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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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Indiana Fails American Lung Association Tobacco Report

an “F” grade for funding of state tobacco prevention programs, the level of state tobacco taxes, coverage and access to services to quit tobacco, and the minimum age for the sale of tobacco. The state’s highest grade was a C for the strength of its smoke-
Eagle Radio 99.3 FM WSCH (Lawrenceburg, IN)
added Jan 26, 2017 17:34
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Florida receives failing grades on tobacco report

The association issued grades in five categories, and Florida failed in four of them. The F’s were in tobacco prevention and cessation funding, which means money dedicated to helping people quit, access to those services, tobacco taxes, and tobacco usag
WESH NewsChannel 2 (Orlando, FL)
added Jan 25, 2017 21:41
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[Canada] PICARD: The health hazards of vaping are overblown

In other words, harm is reduced. Yet public-health officials are quite divided on vaping. Far too many have embraced an abstinence-only approach rather than a harm-reduction philosophy. This is curious because no one knows better than public-health exper
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:57
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VIDEO: American Lung Association gives Connecticut a ‘D’ on report card

A B, a C, a D and two Fs. Not what you want to see on your kid’s report card, and not want lung health advocates want to see when it comes to the tobacco policies of the state of Connecticut.
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:20
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[New York] NY tobacco use report card: ‘A’ for clean air, ‘F’ on programs

New York has received an A for the strength of its smoke-free laws but garnered mixed grades — including a couple of D’s and an F — in the American Lung Association’s annual report card on tobacco use and smoking-related policies.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Jan 25, 2017 18:18
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