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[Florida] Funding for cancer research may be skimmed from tobacco prevention program

A proposed amendment making its way through the Constitution Revision Commission is looking to put more money into cancer research. Sounds good right? But, health groups are opposing it because the money would come out of Florida’s tobacco prevention pro
WCTV6 CBS (Tallahassee, FL)
added Mar 16, 2018 21:04

Oregon Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 21

Kids in Oregon will unite against tobacco use on March 21 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day. More than 1,000 events are planned across the United States for this annual day of youth activism, sponsored by the Campaig
PR Newswire
added Mar 16, 2018 17:57

[UK] Hackney agrees £4 million deal to combine ‘stop smoking’ services

Hackney Council is set to sign a £4 million deal to combine all its “stop smoking” services under one roof – a move the borough’s health chief says will help residents quit the habit. The five-year contract for Hackney’s Stop Smoking Service was awarde
Hackney Citizen (uk)
added Mar 16, 2018 14:41
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[UK] Pledge to tackle smoking

(NHS HMR CCG)...signed up to the NHS Smokefree Pledge, which is also supported by Rochdale Borough Council, to help smokers in Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale to quit and provide smokefree environments which support them. The pledge also supports Greater
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Mar 16, 2018 14:38

FDA Plan to Reduce Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes Would Save Millions of Lives – Agency Must Quickly Implement It

Given these enormous public health benefits and the millions of lives that would be saved, it is critical that the FDA move as quickly as possible to turn this plan into reality. There is no other single action our country can take that would prevent mor
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 15, 2018 23:08

FDA Floats Plan To Cap Nicotine Levels In Cigarettes ($$)

The notice includes an analysis of one possible policy scenario for a lowered nicotine level that suggests that, within a year of implementation, five million more adult smokers could quit smoking. And by the end of the century, more than 8 million lives
added Mar 15, 2018 23:04

The Role of Physical Activity in the Association between Smoking Status and Quality of Life

Smokers who successfully quit smoking (former smokers) may benefit from enhanced HRQoL that tend towards those of non-smokers if they adopt physical activity in their daily routine.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 15, 2018 22:58
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FDA Moves To Cut Nicotine In Cigarettes, Helping Smokers Kick Habit

Stripping cigarettes of all or most of their addictive power could lead 5 million adults to quit smoking within a year of the plan going into place and another 8 million to quit within five years, according to an analysis published Thursday in The New En
Kaiser Health News
added Mar 15, 2018 22:58

[UK] NHS should prescribe e-cigarettes, according to boss of Plymouth's newest vape shop

The director of Plymouth's latest vaping store says it's a 'no brainer' that GPs should prescribe e-cigarettes to patients who want to give up fags. Ex-smoker Richard O'Connell, 40, is one of two directors who set up Vape Town over four years ago and ha
Plymouth Herald / This is Plymouth (uk)
added Mar 15, 2018 17:00

E-Cigarettes Doing More Harm Than Good: Study

HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 15, 2018 16:26
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