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[UK] Budget cuts `mean GPs in some areas cannot prescribe stop smoking medications´

Cuts to the public health budget mean smokers in many areas can no longer access stop smoking medications from their GP, health experts have warned. There is now at least one local authority in England where there is a zero budget for addressing smoking,
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 15, 2018 23:38
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[North Carolina] Fund-raising shortfall has arts council reassessing its role, strategies

The council is bracing to see what British American Tobacco Plc’s full ownership of Reynolds American Inc. will mean for corporate giving. Reynolds could not be reached for comment about 2017-18 plans. Its group of companies, employees and private chari
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 15, 2018 23:24
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Host–agent–vector–environment measures for electronic cigarette research used in NIH grants [FREE FULL TEXT]

This analysis revealed a heavy focus on Host measures (73%) and a lack of focus on Environment measures. The predominant focus on Host measures may have the unintended effect of limiting the evidence base for tobacco control and regulatory science. Furthe
Tobacco Control
added Jan 14, 2018 15:40
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Free quit-smoking classes offered for public housing residents in Wisconsin

All public housing throughout the U.S., including thousands of households in Wisconsin, will soon become smoke free. And to help residents kick the habit, the American Lung Association is offering free support to smokers living in multi-unit public hous
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Jan 12, 2018 21:49
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[Virginia] $7.4 million in tobacco money flows to regional economic projects

Danville and Pittsylvania County will be receiving more than $7.4 million from the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission to get economic development projects going, Delegate Danny Marshall said on Wednesday. The commission met Tuesday in Richmond to m
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Jan 11, 2018 01:21
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[Virginia] CCAM Announces $12.65 Million In Federal And State Funds To Build Apprentice Academy

We will build upon the current workforce training network from the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission's (TRRC) partnership with CCAM, including the Advanced Manufacturing Centers of Excellence and the Transitioning Veteran's Programs located in Vir
PR Newswire
added Jan 11, 2018 01:00
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RICHMAN/KRUMHOLZ: Lessons From the Opioid Epidemic to Reinvigorate Tobacco Control Initiatives

As devastating as the opioid epidemic is, however, its toll is modest compared to that of another substance: tobacco. ...These overlapping epidemics suggest that common conditions may contribute to both and that common solutions may be useful. This momen
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jan 9, 2018 03:11
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Toxic Grants: Food Companies Are Still Funding Biased Nutrition Research, Now Overseas

Tobacco companies pioneered these tactics decades ago, funding biased research that downplayed the risks of smoking, including studies published in the 1990s that dismissed fears of second-hand smoke. Fossil fuel companies have also played this game, fund
Inside Philanthropy
added Jan 5, 2018 21:22
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Oklahoma ranks high on efforts to fight tobacco

Oklahoma is spending more to combat tobacco use than most states — but it still isn't close to what experts think is needed. Oklahoma ranks seventh on spending to curb tobacco use, with $19 million going to anti-smoking programs in the current fiscal yea
The Oklahoman
added Jan 3, 2018 14:41
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[UK] Free nicotine patches and cash incentives to help local folk stop smoking

NHS Tayside is urging people to make giving up smoking in 2018 their new year resolution. Community pharmacies can offer advice on how to access support to anyone who would like to quit. Two incentive schemes are also available for people to join in Ta
Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 3, 2018 14:25
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