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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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[Massachusetts] HEALEY: E-cigarettes are your child's worst friend

Over the past few months, I have been traveling to communities across Massachusetts, talking to middle- and high-school students about health, wellness and substance-use prevention. At every meeting, I have heard from parents, teachers, school nurses and
Lowell (MA) Sun
added Aug 10, 2018 19:47
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[UK-Scotland] New Health Secretary Jeane Freeman to lead by example after kicking a 42-year smoking habit

Jeane Freeman hopes to lead by example in her new job as Health Secretary – and she’s off to a good start after kicking a 42-year smoking habit. As she sat down with the Daily Record to discuss her plans to tackle waiting times and other pressing proble
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 19:45
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Cancer Society: Oregon falls short in fighting Big Tobacco

The annual report “How Do You Measure Up? A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality” finds Oregon achieves the benchmark in three of the nine public policy areas. Oregon can improve in three categories and e
KTVZ Channel 21 (Bend, OR)
added Aug 10, 2018 18:45
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Tobacco company strategies to identify and promote the benefits of nicotine

After publication of the 1988 Surgeon General’s report on nicotine addiction, tobacco companies (particularly RJ Reynolds) intensified efforts to promote the benefits of nicotine while downplaying its addictiveness and health risks.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 9, 2018 23:02
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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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[UK] Campaign launched as hospital is set to become a smoke-free zone

A hospital trust set to become smoke free early next year is launching an awareness campaign offering support and advice to staff and patients. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has been raising awareness to patients and staff about the sup
Hartlepool Mail (uk)
added Aug 9, 2018 15:20
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the illegal juul copycats that are flooding the market

“It feels like there is a new pod system released every day and we receive tons of them … So many in fact that there is no way we can review them all.” These products are not only putting a generation of youth at risk of nicotine addiction, but they appea
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 10, 2018 04:05
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[Ohio] Smoking cessation program begins

A new billboard has gone up in the East End of East Liverpool, promoting a smoking cessation program started by the city health department and its Maternal and Child Health Task Force. Health Commissioner Carol Cowan said the East Liverpool City Fire D
East Liverpool (OH) Review
added Aug 10, 2018 03:58
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