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[Pennsylvania] Allegheny County representatives call for statewide indoor smoking ban for workplaces

On Tuesday, Pennsylvania VFW commander Thomas Hanzes spoke at the Morningside VFW and called on state lawmakers to end the exemptions and ban smoking inside all workplaces. He says VFW members have already voted to support this step and many other posts
Pittsburgh (PA) City Paper
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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A Qualitative Evaluation of Mental Health Clinic Staff Perceptions of Barriers and Facilitators to Treating Tobacco Use [FREE FULL TEXT]

VA mental health staff struggle with knowing that tobacco use is important, but they face competing priorities, encounter patient resistance, are conflicted on their role in addressing tobacco, and lack tobacco training. They suggested strategies at multi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 8, 2018 14:06
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Effectiveness of tobacco cessation pharmacotherapy in the Veterans Health Administration

Conclusion The increased quit rates among Veterans treated support the effectiveness and continuation of the VHA tobacco cessation pharmacotherapy policy.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 5, 2018 00:47
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Cigarette Use One of Most Significant Health Risks to Military Service Members

The American Osteopathic Association has partnered with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Tips From Former Smokers® campaign to address high smoking rates among service members, who smoke at a rate 60% above the general populatio
PR Newswire
added Aug 30, 2018 20:52
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Marines lead all services in binge drinking, tobacco use and sex partners, says health report

Marines were said to have been top tobacco users, too, being much more likely to smoke cigarettes and cigars and use e-cigarettes and being nearly twice as likely to use dipping tobacco. 'We’re not trying to blame anyone for this, but the Marine Corps
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 31, 2018 07:45
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The Combined Effect of Cigarette Smoking and Fitness on Injury Risk in Men and Women

smokers experienced 20-30% higher risk of injury than non-smokers. In addition, higher aerobic and muscular fitness were generally not protective against injury between least fit and more fit smokers. However, higher fitness was protective against injury
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 27, 2018 21:41
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[Australia] BARNES: The Big Public Health donkeys

That sister countries Canada and New Zealand are abandoning their former opposition to legalise and encourage nicotine vaping means nothing here? In how they wage their war on smoking, the attitude of Australian public health Pooh-Bah bullies is comparab
The Spectator Australia (uk)
added Jul 25, 2018 00:55
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[Israel] Female IDF soldiers banned from removing bras, smoking & wearing white due to religious soldiers

The Israel Defense Force’s “modesty rules” which ban female soldiers from wearing white shirts, removing their bras and smoking near men to prevent “womanly temptation” for religious soldiers is infuriating its targets. Israel’s Women’s Network has report
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Jul 20, 2018 03:07
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9 reasons why many people started smoking in the past

we take a look at some of the weird reasons people started smoking back in the day. 1. Torches of freedom Before the 1920s, women who smoked were seen as immoral. Smoking a cigarette and the various techniques used to smoke were seen as a display of mas
Health 24 (za)
added Jul 3, 2018 20:27
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[France, UK] War-time chaplain who gave troops 'one final gasper': Legendary WWI reverend dubbed 'Woodbine Willie' spent almost his entire salary on 865,000 cigarettes for sick and dying soldiers, says new research

'Woodbine Willie', the nickname of Reverend Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy, spent the equivalent of more than £43,000 on nearly one million Woodbines for the Allied forces, according to a new book. Woodbines, which were strong and unfiltered, were not widely
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:55
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