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AUDIO: Free Nicotine Gum, Patches Offered In Florida, No Strings Attached

Floridians who want to kick the smoking habit now have even easier access to free nicotine-replacement therapy through the Tobacco Free Florida program. Since it started a decade ago, the program is celebrating a smoking rate that continues to drop eve
WJCT Public Broadcasting (Jacksonville, FL)
added Aug 5, 2016 13:28

KANE: There's a strange and somewhat icky reason we say people have 'Type A' personalities

popularization of TABP actually came from flawed studies funded by the tobacco industry that were meant to obscure and discredit claims...didn't need invincible proof. It just had to show that smoking didn't necessarily cause heart disease — that, instead
added Aug 5, 2016 03:03
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[UK] Quitters a “priority” but council failing to kick its own tobacco habit

Stop Smoking services will not be axed by Hackney Council despite its continued investment in tobacco firms. Around 40 per cent of local authorities in England are rolling back anti-smoking assistance in the face of budget cuts, according to a report pu
Hackney Citizen (uk)
added Aug 4, 2016 10:57

[Asia-pacific] Matthew Myers: Indonesia Not Protected from the Dangers of Smoking

There are actually various key points mandated by the FCTC that have not been implemented by the Indonesian government. Firstly, there are no national laws in Indonesia that ban the act of consuming cigarettes/tobacco in indoor spaces. This implies that m
Indonesia Investments (nl)
added Aug 2, 2016 14:51

research funded to study the appeal of menthol and smoking by people with hiv

Each project will receive $30,000...will study the link between menthol and tobacco-related risk behaviors, such as substance use and alcohol use, across age and race....understand the unique challenge smokers living with HIV face when trying to quit smok
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 1, 2016 20:18

[UK] Delon Human

set up a company called NicoLIFE.... NicoLIFE “is focused on the promotion of wise nicotine policy, science and products to enable smoking cessation and reduce tobacco harm."... NicoLife has provided consultancy services to BAT to support their approach (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Aug 1, 2016 15:44

[Australia, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] CROSBIE/GLANTZ: Philip Morris gets its ash kicked in Uruguay; where will it next blow smoke?

Neither Bloomberg nor Uruguay disclosed the amount of Bloomberg’s financial help. It is safe to say that Uruguay would have not prevailed...Uruguay’s and Australia’s wins against Big Tobacco are important reminders of how much the United States is lagging
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 1, 2016 15:32

[New Zealand] Auckland Council won't say if it holds tobacco investments

A report by RNZ today said one of its investment funds, Janus, held shares in sugar-heavy brands like Coca-Cola, Hershey and Starbucks. Janus also holds shares in alcohol giants SABMiller and Pernod Ricard, as well as British American Tobacco, RNZ repor
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 1, 2016 15:22

[New Zealand] Smokefree Coalition closes its doors, after state funding ends

The organisation that provided a platform for unity and collaboration in New Zealand tobacco control is no more. At a Wellington celebration tinged with sadness, members of the Smokefree Coalition gathered tonight to commemorate 20 years of achievement
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 1, 2016 00:45

How you pay for smoking in movies

Every week, we estimate the dollar-value of tax credits and other public subsidies handed out to the producers of these films. The total will keep growing until movies that recruit young people to smoke are made ineligible for taxpayer handouts.
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Jul 29, 2016 18:48
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