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Department of Public Health awards $6 million to Massachusetts communities for tobacco control and prevention

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) is awarding more than $6 million over the next four years to prevent nicotine use and improve public health. The funding will strengthen capacity in 182 cities and towns to enact and enforce policies, s
Somerville (MA) Times
added Aug 8, 2018 13:19
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[Massachusetts] Grant to aid anti-smoking efforts in Malden, surrounding communities

Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) is awarding a $60,000 grant to support tobacco control and prevention initiatives in Malden, Medford, Melrose, Wakefield and Winchester. This award is administered by the Melrose Board of Health and Regional
Wicked Local (MA)
added Aug 8, 2018 13:18
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Registrations double for Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline after tobacco prices increase

The July 1 cigarette and little cigar price increase has encouraged Oklahomans to quit, and thousands are reaching out to the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline, a program of the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET), for free services to help quit tobacco.
Norman (OK) Transcript
added Aug 8, 2018 12:39
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[Ohio] Vaping: health solution or health risk?

There are approximately 700 vape businesses in Ohio. according to Jarvis. At any given store, customers can choose from various e-cigarettes and vapes with over 10,000 liquid flavors ranging from bubble gum to fruit, pastries, candy and more. E liquids c
limaohio.com
added Aug 8, 2018 01:25
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Massachusetts communities gets $6M to help prevent tobacco use

Around 182 cities and towns in Massachusetts will receive their share of $6 million dollars... “Massachusetts continues to develop comprehensive approaches to reduce tobacco and nicotine use among young people and adults,” said Secretary of Health and Hum
NBC 10 (Providence, RI)
added Aug 7, 2018 18:16
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Income Inequality and Life Expectancy / The Role of Tobacco Prevention Public Policies

This issue brief offers examples of policies that have been successful in reducing smoking rates because it is one of the major factors identified as helping explain some of the differences in life expectancy. However, the tie between income and life expe
Center for American Progress
added Aug 7, 2018 18:01
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[UK-Scotland] Is hard time about to get harder? The reality of Scotland’s prison smoking ban

imagine going cold turkey in a tiny locked room with few distractions and some extremely irritating neighbours. Smoking will be banned in all Scottish prisons on November 30. Tobacco products will no longer be sold to prisoners and they will be prohibite
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:41
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Smoking ban in public housing might make quitting easier

While the primary goal of the ban is to improve indoor air quality and reduce residents’ exposure to secondhand smoke, it may also help low-income smokers be more successful at quitting, researchers note in PLOS One. The researchers analyzed data from
Reuters
added Aug 6, 2018 22:35
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Experts call for cigarette prices to rise to £20 by 2020 to deter smokers

The price of cigarettes should rise to more than £20 a packet to deter people from smoking, a new study has suggested. Researchers say the current price of £10 for 20 smokes is not high enough to encourage people to quit. According to a study from the Uni
The Scotsman (uk)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:32
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National Alliance for Hispanic Health Announces Support for CDC's Anti-smoking Campaign on its Seventh Year Launch

"The Tips Campaign offers advice from former smokers and free support from 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-855-DÉJELO-YA) to help motivate smokers to quit, and prevent others from ever starting," added Dr. Delgado. The 2018 Tips from Former Smokers (Tips) Campaign's 1
PR Newswire
added Aug 6, 2018 22:09
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