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[Oregon] Council adopts smokefree downtown public right-of-ways and opt-in option city-wide

The ordinance is designed to promote community health by reducing the exposure and impacts of secondhand smoke and cigarette litter.
Eugene (OR) Daily News
added Aug 11, 2018 15:10
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Report: Kentucky short on cancer-fighting policies

Kentucky earned red (falling short) in these areas: smoke-free laws, tobacco-prevention funding and indoor-tanning restrictions. Tougher policies in those areas is important because Kentucky is No. 1 in incidence and mortalities from cancer, according to
Insider Louisville
added Aug 11, 2018 15:00
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ACS CAN Report Measures State Progress in Fight Against Cancer

(ACS CAN) annual How Do You Measure Up? report reveals that a majority of states are still missing opportunities to save lives and protect the health of their residents.... Tobacco Excise Taxes: In Oklahoma, Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill that included a
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added Aug 11, 2018 15:03
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Impact of the WHO FCTC over the first decade: a global evidence review prepared for the Impact Assessment Expert Group [FREE FULL TEXT]

The FCTC has increased the implementation of measures across several policy domains, and these implementations have resulted in measurable impacts on tobacco consumption, prevalence and other outcomes. However, FCTC implementation must be accelerated, and
Tobacco Control
added Aug 9, 2018 23:01
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Distributional health and financial benefits of increased tobacco taxes in Colombia: results from a modelling study

The tobacco tax increase passed by Colombia has substantial implications for the country’s population health and financial well-being, with large benefits likely to accrue to the two poorest quintiles of the population.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 9, 2018 22:55
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[Massachusetts] Tobacco grant to target smoking, vaping among Fall River area teens

The announcement of the grants, which will be awarded to 16 municipal health departments over four years, comes 10 days after Gov. Charlie Baker signed a law raising the tobacco-buying age to 21 statewide The state Department of Public Health on Monday
Fall River (MA) Herald News
added Aug 7, 2018 18:14
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Registrations double for Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline after tobacco prices increase

The July 1 cigarette and little cigar price increase has encouraged Oklahomans to quit, and thousands are reaching out to the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline, a program of the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET), for free services to help quit tobacco.
Norman (OK) Transcript
added Aug 8, 2018 12:39
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BANZHAF: Right-To-Smoke Myth Shattered by HUD's National Smoking Ban -- Public Interest Law Professor John Banzhaf

Not surprisingly, smokers groups - this time even joined by Reason Magazine - continue to insist that such bans are unconstitutional or otherwise illegal, and that there is some kind of right to smoke. For example, in a so far unsuccessful law suit again
MENAFN.com
added Aug 7, 2018 18:23
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Income Inequality and Life Expectancy / The Role of Tobacco Prevention Public Policies

This issue brief offers examples of policies that have been successful in reducing smoking rates because it is one of the major factors identified as helping explain some of the differences in life expectancy. However, the tie between income and life expe
Center for American Progress
added Aug 7, 2018 18:01
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POLYAKOVA/GONZALEZ: The U.S. anti-smoking campaign is a great model for fighting disinformation

In the case of smoking, American corporations were selling cigarettes to turn a profit. Today, however, foreign actors are deploying misleading content to actively undermine our democracy. For this reason, the FBI and other U.S. intelligence agencies shou
Washington Post
added Aug 4, 2018 18:54
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