jan 22, 2015 19:40

Should the government be doing more to reduce smoking?

report from the American Lung Association finds 2014 was a bad year for furthering the agenda to make the country as smoke-free as possible....not a single state passed comprehensive smoke-free laws or significantly increased tobacco taxes
added Jan 21, 2015 17:18

Tobacco and Smoking | Gallup Historical Trends

As a result of increased restrictions on smoking in public places, do you feel unjustly discriminated against as a smoker, or do you think the restrictions are justified? harmful do you feel secondhand smoke is to adults
Gallup Organization
added Jan 21, 2015 11:02

The Logical Approach to Illogical e-Cigarette Taxation

Ahead of the eCig East Coast: Industry Conference, eCig Global spoke with Patricia Kovacevic, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Associate General Counsel at Lorillard Tobacco Company (blu eCigs) about their outlook on tax policy and what can be done to mak
PR Newswire
added Jan 21, 2015 10:51

[Asia, India] Cigarette Taxes Weigh on ITC Results, Shares Fall

profit fell slightly short of analyst estimates as higher taxes on cigarettes and a government push to discourage tobacco consumption hurt sales, sending shares down 5 per cent Wednesday.
added Jan 21, 2015 10:22
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