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The Health 202: Montana is voting on whether the tobacco industry should pay for Medicaid expansion

The tobacco industry has spent more than $9 million to date to persuade Montana voters to vote "no" on a ballot initiative to make Medicaid expansion permanent in the state, according to state campaign finance filings. The reason that tobacco companies
Washington Post
added Sep 12, 2018 13:59
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[Asia, Pakistan] Senate panel to take up declining tobacco revenues in meeting today

The Senate Special Committee on the causes of declining tax revenues from the tobacco sector is scheduled to be held today (Wednesday). Sources in the cigarette industry informed Pakistan Today that the Senate panel is likely to finalise its recommendati
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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SKLAROFF/GAMBESCIA: Health groups slay vaping with faint praise

American Thinker
added Sep 11, 2018 21:17
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[Africa] MAGERO: DO TAX INCREASES ON TOBACCO HURT THE POOR ?

There are other strategies which may be more effective and fairer. One of those solutions is to make a less harmful alternatives available, such as electronic cigarettes or Swedish snus. E-cigarettes deliver the nicotine smokers are addicted to and simul
Medium
added Sep 11, 2018 21:17
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[Australia] New website promises packs of cigarettes for HALF-PRICE - and they claim what they're doing is 100% legal

The website RYO Solutions Australia has cropped up online offering tobacco for much less than the recommended retail price after Australian smokers were hit with another tax hike on September 1. Australians already pay the most in the world for their t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 11, 2018 16:22
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[Australia] SIDDIQI: Shisha addiction may be stronger than cigarette addiction

Given that shisha is often smoked with friends and family, its addiction may be more than just physical. This strong social element to the addiction may be the reason the smoking cessation drug, varenicline, which is effective for cigarette smokers, does
The Conversation (au)
added Sep 7, 2018 10:47
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[Colorado, Florida] Payless Cigars & Pipes Forced to Move Headquarters From Boulder

Payless Cigars & Pipes, a company owned by The Cigarette Store Corp. / Smoker Friendly was forced to move from the company headquarters in Boulder, Colo. to New Port Richey, Fla. near Tampa Bay. Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper vetoed SB 18-179, whi
Convenience Store Decisions
added Sep 5, 2018 22:03
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[Australia] GALLAGHER/GILMORE: Big Tobacco is consistently overstating black market in cigarettes – new findings

Our paper concludes that “the quality of industry data on illicit tobacco as a whole is below the expected standard to be considered reliable”. We add that the consistency of this “may indicate that the tobacco industry is deliberately producing misleadi
The Conversation (au)
added Sep 5, 2018 21:37
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[Australia] Smokers will keep on lighting up despite cigarettes hitting a $40

Smokers are facing a huge hit to their wallets when tax hikes push the price of a cigarette pack to almost $40 on Saturday - but many say they still won't quit. The second 12.5 per cent price rise in as many years drew scorn from smokers who said it hit
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 3, 2018 14:46
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[Australia] Gen Y smokers will keep on lighting up despite cigarettes hitting a WORLD RECORD $40-a-pack - as they slam the government for its 'greedy tax grab'

The second 12.5 per cent price rise in as many years drew scorn from smokers who said it hit low earners the hardest and wouldn't slash smoking rates. To make matters worse, the government's war on smoking will slug ordinary Australians an extra 12.5 pe
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 2, 2018 13:17
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