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Paying Employees to Lose Weight

These programs make intuitive sense. But do they work?...Both studies found that participants who received cash or checks of $750 to $800 over the year quit smoking at triple the rate of a control group.
New York Times
added Mar 5, 2016 00:02

[Hawaii] California politics: Momentum builds in the Capitol for vote on stalled tobacco bills / These are the lawmakers who went to a lavish Maui conference. Here's who paid.

The anti-tobacco package, which includes raising the smoking age from 18 to 21 and regulating electronic cigarettes, failed to come up for consideration on the Assembly floor last year... hosted by the Independent Voter Project is held annually at the Fa
Los Angeles Times
added Mar 3, 2016 11:15

helping community colleges kick their tobacco-free campus efforts into gear

Truth Initiative is opening two new round of grants to community colleges that do not currently have smoke-free policies in place to protect students, faculty and staff on their campuses. Community colleges can apply for a $10,000 grant by submitting a p
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 1, 2016 19:13

[UK] E-cigarette 'rip-off' that could cost the NHS dear: Cartridges costing just 4p to make are being sold for £1.50 each

Refill cartridges for e-cigarettes are sold for 37 times their original cost Campaigners warn that NHS could pay over the odds for proposed contract to supply smokers with tobacco-free alternative
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2016 09:46

Serving Those Who Serve -- February's Donation to Operation: Cigars for Warriors Has Shipped

Famous Smoke a huge supporter of the U.S military and the Cigar for Warriors Foundation. Famous Smoke has once again offered their monthly donation to Operation: Cigars for Warriors. February's total cigar shipment came to a total of 2,840 cigar
added Feb 28, 2016 19:18

Outside conservative groups overwhelm Arkansas judge races

the barrage is focused on two state Supreme Court races...Republican State Leadership Committee is also spending heavily...supported financially by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, tobacco company Reynolds America, Bentonville-based Wal-Mart Stores and other
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 27, 2016 15:13

[New Jersey] JORDAN: Why is Christie opposed to a beach smoking ban?

Since 2013, tobacco companies have given nearly $600,000 to state lawmakers... Also, big tobacco companies gave more than $1 million to the Republican Governors Association in 2014, when Christie was chairman of the political group.
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added May 17, 2016 20:44

New Momentum Research Award Targets Lung Cancer in Women

American Lung Association and Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation partner to fund innovative and transformational research award to defeat lung cancer in women
PR Newswire
added Feb 25, 2016 21:11


introducing Dubai International's largest provision of digital and other advertising structures to date. In addition, the existing successful partnership with JTI will see the provision of three additional smoking lounges in Concourse D.
PR Newswire
added Feb 24, 2016 20:57

[Indiana] LOEHRER/STACK: Support cancer fight by combating tobacco use

As directors of the IU, Purdue and Notre Dame cancer centers, we know the impact research can have on the fight against cancer... We ask you to join us in calling on our lawmakers to increase the price of cigarettes in Indiana by $1. We already know the
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Feb 21, 2016 17:18
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