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Vote to have Steve Aoki Perform at Your School

Chegg, the Smarter Way to Student, in partnership with truth, one of the largest and most successful national youth tobacco prevention campaigns, today announced that one U.S. college or high school campus can win a once-in-a-lifetime visit from Steve Aok
PR Newswire
added Nov 3, 2017 17:11
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CVS Health Foundation Awards $1 Million Dollars in Grants to Eight Cancer Centers to Increase Smoking Cessation Resources in the Oncology Setting

"AACI thanks the CVS Health Foundation for its important commitment to promoting tobacco cessation and improving cancer treatment outcomes," said AACI Executive Director Barbara Duffy Stewart, MPH. "While all of AACI's 97 cancer centers champion preventi
PR Newswire
added Nov 3, 2017 17:10
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[Australia, China, Korea - North] Illegal tobacco helps fund North Korea’s nuclear regime

THE illegal tobacco trade is helping to prop up Kim Jong-un’s nuclear program as well as the world’s biggest terror groups, according to a US security chief. David Luna says...Counterfeit goods are legal in the Hermit Kingdom, and have been since the form
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Nov 1, 2017 10:27
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Behind this Battle of the Sexes, a Philip Morris brand

displays or mentions the Virginia Slims brand thirteen times, among its eighty tobacco incidents....delivered more than 100 million tobacco impressions...Philip Morris (now Altria) and Fox (formerly News Corp.) have many corporate connections: • Fox's C
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 31, 2017 18:14
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CDC Awards ICF over $13 Million Tobacco Survey Research Task Order

ICF Will Continue to Conduct a National Survey to Examine Youth Behaviors and Attitudes Toward Tobacco Use
Business Wire
added Oct 31, 2017 02:10
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Helping smokers quit: Payments, personalized support can work

Money can be more powerful than nicotine, as a new study found that smokers who received financial incentives, in addition to personalized support, to help them quit were more successful than smokers who did not receive these interventions. Published in J
EurekAlert
added Oct 31, 2017 01:18
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Effect of Patient Navigation and Financial Incentives on Smoking Cessation Among Primary Care Patients at an Urban Safety-Net Hospital

Conclusions and Relevance In this study of adult daily smokers at 1 large urban safety-net hospital, patient navigation and financial incentives for smoking cessation significantly increased the rates of smoking cessation.
JAMA Internal Medicine
added Oct 31, 2017 01:15
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When It Pays to Quit, More People Stop Smoking

"Our results show that a successful intervention to help [low-income] individuals quit smoking should be multifaceted and focus on both assisting with resources and, when possible, providing financial incentives," said lead author Dr. Karen Lasser. She's
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 31, 2017 01:13
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Connecticut lawmakers pass $41.3 billion budget nearly four months late

closes a $3.5 billion deficit over the two years, in part with tax and fee hikes on tobacco products... It also raids a host of funds - for everything from school bus seats to clean energy and tobacco cessation - for money that will be swept into the gene
Reuters
added Oct 26, 2017 20:34
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[North Dakota] Lawmakers, governor criticize severance for closed agency

The center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy, or BreatheND, closed June 20 and its nine employees were each given six months of salary and a cash payout equal to the cost of six months of health insurance... The severance package was far sweeter
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 26, 2017 20:21
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