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[Louisiana] State Health Agency Adopts Smoking Cessation App

SmartQuit app, developed by 2Morrow, will soon be free for many people in Louisana thanks to a deal with that state's health department. There are a ton of smoking cessation apps out but, like many areas of digital health, quantity does not mean quality
MedPage Today
added Jul 17, 2016 15:10
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[Louisiana] School board to consider e-cigarette ban

The Tangipahoa Parish School Board will consider a policy change that would bar e-cigarettes on school campuses...said using e-cigarettes or "vaping" has increasingly become an issue at schools, with principals unsure of how to address it. He said student
Hammond (LA) Daily Star
added Jul 17, 2016 14:46
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[Louisiana] Picking up 52.9 Million Plastic Cigarette Butts off Beaches

That is the disgustingly large number of cigarette butts beach cleanup volunteers have collected over the past 25 years during the International Coastal Cleanup, an annual event sponsored by the Ocean Conservancy. Consistently the number one piece of li
NOAA Office of Response and Restoration
added Jul 14, 2016 15:32
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[Louisiana] Smoking Treatment Center offering free cessation program

in 2011, the judgment in a 14 year old class action lawsuit, "Scott v. American Tobacco Company," became final...it ordered certain tobacco companies to fund a statewide 10-year smoking cessation program for Louisiana residents who smoked a cigarette befo
KSLA-TV Ch. 12
added Jul 13, 2016 14:14
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[Louisiana] Alzheimers Q&A: Is there a link between smoking and dementia?

Studies have shown that smoking is a significant risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia, as smokers are twice as likely to develop the disease as non-smokers. According to the research compiled at the University of Eastern Finland and
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jul 4, 2016 17:40
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[Washington] Kirkland-based 2Morrow’s app will now help expecting parents in Louisiana quit smoking

this is the second state partnership for the local health technology company that offers the SmartQuit app, which was originally a collaboration with Fred Hutch. "Getting deals with a state Department of Health is a big deal for a small company," 2Morrow
Puget Sound (WA) Business Journal
added Jul 2, 2016 16:25
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Tobacco Control Organizations in Louisiana Celebrate World No Tobacco Day 2016

Gonzales (LA) Weekly Citizen
added Jun 1, 2016 20:00
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[Louisiana] State fire marshal warns of e-cigarette dangers

An increasing number of Louisiana citizens who have smoked tobacco-laden products are embracing “vaping,” ...growing concerns surrounding the rising numbers of incidents where the practice, which requires the use of a battery-powered “cigarette” device
Shreveport (LA) Times
added May 26, 2016 07:58
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how new orleans became a smoke-free model for louisiana

When the New Orleans city government failed to tackle the tobacco issue, the coalition decided to come at it from the private sector. Members of the coalition courted DJs, bartenders, wait staff and business owners, and convinced them to host “smoke-free
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 23, 2016 22:44
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[Louisiana] Harrah’s New Orleans Blames Cigarette Ban for Declining Revenues, Pennsylvania Casinos Set Record

Harrah’s New Orleans says the cigarette ban imposed by the city a year ago this week has negatively impacted its gambling revenues and needs to be held accountable for the casino’s downward spiral.
Casino.org
added Apr 20, 2016 15:09
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