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The Great American Smokeout

Why We Need the Great American Smokeout About 36.5 million Americans still smoke cigarettes, and tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the world. While cigarette smoking rates have dropped (from 42% in
American Cancer Society
added Nov 16, 2017 15:04
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[Georgia] SMITH: No Ifs, Ands, or Butts: Black People Shouldn’t Smoke

Although difficult to find, there are some materials and resources made specifically for African-American smokers who are trying their best to quit. For Black smokers, quitting is a gift to themselves, their families, and their community.
Atlanta (GA) Black Star
added Nov 16, 2017 15:04
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[UK] 'Vaping should be part of support' to help smokers with mental health conditions quit

A group of health bodies and charities has called for more to be done to help smokers with mental health conditions quit, including accessing e-cigarettes and other treatments. ...the Mental Health & Smoking Partnership said that smoking remains “part of
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Nov 16, 2017 00:47
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Medicaid helps people stop smoking

The research — from NORC's J. Wyatt Koma, Pitt's Marian Jarlenski, and others, to be published in Medical Care this month — shows a demonstrable increase in people who receive Medicaid quitting smoking.
Vox Media
added Nov 15, 2017 03:21
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[Oklahoma] Smokeout event focuses on pet adoption

The Wellness Now Tobacco Use Prevention Workgroup has partnered with the Central Oklahoma Humane Society for the Great American Smokeout Partners for Life Pet Adoption Event. This year's event focuses not only on the effects smoking has on people, but a
The Oklahoman
added Nov 15, 2017 02:08
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Cancer Research UK raises awareness in Preston

Pop star Ronan Keating is backing the Cancer Research UK Cancer Awareness Roadshow which is visiting Preston...more than four in 10 cases of cancer could be prevented, largely through lifestyle changes. Not smoking is the best thing people can do to redu
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Nov 14, 2017 12:46
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[New Zealand] Unregulated e-cigs and smoking cessation

“As far as we’re aware, there is no good evidence demonstrating that using e-cigarettes will reduce the incidence of smoking normal tobacco cigarettes,” says Letitia O’Dwyer, Chief Executive of the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ).
Scoop (nz)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:09
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Cigarette? No Thanks, I’ll Take the Extra Vacation Days Instead

Labor Department has shown a willingness to sue employers that it believes are running noncompliant wellness and tobacco cessation programs...filed a federal court lawsuit against Macy’s, Anthem, and Cigna over the retailer’s smoking cessation program, wh
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Nov 15, 2017 03:31
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Medicaid expansion under ACA linked to higher rate of smoking cessation

When low-income adults were newly covered by Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), they were more likely to quit smoking cigarettes than their counterparts in states that did not offer Medicaid expansion, according to a new analysis from the Univ
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 14, 2017 13:06
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[UK] Leicester nurses take e-cigarette message to shoppers

Specialist nurses in Leicester will be promoting e-cigarettes to the public later this month, as part of efforts to boost smoking cessation. Lung cancer specialist nurses at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will run a stall at Beaumont Leys Sh
Nursing Times
added Nov 14, 2017 12:44
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