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[UK] Decline in stop smoking aids being prescribed by GPs, says charity

Patients who smoke are being “discriminated against” with a 75% decline in stop smoking aids being prescribed by GPs and pharmacists in England, according to analysis by a charity. The British Lung Foundation claims Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs)
Press Association (uk)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:58
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[UK] Smokers forced to quit on their own after funding cuts

Thousands of smokers are being left without the support they need to quit after prescriptions of products to help them stop plummeted by 75% over the last decade, according to a report. GPs are the most common first port of call for smokers who want to b
The Observer (uk)
added Jul 16, 2018 13:42
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New Foundation Revives Debate About Health Research Funded by Big Tobacco

“they did not demand, as a condition of accepting the money, a real change in Philip Morris’s business practices...In the absence..., it is obvious that this grant is a diversion to make it appear that they are part of the solution, not the problem itself
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jul 11, 2018 02:11
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BOUCHER: Why THR rendez-vous

When Derek Yach launched the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, on September 2017, with a $80 million per year funding by [PMI], I was stunned by the immediate level and tone of the opposition... I have agreed to be employed by the Foundation for a Smoke-
THR Rendez-vous (Philippe Boucher blog)
added Jul 10, 2018 11:25
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Industry-Funded Study on Tasty Vape Flavors Shows Why They're a Problem

But in a tobacco industry-funded paper published in the Harm Reduction Journal on Monday, researchers attempt to temper this concern, saying the flavors of these e-liquids may be key to helping people quit cigarettes. In the study, researchers from the C
Inverse
added Jul 10, 2018 13:08
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[Texas] Vaping Essays: E-Cigarette Sellers Offering Scholarships

A growing number of e-cigarette and vaporizer sellers have started offering college scholarships as a way to get their brands listed on university websites and to get students to write essays about the potential benefits of vaping. The tactic is taken f
KXAS-TV NBC-5 (Fort Worth, TX)
added Jul 10, 2018 13:15
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[UK] Fears of future strain on NHS as councils slash health programmes

Hospitals will bear the brunt of “incredibly shortsighted” cuts to public health initiatives that will lead to more people having a heart attack or getting cancer, experts are warning. New research reveals that, by next year, spending per head in Englan
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 14:01
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Indonesia] Govt 'wasted budget' on WTO tobacco packaging dispute, says YLKI

The Indonesian Consumers Foundation (YLKI) has criticized the government for “wasting the state budget” on challenging Australia’s plain tobacco packaging law... Tulus said the WTO decision was foreseeable and accused the government of not supporting int
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 10, 2018 13:10
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[New Jersey] SHAPIRO: Trump's Taj Mahal tobacco proposal shows his willingness to put profit over people

I searched for Trump's name in the Truth Tobacco Industry Documents...willing to sell out the health of his employees and casino guests for $150,000...three big signs emblazoned with the Marlboro logo at the casino, heralding a new Marlboro Poker Room. Th
NBC News
added Jul 8, 2018 02:12
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MALONE: Will medical researchers turn away Big Tobacco's billion-dollar Trojan horse?

leaders and researchers in the field need to protect the public as well as their integrity and their professional standing by asking questions as tough about their prospective funders as their planned lines of study.
JD Supra, LLC
added Jul 7, 2018 14:08
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