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[Central America, Latin America] The importance of continued engagement during the implementation phase of tobacco control policies in a middle-income country: the case of Costa Rica

The implementation phase continues to be a site of intensive tobacco industry political activity in low and middle-income countries. International support and earmarked tobacco taxes provide important technical and financial assistance to implement tobacc
Tobacco Control
added Feb 9, 2016 00:54
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[UK] Smokefree South West to close this summer after cuts to funding

The organisation has run a series of hard-hitting advertising campaigns to get people to give up smoking / The news comes just days before the organisation's campaign ad hits television screens across the region.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 8, 2016 15:09

What actors are actually smoking and snorting in movies / If you're Liam Neeson, chamomile tea.

“You used to be able to call up a company and say, ‘I’m doing a movie and need cigarettes,’ and they would send you a case,” Butcher recalled. “For the movie Mystery Train, I remember getting a giant case of Silk Cut cigarettes and we all smoked them.”
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:31

Connecticut gets mixed grades on tobacco control

In addition to the F in prevention and control funding, the state received a C on its smokefree air policies, and a D in access to cessation services. Canovi said the last grade is somewhat misleading, as the way the lung association measures money spent
Connecticut Post
added Feb 3, 2016 22:19

American Lung Association gives Pennsylvania low grades for anti-tobacco efforts

The state's budget impasse has also hurt tobacco prevention and control in Pennsylvania, the association said. Funding for programs to reduce smoking has dried up as state lawmakers continue to negotiate a budget deal. "Pennsylvania is missing a clear op
Reading (PA) Eagle
added Feb 3, 2016 15:14

American Lung Association "State of Tobacco Control 2016" Report Finds California Failing in Efforts to Reduce Tobacco-Caused Death and Disease

While California earned a B for its smokefree air policies, the state received an F for its low tobacco taxes, an F for failing to sufficiently fund tobacco prevention and control programs, and an F for poor coverage of smoking cessation and treatment ser
PR Newswire
added Feb 3, 2016 14:07


Nearly 1 in 4 high school students in the U.S. use at least one tobacco product, including e-cigarettes, according to the 2014 National Youth Tobacco Survey 7.7 percent of middle school students use at least one tobacco product, including e-cigarettes.
American Lung Association
added Feb 3, 2016 14:05

Did your STATE make the GRADE?

American Lung Association
added Feb 3, 2016 14:02

[UK] Public health grant cuts 'will have major impact on NHS programmes'

NHS programmes to help people quit smoking could be hit by public health grant cuts
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 5, 2016 06:34

[Virginia] Roanoke Senator seeks to end Tobacco fund

A Roanoke Senator has introduced legislation to defund the Tobacco Commission and send the money to the Medicaid program. John Edwards...introduced a bill to repeal the enabling legislation of the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission. The bill also
Bland County (VA) Messenger
added Feb 2, 2016 14:40
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