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More Than 60,000 Louisiana Residents Now Registered for the Free Smoking Cessation Trust Program

The Smoking Cessation Trust (SCT) recently crossed another major milestone by exceeding 60,000 applicants (60,288, as of Sept. 7), who have made the commitment to do one of the hardest things they will probably ever do in their lives—quit smoking. Accord
The Creole
added Sep 14, 2016 18:08
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Newport’s ‘Pleasure Lounge’ Aims to Ignite Cigarettes Sales

“If you’re a smoker, it’s a smart way to turn you onto the brand because it’s fun and entertaining and you get cheap cigarettes,” said Ms. Hauri, a regular Newport smoker. The Newport Pleasure Lounge has helped turbocharge the brand. Newport’s rate of m
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Sep 14, 2016 14:27
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Tobacco Use Costs Indiana Billions. How Can The State Bring Those Costs Down?

Paul Halverson, dean of the school of public health and lead author of the report, spoke with Side Effects about why the costs are so high and what can be done to reduce them.
WBAA (West Lafayette, IN)
added Sep 14, 2016 01:52
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[Florida] FDA ban on sending tobacco blocks cigars for troops

Mark Van Trees of "Support the Troops" in Wesley Chapel gets pictures from units thankful for his shipments of goodies, which include cookies, chips, coffee, and cigars. "They are great. It's a wonderful smell," he said. "It is a reminder of home. I'm h
WTVT Fox13 (Tampa Bay, FL)
added Sep 14, 2016 01:51
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Addressing the economic costs of addiction

The toll from tobacco alone comes to $6.8 billion...The General Assembly has continually raided money intended to pay for smoking cessation efforts and public initiatives aimed at helping smokers... It’s not only a critical public health issue, it’s also
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Sep 14, 2016 01:50
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ASK HALFWHEEL: WHO CAN DONATE CIGARS TO TROOPS?

there is a pretty simple way around this. Just charge a nominal amount to the military member. Nothing in the deeming regulations prevent anyone from selling cigars at a loss, even a big loss, and FDA in its webinars has even admitted that promotions like
HalfWheel
added Sep 13, 2016 16:20
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[New Jersey] Senate panel advances smoking cessation bill

A bill that would allocate 1 percent of New Jersey's revenues from cigarette taxes to the Department of Health to fund anti-smoking initiatives is making its way through the Legislature. The Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee adv
Burlington County (NJ) Times
added Sep 12, 2016 20:48
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[Australia] 1 in 5 smokers lie to save money on life insurance

Analysis from finder.com.au show 19% of smokers would not tell their insurance company they smoke because they may be forced to pay over two times as much for their monthly premiums, compared to non-smokers. For example, monthly premiums for a 35-year-o
finder.com.au (au)
added Sep 12, 2016 15:31
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[California] LETTER: Our troops don’t need free tobacco

How wonderful that Duncan Hunter has the time and energy as a congressman to lobby for the tobacco industry’s desire to provide free cigars for our servicemen, all the while spending supporters’ contributions on his own personal expenses as prohibited by
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Sep 12, 2016 14:43
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[Australia] Pregnant women who smoke will be bribed to quit - with $50 shopping vouchers

Pregnant women are being offered shopping gift vouchers as an incentive to give up smoking as part of a university study. Dr Mai Frandsen, a research fellow from the Cancer Council of Tasmania and the University of Tasmania, said that although they ar
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 11, 2016 22:02
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