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Financial incentives encourage pregnant women to quit smoking

The caveats: They may need to be part of larger programs to be effective. And smoking rates have fallen but remain stubbornly high among people without privilege.
Managed Care Magazine
added Nov 14, 2018 03:13
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[Australia] The tobacco industry plays price games to make it even tougher to quit smoking

It is therefore unsurprising that the tobacco industry has a well-documented history of undermining regulations that seek to control the use and sale of tobacco for the benefit of public health. For instance, the largest tobacco companies have continued t
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 9, 2018 17:07
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ILO Ends Contracts With Tobacco Companies – Will It Be Forever?

(FCA) is confident that the ILO will ... ensure that it no longer accepts funding from the tobacco industry. The FCA also commends the ILO for its continued dedication to protecting the rights of workers within the tobacco sector and for the commitment
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:31
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[West Virginia] Arkansas justice calls election a win over outside spending

Republican State Leadership Committee’...which launched its initiative focused on state court races in 2014, and its donors this year have included the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, tobacco company Reynolds American...Two prominent Republicans backed by the g
Seymour (IN) Daily Tribune
added Nov 8, 2018 19:09
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[Kentucky] Farmer Charged With Fraud Scheme Against Federal Crop Reinsurer ($$)

The U.S. government in a Nov. 1 indictment filed in a Kentucky federal court accuses a farmer of fraudulently submitting statements to a government agency that reinsures his...... rented farmland in Kentucky and produced tobacco, among other crops. From
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2018 19:03
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[Kentucky] Farmer Seeks Later Trial Date Over Charges Of Fraud On Crop Insurance ($$)

Citing a “large volume of discovery,” a farmer accused by the U.S. government of submitting false reports regarding federally reinsured crop insurance policies on Nov. 2 asked a...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2018 19:02
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Team Draft Kicks Off 5th Annual Super Bowl Challenge on November 1st to Raise Lung Cancer Awareness and Research Dollars

This unique fund raising challenge gives lung cancer survivors the opportunity to raise funds for public awareness and cutting-edge research that gives new hope to those battling this often misunderstood disease. The top three fundraisers will earn trips
PR Newswire
added Nov 7, 2018 18:40
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[UK] New focus on prevention is great leadership and could be seminal moment, says NHS Confederation

accounts for more than half the difference in death rates between poor and the better off in the UK. Yet incredibly in England we have seen cuts in smoking cessation services. "It’s time for real intent around prevention and an acceptance that if we are
NHS Confederation (uk)
added Nov 7, 2018 16:48
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Tobacco Tax Battle Could Torch Montana Medicaid Expansion

If ballot initiative I-185 passes Tuesday, it will mean an additional $2-per-pack tax on cigarettes and levy a tax on e-cigarettes, which are currently not taxed in Montana. The tobacco tax initiative has become the most expensive ballot measure race in
Kaiser Health News
added Nov 6, 2018 16:57
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[Virginia] British-based firm to open plant in Danville

Harlow Group will built a precision sheet metal fabrication plant in Danville and Pittsylvania County....Northam approved a $147,000 grant for the project while the tobacco commission approved another $315,000.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 5, 2018 18:46
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