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[Virginia] EDITORIAL Screenings available for lung cancer

Dr. Raffaele J. Marchigiani, a cardiothoracic surgeon with Sentara, wrote Sunday’s letter to us to spread the word about these screenings. See if you’re eligible by visiting www.lung.org/our-initiatives/saved-by-the-scan.
Suffolk (VA) News-Herald
added Nov 20, 2018 19:24
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[UK] Time for the housing sector to help stub out smoking

It is clear that tobacco dependency is disproportionately hitting our sector’s tenants, so social housing providers should do something about it, argues Lee Sugden.
Inside Housing (uk)
added Nov 20, 2018 19:14
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[Indiana] High-tech e-cigarettes an attractive danger to teens

“Tobacco products are the only thing that if you use correctly, you will die.” That was the blunt message from Jennifer Olson, executive director of Healthy Communities of La Porte County, at an informational session for teens on the dangers of using the
LaPorte (IN) Herald-Argus
added Nov 20, 2018 19:12
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[UK] VAPE AWAY You could soon vape at your DESK – as MPs call for e-cigarette ban to be lifted

WE should all be allowed to vape at work, a group of MPs says. According to the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Vaping (APPGV), employers should provide designated indoor vaping areas – including in the Houses of Parliament.
Irish Sun (ie)
added Nov 20, 2018 18:49
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[UK] Time for the housing sector to help stub out smoking

Inside Housing (uk)
added Nov 20, 2018 18:46
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[UK] Plan to stamp out smoking in social housing

Vaping kits should be given to tenants by housing associations to encourage them to quit smoking in their homes... Simon Clark, of Forest, the smokers group, said: “Reaching into smokers’ homes takes tobacco control in a…
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 20, 2018 18:45
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Renters Twice As Likely To Smoke As Home Owners, Report Warns

More than one-third (35 per cent) of residents in social housing smoke, compared to a quarter of residents in private rented housing and one tenth of residents in owner-occupied housing. The report, published by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), calls
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 20, 2018 18:43
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[UK] Smoking in the home: New solutions for a Smokefree Generation

New solutions for a Smokefree Generation considers the impact of smoking in the home and what policy measures could be taken across all housing tenures reduce its prevalence, with the aim of protecting children and adults and supporting healthy communitie
ASH London (uk)
added Nov 20, 2018 18:41
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Big news - 2019 has been designated as the Year of Cessation!

Dear Colleagues...At last week’s National Partners’ Meeting in Atlanta (hosted by CDC/OSH on November 7-8), Dr. Corinne Graffunder, director of OSH, announced a plan to designate 2019 as the Year of Cessation! This is a very exciting opportunity for thos
North American Quitline Consortium
added Nov 20, 2018 18:38
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The Briefcase: Cigarette packaging corrective statements to begin

The Big 3 tobacco manufacturers will be required to have corrective statements on cigarette-packaging onserts - similar to a post-it note - beginning Wednesday. The statements will be placed for 12 weeks over two years — essentially two weeks at a time,
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 20, 2018 18:25
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