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[UK] How Australia is stubbing out smoking

Simone Dennis, an associate professor at Australian National University, says a culture of shame surrounding smoking has begun to emerge, and that itself has become a smoking deterrent. Take, for example, the policy of confining smokers to areas where th
BBC Online
added Jan 30, 2017 22:14

[UK-Wales] Public Health Wales issues updated advice on e-cigarettes

updated advice says that, for children and young people and non-smoking adults, the use of e-cigarettes is likely to be harmful...for committed smokers who can’t or won’t quit is that switching completely to e-cigarettes will significantly benefit their h
NHS Wales (uk)
added Jan 30, 2017 00:32

Smokers Who Know Personal Risk More Likely to Quit

Providing smokers with a personalized assessment of their smoking-related risk for disease appeared to increase their participation in a comprehensive smoking cessation program, according to a U.K. study. Smokers who received letters estimating their ind
MedPage Today
added Jan 26, 2017 22:51
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Indiana Fails American Lung Association Tobacco Report

an “F” grade for funding of state tobacco prevention programs, the level of state tobacco taxes, coverage and access to services to quit tobacco, and the minimum age for the sale of tobacco. The state’s highest grade was a C for the strength of its smoke-
Eagle Radio 99.3 FM WSCH (Lawrenceburg, IN)
added Jan 26, 2017 17:34

Florida receives failing grades on tobacco report

The association issued grades in five categories, and Florida failed in four of them. The F’s were in tobacco prevention and cessation funding, which means money dedicated to helping people quit, access to those services, tobacco taxes, and tobacco usag
WESH NewsChannel 2 (Orlando, FL)
added Jan 25, 2017 21:41

VIDEO: American Lung Association gives Connecticut a ‘D’ on report card

A B, a C, a D and two Fs. Not what you want to see on your kid’s report card, and not want lung health advocates want to see when it comes to the tobacco policies of the state of Connecticut.
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:20
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[New York] NY tobacco use report card: ‘A’ for clean air, ‘F’ on programs

New York has received an A for the strength of its smoke-free laws but garnered mixed grades — including a couple of D’s and an F — in the American Lung Association’s annual report card on tobacco use and smoking-related policies.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Jan 25, 2017 18:18

Colorado gets an 'A' for smoke-free air, 'F' for tobacco prevention and cessation funding

The American Lung Association in Colorado released a list of actions they are asking to be taken by elected officials or voters to reduce tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke including: increasing the tobacco tax that currently stands at 70 cents
KOAA NBC 5/30 (Colo. Springs/Pueblo, CO)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:04

Federal, State Leaders Disregard Proven Ways to Prevent, Reduce Tobacco Use and Save Lives, Finds American Lung Association Tobacco Report

The American Lung Association's 15th annual "State of Tobacco Control" report finds that much more needs to be done to prevent our nation's youth from a lifetime of tobacco addiction. The report shows that some key actions were taken at the federal and s
American Lung Association
added Jan 25, 2017 15:26

Tripling tobacco taxes: Key for achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030

How can greater reductions in smoking be achieved in the next decade and contribute to reaching the health and social targets of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030? We review some key issues in the epidemiology and economics of global tob
Peking Press (au)
added Jan 25, 2017 15:02
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