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[North Dakota] LETTER: Agencies each have role in tobacco fight

contact your legislators and ask them to vote yes on Senate Bill 2024, allowing BreatheND to continue the work needed so today’s youth might be the first tobacco-free generation.
Jamestown (ND) Sun
added Feb 19, 2017 01:13
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[Ireland] HSE to develop nicotine addiction guidelines

following the publication of HIQA’s final health technology assessment (HTA) report on smoking cessation interventions, the Executive would begin the development of clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of nicotine addiction. These
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added Feb 17, 2017 22:55
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[UK] Doncaster employers asked to help with campaign

A new ‘stop smoking’ campaign involving workplaces across Doncaster and the wider region has been launched. Yorkshire Smokefree’s message is that “stopping smoking is everyone’s business”, within a year-long campaign that targets routine and manual worker
Doncaster Today (uk)
added Feb 17, 2017 20:22
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[UK] Pressure on smokers and obese could steer patients into private healthcare

In what some campaigners have called a steer to force people into private healthcare, much of the STPs promise to deliver savings by putting the onus on patients to improve their health before receiving treatment. Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Gro
inews.co.uk (uk)
added Feb 17, 2017 20:20
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Smokers' memories could help them quit

Rather than inciting fear, anti-smoking campaigns should tap into smokers' memories and tug at their heartstrings, finds a new study...Advertisers often use nostalgia-evoking messages to promote consumer products, and that tactic could be just as effectiv
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 17, 2017 20:13
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CVS Health Research Institute Study Confirms that the Company's Tobacco Removal Decision Reduced Cigarette Purchases Nationwide

showed that the Company's decision to remove tobacco from all CVS Pharmacy stores reduced the number of cigarette purchases across all retail settings with an even greater impact on those who bought cigarettes exclusively at CVS Pharmacy. The research con
CVS Health (CVS Caremark)
added Feb 16, 2017 22:25
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CVS Health And Breathe California Announce Statewide Finalists In Student Film Contest On Youth Smoking

Student filmmakers from high schools and middle schools across the state received regional honors in the third annual Anti-Tobacco Video Contest for the Public Service Announcements (PSA) produced to raise awareness of the dangers of tobacco. The contest,
CVS Health (CVS Caremark)
added Feb 16, 2017 22:24
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[UK] Council offers shopping vouchers worth £260 to mothers-to-be if they quit smoking

Stoke-on-Trent City Council is offering up to £260 worth of vouchers in a bid to cut the number of infant deaths blamed on smoking in the city / At least 65 women have so far received the Love2Shop vouchers, which can be redeemed in popular stores, inclu
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 16, 2017 17:02
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GEBELHOFF: The great mystery of e-cigarettes

As a substitute to the long list of harmful chemicals found in combustible cigarettes, these harmful substances might be a desirable trade-off. But even the most ardent supporters of e-cigarettes should admit that the surge in teen vaping is probably not
Washington Post
added Feb 16, 2017 16:57
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Lung Cancer Screening: A Chance to Quit Smoking?

Lung cancer screening may represent a particularly advantageous setting for reaching high-risk smokers who could benefit from counseling and other treatments to help them kick the habit, according to a pilot randomized trial. In a personalized telephone c
MedPage Today
added Feb 16, 2017 15:26
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