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[North Carolina] State Health Plan Quits QuitlineNC, Switches To CVS Caremark's MinuteClinic

will switch from QuitlineNC to CVS Caremark’s MinuteClinic. The former contract cost the plan $1.3 million per year, and State Treasurer Dale Folwell said the new contract will cost $862,000, a savings of $479,000. With CVS locations across the state, F
WUNC-FM (Chapel Hill, NC)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57
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Raising generation ‘A’: a case study of millennial tobacco company marketing in Indonesia [FREE FULL TEXT]

Internet and social media channels are key to Sampoerna’s marketing strategy in Indonesia. Internet-based marketing run alongside conventional advertising likely increases Indonesian youth exposure to cigarette marketing. This case study also provides ev
Tobacco Control
added Jul 25, 2018 00:56
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Estimating the Pathways of an Antitobacco Campaign (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

engaging youth and young adults in a cause-based social movement for promoting health can be a powerful strategy to drive positive behavior change. Messages targeting attitudes that resonate with values important to this age group, including independence
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Jul 25, 2018 00:04
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[UK] COUNCILLORS are to discuss cutting Sandwell’s anti-smoking programme by £360,000 because the number of smokers in the borough has fallen. Members of the cabinet will discuss plans to reduce the current service at its meeting next week. A report has rec

Ludlow & Tenbury Wells Advertiser (uk)
added Jul 24, 2018 20:03
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Vape clouds produced indoors by e-cigarettes break down within SECONDS to allow air quality to return to normal levels (while it takes over 30 minutes for a traditional cigarette)

really does have less of an impact....research comes as part of a collaboration between Kaunas University of Technology in Lithuania, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, ETH Zurich, and Fontem Ventures.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 24, 2018 00:18
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Exhaled e-vapor particles evaporate in seconds -- new study

This shows us how fundamentally different exhaled e-vapour particles are compared to those released when smoking conventional cigarettes, the latter of which linger in the air for longer periods of time"...O'Connell...at Fontem Ventures, and senior author
EurekAlert
added Jul 23, 2018 18:29
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[UK] LETTER: Beware tobacco firm’s Trojan horses

. In our view, PMI is desperate to claim it is the critical element in reducing the harm caused by its own products and will no doubt use any link to the NHS to further its lobbying and marketing. Enabling it to co-opt the NHS would be a betrayal of every
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43
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[Australia] Gina Rinehart company revealed as $4.5m donor to climate sceptic thinktank

Billionaire’s company gave significant donations to the Institute of Public Affairs in 2016 and 2017
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:42
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[UK] World's biggest cigarette company offered tobacco products to doctors and nurses to mark NHS 70th birthday

[PMI] sent a letter to all NHS trusts and the health secretary, Matt Hancock, offering to help doctors, nurses and other health workers give up smoking by using its cigarette alternatives.
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 06:27
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[Australia] Un-liked! Government dumps $600,000 taxpayer-funded scheme that saw it pay Instagram models to post sexy photos to promote good health

Some of those hired to by the government to promote women's health were sponsored by alcohol companies, promoted controversial detox 'skinny teas,' uploaded photos of themselves smoking and endorsed sun tanning.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 05:14
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