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BOONE: Research and Collaboration Put a Tobacco-Free Generation Within Reach Lessons from CVS Health’s decision to stop selling tobacco in its stores.

It’s been more than three years since our company decided to stop selling tobacco in all our stores, and it remains a source of great pride for CVS Health. Without question, going tobacco-free was a bold decision that would significantly impact our botto
Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)
added Aug 8, 2018 19:53
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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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[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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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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Smoking ban in public housing might make quitting easier

A new U.S. ban on smoking in public housing may make it easier for low-income smokers to quit, a new study suggests. This week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) implemented a ban on cigarettes, cigars, and pipes inside apartment
Reuters
added Aug 4, 2018 15:49
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[Australia, Canada, New Zealand] Commercial tobacco and indigenous peoples: a stock take on Framework Convention on Tobacco Control progress [FREE FULL TEXT]

It is difficult to determine if or what progress has been made...Strengthening FCTC reporting instruments to include standardised indigenous-specific data will help to realise the FCTC Guiding Principles by holding States Parties to account and building m
Tobacco Control
added Aug 3, 2018 22:19
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[UK-Scotland] New life breathed into Dumfries and Galloway smoking strategy

NHS Dumfries and Galloway's Smoking Matters service expects to fall short of its target for helping people in deprived areas kick the habit. It is now looking at ways to update the strategy and increase use. Among the new ideas are projects to reach ou
BBC Online
added Aug 3, 2018 21:49
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[California] GLANTZ: Study Suggests HUD’s New Smoke-Free Policy Will Help More Low-Income Smokers Quit

Enforcing residential bans on smoking could help large numbers of low-income people quit smoking, according to an analysis of federally funded national surveys by a California research team. The finding comes as public housing authorities across the count
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 2, 2018 23:41
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