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[California] Smokers hold out for habit despite public pressure, taxes

A coalition of health advocacy groups says increasing taxes on cigarettes will shock more people into quitting, thereby lowering health care costs and saving taxpayer dollars. Dubbed Save Lives California, the coalition comprises the American Lung Associ
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Nov 22, 2014 12:56
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Affordable Care Act Aimed to Increase Smoking Cessation

Several provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) intend to improve smoking cessation rates by increasing insurance coverage for effective interventions, according to a perspective piece published in the New England Journal of Medicine on November 19,
Pharmacy Times
added Nov 21, 2014 23:56
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Colorado insurance alert urges smokers to quit

Colorado insurance Commissioner Marguerite Salazar is urging people to take advantage of smoking-cessation programs at no cost through plans under the country’s new health-care law.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 21, 2014 23:41
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[Connecticut] City looks to be smoke-free

Mayor Toni Harp gathered with city officials and community leaders yesterday evening to launch New Haven Smokeout — her plan to eliminate smoking from the city by the end of this fiscal year next June. The effort is part of the annual Great American Smok
Yale Daily News
added Nov 21, 2014 12:39
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The Great American Smokeout: a great day to quit smoking

In 1974, the Monticello Times in Minnesota launched the first "Don't Smoke Day" (or "D-Day") in the state. D-Day led to the California Division of the American Cancer Society holding the first Great American Smokeout on 18th November, 1976.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Nov 21, 2014 11:57
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[UK] Can e-cigarettes help you quit smoking? Another study says yes, it’s better than willpower alone

However, the wide variety of quality and content of products on sale means that scientists are still divided over the safety of e-cigs
The Independent (uk)
added Nov 21, 2014 01:24
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CHOATE: The day I realized smoking wasn't cool

It was 1986; I was 28 at the time and had smoked a pack a day since I was 15. That's about 95,000 cigarettes! All these years later, writing that figure still makes me feel sick to my stomach. (Or should I say, lungs?)
CNN
added Nov 21, 2014 01:10
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[Indiana] E-cigarettes take focus on annual 'Smokeout' day

Smoke-Free Indy will hold an open meeting on e-cigarettes Thursday night. A panel of experts will discuss the issue and take questions. The number of high school students using e-cigarettes has tripled over the last three years, according to the Centers
WISH-TV Channel 8 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Nov 20, 2014 21:30
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16 Disturbing Numbers That Prove Our Smoking Epidemic Is Far From Over

So while we've made undeniable progress, we clearly have a long way to go. If you or a smoker in your life is not yet convinced, here are a few numbers to remind us all why it's important we get there. 480,000 The number of deaths in the United States
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 20, 2014 21:13
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[Montana] REYNOLDS: E-cigarettes: More harm than good?

But there’s no proof that e-cigarettes are the answer. Because they contain nicotine, a highly toxic and addictive substance, they may even serve as a gateway to the use of other tobacco products. Most health experts recommend using methods that have be
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Nov 20, 2014 12:51
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