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CVS Health Foundation, Easter Seals Team Up To Mark World No Tobacco Day With Launch Of New Smoking Cessation Program For Veterans, People With Disabilities

Easter Seals is marking World No Tobacco Day, this Sunday, May 31, by launching a national smoking cessation program to help veterans, people with disabilities and caregivers live healthier, tobacco-free lives. Funding for the new program is supported by
PR Newswire
added May 27, 2015 10:28
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CVS Health Research Institute Study Finds Smoking Cessation Programs with Financial Incentives Increase Rates of Quitting and Staying Smoke-free

Findings of the study, conducted among a sample of CVS Health colleagues and their relatives and friends, helped shape an innovative smoking cessation program for CVS Health colleagues that will launch in June 2015.
CVS Health (CVS Caremark)
added May 27, 2015 10:26
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LETTER: Using Science to Fight Climate Change

As a 20-year-old cigarette smoker, I told myself that medical research was likely to cure lung cancer by the time I was old enough to get sick; it took me two decades to quit. We are as addicted to carbon use as I was to cigarettes, and elevating geoengi
New York Times
added May 27, 2015 10:23
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[Asia-pacific] Thailand faces rising numbers of young smokers as cigarettes, alcohol consumption go up

NESDB deputy secretary-general Chutinart Wongsuban said close surveillance should be made on the youth’s accessibility to cigarettes as research found the average age to begin smoking continued to fall to 15.6 year-old in 2014 from 16.8 year-old in 2007.
Malay Mail (my)
added May 27, 2015 10:18
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[Africa, Nigeria] OBI: Why legislators must be fair on tobacco legislation

While other groups presented their memoranda, which were based on factual information in a civil manner, a member of the anti-tobacco groups attempted to scare members of the committee and others by bandying exaggerated figures to make his case better th
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added May 27, 2015 10:14
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Here's What Happened After CVS Stopped Selling Cigarettes

That suggests that if the company can leverage the elimination of tobacco products from its stores to win additional employers and insurers for its PBM segment, its anti-tobacco stance will prove to be brilliant.
TIME Magazine
added May 27, 2015 10:07
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam] Pakistan among top four countries with rising tobacco use

National Alliance for Tobacco Control (NATC) in collaboration with the Aga Khan University (AKU) and the Pakistan Chest Society... “The Asia Pacific region represents the fastest growing tobacco market in the world with Malaysia, Indonesia, Pakistan and
Asia News Network (ANN) (th)
added May 27, 2015 10:04
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[UK-Scotland] It’s hard to juggle with e-cigarettes

The question of how we should respond to electronic cigarettes has divided the public health community. Passionate advocates on either side use the same information to conclude either that these devices could significantly reduce the smoking rate, or cou
The Scotsman (uk)
added May 27, 2015 09:56
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VIDEO: Harm reduction / The opportunity: It's simple; we want to reduce the public health impact of our products.

But many adults choose to smoke, so our top priority continues to be working towards reducing these risks and making available a range of less risky tobacco and nicotine-based alternatives.
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added May 27, 2015 09:35
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] FAM to help rather than punish players who smoke

FA of Malaysia (FAM) Sports Science department will have “one-on-one” discussions with national footballers to help curb the unhealthy habit, in lieu of penalising them. “Smoking is an addiction. It’s not fair for us (FAM) to punish them,” said FAM head
Malay Mail (my)
added May 27, 2015 02:27
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