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Smoking in the White House: Dick Cheney recalls days of free cigarettes from tobacco companies

While promoting his book about his 35-year battle with heart disease, former Vice President Dick Cheney talked about smoking in the White House and in the Boy Scouts - and the moment that led him to kick the habit.
Grand Rapids (MI) Press
added Apr 22, 2014 14:26
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[West Virginia] Online group says no to smoking ban

Opponents of a proposed smoking ban for Hancock County are waging a public information campaign that they hope will influence the county health board's final decision. A group calling itself No2theBan.com has established a presence on the Internet that i
East Liverpool (OH) Review
added Apr 22, 2014 14:21
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CMS to weigh Medicare coverage of CT scans for smokers

Dr. Barry Kramer, director of the National Cancer Institute's Division of Cancer Prevention, once had doubts that using low-dose CT scans to detect early lung cancer is a good idea.In 2009, he co-authored a study that found one in three people who underg
Modern Healthcare Magazine
added Apr 21, 2014 21:55
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[Bulgaria] Tobacco Growers to Stage Mass Protest This Week

They are demanding that newly imposed quotas on government subsidies depending on tobacco sorts be scrapped, as they believe the latest rules favour a certain group of growers, as CROSS news agency reports.
Novinite.com (bg)
added Apr 21, 2014 16:11
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Higgins Study Shows Financial Incentives Help Economically-Disadvantaged Pregnant Smokers Quit and Improve Fetal Growth

Vermont Center on Behavior and Health Director Stephen Higgins, Ph.D., and colleagues, have developed an effective behavioral economic approach that offers women financial incentives for quitting. The groups’ most recent findings, published online this
University of Vermont
added Apr 21, 2014 11:40
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[New York] Missing Report Could Affect Tobacco Control Funding: Hevesi

An independent evaluation of the state’s tobacco control program was supposed to be in by Sept. 1, but state Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi (D-Forest Hills) is still waiting. The lawmaker, who serves as chairman of the Oversight, Analysis and Investigations C
The Forum Newsgroup (Howard Beach, NY)
added Apr 20, 2014 07:46
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LETTER: SEFFRIN: Cancer Society and Tobacco

Walgreens — and all pharmacies — should stop selling tobacco, and we firmly believe that we will get further faster by working with the pharmacy industry rather than against it to end tobacco-related death and suffering.
New York Times
added Apr 16, 2014 21:36
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LETTER: Court ruling frees millions for anti-smoking program in Pennsylvania

We at the American Lung Association are thankful for the court ruling that will allow Pennsylvania to recoup nearly $120 million in contested tobacco-lawsuit settlement funds. Spent wisely, this recovered subsidy could be the aid our state so desperately
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Apr 16, 2014 09:27
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Which Pharmacy Chain is Truly Anti-Smoking?

The American Cancer Society points out, and Bach acknowledges, that Walgreens is a leader in providing anti-smoking programs for its employees. But this is a paltry financial commitment to the cause compared to that of CVS, which is forsaking $2 billion
SameFacts.com (The Reality-Based Community)
added Apr 14, 2014 15:47
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[Africa] Tanzania: Morogoro Honours Tobacco Firm for Community Support

TANZANIA Leaf Tobacco Company (TLTC) was on Sunday named the overall winner of Uluguru Awards for the year 2014, having donated more than 200m/- in support of various development initiatives in Morogoro Region. Speaking in a colourful awards gala night d
All-Africa.com
added Apr 14, 2014 12:10
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