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[Switzerland] RAJU: ‘Butt out, but don’t litter!’

Geneva could become the cleanest city in the world, resident Vijay Raju argues, if smokers would dispose of their butts properly...some fascinating observations and offers a few practical solutions.
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Aug 23, 2017 15:20
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[New Zealand] A national quitline service and its promotion in the mass media: modelling the health gain, health equity and cost–utility

The package of a quitline service and its promotion in the mass media appears to be an effective means to generate health gain, address health inequalities and save health system costs. Nevertheless, the role of this intervention needs to be compared with
Tobacco Control
added Aug 23, 2017 15:17
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[New Zealand] Quitline is good value for money, says new study

A new study from the University of Otago, Wellington has found New Zealand's Quitline service is a highly cost-effective way to improve health and even saves the health system money.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 23, 2017 15:16
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New PSA Campaign to Increase Awareness of Groundbreaking Lung Cancer Screening

the American Lung Association‘s LUNG FORCE initiative has partnered with the Ad Council to launch the first national public service advertising (PSA) campaign to educate Americans about a groundbreaking lung cancer screening for those at high risk. This p
Ethical Marketing News (uk)
added Aug 23, 2017 15:15
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[Montana] Butte-Silver Bow health officials push for smoke-free policy at Clark Park

The Butte-Silver Bow Health Department is seeking a smoking ban at Clark Park. Health officials are presenting to the county's parks and recreation board Tuesday to enact a smoke-free policy at the park. Health officials tell NBC Montana kids are breath
NBC Montana (KECI, KTVM, KCFW)
added Aug 23, 2017 15:07
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Trump’s Pit Bull Lawyer Would Mostly Rather Settle

Barrett was representing five state attorneys general who were suing large tobacco companies to recoup the billions of dollars states were spending on treating sick smokers. At the time, Kasowitz was representing Liggett, the smallest of the five major U.
Village Voice
added Aug 23, 2017 14:42
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ARCHIVE: LERNER: Pure Poison

For some, such cultural appropriations have turned a little smoke into a social statement. “Natural American Spirits are good, cool and awesome tasting,” writes CR from California in the testimonial section of the American Spirit Web site, www.nascigs.co
Village Voice
added Aug 23, 2017 14:38
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Game-Changer: Closely Watched Case Could Change Florida's Evidence Rules

The case pits plaintiff Richard DeLisle and his wife, Aline, against industrial manufacturers Crane Co., Hollingsworth & Vose Co. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., as successor by merger to Lorillard Tobacco Co. DeLisle, a cancer patient, linked his mesothe
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Aug 23, 2017 04:27
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[Florida] Speedy Tobacco Trial Ends in $2.2M Verdict

Fort Lauderdale attorneys won a $2.2 million verdict in an unusually fast-paced tobacco wrongful-death trial. The Kelley/Uustal plaintiffs team secured the win after seven trial days, including the jury's deliberation, lead attorney Eric Rosen said. Hund
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Aug 23, 2017 04:26
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LISTS 10 Cheapest States to Buy a Pack of Cigarettes

Before we turn to the United States, let’s see how much cigarettes cost around the world. According to Cigarette Prices, in Europe, one pack of Marlboro pack can cost you up to $14.0, which is the price you’ll have to pay in Norway. For comparison, the
Insider Monkey
added Aug 23, 2017 04:23
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