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[Kentucky] ISLER: The cost of tobacco to Ky. employers

Whether you are a business owner or an employee, I encourage you to visit www.skywardnky.org to learn more about the SmokeFree NKY program. Together we can all help create a culture of good health everywhere we live, work, and play.
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Mar 14, 2016 10:10
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[West Virginia] EDITORIAL: Raise the age to buy smokes

delaying access to cigarettes — as Hawaii has done and California is set to do — is a sure-fire way of getting in the way of an addictive habit that carries dire consequences later in life...According to the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health, the sta
Beckley (WV) Register Herald
added Mar 14, 2016 00:54
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Tobacco outlet density and converted versus native non-daily cigarette use in a national US sample [FREE FULL TEXT]

Objective: Investigate whether non-daily smokers’ (NDS) cigarette price and purchase preferences, recent cessation attempts, and current intentions to quit are associated with the density of the retail cigarette product landscape surrounding their residen
Tobacco Control
added Mar 12, 2016 21:33
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[Oceania] Developing antitobacco mass media campaign messages in a low-resource setting: experience from the Kingdom of Tonga

The Tongan experience underscores the importance of an adaptation process that draws from evidence-based best-practice models and engages local and regional stakeholders to ensure that campaign materials are tailored to the local context and are embedded
Tobacco Control
added Mar 12, 2016 21:32
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Cell Phone Ownership and Service Plans Among Low-Income Smokers: The Hidden Cost of Quitlines

Among low-income smokers, cellphones are often the sole telephone. Robust use of the QL may impose a substantial burden on low-income smokers’ calling plans, and therefore deter use of the QL. Exempting calls to QLs from counting against smokers’ plans m
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 12, 2016 20:11
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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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[South Carolina] EDITORIAL: State should consider tobacco tax hike

tax is 57 cents. It ranks 44th in the nation. By contrast, 32 states have a tax of at least $1 a pack... It is no wonder South Carolina struggles with tobacco use and the health problems that go with it...The Legislature could now go even further by incre
Greenville (SC) News
added Mar 10, 2016 15:39
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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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