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FEIN: Taking a Breath to Breathe Easily: A Harmless Way to End Smoking

We must find a harmless way for employees to taper their addiction to cigarettes. We must do so for reasons both monetary and moral, as we cannot afford to spend $300 billion every year on smoking-related illnesses. We cannot afford to lose 400,000 lives
Corporate Wellness Magazine
added Aug 30, 2018 17:17
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SECOND YEAR IN A ROW - REYNOLDS AMERICAN CERTIFIED AS A GREAT PLACE TO WORK®

Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) and its companies have been certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work® for a second year in a row.
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Aug 28, 2018 18:30
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] New union for tobacco farmers

Tobacco farmers who are unhappy with a ceiling price of $4,99 per kg imposed by merchants at the auction floors and other challenges they face, have formed a new union to represent their interests. The new union – the Tobacco Farmers Union Trust – is le
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Aug 24, 2018 13:05
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[Japan] This Company Rewards Non-Smokers with an Extra Week of Vacation

Piala Inc., a company in Japan has decided to do something about smokers, after it is deeply ingrained into culture. After a non-smoking employee submitted a complaint to the company suggestion box about how smoke brakes affected productivity, the marketi
Rare
added Aug 9, 2018 17:09
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[UK] Smoking rates declining in Southwark

Southwark’s labourers, cleaners and hospitality staff appear to be quitting smoking for e-cigarettes and vaping, according to statistics. The percentage of smokers in routine and manual occupations has dropped from more than 25 per cent in 2015, to 18.5
News Shopper (uk)
added Aug 2, 2018 15:09
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[UK] Understanding employment laws around e-cigarettes

In practice, businesses can actually decide whether or not they allow e-cigarettesand vaping in the office. There are reasons for allowing it – such as the way it can help people replace smoking and keep them in the office for longer, rather than go out
Business Matters (uk)
added Aug 1, 2018 15:40
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CELEBRATING 15 YEARS OF BREATHING CLEAN AIR IN NEW YORK

Tuesday, July 24th marks the 15th Anniversary of New York State’s Clean Indoor Air Act, the historic legislation that protects workers from second-hand smoke and helps reduce smoking rates. The 2003 state law banned smoking in almost all workplaces, ba
WIVT/WBGH NewsChannel 34 (Binghamton, NY)
added Jul 26, 2018 04:29
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[North Carolina] State Health Plan Quits QuitlineNC, Switches To CVS Caremark's MinuteClinic

will switch from QuitlineNC to CVS Caremark’s MinuteClinic. The former contract cost the plan $1.3 million per year, and State Treasurer Dale Folwell said the new contract will cost $862,000, a savings of $479,000. With CVS locations across the state, F
WUNC-FM (Chapel Hill, NC)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57
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[North Carolina] State workers trying to quit smoking will now have to go to CVS; NC officials say move will save money

Folwell said the change will save the state of North Carolina about $479,000 a year. QuitlineNC costs the state $1.3 million a year, while the cost of state employees using CVS to stop smoking is projected at $862,000. CVS Caremark is already the pharma
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Jul 25, 2018 00:56
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A Pragmatic Trial of E-Cigarettes, Incentives, and Drugs for Smoking Cessation [FREE FULL TEXT]

financial incentives added to free cessation aids resulted in a higher rate of sustained smoking abstinence than free cessation aids alone. Among smokers who received usual care, the addition of free cessation aids or e-cigarettes did not provide a benefi
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Jul 24, 2018 22:40
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