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CDC Awards ICF over $13 Million Tobacco Survey Research Task Order

ICF Will Continue to Conduct a National Survey to Examine Youth Behaviors and Attitudes Toward Tobacco Use
Business Wire
added Oct 31, 2017 02:10
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Helping smokers quit: Payments, personalized support can work

Money can be more powerful than nicotine, as a new study found that smokers who received financial incentives, in addition to personalized support, to help them quit were more successful than smokers who did not receive these interventions. Published in J
EurekAlert
added Oct 31, 2017 01:18
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Effect of Patient Navigation and Financial Incentives on Smoking Cessation Among Primary Care Patients at an Urban Safety-Net Hospital

Conclusions and Relevance In this study of adult daily smokers at 1 large urban safety-net hospital, patient navigation and financial incentives for smoking cessation significantly increased the rates of smoking cessation.
JAMA Internal Medicine
added Oct 31, 2017 01:15
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When It Pays to Quit, More People Stop Smoking

"Our results show that a successful intervention to help [low-income] individuals quit smoking should be multifaceted and focus on both assisting with resources and, when possible, providing financial incentives," said lead author Dr. Karen Lasser. She's
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 31, 2017 01:13
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Connecticut lawmakers pass $41.3 billion budget nearly four months late

closes a $3.5 billion deficit over the two years, in part with tax and fee hikes on tobacco products... It also raids a host of funds - for everything from school bus seats to clean energy and tobacco cessation - for money that will be swept into the gene
Reuters
added Oct 26, 2017 20:34
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[North Dakota] Lawmakers, governor criticize severance for closed agency

The center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy, or BreatheND, closed June 20 and its nine employees were each given six months of salary and a cash payout equal to the cost of six months of health insurance... The severance package was far sweeter
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 26, 2017 20:21
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EPA Awards $25K Grant to Lewiston, Maine Non-profit for Indoor Air Quality Efforts

to reduce health threats caused by poor indoor air quality, including radon indoors, mold and secondhand smoke. The Central Maine Community Health Corps received the funds from EPA’s Healthy Homes program for a program that will reduce the negative health
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
added Oct 26, 2017 04:49
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3 things to know about the foundation for a smoke-free world

The biggest global manufacturer and marketer of cigarettes, Philip Morris International, is behind the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World. Beginning in 2018, the company plans to contribute $80 million annually over the next 12 years to the foundation. It
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:25
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Medicaid Coverage Expansions and Cigarette Smoking Cessation Among Low-income Adults

Findings are consistent with the hypothesis that Medicaid coverage expansions may have increased smoking cessation among low-income adults without dependent children via greater access to preventive health care services, including evidence-based smoking
Medical Care
added Nov 14, 2017 13:06
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[Nevada] Democratic Committee Will Ban Funds From Donors That ‘Conflict’

The Democratic National Committee voted to ban donations from certain corporate political action committees -- including those tied to tobacco companies, gun makers and payday lenders -- that “conflict” with the party’s platform. DNC members approved the
Bloomberg News
added Oct 22, 2017 23:45
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