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VIDEO: 'I'm Quitting': Impact of California's new $2-a-pack tax hike

smokers and store owners say it'll take a hit on sales. For many, it's motivation to finally quit smoking.
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Apr 1, 2017 11:40

[UK] Woman, 41, who lost 26 kilos after ditching her pack-a-day smoking habit addresses conference in her BATHING SUIT to encourage women 'to get comfortable being uncomfortable'

At 26, Ms Locaso was overweight. But after kicking her pack-a-day smoking habit, she gained the confidence to kick other habits, and dropped 26 kilos in one year
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 31, 2017 18:04

[California] Big tax on cigarettes arrives Saturday. Will it help smokers kick the habit?

A big, new tax on cigarettes sold in California ignites Saturday, and Fresno County, a place where people like to smoke, will feel the heat. More than 22 percent of county adult residents smoke, compared to 12 percent nationwide, according to the latest
Fresno (CA) Bee
added Mar 31, 2017 01:58

Giving Up Cigarettes May Help You Stay Sober, Study Says

Recovery from addiction has often seemed—and is often portrayed—as involving cigarettes. But a new study shows that quitting cigarette smoking can greatly increase an addict’s chances of staying away from narcotics. In fact, according to the study, sub
The Fix - Addiction and Recovery, Straight Up
added Apr 1, 2017 18:33

[Connecticut] Public Health Advocates Question Fiscal Note For Tobacco 21

A newly released fiscal note for a bill that would raise the legal age for tobacco purchases from 18 to 21 is “wildly inaccurate” according to Tobacco 21 proponents...said the calculations provided by the Office of Fiscal Analysis assume “all smokers bet
added Apr 1, 2017 17:52

Smoking-Cessation Assistance: Before and After Stage 1 Meaningful Use Implementation

Findings suggest that incentives for MU of EHRs increase the odds of smoking assessment and cessation assistance, which could lead to decreased smoking rates among vulnerable populations. Continued efforts for provision of cessation assistance among preg
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Mar 31, 2017 23:32

[California] With $2 Tobacco Tax Looming, SF Doubles Down On Anti-Smoking Campaign

"Heavy smokers are going to continue to smoke, and most heavy smokers already don't have that much money," said Ribhi Mohammed of the Lower Haight's O'Looneys Market. That's why the city is redoubling its efforts to get smokers to quit altogether. Star
added Mar 30, 2017 16:26

[UK] Return on investment of public health interventions: a systematic review [FREE FULL TEXT]

Many interventions (particularly around smoking cessation) produced a net cost-saving for the NHS, that is, the intervention was more effective and cheaper than the comparator.27 Most interventions were highly cost-effective with a very low cost per QALY:
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
added Mar 30, 2017 11:23

Pay people to stop smoking? It works | Analysis

research has shown something that works: Financial incentives, in the form of vouchers, to promote smoking cessation and other health-related behavior change works especially well among vulnerable populations. Considering that cigarette smoking still kil
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Mar 29, 2017 20:48

[California] City offers quitting help before tobacco tax kicks in Saturday

On Saturday, a new tax will slap an extra $2 on every pack of cigarettes sold in the state. If the extra money isn’t enough of an incentive to drop the habit, a new city initiative might be. The San Francisco Department of Public Health will offer free
San Francisco Chronicle
added Mar 29, 2017 19:12
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