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[Ireland] Offer e-cigarettes to help smokers quit, says senator

Catherine Noone, a Fine Gael senator, said England and Scotland have policies that recommend e-cigarettes but there was a “lacuna” in Ireland. She said: “I’m known for having nanny state policies on alcohol, sugar and things like that, so I’m not in favo
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 22, 2018 16:11
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[Pennsylvania] AG Shapiro: Settlement reached with tobacco companies over disputed payments

resolving 20 years of disputes and future disputes relating to the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement. Under the settlement, Pennsylvania will receive nearly $357 million in tobacco settlement money during fiscal year 2018 – 2019 on top of the $350
WPMT FOX43 (York, PA)
added Jun 22, 2018 20:33
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[France, UK] War-time chaplain who gave troops 'one final gasper': Legendary WWI reverend dubbed 'Woodbine Willie' spent almost his entire salary on 865,000 cigarettes for sick and dying soldiers, says new research

'Woodbine Willie', the nickname of Reverend Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy, spent the equivalent of more than £43,000 on nearly one million Woodbines for the Allied forces, according to a new book. Woodbines, which were strong and unfiltered, were not widely
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:55
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New Foundation Revives Debate About Health Research Funded by Big Tobacco

“Will people take their money? Yes,” said Cheryl Healton, DPH, dean of the New York University College of Global Health. Healton has not yet signed the statement because it is still under review by an ad hoc faculty committee at her institution. “Will t
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jun 19, 2018 12:13
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[UK-Scotland] Scottish smokers offered £160 incentive to quit

Smokers across Scotland are being handed shopping vouchers in a publicly funded attempt to help them ditch the habit. In Lanarkshire, about half of smokers living in the poorest parts of the area ditched cigarettes after being offered a financial incentiv
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:09
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[Kansas] Free Nicotine Replacement Therapy for Kansans

Kansas Department of Health and Environment's Bureau of Health Promotion is offering support to combat that statistic. The KDHE is encouraging Kansans to take advantage of receiving free nicotine replacement therapy. The Kansas Tobacco Quitline is giving
WIBW Channel 13 (Topeka, KS)
added Jun 19, 2018 13:14
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[Switzerland] COP 8 Scholarship Applications Are Now Open

The Framework Convention Alliance (FCA) is proud to provide a limited number of travel grants to select individuals from FCA member organizations in low and middle income countries, to attend the Eighth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP8) in
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jun 18, 2018 23:58
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[Indiana] Study: State should spend more on smoking-prevention efforts

For more than two years, a coalition of public health, business and insurance interests, called the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana, has been pushing without success for Indiana to raise the tax on cigarettes, increase the legal age of smoking from 18 t
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Jun 16, 2018 11:33
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[California] Santa Cruz Police Department receive $460K grant to address tobacco use among youth

The outlay was part of $37.5 million distributed to 71 local agencies throughout California, police spokeswoman Joyce Blaschke said. The money is slated for operations, retailer training, sign installation, youth outreach, tobacco retail license inspect
Santa Cruz County (CA) Sentinel
added Jun 15, 2018 07:45
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[Kansas] Free Nicotine Replacement Therapy Available for Limited Time

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE)’s Bureau of Health Promotion is encouraging Kansas residents who want to quit using tobacco products to take advantage of the opportunity to get free nicotine replacement therapy (NRT). The NRT will
WIBW Channel 13 (Topeka, KS)
added Jun 14, 2018 12:37
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