Tag Archives: Tobacco

Tobacco Free Florida promotes smoking cessation

By Gulf Breeze News | on May 19, 2022 The Florida Department of Health’s Bureau of Tobacco Free Florida dedicated Tobacco Free Florida Week to raising awareness of the connection between tobacco use and improving mental health. “Mental Health Equals Mental Wealth: Overcoming the Influences of Tobacco on the Mind” was May 8-14 as part of Mental Health Awareness Month. Tobacco Free Florida Week is the annual initiative focusing […] Source link

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Battling Tobacco In Ohio | News, Sports, Jobs

State lawmakers say the health of Buckeye State residents is important to them, and in many instances the state is making progress when it comes to fighting poisons such as those found in tobacco products. But on three fronts the American Lung Association says Ohio is failing. The state received F grades on the ALA’s annual assessment in the categories of tobacco prevention and cessation funding, tobacco taxes, and flavored tobacco products. Ohio did receive an A for smoke-free air and a B for access […]

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Africa: Tobacco Harm Reduction in Africa: Has The Revolution Started?

On January 20th, 2022, the virtual Harm Reduction Exchange took place with two panels of discussions that were held around the hot topic of Harm Reduction. The first https://allafrica.com/stories/202201270843.htmladdressed risk reduction in various areas such as cancer, skin bleaching and drug use,whilst the second one addressed more specifically Tobacco Harm Reduction. This event was organized by Integra Africa (Pan-African Brand and Strategy consulting company) in collaboration with Philip Morris International (PMI). During the second panel discussion, Dr KgosiLetlape from South Africa could not have made it clearer. […]

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Bill aims to ban statewide sale of flavored tobacco products

DENVER — A bipartisan group of Colorado lawmakers has introduced a bill to ban the sale of flavored nicotine products in the state. The bill comes in the wake of an attempt by the city of Denver to make a similar move that passed but was then vetoed by Mayor Michael Hancock. City council was not able to muster the votes to override the veto. In his veto explanation, Hancock said this was more of a statewide issue, since a ban in Denver would still leave the […]

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100 health specialists ask WHO to modernize tobacco control approach – Manila Bulletin

A hundred public health specialists from around the world urged the country representatives to the conference on the global accord on tobacco control happening this November to espouse tobacco harm reduction strategies and modernize the approach to tobacco policy as a way of reducing the global death toll from smoking. “We are independent experts in tobacco and nicotine science and policy. We write to urge parties to the FCTC to encourage WHO (World Health Organization) to support and promote the inclusion of tobacco harm reduction into the […]

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First District bringing back tobacco cessation courses in Minot

MINOT, N.D. – First District Health Unit will host its first tobacco cessation class since February of last year. The first class will be held on Aug. 12, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the First District South Building in Minot. After that, it will be at the same location on the second Thursday of every month. The class teaches people what resources to use in order to stop smoking and vaping. Leaders of the class say they are happy it’s back. “It feels so good […]

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