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AUDIO: Tobacco Free Florida, Workforce Board Partner To Help Unemployed Floridians Who Smoke

Back in August, the Florida Department of Health’s Tobacco Free Florida launched its “Quit Your Way” campaign. The goal is to expand the tools smokers can use to quit smoking. Now, Tobacco Free Florida is working with CareerSource Florida to help tobacco
WFSU (Tallahassee FL)
added Oct 22, 2016 20:27
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Men Need Help. Is Hillary Clinton the Answer?

If Hillary Clinton wins this election...American men may well be one of her most urgent problems...Smoking... accounted for a third to a fifth of the gap in life expectancy between men with college degrees and men with high school diplomas
New York Times
added Oct 21, 2016 20:16

MALONE: The Race to a Tobacco Endgame [FREE FULL TEXT]

No one knows how to do it yet, but the endgame conversation3–6 has become mainstream, and the first places that manage to achieve it will herald the beginning of the end of more than a century of industrially produced carnage. Which places will be first t
Tobacco Control
added Oct 21, 2016 17:26
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[California] Proposed $2 cigarette tax sparks fear of sale of “loosies”

Oakland store workers are worried about the steep price hike...their main concerns are actually the unintended consequences of the measure, like increases in cigarette theft and illegal sales of single cigarettes, that will also undercut their bottom line
Oakland (CA) North
added Oct 19, 2016 20:53

Philly effort to restrict tobacco sellers moves forward

Philadelphia's new health regulations aimed at cutting the number of tobacco sellers in low-income neighborhoods and within 500 feet of schools moved a bit closer to the finishing line with Monday night's Board of Health public hearing. Some businessmen
Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added Oct 18, 2016 19:03

[North Carolina] HALL: Working in tobacco fields can make kids sick. But they still need the money.

Eddie doesn’t mention he found the work unbearable at first but stuck with it because it was a way to make money without risking getting in trouble with police. Without a green card or U.S. citizenship, he didn’t have many other options. And by now he kn
Washington Post
added Oct 17, 2016 19:02

[Korea - South] Consumption rises after cigarette tax, clouding the debate

2.76 billion packs of cigarettes sold during the first nine months of this year, which is 13.3 percent higher compared to the year before. Even though the amount of tobacco sold in Korea rose compared to the previous year, the government has argued that
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Oct 17, 2016 18:53

[Monaco] Anyone got a light? Flash lads use sports cars' exhausts to smoke cigarettes

The video, shot in the super-rich playground of Monaco, show two McLaren 12C series supercars parked side-by-side. The clip sees the engines rev up as flames erupt from the exhaust while a man in a suit jacket bends down and holds his cigarette to the h
Daily Star (uk)
added Oct 14, 2016 19:26

WURTH: US, Companies Should Protect Child Tobacco Workers

Tobacco companies, the Obama administration, and Congress can fix this problem, and the fact that children are suffering harm because they need the money is all the more reason why they urgently need protection.
Human Rights Watch
added Oct 14, 2016 17:57

Four Ways Money Is A Key Factor In Colorado's Proposed Tobacco Tax Hike

Here's four ways money is a key factor in Colorado's proposed tobacco tax hike: 1. Impact On Low Income Coloradans Opponents say the increased tax will hit groups who can’t afford it the hardest. Mike Krause, with the Denver-based, libertarian, free
CPR - Colorado Public Radio
added Oct 14, 2016 17:55
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