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[Arkansas] VIDEO: AR Tobacco Quit-Line on Chopping Block

Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is urging lawmakers to renew the contract for the Arkansas Tobacco Quit-Line. The hotline helps people quit smoking. It's been around nearly 15 years and the health department says it's an essential service that's he
KARK-TV (NBC) Ch. 4 (Little Rock, AR)
added Jul 23, 2016 17:36
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Less Than Half of Employees Say Wellness Programs Offer Incentives For Key Preventive Health Actions: HealthMine Survey

Which activities does your wellness program NOT incentivize financially? Programs NOT Incentivized ...Smoking cessation 66%
PR Newswire
added Jul 22, 2016 02:10
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[California] UCLA SAFE Program to Help Low Income Residents Avoid Second Hand Smoke

UCLA SAFE (Smoke Free Air For Everyone) launched a three year program aimed at increasing access to smoke free apartments in low-income neighborhoods in the city of Los Angeles. Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the program is mai
Los Angeles Sentinel
added Jul 22, 2016 02:07
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Obamacare's surcharge for smokers may have backfired

A provision of the Affordable Care Act that allows insurers to charge smokers higher premiums may have discouraged smokers from signing up for insurance, undercutting a major goal of the law, according to a study published this month. The surcharges, of
Everett (WA) Herald
added Jul 19, 2016 19:16
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Inside Story | All / Claudette Colbert

Film: Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (1937) Claudette Colbert served three cigarette companies while under contract to Paramount Pictures. This Lucky Strike ad plugs Paramount's 1937 film Bluebeard's Eighth Wife. While Paramount received free advertising, Colbe
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Jul 19, 2016 18:01
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[California] Tobacco companies give $17 million to defeat cigarette tax

R.J. Reynolds and Altria affiliates reported giving $16 million in cash and nearly $1 million in non-monetary contributions to defeat a proposed $2 tax on each pack of cigarettes. Altria spokeswoman Beth Miller says the donations reported Friday will go
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 18, 2016 19:57
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[UK] Help for quitting smoking to be rationed

A City of York Council report recommends that only pregnant women and financially disadvantaged people should in future be given free Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT). Until March, all patients accessing stop smoking services were given NRT free of ch
York Press (uk)
added Jul 18, 2016 00:29
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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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Front Groups Attacking #WebofDenial Senate Action Took Over $92M in Dark, Dirty Money

their insistence on debate. Many of this lot use the “doubt is their product” tobacco playbook – keep the “debate” going so that the public thinks there is a debate over climate science... The letter, hosted on the American Legislative Exchange Council (
DeSmogBlog.com (ca)
added Jul 17, 2016 02:02
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[Massachusetts] Mass. Raises $285M From Cigarette Tax

Massachusetts taxpayers have shelled out an extra $542 million since state lawmakers voted three years ago to hike the tax on cigarettes and gasoline, with none of the cigarette revenue going directly to anti-smoking programs.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 17, 2016 01:29
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