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LGA Responds To Research From ASH On Cost Of Smoking To Social Care

'Social care faces a funding gap of least £2.6 billion by 2020, and government needs to urgently inject genuinely new money into the support councils provide for our elderly and vulnerable residents. 'The cuts by government to councils' public health gra
added Jan 30, 2017 18:19
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the impact of smoking related ill health on the social care system, at a cost of £1.4 billion every year, up from £1.1billion in 2014. This is made up of £760 million in costs borne by local authorities, with a further £630 million being spent by those
ASH London (uk)
added Jan 30, 2017 16:01

[UK] Burning Injustice / Reducing tobacco-driven harm and inequality (PDF)

The tobacco manufacturers, whose products cause so much health, social and economic damage, should make a greater contribution to mitigating that harm. The four major tobacco manufacturers remain among the most profitable companies on Earth, so they co
ASH London (uk)
added Jan 30, 2017 15:53

Anti-Tobacco Groups Worried About Trump, Congress

expressed concern that many of these hard-fought gains will be rolled back by the new administration and Congress. "There is no question that what government does makes a big difference," Matthew L. Myers of Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids told MedPage Tod
MedPage Today
added Jan 30, 2017 15:34

[UK] Smoking 'creates £760 million annual social care bill'

Smoking is costing local authorities £760 million a year in social care, a new report warns. The All Party Parliamentary Group on Smoking and Health urged the Government to renew its efforts to drive down smoking rates and look at ways to force tobacco fi
Luton Today (uk)
added Jan 30, 2017 15:03

[Caribbean] ETIENNE: Curbing the Tobacco Epidemic in the Americas

disproportionately affect low- and middle-income countries, where more than 80% of the world’s smokers now live, including 127 million, in the Region of the Americas. Considering its tremendous health and economic costs, the tobacco epidemic has the poten
Caribbean360 (bb)
added Jan 30, 2017 01:01

use of multiple products dominates youth tobacco patterns

“This study highlights the complexity of tobacco use patterns in U.S. middle and high school students,” said Dr. Andrea Villanti, director of regulatory science and policy at Schroeder Institute and lead author of the study. “Future studies addressing th
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 29, 2017 14:26

Despite cigarette tax increase, Pennsylvania gets another failing grade on tobacco control

"The 15th annual report grades states and the federal government on policies to prevent and reduce tobacco use," Fox43 reported, noting that most other state and the federal government also received poor marks. "Pennsylvania has not increased the age of
Lancaster Online (Lancaster Newspapers)
added Jan 28, 2017 21:16
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[California] Glendale earns an 'A' for anti-smoking efforts; Burbank scores a 'B' Smoking

For the seventh year in a row, Glendale earned an A grade from the American Lung Assn. when it comes to its anti-smoking laws, with neighboring Burbank receiving a B for the same length of time. Since 2009, the agency rates 482 cities and 58 counties th
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 28, 2017 21:03
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[California] High Desert cities receive failing grades in annual tobacco report

handed out failing grades throughout California with the release of its annual State of Tobacco Control 2017 Report, and local municipalities were not spared. In a showing that mirrored the majority of San Bernardino County, Adelanto, Apple Valley, Barsto
Victor Valley (CA) Press
added Jan 28, 2017 21:01
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