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[Indiana] FERGUSON: Raising cigarette tax will improve health

Tobacco Free Indiana and the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana, two coalitions representing more than 100 partners from business, health, advocacy and community organizations are working together on a solution to reduce smoking in Indiana. The solution:
Richmond (IN) Palladium-Item
added Feb 1, 2017 14:08
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Phone-Connected Nicotine Patch Helps Smokers Quit

California start-up Chrono Therapeutics has created a smart nicotine patch called SmartStop, that is able to deliver a high-does of nicotine much more rapidly to the wearer. The SmartStop patch nicotine delivery system monitors individuals activity and cr
PSFK
added Jan 31, 2017 18:16
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[New Jersey] NAVARRO: Gov. Christie can combat opioid abuse by curtailing smoking

For the fifth consecutive year, New Jersey will spend nothing to prevent children and teens from smoking or help them to quit, despite receiving $944.5 million... Building a Culture of Health in New Jersey, where everyone has an opportunity to live the h
NJ.com
added Jan 31, 2017 18:10
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[UK] Social care for smoking related illnesses costs the North East £80m a year

New figures show that £80.5 million is being spent on social care needed because of smoking-related illnesses. Nationally the figure is £1.4 billion. Experts says it is leading to a social care crisis and the problem is expected to get much worse.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jan 31, 2017 17:16
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[Ireland] NON-SMOKERS CAN PAY UP TO 50% LESS THAN SMOKERS FOR LIFE INSURANCE

This is according to new research released today by experts at Royal London who are calling on all those who have successfully kicked the habit since 1 January 2016 to go about reaping the financial rewards of their achievement. The experts claim if yo
Business World (ie)
added Jan 31, 2017 17:15
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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
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LGA Responds To Research From ASH On Cost Of Smoking To Social Care

'Social care faces a funding gap of least £2.6 billion by 2020, and government needs to urgently inject genuinely new money into the support councils provide for our elderly and vulnerable residents. 'The cuts by government to councils' public health gra
Public.
added Jan 30, 2017 18:19
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[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
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[UK] NNA asking for permission to intervene on the SNUS ban

A spokesperson for the New Nicotine Alliance (NNA)...the organization is appealing to the High Court in London, asking "for permission to act as an independent intervenor in the Swedish Match application to challenge the ban on snus".
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jan 27, 2017 16:58
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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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