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[UK] Tobacco firms to fund cancer pledge

Patients in England with suspected cancer will be guaranteed tests and results within a week by 2020 under Labour plans paid for by a levy on tobacco firms.
Press Association (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:55
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[UK] Cancer sufferers promised one week turnaround on NHS test results--funded by tobacco tax

PATIENTS suffering from cancer could only have to wait ONE WEEK for results from their tests, under new plans for the National Health Service.
The [London, UK] Express
added Oct 20, 2014 12:40
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[UK] One-week cancer tests paid for by tax on tobacco firms, Labour promises

Quicker diagnosis will cost the NHS less in the long-run, Labour says, as it pledges to help inject more money into health services
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:25
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[UK] Miliband: 'Levy tobacco firms to fund fight against cancer'

Labour leader Ed Miliband said the £750m cost of improving cancer test waiting times would be covered by a levy on tobacco firms.
BBC Online
added Oct 19, 2014 19:54
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[Australia, Vietnam, Kentucky, North Carolina] McConnell seeks to protect tobacco industry in trade deal

McConnell is pressuring U.S. negotiators to ensure that tobacco companies can take part in the dispute settlement portion of the trade deal, with talks scheduled next week on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact with several countries in Asia a
The Hill
added Oct 19, 2014 19:29
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[West Virginia] 6-figure checks influencing W.Va. state elections

Kendrick is a Princeton, West Virginia, native. Giving $50,000 each were the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Sean Fieler, president of Equinox Partners LP; and RAI Services Company, a branch of the Reynolds American Inc. tobacco company. The group has already s
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Oct 19, 2014 19:20
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[Alaska] Grand Camp supports smoke-free workplaces

The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium would like to commend the delegates at the 2014 Alaska Native Brotherhood/Alaska Native Sisterhood Grand Camp for unanimously passing a resolution in support of statewide smoke-free workplaces to protect Al
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Oct 19, 2014 19:19
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[Africa, Nigeria] EDITORIAL: Regulating tobacco production and smoking

The bill at the National Assembly is coming at the most appropriate time and the lawmakers should pass it into law.
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Oct 19, 2014 19:16
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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco Bill, Not Out to Ban Manufacturers, Says Senate

The Senate has explained that the National Tobacco Control Bill was not meant to ban or chase away tobacco manufacturers but to regulate manufacturing, consumption and promotion. Chairman of Senate committee on Health, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, who made t
This Day (ng)
added Oct 19, 2014 19:14
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[Mississippi] What ever happened to: anti-smoking petitions

petition drive to garner public support for a statewide ban on smoking in indoor public places....MSMA officials announced more than 2,000 of its office-based physicians had received the petitions. Although it's too early to determine how many signatures
Hattiesburg (MS) American
added Oct 19, 2014 11:45
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