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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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EDWARDS: Lest We Forget: Harm-Reduction Research is Important and Increasing, but Other Facets of Tobacco Control Research Remain a High Priority [FREE FULL TEXT]

researchers should remember that tobacco control is not just about harm reduction and helping smokers to quit. There is a continuing need to protect the next generation of children from starting to smoke and vulnerable groups from SHS exposure, and we sho
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 30, 2017 23:47
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[UK] Local councils cut millions of pounds from stop-smoking services while investments in tobacco companies soar

Investments in cigarette giants including Phillip Morris and Imperial Tobacco by local authorities in England have increased by hundreds of millions of pounds over the past five years. At the same time, councils have nearly halved the money available to
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 30, 2017 20:42
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Colorado is using pot tax money to save programs funded by big tobacco settlement

But that money is already starting to dwindle, so state legislators have scrambled to find a source of funds that could ensure those helpful programs don’t disappear. The most obvious, if not ironic, source: marijuana money.
Denver (CO) Post
added Dec 28, 2017 22:51
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