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[Connecticut] Smoking among mentally ill examined

A recent study at the Yale School of Medicine provides the most accurate estimates to date of the proportion of smokers in the general population and in populations with mental illness. The finding may provide the data required to tailor anti-smoking cam
Yale Daily News
added Apr 22, 2014 14:24

Leading the way to better health

Psychologists have pioneered the science and policy of tobacco control since the first Surgeon General’s Report ... Here are some of the most influential psychologists in the area and a few of their accomplishments. David B. Abrams, PhD, Schroeder Insti
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
added Apr 22, 2014 13:19

Creative Outrage: Enter our Contest to Expose the Truth about the “Be Marlboro” Campaign

help us tell the truth about Marlboro by creating a mock ad and entering it in our new Brand Jamming Contest. Channel your creative outrage and let’s take Marlboro’s absurd ad campaign to its logical conclusion.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 22, 2014 13:11

Youth Tobacco Prevention Sparks AAFP-convened Summit

On April 4, the Academy convened a number of tobacco-prevention stakeholders from both the public and private sectors to participate in an AAFP Youth & Tobacco Prevention Summit in Washington.
American Family Physician
added Apr 22, 2014 11:08

[UK] Wakefield Council pledge action on smokers

Wakefield Council’s cabinet has signed up to a declaration to reduce tobacco use among the population and raise awareness of the health effects of smoking. The Local Authority Declaration on Tobacco Control is a UK-wide initiative to which councils are
Wakefield Express (uk)
added Apr 22, 2014 10:38

[Alaska] American Lung Association objects to tobacco store lease

The city of Wasilla, which owns the Meta Rose Square, approved a lease to a tobacco store on Monday over the objections of a current building tenant — the American Lung Association.
Wasilla (AK) Frontiersman
added Apr 22, 2014 10:22

[Asia] Starving China's Tobacco Monopoly Is Professor Li's Smoking Cure

Li’s idea is to start a revolution among China’s 20 million tobacco growers that will deprive China National Tobacco Corp....of the raw materials it needs. ... A crop-replacement pilot project she spearheaded with farmers in Yunnan province was a success
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Apr 21, 2014 21:51

Higgins Study Shows Financial Incentives Help Economically-Disadvantaged Pregnant Smokers Quit and Improve Fetal Growth

Vermont Center on Behavior and Health Director Stephen Higgins, Ph.D., and colleagues, have developed an effective behavioral economic approach that offers women financial incentives for quitting. The groups’ most recent findings, published online this
University of Vermont
added Apr 21, 2014 11:40

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Anti-smoking group to cigarette companies: 'Don't target the youth'

At a time where all forms of tobacco advertisement should be banned, tobacco companies circumvent these prohibitions this way: providing free store signages to the millions of sari-sari stores in the country, reaching the very people who ought to be prot
Rappler (ph)
added Apr 21, 2014 10:39

[New York] Missing Report Could Affect Tobacco Control Funding: Hevesi

An independent evaluation of the state’s tobacco control program was supposed to be in by Sept. 1, but state Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi (D-Forest Hills) is still waiting. The lawmaker, who serves as chairman of the Oversight, Analysis and Investigations C
The Forum Newsgroup (Howard Beach, NY)
added Apr 20, 2014 07:46
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