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[UK] Blackpool Pleasure Beach offer for smoking mums-to-be

Women will receive vouchers accepted by Blackpool Pleasure Beach, as well by many high street shops Pregnant women are to be given incentives including theme park vouchers in a scheme which aims to encourage them to quit smoking. The project is part of a
BBC Online
added Jul 19, 2018 14:55
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[UK] Rachael Maskell MP slams lack of help for smokers to quit in York

YORK MP Rachael Maskell has branded the treatment of smokers in York as “incredibly judgemental” after a national charity said GPs have been asked not to prescribe stop smoking medications. A report by the British Lung Foundation said support to help sm
York Press (uk)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:42
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[UK] Pregnant women who smoke to get vouchers if they quit

Pregnant women could be offered shopping vouchers and other incentives to give up smoking. Women can spend the vouchers in high street shops or save them up to visit Blackpool’s attractions. The proposal is included in details of a new stop smoking servic
Blackpool Gazette (uk)
added Jul 17, 2018 22:57
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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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