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Anthem, Cigna, Macy’s sued by DOL over wellness plan

The Department of Labor has brought a lawsuit against Macy’s Inc. and subsidiaries of Anthem and Cigna over what it says is mismanagement of the tobacco cessation program in Macy’s employee wellness plan.
BenefitsPRO.com
added Aug 18, 2017 20:44
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Major firms' insurance unions to team up to tackle smoking among members

Corporate health insurance unions of 18 major companies are setting up a consortium with over 580,000 total members to offer remote outpatient treatment to help people quit smoking. The move comes as the unions, faced with financial difficulties, need
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Aug 18, 2017 20:39
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[UK] New Government data shows valuable Stop Smoking Services continue to decline

"Despite impressive ambitions in the Government’s recently published Tobacco Control Plan these highly successful services have been left under-funded. The Government must put its money where its mouth is and provide proper investment to local authorities
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 20:36
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Ready, set, VAPE! Competitive vaping sees 'cloud chasers' trying to blow the biggest, densest smoke clouds in the hopes of earning big cash prizes and brand sponsorships

But it's not all about a size in this interesting sport, these 'cloud chasers' also get creative, and besides focusing on size and density, they blow cool shapes like streams, ripples of the popular French Inhale, which consists of exhaling the vapor out
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 03:30
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[Latin America] GLANTZ: How Colombia resisted Big Tobacco and implemented strong advertising restrictions and health warning labels

This paper shows how, with strategic assistance from the global tobacco control community, Colombia was able to defend and implement strong legislation restricting advertising, promotion, and sponsorship as well as strong health warning labels, consistent
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 02:22
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[Connecticut] E-Alternative Solutions and Driver J.J. Yeley Offer Fans Exclusive Prizes from Bristol Motor Speedway

DARIEN, Conn., Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- E-Alternative Solutions (EAS), a sister company to Jacksonville-based Swisher International ... will sponsor the No. 83 Copp Motorsports Chevrolet driven by J.J. Yeley in the upcoming NASCAR© Camping World Truc
PR Newswire
added Aug 17, 2017 17:36
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Menthol Cigarettes' Hidden Link To Black Americans

some argue the black population's attachment to the menthol variety and tobacco in general isn't a coincidence. "The truth is this is exploitation," said Ritney Castine, Truth Initiative director of community and youth engagement. Castine works for Trut
Newsy
added Aug 11, 2017 15:55
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[Massachusetts] Medical pot use restricted at federally funded housing, residents stuck

Medical marijuana users living in apartments controlled by the Malden Housing Authority were given a new addendum for their leases ...indicates cannabis is not welcome at the complex, and neither is smoking. The penalty is eviction. “I said ‘you know, I'
WFXT-TV FOX25 (Dedham, MA)
added Aug 11, 2017 15:55
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Dedicated Revenue For Anti-Smoking Programs In New Jersey One Vote Away

A move to allocate one percent of New Jersey’s tobacco tax revenue to smoking cessation programs is one step away from becoming law. Governor Chris Christie conditionally vetoed the proposal last month, citing the effect the $7 million move would have o
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Aug 9, 2017 14:14
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AUDIO: Blair Horner: Good News And Bad News In New York’s Cancer Fighting Efforts

Instead of investing some of these tobacco revenues into programs to help reduce the health care carnage caused by smoking, the state’s program has suffered from devastating cuts during the Cuomo Administration, and has lost more than half of its funding
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio (Albany, NY)
added Aug 8, 2017 00:48
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