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The American Lung Association Releases its 6th “Helping Smokers Quit: Tobacco Cessation Coverage 2014 Report!”

July 28th, 2014

To encourage and inform the public about tobacco cessation coverage, the American Lung Association released this new report which provides an overview of tobacco cessation coverage in Medicaid, state employee health insurance and other insurance. By no...Read More »

Everyday Can Be Independence Day For Our Military

July 16th, 2014

Guest Blogger – Colleen Haydon, Program Manager, Project UNIFORM (Undoing Nicotine Influence From Our Respected Military)/CYAN As we all recover from our 4th of July holiday, it’s a good time to reflect upon just what independence means. In my world in military tobacco control, independeRead More »

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British American Tobacco results hurt by forex

July 30th, 2014

reported lower revenue and profit for the six months ended June 30, hurt by the strong British pound and a slight decline in volume. Excluding the impact of foreign exchange rates, the world's No. 2 tobacco company by sales cited improved market share foRead more »

Vietnam's nascent anti-smoking laws flouted by public, manufacturers

July 30th, 2014

“The packs without the scary images sell for between 20-50 percent more,”...She more or less confirmed rumors that cigarette companies produced a surplus of image-free packaging during the transition period.Given the enormous profits at stake, tobacco comRead more »