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For low-income smokers, calling a quitline may cost too much

Telephone quitlines offer free and effective treatment for tobacco dependence, but for low-income smokers who only have a cell phone and don’t have unlimited minutes, calls to the quitline may take a substantial portion of their cell minutes for the month
Reuters
added Mar 12, 2016 20:10
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[Massachusetts] Editorial: Legislature right to seek ban on under-21 tobacco sale

The Legislature has over the years tried to create a deterrent in the form of higher costs, slapping an extra $1-per-pack cost on cigarettes in 2008 and again in 2013. Such measures are valuable. But the extra monetary costs pale in comparison to the dis
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added Mar 12, 2016 17:32
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[Asia-pacific] Tiny village becomes Indonesian anti-smoking champion

"Thank you for not smoking, say no to cigarettes" reads a sign at the entrance to the settlement to Sulawesi, one of the archipelago's main islands... Bone-Bone village looks like any other rural hamlet... The move has inspired other villages around the c
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 11, 2016 16:29
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[UK] Pets, debts and e-cigarettes: how millennials spend their pay cheques

This means packing lunches for work... She also spends about $50 a month on e-juice for her vape. She started smoking in 2009 and quit in 2014.
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 18:47
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AIMING HIGH: WHY THE UK SHOULD AIM TO BE TOBACCO - FREE (PDF)

Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Mar 9, 2016 17:03
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[UK] Smoking could cause disease in more than 1.3 million over the next 20 years

Tobacco will continue to devastate UK lives, with around 1.35 million new cases of smoking related illnesses expected to occur over the next 20 years according to a new report published today (Wednesday) No Smoking Day. "There’s been great progress, but
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Mar 9, 2016 16:57
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[New York] EDITORIAL: Sale of tobacco products is incompatible with the healthful goal of pharmacies

The effort in Erie County to ban stores with pharmacies from selling cigarettes and e-cigarettes would close the “disconnect” that allows stores dedicated to health to sell a product that damages health. Along the way, it might also save some taxpayer m
Buffalo (NY) News
added Mar 9, 2016 16:54
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[UK] HUNT: No Smoking Day: why tobacco (still) isn’t a ‘done deal’

So yesterday, we handed in our solution – supported by Kevin Barron MP and more than 16,000 members of the public – to secure the future of these services. We’re proposing a modest levy on the profits made by the tobacco industry – a group who made glob
Cancer Research UK (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 16:42
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[UK] HEALTH WARNING: Smoking will cause more than '1.3 MILLION new illnesses in Britain'

Analysis by Cancer Research UK and the UK Health Forum reveals the figure will include almost 600,000 cases of cancer. If current trends continue the number of smokers is on course to fall 10 per cent by 2035 but the charity wants to see this drop to fiv
The [London, UK] Express
added Mar 9, 2016 15:02
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[UK] National No Smoking Day 2016: Quitting for a year could earn you a new kitchen

And some other financial benefits... 1. Life Insurance Smokers pay more for life insurance, with premiums often double those of a non-smoker, according to Moneysupermarket. Smoking increases the risk of coronary heart diseases, stroke and a variety of c
The Mirror (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 14:55
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