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House Health Care Bill Harms Efforts to Reduce Smoking, Prevent Cancer and Other Costly Diseases

The bill eliminates the Prevention and Public Health Fund, which has supported critical initiatives to reduce tobacco use and prevent leading killers such as cancer and heart disease. It would also result in millions of Americans losing their health care
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 5, 2017 01:44
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The Hispanic Health Coalition of Georgia Announces Support for CDC's Televised Línea de Ayuda Smoking Cessation Event

"With tobacco companies estimated to spend $9.1 billion this year to addict new customers, the CDC's Línea de Ayuda and Tips Campaign are critical tools to make sure our community knows the real costs of tobacco use, nicotine addiction, and how to get hel
PR Newswire
added May 3, 2017 23:22
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Poll: Americans Divided on Whether Positive or Negative Health Messages Help Smokers Quit

More than One Out of Four Americans Use Tobacco or Nicotine Products Daily, Help from Friends and Family Most Effective Quit Aid According to Poll
PR Newswire
added May 3, 2017 23:19
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Chest physicians split on pros and cons of e-cigarettes

Patients are asking their chest physicians about using e-cigarettes to quit smoking, but those physicians are divided about whether the products do more harm than good, according to a Yale-led study. The finding demonstrates the need for more research on
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 3, 2017 23:11
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WADE: Lawmakers must recognize that e-cigarettes can help smokers quit

The Cole-Bishop bill would help to put a stop to the abstinence-only approach that federal lawmakers and regulators have taken for far too long with regard to smoking cessation.
The Hill
added May 3, 2017 23:03
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[Europe, UK] If You Smoke E-Cigarettes, Do You Know How TPD Will Affect You?

TPD - Tobacco Products Directive (what does it mean?) Significant changes (stipulated by the EU) to the vaping industry were put into place last May, allowing a year’s transition before the whole industry had to fully comply. And as of 20 May 2017, those
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 3, 2017 23:01
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[Canada] Evidence to Guide Action: Comprehensive Tobacco Control in Ontario (2016) Smoke-Free Ontario Scientific Advisory Committee (PDF) (473pp)

To answer the overall question, “Which interventions or set of interventions will have the greatest impact on reducing tobacco use in Ontario?, SFO-SAC 2016 reviewed, assessed and categorized a total of 56 interventions over the four pillar topics of i
Public Health Ontario (ca)
added May 2, 2017 16:41
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[UK] Health bosses step up help for people who want to quit smoking

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust (SWFT) and Warwickshire County Council have teamed-up in a bid to encourage smokers to quit the habit by signing the NHS Statement of Support for Tobacco Control. The document has been developed to allow health chi
Leamington Observer (uk)
added May 2, 2017 15:17
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4 foods and drinks that could help smokers quit cessation

1. Fruits and vegetables What foods can help you quit smoking? Cigarettes block the absorption of important nutrients, such as calcium and vitamins C and D. For example, smoking just one cigarette drains the body of 25 mg of vitamin C. Incorporating more
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 1, 2017 22:17
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[UK] Fresh foreign aid row as Britain hands over £15MILLION of taxpayers' cash to fund anti-smoking classes in some of world's most corrupt countries

Department of Health promised to spend abroad in the past year. The £15million will be sent to 15 countries including Cambodia, Colombia, Egypt, Nepal, Samoa, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka and Zambia to help people quit smoking. Critics have said that the mon
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 1, 2017 13:44
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