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the one thing pharmacies could do to save thousands of lives

truth® is again calling for Walgreens to protect its customers and stop selling tobacco by staging a zombie-themed protest named “Not Happy or Healthy” after the company’s recently retired tagline, “at the corner of happy and healthy.” Young people dress
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 10, 2018 23:12
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RICHMAN/KRUMHOLZ: Lessons From the Opioid Epidemic to Reinvigorate Tobacco Control Initiatives

As devastating as the opioid epidemic is, however, its toll is modest compared to that of another substance: tobacco. ...These overlapping epidemics suggest that common conditions may contribute to both and that common solutions may be useful. This momen
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jan 9, 2018 03:11
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FRANK: Why Even Tougher Regulations on Smoking Are Justified

Each person who becomes a smoker makes it more likely that others will become smokers as well. This additional effect outweighs the harm caused by secondhand smoke...our efforts to discourage smoking, strict as they seem, may not be nearly strict enough.
New York Times
added Jan 5, 2018 21:25
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Anti-tobacco, oral cancer awareness campaign held

Awareness campaigns on the harmful effects of tobacco consumption and oral cancer were organized at Yigi-Kaum village and at the government secondary school in Pobdi in West Siang district by the District Tobacco Control Cell on 3 and 4 January.
Arunachal Times (in)
added Jan 5, 2018 21:20
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GUEBERT: Discrediting science is not a good idea

calls the HONEST Act. A more honest name for it would be the Dishonest Act because it institutionalizes Big Tobacco’s ignorance-inspiring, doubt-producing sound science standard as the law the of the land. More specifically, the central part of the bill
Watertown (SD) Public Opinion
added Jan 4, 2018 23:48
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[Colorado] Don’t let your rights go up in smoke

Efforts are underway in Colorado to allow people to smoke or vape marijuana in places open to the public that could force thousands of service workers and others to breathe the hazardous chemicals in secondhand marijuana smoke. In fact, our state law doe
Breathe Free Colorado
added Jan 4, 2018 12:05
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[Indiana] Corydon man credits program for no longer craving cigarettes

Jeff Jones smoked since he was 14, tried to quit in 1999 and 2006, and finally, this year, after enrolling in the Freedom From Smoking program at Floyd Memorial Hospital, Jones has been cigarette-free for about 10 months.
News-Tribune.net (The Online Edition of the New Albany Tribune and Jeffersonville (IN) Evening News)
added Jan 3, 2018 14:41
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Oklahoma ranks high on efforts to fight tobacco

Oklahoma is spending more to combat tobacco use than most states — but it still isn't close to what experts think is needed. Oklahoma ranks seventh on spending to curb tobacco use, with $19 million going to anti-smoking programs in the current fiscal yea
The Oklahoman
added Jan 3, 2018 14:41
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[Korea - North] What North Korean propaganda posters reveal

North Korea also produces a number of anti-smoking posters, having joined the WHO's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in 2005. The WHO reports that the country "keenly celebrates" World No Tobacco Day every year. They document developments in the c
CNN
added Jan 2, 2018 04:12
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[Asia, Pakistan] Global calls to switch to smoke-free tobacco products gaining ground

Recently, the advocates of smoke-free tobacco products from different Asian countries gathered for the first time ever in Jakarta, Indonesia, to call on their governments to allow and regulate the use of electronic cigarettes and ‘heat-not-burn’ tobacco
The Nation (pk)
added Jan 1, 2018 04:00
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