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Affordable Care Act Aimed to Increase Smoking Cessation

Several provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) intend to improve smoking cessation rates by increasing insurance coverage for effective interventions, according to a perspective piece published in the New England Journal of Medicine on November 19,
Pharmacy Times
added Nov 21, 2014 23:56
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Colorado insurance alert urges smokers to quit

Colorado insurance Commissioner Marguerite Salazar is urging people to take advantage of smoking-cessation programs at no cost through plans under the country’s new health-care law.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 21, 2014 23:41
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[Virginia] Tobacco commission changes plan for Va. medical school grant

The group awarded a $25 million grant to create a medical school in southwest Virginia says a plan to create a “virtual” health science center with multiple partners is a better option.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 21, 2014 17:47
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Public Health Experts Call on Insurers to Comply with the ACA Requirement to Provide Tobacco Cessation Assistance to All Tobacco Users

Noting that the “current rate of progress in tobacco control is not fast enough,” the report called for a number of specific actions, including “fulfilling the opportunity of the Affordable Care Act to provide access to barrier-free proven tobacco use ce
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 20, 2014 11:51
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TRANSCRIPT: UC Report Says Program to Diminish Tobacco Use in California Is Fading (PDF)

(Glantz): "The ability of the state to actively engage the tobacco industry through the state tobacco program has been about cut in half." Less cash means a much smaller media budget. Advertising on radio and billboards has been eliminated, with a n
California Healthline
added Nov 18, 2014 11:12
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UCSF Report Says Program To Diminish Tobacco Use in California Is Fading

researchers said efforts to raise additional money have failed, in part because of increased willingness among state legislators to accept tobacco industry campaign donations. The report includes comments from: Kimberly Amazeen, vice president of public p
California Healthline
added Nov 18, 2014 11:10
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[UK] CRAIG: The Great British rake-off... what really happens to the billions YOU donate to charity: Fat cat pay, appalling waste and hidden agendas

My book, The Great Charity Scandal, is not an attack on charity, but an attack on charities that put their own interests first. / however worthy ASH’s intentions, it’s not obvious that it is a charity whose purposes are widely supported by an enthusiasti
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 18, 2014 09:45
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How seniors can quit smoking with the help of Medicare and other tools

Can Medicare help me quit smoking? ... Dear Connie, Yes, Medicare actually covers up to eight face-to-face counseling sessions a year to help beneficiaries quit smoking. And, if you have a Medicare Part D prescription drug plan, certain smoking-cessatio
Provo (UT) Daily Herald
added Nov 16, 2014 22:12
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[UK] North East MPs declare opera and flower festival tickets paid for by tobacco company

Stephen Hepburn, MP for Jarrow, and Nick Brown, MP for Newcastle East, declare accepting donations of tickets to the opera and a flower festival... Nick Brown, who represents the Newcastle East constituency, said he had taken up JTI’s offer of hospitality
Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Chronicle Live (uk)
added Nov 16, 2014 17:37
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[District of Columbia] Party Diary: Guys, girls and lots of cigar smoke at the 25th annual ‘Fight Night’

“Everybody sit your asses down right now. That’s how tonight’s gonna go,” shouted sportswriter Jay Glazer, who had the unfortunate task of trying to tame the crowd of more than 1,200, including D.C. mayor-elect Muriel Bowser
The Washington Post
added Nov 15, 2014 08:57
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