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the economics of tobacco: how does where people live and work impact smoking?

Throughout the month of August, Truth Initiative is highlighting the ways that socioeconomic disparities impact tobacco use. To learn more about the research, read the Achieving Health Equity in Tobacco Control report from a consortium of public health o
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 12, 2016 00:44
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[Canada, USA] Study finds smoke-free workplaces more creative

finds employees with companies working under smoke-free legislation improved creativity by an average of 9% after smoking left the workplace.... companies in the U.S. who have filed patents between 1976 and 2010.
VANCOUVER 24 HOURS (ca)
added Aug 8, 2016 13:26
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[Bermuda, Caribbean] Tobacco Act: New Smoking Ban Now In Effect

“The Department of Health would like to inform the public that from 1 August, there is a ban on smoking, including e-cigarettes, both inside and anywhere outside certain government premises. “These premises include health care facilities, residential ca
Bernews
added Aug 5, 2016 14:44
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] South Korea came up with a plan to cut down smoking. The opposite happened.

government launched an initiative to up the price of cigarettes...bump the average price of a pack of cigarettes...New no-smoking zones and required health warnings on labels would follow. Moon predicted that South Koreans would buy 34 percent fewer ciga
Washington Post
added Aug 2, 2016 15:01
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[Asia, China] City legislators aim to ban smoking at all indoor public venues

LOCAL hotels, restaurants, offices and airports will have to close down their smoking rooms and violators will face a fine up to 30,000 yuan, according to a draft regulation submitted to the city’s legislative body today. The draft amendment bill of the
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Jul 27, 2016 13:57
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] The Rakyat Post Proposal: No job offers for smokers

A Kedah state executive councillor today proposed that only candidates who do not smoke be considered for employment in the public or private sectors. Datuk Dr Leong Yong Kong, who is in charge of the health portfolio, said this condition could be a prel
Rakyat Post (my)
added Jul 25, 2016 20:24
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Kedah Exco: Give jobs only to non-smokers

Dr Leong Yong Kong, who is in charge of the health portfolio, said this condition could be a prelude to efforts to stop the smoking habit and inculcate a healthy lifestyle among the workforce. “If this proposal is approved, people will have the notion th
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Jul 25, 2016 20:18
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First Rule of the Job Hunt: Find Something You Love to Do

I once posed this question to Cornell seniors...when I asked them how much more the pro-tobacco job would have to pay before they would change their minds, they demanded an average salary premium of more than 80 percent.
New York Times
added Jul 22, 2016 16:56
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Less Than Half of Employees Say Wellness Programs Offer Incentives For Key Preventive Health Actions: HealthMine Survey

Which activities does your wellness program NOT incentivize financially? Programs NOT Incentivized ...Smoking cessation 66%
PR Newswire
added Jul 22, 2016 02:10
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[UK-Northern Ireland] MLAs urged to match £5m job support fund for tobacco firm staff

A total of 870 jobs will be lost when production ends at the Co Antrim factory next year. Some 500 people have already been made redundant. Yesterday, JTI announced the creation of the £5m fund to support job creation and skills development for workers
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 22, 2016 15:46
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