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State Medicaid Coverage for Tobacco Cessation Treatments and Barriers to Accessing Treatments — United States, 2015–2017

State Medicaid programs can help Medicaid enrollees quit smoking by covering all evidence-based cessation treatments, removing barriers that make it difficult for enrollees to access these treatments, and promoting covered treatments to increase their us
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Apr 6, 2018 19:24
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[New York, North Carolina] Tax probe targets local store owner

A Rocky Mount business owner who recently purchased a local chain of convenience stores has been named in a federal racketeering lawsuit...Shareef Hassan is partial owner of H&H Distributors in Rocky Mount and associated with Bi-Rite Market in the Battle
Rocky Mount (NC) Telegram
added Apr 6, 2018 19:20
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Cigar News: Texas Cigar Groups Petition Court to Throw Out Warning Label Requirements while FDA Seeks to Combine Cases

the Texas Group believes they are entitled to a preliminary injunction against the enforcement of the FDA’s regulations on Warning Labels. The group points out: “Plaintiffs already have begun to incur significant compliance costs, which will only mount
Cigar Coop
added Apr 6, 2018 19:09
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American Lung Association to Offer Assistance with Implementing HUD's Smokefree Housing Rule

will help facilitate successful implementation of the rule through the Smokefree Public Housing Initiative. The American Lung Association will assist public housing agencies (PHAs) through this new initiative in fostering a smooth transition in select sta
PR Newswire
added Apr 5, 2018 15:32
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FDA chief: Opioids are 'biggest crisis facing the FDA'

Gottlieb..."Nicotine's not a completely benign substance but it doesn't cause cancer. "The nicotine is what hooks people on the combustion,"...to crack down on companies who are marketing e-cigarettes to America's youth.
CNN
added Apr 5, 2018 15:20
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[Kentucky] Projected burley tobacco acreage reaches new low

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Prospective Plantings report, which was released last week, projects that burley tobacco growers in Kentucky will set 57,000 acres for harvest this year. That’s down 6,000 acres from last year and a far cry from the 1
Bowling Green (KY) Daily News
added Apr 4, 2018 20:24
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[Arkansas] Tobacco lawsuits from the past may signal future in fight against opioids

“We oversee, monitor and evaluate programs that are funded through the tobacco settlement dollars,” said Matt Gilmore, the director of the tiny Arkansas Tobacco Settlement Commission. For 18 years, it's been this 9-person panel that has funneled million
KTHV-DT CBS (Little Rock, AR)
added Apr 3, 2018 15:27
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[UK] Couples desperate for a baby are told they will NOT get free IVF if they use e-cigarettes or nicotine patches

An increasing number of health authorities are adopting the policy – even though there is scant evidence that ‘vaping’ harms human fertility or unborn children. At least 16 NHS authorities in England, called clinical commissioning groups (CCGs), now refu
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 1, 2018 17:53
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More Women Die of Lung Cancer in 2 U.S. 'Hot Spots'

The first cluster or "hot spot" comprises 669 counties in Appalachia and the Midwest, and the second is 81 counties in the northern Midwest, according to the analysis of U.S. National Cancer Institute data. Nationwide, the rate of lung cancer death amon
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 31, 2018 20:26
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[Colorado] Attorneys invited to April housing law training

The training is open to attorneys and mediators interested in housing law, and will cover topics, including:... secondhand smoke as a legal issue; implementation of smoke-free policies... To register, visit www.cosmokefreehousing.org.
Durango (CO) Herald
added Mar 31, 2018 20:13
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