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CorpWatch : Tobacco's Impact on the Economy


Jun 30, 1997 ... The bulk of jobs generated by the Tobacco Industry in the U.S. are in ... "The Bank does not lend for tobacco production, processing, imports, ...

ILO: Up in smoke: what future for tobacco jobs?


GENEVA - Of the 100 million people working in the tobacco industry, only about 1.2 ... For many who work in the tobacco sector the world over, stagnating or .... jobs in the tobacco sector, as well as the quality of new jobs being created in the  ...

The Political Economy of the Tobacco Industry Jeff ... - Elon University


profits, taxes, and the creation of jobs, the consumption of tobacco leads to ... It has been repeatedly linked with many productivity-inhibiting diseases, ... shortsightedness effect, policy makers are likely to provide political support ..... after funding the research group that produced these findings, the tobacco industry does not...

The economics of tobacco: myths and realities -- Warner 9 (1): 78 ...


Sep 1, 1978 ... Many of the estimates emanating from tobacco industry public relations documents ... might create, focusing on tobacco industry workers thrown out of jobs. .... Most of the literature on the medical costs of smoking does not ...

tobacco: economic considerations - Coalition Quebecoise pour le ...


3943 jobs ... A) Overview of tobacco industry jobs, revenues, costs and profits ... Falling demand for tobacco does not mean a fall in a country's total employment level. ... can react to the lower cigarette demand by creating at least as many jobs in.

Economics of Tobacco - Health & Literacy Special Collection


The taxes that the tobacco companies pay provide a lot of money for the U.S. government. ... Turkey, South Korea, Singapore, China, Russia, and many more countries. ... There are only about 800,000 people working in the tobacco industry.

CDC - Fact Sheet - Economic Facts About U.S. Tobacco Production ...


Jul 18, 2016 ... collapse. Economic Facts About U.S. Tobacco Production and Use .... The Maxwell Report: The Smokeless Tobacco Industry in 2011. John C.

Tobacco — Global Issues


Mar 19, 2005 ... Smoking also contributes to world hunger as the tobacco industry diverts huge .... Advertising bans work; self-regulation does not .... and selling cigarettes, as well as expanding advertising (to create demand, not meet). .... While the tobacco industry no doubt provides jobs for many people around the world, ...

Frequently Asked Questions | Inside The Tobacco Deal - PBS


The tobacco deal is no different from many other deals negotiated by plaintiff's ... More than 660,000 jobs depend on growing, manufacturing and selling tobacco. ... Why does the tobacco industry want immunity ...and from what? ... Critics of the proposed deal also claim that a price increase would create a new black market ...

Cigarettes And Economic Health - tribunedigital-chicagotribune


Oct 25, 1993 ... We talk and write about the harm the tobacco industry is causing to the ... How many people would be added to the unemployment rolls? ... of the tobacco industry would mean to jobs and to the economy, we asked Merryman ...

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Tobacco and the Economy: Farms, Jobs, and Communities - USDA ...


Many tobacco farmers lack good alternatives to tobacco, and they ..... This report assembles data from many different sources to provide a complete picture of the tobacco industry. ..... does not grant FDA the power to regulate tobacco. Thus ...

Job losses in the tobacco industry - Action on Smoking and Health


The tobacco industry claims that tobacco control initiatives will cost jobs and ... Money no longer spent on tobacco products does not disappear from the ... indicates that a 40% reduction in tobacco consumption would create 150,000 jobs in ... Structural change leading to reduced employment has been a feature of many.

BBC News | The Company File | The economics of tobacco


Sep 28, 1999 ... Tobacco is one of the US' oldest and most profitable industries and a ... rolled-up tobacco, many companies have turned a profit from selling ... The tobacco industry provides 50,000 manufacturing jobs and about ... does, R.J. Reynolds, the second biggest US tobacco company, ... ICL creates 1,000 UK jobs