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[Vermont] As smoking rates stagnate, tobacco fund dwindles

After years of decline, Vermont’s adult smoking rate appears to have stalled and now “lags behind the nation,” advocates say. At the same time, state investment in tobacco-related programming is shrinking. A tobacco trust fund that once held $31 million
VTDigger.org
added Apr 10, 2018 20:39
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[Canada] Two leading Canadian anti-tobacco groups to shut down after Ottawa fails to provide funding

The Non-Smokers’ Rights Association (NSRA) and Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada (PSC) have been limping along on a combination of savings, provincial help, and the work of volunteers since their federal funding was cut by the former Conservative govern
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 10, 2018 17:42
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truth® Partners with Epiphone to Donate Custom Guitars to High Schools in Regions Most Heavily Impacted by Tobacco

The truth x Epiphone partnership aims to inspire teenagers to use their creativity as a force for change and speak up against Big Tobacco. The truth x Epiphone custom guitars were first showcased at this year's Grammys gift lounge, where celebrities incl
PR Newswire
added Apr 9, 2018 15:59
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how tobacco companies are enlisting music artists like cardi b to promote tobacco products

Cigar company Swisher Sweets organized the event as part of the Swisher Sweets Artist Project, a marketing campaign that holds music events with emerging artists, including pop-up performances in convenience stores — “Convenience Store Sessions” — and co
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 9, 2018 15:30
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[UK] LETTER: Women who gave Bristol a university

The profits made from tobacco workers benefited upper-middle-class students, says Jane Nation... Peter Malpass (Letters, 3 April) is right to highlight the fact that WD & HO Wills recruited many Bristolian women and girls to work in their Bedminster fact
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 12, 2018 20:10
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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Our view: We don’t need corporate greed

Good has, to some, become the poster child for corporate greed. But she’s not alone...Nicandro Durante, the top exec of British American Tobacco, received a total compensation increase of 37.3 percent to $15.92 million
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 6, 2018 19:34
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State Medicaid Coverage for Tobacco Cessation Treatments and Barriers to Accessing Treatments — United States, 2015–2017

State Medicaid programs can help Medicaid enrollees quit smoking by covering all evidence-based cessation treatments, removing barriers that make it difficult for enrollees to access these treatments, and promoting covered treatments to increase their us
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Apr 6, 2018 19:24
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[Australia] Stigma stifling lung cancer research

It's feared prejudice towards lung cancer patients is stifling much needed financial investment into Australia's number one cancer killer... Lung Foundation Australia is urging investors to open their wallets to improve lung cancer survival in Australia.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 6, 2018 15:35
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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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