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For Smoking Cessation, Money Whispers Louder than Nicotine Replacement

smokers offered up to $600 to remain tobacco-free for 6 months were significantly more successful than those given free access to conventional cessation aids or to e-cigarettes. But in absolute terms, the efforts were all wildly unsuccessful..."offering
MedPage Today
added May 24, 2018 15:06
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Money a better motivator to stop smoking than free e-cigs or quit aids

Providing free electronic cigarettes or other stop-smoking products to employees to get them to give up real cigarettes is less effective than the threat of taking away a cash reward for quitting, according to a new study that weighs the effectiveness of
Reuters
added May 24, 2018 15:02
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A Pragmatic Trial of E-Cigarettes, Incentives, and Drugs for Smoking Cessation

financial incentives added to free cessation aids resulted in a higher rate of sustained smoking abstinence than free cessation aids alone. Among smokers who received usual care (information and motivational text messages), the addition of free cessation
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added May 24, 2018 15:01
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Thank You for (Subsidizing) Smoking

farmers and crop insurance agents are frequently charged with fraud. A Kentucky tobacco farmer was recently charged after making $2.6 million in fraudulent crop insurance claims...The Russell Amendment would finally end crop insurance premium subsidies fo
Environmental Working Group
added May 16, 2018 21:48
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Colorado boosts savings to $730 million with help of recent tobacco industry settlement but may need more

Thanks to a boost from a recent tobacco industry settlement, Colorado plans to sock away an extra $90 million next year in the state’s reserves. But by one credit rating agency’s analysis, it’s still woefully unprepared for the next economic downturn.
Denver (CO) Post
added May 16, 2018 21:35
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JUULERS AGAINST JUUL

We can stop this. This is what we will do with the money: Targeted PSAs, youth talks across the country and re-vamping of health curriculum....From 2011 to 2015, current use of e-cigarettes among high school students increased more than tenfold – from 1.5
GoFundMe
added May 16, 2018 21:12
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[Nigeria, South Africa] In Poor Countries, Antismoking Activists Face Threats and Violence

Six years ago, more than a dozen men with AK-47s shot their way into Akinbode Oluwafemi’s home in Lagos, Nigeria. They killed his house guard and his brother-in-law...He was one of several tobacco control advocates at last week’s 17th World Conference on
New York Times
added May 16, 2018 19:10
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PUBLIC HEALTH STOPPING TOBACCO ORGANIZATIONS AND PRODUCTS (STOP) / TOBACCO WATCHDOG WILL PROVIDE INDUSTRY MONITORING AND AWARENESS OVERVIEW

With an initial $20 million investment, STOP will support the creation of a robust global monitoring system that complements existing efforts in identifying industry deception. The tobacco industry watchdog will deliver regular reports detailing industry
Bloomberg Philanthropies
added May 16, 2018 19:07
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[Asia, India] What are philanthropists doing to fight the anti-smoking battle?

Philanthropists helped fuel smoking-cessation victories in the US. India’s philanthropists could help history repeat in this country
Forbes India (in)
added May 14, 2018 13:40
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Use of billions in tobacco excise tax unchecked

Four municipalities in the Ilocos region that received the biggest shares from tobacco excise taxes in the past two years have failed to publicly disclose how the funds are being spent, in violation of budget rules, but the national government looks help
Philippine Star (ph)
added May 14, 2018 02:01
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