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[Massachusetts] Hanover receives grant aimed to stub out tobacco in younger ages

Hanover is partnering with South Shore communities to spread awareness of the dangers of tobacco thanks to a grant from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. After the town received the grant, (Norwell also has federal funding) in spring 2018,
Wicked Local (MA)
added Aug 25, 2018 14:09
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Stop smoking services: BMJ analysis shows how councils are stubbing them out

As some areas dispense with them entirely, Gareth Iacobucci examines whether these services are withering on the vine...could be partly attributable to UK smoking rates being historically low at 16%,3 a proportion that compares favourably with many Europe
British Medical Journal
added Aug 24, 2018 12:44
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[California] Public Health Oriented Comments on State Cannabis Regulations from PHI

Dear Colleagues, As promised, attached are model comments for your organizations to use in response to the proposed regulations put out by the Bureau of Cannabis Control...undermine local control and the autonomy of California cities and counties to pro
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 22, 2018 23:59
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Relationship between smoking and health and education spending in Chile [FREE FULL TEXT]

The strong significant statistical relationship found between tobacco consumption and resources allocated to healthcare and education consumption may be indicative of the existence of a crowding out effect of tobacco. This effect, in turn, may increase th
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2018 12:31
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[UK] How many people gave up smoking in YOUR town last year?

Charities have today slammed the 'postcode lottery' smokers face in seeking NHS help to give up their addiction to the killer habit. Public health budget cuts have meant thousands of smokers have been left to quit without the vital support they need to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 20, 2018 02:10
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[Washington] Dori: Politicians would rather buy votes than prevent cancer

American Cancer Society has just graded every state on preventing tobacco-related cancer deaths. They gave our state an F — F as in failure. Washington state gets $600 million every year from the lawsuit settlement and tobacco taxes. Do you know how much
MyNorthwest.com (KIRO, KTTH, Seattle, WA)
added Aug 20, 2018 01:40
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[UK] How many people gave up smoking in YOUR town last year?

'Postcode lottery' faced by smokers seeking NHS help to give up their addiction is slammed by charities (so how many people gave up in YOUR town last year?)... MailOnline has sifted through the NHS Digital data to reveal the 10 local authorities in Engla
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 19, 2018 12:34
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Washington flush with tobacco money, but gets an ‘F’ for prevention

“We receive a red failing grade for the amount of money our Legislature invests in keeping the next generation of kids off tobacco products,” Mary McHale told KIRO Radio. McHale is with the American Cancer Society. It’s new report grades each state on e
MyNorthwest.com (KIRO, KTTH, Seattle, WA)
added Aug 18, 2018 15:33
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[France, Thailand, UK] Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces Organizations Selected to Lead "STOP," $20 Million Global Tobacco Industry Watchdog

announced that the University of Bath, The Global Centre for Good Governance in Tobacco Control (GGTC), and International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) have been selected to collectively direct a new global tobacco industry watch
PR Newswire
added Aug 15, 2018 17:22
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[France, Thailand, UK] Three major anti-smoking groups are joining forces to fight Big Tobacco

Three of the globe’s most ardent anti-tobacco groups are joining forces, part of new effort to create a one-stop shop to monitor the tobacco industry, its lobbying tactics, and its marketing strategies. Stopping Tobacco Organizations Products (STOP) is
Quartz
added Aug 15, 2018 16:24
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