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Anthem, Cigna, Macy’s sued by DOL over wellness plan

The Department of Labor has brought a lawsuit against Macy’s Inc. and subsidiaries of Anthem and Cigna over what it says is mismanagement of the tobacco cessation program in Macy’s employee wellness plan.
BenefitsPRO.com
added Aug 18, 2017 20:44
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[Ohio] CMHA properties becoming smoke free

All properties owned and managed by the Columbiana-Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) will be smoke-free as of June 30, 2018 following action taken this week by its board of directors.
Lisbon (OH) Morning Journal
added Aug 18, 2017 20:37
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[Texas] Flavored e-cigarette use: Characterizing youth, young adult, and adult users [FREE FULL TEXT]

Restricting the range of e-cigarette flavors (e.g., eliminating sweet flavors, like fruit and candy) may benefit youth and young adult prevention efforts. However, it is unclear what impact this change would have on adult smoking cessation.
Preventive Medicine Reports
added Aug 18, 2017 03:10
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[Asia, China] Ban on smoking in public places includes trains

A college student has sued the Harbin Railway Bureau because of the pungent smell of cigarettes in the train carriage in which she was traveling. People's Daily comments: This is the first case in China related to the smoking ban in public places and it
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Aug 17, 2017 17:40
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[Georgia] Albany Housing Authority prepares to become no tobacco zone

The Albany Housing Authority is working with residents as they prepare for all their property to go non-tobacco in October. The Housing Authority board of commissioners approved the non-tobacco resolution earlier this summer. The Executive Director says
WALB Channel 10 (Albany, GA)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:42
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KLEIN: Why are opioids a national crisis, but smoking a personal choice?

President Donald Trump says he will declare that the opioid crisis is a national emergency... But opioids are far from the most lethal addiction in America. Smoking results in the deaths of 480,000 Americans a year, making it the top cause of premature
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Aug 15, 2017 17:08
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban in public housing is the right thing to do

This is not the time to get into the pathology of nicotine addiction but it’s fair to assume that dedicated smokers will attempt to run afoul of the new policy. It’s one thing to have a policy; enforcing it is another matter. To that end, the housing a
Lancaster Online (Lancaster Newspapers)
added Sep 1, 2017 01:02
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3 states pass tobacco 21 laws in 3 weeks

in the span of under 21 days this summer, three states raised the legal minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21, displaying the momentum of a tobacco control strategy that has only recently seen widespread adoption. Between July 21 and August 9, N
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:27
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FOJTIK: Trump’s FDA Commissioner Transforms the Government’s Policy on E-Cigarettes

Scott Gottlieb has shown that he understands the problems with the Obama administration’s treatment of the issue. Next, he must correct them. On July 28, new Food and Drug Administration commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced a bold shift in the way the F
National Review
added Aug 17, 2017 17:25
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[Africa, Nigeria] Campaigners Warn Over Youths, Underage Targeted Tobacco Adverts

Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance has raised the alarm against tobacco companies in Nigeria over their aggressive marketing campaigns targeted at vulnerable kids and youth in schools...“secret smoking parties orchestrated by the British American Tobacco Ni
Leadership (ng)
added Aug 14, 2017 15:17
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