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[North Carolina] Rogers: Whether you smoke it or work in it, tobacco is fraught with danger

I spent four summers in the early 1950s putting in tobacco in Columbus County. I’ve seen grown men cry, fight, pass out...illegal to sell cigarettes to minors but we can hire them to work all day in it. Does that make sense? Tobacco has been a golden cr
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Nov 21, 2014 23:15

[Kentucky] Ky voices: James Sharp says secondhand smokes taking tragic toll on state, in dollars and lives

It's equally important to mark this day by encouraging our leaders in the General Assembly to do the same; set a date and make a plan to quit exposing hardworking Kentuckians to secondhand smoke in the workplace. Nonsmokers who are exposed to high levels
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Nov 19, 2014 12:33
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[Missouri] Columbia Housing Authority considers banning smoking in public housing

The policy is being considered for three main reasons: to improve residents’ health, fire safety and public housing stock. Radtke said CHA wants to make the units as smoke-free as possible, especially for residents who have asthma, Chronic Obstructive P
The Maneater (University of Missouri - Columbia)
added Nov 19, 2014 12:31

[UK] Plymouth shopkeepers reveal how illegal tobacco damages their business

There are fears that the sale of illegal tobacco "poses a risk" to Plymouth convenience store owners – and may even lead to a decline of the high street. Many store owners across the city are worried about the damaging consequences the sale of Non-UK du
Plymouth Herald / This is Plymouth (uk)
added Nov 16, 2014 18:28

More Federal Agencies Are Using Undercover Operations

inquiry found that more than $127 million worth of cigarettes purchased by the [ATF] disappeared in a series of undercover investigations ...bureau paid an undercover informant from the tobacco industry nearly $5 million in “business expenses” for his hel
New York Times
added Nov 16, 2014 16:23

[Philippines] Stubbing out a costly addiction

The 2013 National Nutrition and Health Survey (NNHeS) reveals there were 3.2 million fewer Filipinos smoking after the passage of the Sin Tax Law, averting about 32,000 smoking-related deaths and billions worth of economic burden.
Business World (ph)
added Nov 16, 2014 16:11

Abrupt nicotine reduction as an endgame policy: a randomised trial

cigarettes priced according to nicotine content...12 weeks supply of free very low nicotine content (VLNC) cigarettes...Smokers unmotivated to quit reduce their usual cigarette consumption (and thus nicotine exposure) when VLNC cigarettes are made availab
Tobacco Control
added Nov 15, 2014 08:29

Patients Should Share Accountability for Own Health

For instance, a strong program of cardiac rehabilitation after heart attack may be more helpful in encouraging the patient to stop smoking. "If the payer has paid for this program, it will increase the likelihood you will quit," Peterson said.
MedPage Today
added Nov 14, 2014 09:01
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2014′s Best & Worst States at Combating the High Cost of Lung Cancer

another 224,210 new patients were expected to be diagnosed with the illness this year alone. Advancing the cause of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, WalletHub ranked the 50 states and the District of Columbia in terms of their efforts to combat the expensive
added Nov 13, 2014 21:17

Michigan has second highest number nationally of would-be non smokers

Michigan ranks second place among states with the highest number of smokers who have attempted to quit smoking, and falls just above the middle among among the 51 states for having an environment favorable to avoiding lung cancer, according to a national
Royal Oak (MI) Daily Tribune
added Nov 13, 2014 21:13
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