Tag Archives: Health

Tobacco giant Philip Morris sees a future without cigarettes — but there’s a catch | Business

The Los Angeles Times The maker of Marlboro and other cigarette brands has a new mission: getting the world’s 1 billion smokers to quit smoking. You read that right. Philip Morris International is trying to persuade customers to switch to its heated tobacco products, which it claims are safer alternatives because they are smoke-free. Eventually, the company hopes, governments will regulate cigarettes out of existence altogether. Given Big Tobacco’s long history of distortions and misleading the public, some skepticism is in order. Although the FDA has authorized […]

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“BET ON HEALTH: AFTER A 15 YEAR EXEMPTION IT’S TIME TO GO ALL IN ON SMOKE FREE CASINOS”

“BET ON HEALTH: AFTER A 15 YEAR EXEMPTION IT’S TIME TO GO ALL IN ON SMOKE FREE CASINOS” Atlantic City, NJ,– On Thursday April 15, 2021 at 11:00 AM EDT, a virtual press conference will be held via Zoom followed by a 12:00 PM live event in Atlantic City on the Boardwalk at Kennedy Plaza, both in honor of the 15th anniversary of the NJ Smoke-Free Air Act (SFAA). The SFAA was passed to protect workers and patrons across the state from secondhand smoke, with a glaring […]

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Austin seeking committee to address Indiana health care costs | Local News

ANDERSON — Four of the five area members of the Indiana General Assembly took part in the Third House on Thursday. Lawmakers discussed topics including health care reform, the governor’s emergency powers and the state budget during the forum sponsored by the Madison County Chamber of Commerce and League of Women Voters. Rep. Terri Austin, D-Anderson, said a top issue is control of health care costs in Indiana. “We need to look at all aspects of the health care delivery system,” she said. “We need to start with […]

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Touchstone ABA talks “World Behavior Analysis Day”

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – March 20, 2021 is recognized as the first ever “World Behavior Analysis Day.” Here to share more is Touchstone ABA Board Certified Behavior Analyst Angie Moran. • The date of World Behavior Analysis Day was chosen to honor the birthday of B. F. Skinner, an influential American psychologist, behaviorist, author, inventor and social philosopher. • The goal of this day is to unite worldwide efforts to share information about the science of behavior. • In addition, World Behavior Analysis Day provides a platform […]

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