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[Vermont] Veronika Jedlovszky: Use tobacco settlement for tobacco prevention

As a pulmonologist who treats patients with lung disease, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung cancer, I see the terrible impacts that tobacco use has on our patients and their families. Nicotine is a highly addictive and smoki
VTDigger.org
added Apr 5, 2018 19:12
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Does free or lower cost smoking cessation medication stimulate quitting? Findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Netherlands and UK surveys

Conclusion Free/lower cost smoking cessation medication may increase the use of cessation medication and stimulate quit attempts among smokers with low, moderate and high education and income.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 5, 2018 03:29
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[Wisconsin] Health initiative offers grants to pick up butts

Youth organizations and middle school faculty members who get off their butts might get a $100 mini-grant from the La Crosse Area Health Initiative in its third annual initiative to pick up cigarette butts in connection with Earth Day.
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Apr 4, 2018 16:55
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[UK-Scotland] ‘Smoke-free Scotland’ goal stalls as one in five fail to quit

The alarming statistic has been revealed as funding was cut to smoking cessation campaigns by the Scottish Government. There are now concerns from anti-smoking activists about the commitment to future funding after the national tobacco strategy “ran out”
The Scotsman (uk)
added Apr 4, 2018 12:44
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[Maine] AG Mills makes tobacco settlement announcement, LePage slams her

Governor LePage released a statement about the Attorney General's claims that tobacco settlement money could be used for Medicaid expansion. "We have been trying for years to use the tobacco settlement money for Medicaid programs, but the Attorney Genera
WABI-TV CBS 5 (Bangor, ME)
added Apr 4, 2018 20:23
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Oklahoma health notes: TSET wins award

The Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust received an award at the Society of Health and Physical Educators America Convention... TSET oversees Oklahoma's share of the proceeds from a national lawsuit against cigarette companies. It uses some of that money
The Oklahoman
added Apr 4, 2018 05:52
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[UK] LETTER: Continuing impact of slavery past and present

The money that paid for the Wills Memorial Building, and much else in Bristol, was actually generated by the exploitation of the labour of British workers, mostly women and girls, in the Bedminster factories, built after 1886. The Wills family have more
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 17, 2018 18:54
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KANSAS CITY CATHOLICS DONATE NICOTINE GUM TO INMATES AS MISSOURI PRISONS NOW DECLARED SMOKE-FREE!!!

In an EXCLUSIVE TKC INTERVIEW Fr. Nick Charles O'Donahue Farley of the Midtown KC Our Lady Of Perpetual Suffering Church explained the effort . . . "Addiction is an affliction and we are offering this assistance to children of God in suffering no ma
Tony's Kansas City (blog)
added Apr 3, 2018 15:36
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[UK] Couples desperate for a baby are told they will NOT get free IVF if they use e-cigarettes or nicotine patches

An increasing number of health authorities are adopting the policy – even though there is scant evidence that ‘vaping’ harms human fertility or unborn children. At least 16 NHS authorities in England, called clinical commissioning groups (CCGs), now refu
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 1, 2018 17:53
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[Texas] UTEP receives grant to assist nationwide smoke free public housing initiative

- The UTEP School of Pharmacy was just recently awarded a $180,000 grant from the Texas Department of State Health Services to help roll out a new nationwide policy banning smoking from public housing. "We are leading the way when it comes to tobacco con
KTSM TV News Channel 9
added Mar 31, 2018 14:11
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