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Update on Performance in Tobacco Control: A Longitudinal Analysis of the Impact of Tobacco Control Policy and the US Adult Smoking Rate, 2011-2013

strongest influence on adult smoking include the state excise tax and state smoke-free air regulations. The lack of robust funding for tobacco cessation services across the majority of US states highlights an important shortfall in current tobacco control
Journal of Public Health Management & Practice
added Oct 7, 2016 17:30

CASTRO: We won’t achieve sustainable development goals for NCDs or other targets without tobacco taxes

Implementing greater tobacco taxation worldwide and designating part of the revenue to public health programmes and accessible health care could help save more than 16 million lives annually in NCD prevention alone. All countries, even the poorest, have b
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 3, 2016 13:19

National No Smoke Day Is a Movement Challenging Americans to Quit Smoking on October 3, 2016

National No Smoke Day will culminate a viral wave of awareness that encourages smokers to give up the habit. The movement is currently live on Kickstarter and raising funds to bring the project to life. Cigarette smoking is responsible for more than 480, (blog)
added Aug 31, 2016 21:30

ARCHIVE: Tobacco Harm Reduction, Vaping & E-Cigarettes

We know that e-cigarettes can help smokers quit smoking. Less discussed is the idea that vapers who have quit smoking since they started vaping regularly can further boost quit rates by providing an invaluable source of first-hand experience, information
Centre for Substance Use Research (uk)
added Aug 15, 2016 19:42

The money is starting to roll in on California's 17 ballot propositions. A lot of it

In the last two months, tobacco companies have contributed nearly $36 million to a campaign to kill a proposed cigarette tax, Proposition 56...In 2012, tobacco companies spent more that $46 million to defeat a similar measure that would have imposed a $1-
Los Angeles Times
added Aug 11, 2016 14:56

Senators Urge Clarifying That Insurers Must Cover Tobacco Cessation Aids

A group of 14 senators has called on the secretaries of the departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury to make it clear to insurance carriers that, under the Affordable Care Act, they must cover approved treatments and counseling for i
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Aug 9, 2016 16:38

Murray, Carper, Senate Dems: More to Do to Fully Implement ACA Tobacco Cessation Benefits, Offer Tobacco Users Tools to Quit

calling for updated, clear guidance to insurance carriers to make sure tobacco users have full access to benefits and services that can help them quit, as required by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with no out-of-pocket costs. Since becoming law, nearly 13
US Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs
added Aug 9, 2016 16:38

[New Hampshire] Welfare reform banning booze, tobacco to take effect in Maine

A new welfare law aiming to restore credibility in Maine's administration of federal benefits comes into effect Friday. The law, which passed with bipartisan support, sets penalties for individuals who spend cash welfare benefits on alcohol, tobacco, lot
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 28, 2016 17:53

[UK] Exclusive: E-cigarettes should not be available on prescription, say GPs

The vast majority of GPs do not believe that e-cigarettes should be prescribed for patients trying to stop smoking, a GPonline survey has found. Almost 70% of GPs rejected the idea that NHS e-cigarette prescriptions should be made be available for patie
GP Magazine (uk)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:14

[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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