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CVS Anti-Smoking Campaign: Health Company To Spend $50M On 5-Year Program To Cut Youth Smoking

A year and a half after CVS Health Corp. sacrificed what it estimated to be $2 billion in annual sales by ceasing to sell tobacco products in its stores, it is beefing up its anti-tobacco stance with a $50 million anti-smoking campaign over the next five
IBT - International Business Times
added Mar 10, 2016 16:49

[UK] HUNT: No Smoking Day: why tobacco (still) isn’t a ‘done deal’

So yesterday, we handed in our solution – supported by Kevin Barron MP and more than 16,000 members of the public – to secure the future of these services. We’re proposing a modest levy on the profits made by the tobacco industry – a group who made glob
Cancer Research UK (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 16:42

[UK] HEALTH WARNING: Smoking will cause more than '1.3 MILLION new illnesses in Britain'

Analysis by Cancer Research UK and the UK Health Forum reveals the figure will include almost 600,000 cases of cancer. If current trends continue the number of smokers is on course to fall 10 per cent by 2035 but the charity wants to see this drop to fiv
The [London, UK] Express
added Mar 9, 2016 15:02

[New Jersey] Bill Package to Restore Funding for Anti-Smoking Efforts in NJ Clears Assembly Panel

A two-bill legislative package sponsored by Assembly Democrats Dan Benson, Tim Eustace and Joseph Lagana to restore funding for anti-smoking initiatives that were eliminated from the state budget was released Monday by the Assembly Health and Senior Serv
Bergen (NJ) Dispatch
added Mar 8, 2016 18:25

[New Jersey] See what actions NJ lawmakers are taking against smoking

State lawmakers Monday took action on a number of bills aiming to cut down on smoking in New Jersey. The state Senate's budget committee approved a bill that would raise the age people could buy cigarettes and smoking products in the Garden State from 1
added Mar 8, 2016 17:38

[UK] Outrage over charity chief’s ‘complicity’ in bid to limit voluntary sector lobbying

William Shawcross urged a trustee on his commission to meet Christopher Snowdon, head of lifestyle economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), a free-market thinktank that receives funding from big tobacco and has taken money from at least two o
The Observer (uk)
added Mar 7, 2016 17:31

[France] VIDEO: Documentaire "Tabac: Nos Gosses Sous Intox" du 17.04.2013 "L'Industrie du tabac = Crime Organisé" [Documentary "Smoke: Our Kids Under Hoax" of 17.04.2013 "The Tobacco Industry = Organized Crime"]

This documentary denounces quite well the challenges of the tobacco industry worldwide, explains the different technical marketing these giants, firstly to retain new smokers to their brands, and other hand to enlarge market by attracting young smokers.
You Tube
added Mar 7, 2016 09:03

[France] Direct evidence of tobacco product placement and smoking behavioral placement in French movies

a documentary broadcast on Canal+ TV in April 2013. Entitled Nos gosses sous intox (“intoxicating our kids”), the documentary explores the various ways the tobacco industry is targeting children and teenagers, with one important segment dedicated to prod
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 7, 2016 08:55

[Ohio] Allen County Workplaces Invited To Become Smoke-Free

Working to reduce second hand smoke is one of the primary goals of the Partnerships to Improve Community Health Grant. Activate Allen County is administering the grant and is looking for partners to make their offices non-smoking. Their staff can assist
added Mar 7, 2016 08:04
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Paying Employees to Lose Weight

These programs make intuitive sense. But do they work?...Both studies found that participants who received cash or checks of $750 to $800 over the year quit smoking at triple the rate of a control group.
New York Times
added Mar 5, 2016 00:02
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