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[California] Medicare programs can help you put and end to smoking

Medicare now covers counseling sessions to help you stop smoking, even if you haven’t been diagnosed with an illness caused by tobacco use. You pay nothing for smoking cessation counseling, as long as you get it from a doctor or other qualified provider
Calaveras (CA) Enterprise
added Jun 17, 2016 21:02

UnitedHealthcare Will Award up to $120,000 in Grants to Michigan Organizations Dedicated to Tobacco Cessation

seeking proposals to fund programs that educate and encourage the public to quit smoking and avoid tobacco use, and help eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke. Michigan-based nonprofit organizations and Federally Qualified Health Centers may apply.
Business Wire
added Jun 16, 2016 19:10

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco firms ignore legal restrictions

Smoke Free Agents, a non-profit antitobacco group, has become infuriated by the number of music concerts packed with young people in Greater Jakarta that are not smoke-free despite the legal ban on tobacco promotion at such events. Between February and
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 15, 2016 14:56
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Knowledge of, attitudes toward, and use of low-dose computed tomography for lung cancer screening among family physicians

Most family physicians report discussing LDCT with patients at high risk for lung cancer; however, referrals remain low. There are gaps in physician knowledge about screening guidelines and reimbursement, and this indicates a need for further educationa
Wiley Online Library
added Jun 15, 2016 00:29

[Russia] Feds defend drunk-monkey science studies

Federally funded research raises eyebrows over its worthiness....a two-year, $97,000 grant to study the 130-year use of tobacco and cessation efforts in Russia called “Cigarettes and Soviets: The Culture of Tobacco Use in Modern Russia.” “Russia's distin
AMI Newswire (American Media Institute)
added Jun 14, 2016 13:27

Evaluation of Biomarkers of Exposure in Smokers Switching to a Carbon-Heated Tobacco Product: A Controlled, Randomized, Open-Label 5-Day Exposure Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

clear evidence supporting a reduction in the level of exposure to HPHCs of tobacco smoke in smokers who switch to CHTP under controlled conditions... All authors are employees of Philip Morris Products S.A.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 11, 2016 21:12

Shedding light on a vaping trend: Researchers study the use of e-cigarettes for illicit drugs

The grant, “Characterization and Abuse of Electronic Cigarettes: The Efficacy of ‘Personal Vaporizers’ as an Illicit Drug Delivery System,” set out to test e-cigarettes’ viability as a method to vape marijuana, heroin, methamphetamine and other drugs — a
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)
added Jun 10, 2016 16:24

As tobacco age rises to 21, California sales, revenue down

California’s official move Thursday to raise the legal tobacco purchase age to 21 years old will lower the state’s tobacco tax income by about $68 million a year, according to legislative analyses. But sales of cigarettes and other tobacco products have
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jun 10, 2016 12:33

You now must be 21 to buy tobacco in California. Is a cigarette tax next?

But some health advocates said states should go further and raise taxes on tobacco products. This November, Californians will get their chance to do so when they vote on a ballot initiative that would increase the state’s cigarette tax from $0.87 to $2.
added Jun 10, 2016 12:29

Living longer, living well: How we can achieve the World Health Organization’s ‘25 by 25’ goals in the UK (PDF)

It now lies with policy makers to implement (and evaluate) interventions to reduce the vast disease burden associated with poor diet, physical inactivity, smoking and alcohol consumption. ... Smoking is responsible for over 80% of all deaths from
Richmond Group of Charities (uk)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:01
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