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NCI-WHO Report: Tobacco Use Costs Countries Over $1 Trillion Annually, Making Fight Against Tobacco a Public Health and Economic Priority

The report underscores that tobacco use disproportionally harms the world’s most vulnerable populations. In the United States and around the world, tobacco use is increasingly concentrated among the poor and other vulnerable groups and accounts for a sig
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 10, 2017 17:05
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Smoking to be Banned on Some US College Campuses, Public Housing

Twenty colleges in the United States recently received grants to help make their campuses tobacco free....The move to ban smoking at public housing units and college campuses follows approval of state laws banning smoking at most workplaces. The Campaign
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Jan 9, 2017 19:19
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it’s time for pharmacies to stop selling tobacco

Our partner organizations Campaign for Tobacco-free Kids and Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights have also launched petitions to call on Walgreens to get rid of tobacco products. Read and sign those petitions, and spread the message that tobacco products h
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 7, 2017 02:33
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[Belgium] SATEL: Shameless Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Tries to Censor Researchers

“We hope that your participation in the GTNF 2016 programme was just a misunderstanding which will soon be rectified…” said a warning letter sent to participating researchers by Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, a major anti-smoking advocacy group in the U
Forbes
added Jan 2, 2017 00:24
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[North Carolina] N.C. ranks 47th on spending for tobacco-prevention initiatives

In 2011, the Republican-controlled General Assembly abolished the N.C. Health and Wellness Fund after 10 years of existence as part of an attempt at resolving the state’s budget gap that has been fixed since. The average annual spending on the N.C. progr
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 19, 2016 20:19
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National Report: North Dakota Again Ranks 1st in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

For the fourth straight year, North Dakota ranks 1st in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit...North Dakota is spending $9.9 million this year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, compared with the
PR Newswire
added Dec 19, 2016 20:04
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[New Jersey] N.J. ranked worst in nation for trying to keep kids from smoking

by allocating no state funding to discourage tobacco use, New Jersey does nothing to prevent an estimated 11,800 deaths every year that can be directly attributed to smoking, according to the Tobacco Free Kids Campaign.
NJ.com
added Dec 17, 2016 06:56
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SIEGEL: Lying for Money: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Solicitation is Fundamentally Dishonest

is lying for money. They are dishonestly claiming that tobacco companies are marketing gummy bear and cotton candy e-cigarettes in order to create a more shocking appeal for donations. I do not understand why there seems to be such a need for health agen
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Dec 16, 2016 18:49
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Report: Minnesota should step up its commitment to helping adults quit, keeping youth from smoking

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of Minnesota's leading health organizations, reacted to findings from a national report that Minnesota will spend only $22 million (from state and private sources) this year on tobacco prevention and c
PR Newswire
added Dec 14, 2016 21:41
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[New Jersey] National Report: Connecticut Tied for Last in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Connecticut is one of two states, along with New Jersey, that have budgeted zero state funds... Connecticut will collect $519.7 million in revenue this year from the 1998 state tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, but will spend none of it on tobacco pre
PR Newswire
added Dec 14, 2016 21:41
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