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[UK] Britain's £1.5billion foreign aid budget is being used to cut smoking in China and keep homes in India cool

a Government watchdog warns today.... Examples include a £133,584 grant to Sun Yat-Sen University for a project looking at how to reduce smoking amongst migrant workers in factories in Guangzhou, China.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 12, 2017 05:15
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[Sri Lanka] Tobacco cultivation will be halted by 2020 – Rajitha

Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Rajitha Senaratne stated a concerted effort is being rendered by the government to curb smoking within Sri Lanka and that he will ensure that the cultivation of tobacco will be halted within the count
Ada Derana (lk)
added Sep 12, 2017 04:25
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[UK] CLeaR local tobacco control assessment

Supporting local public health organisations to undertake the CLeaR assessments to review and improve their tobacco control work. Documents CLeaR self-assessment: excellence in local tobacco control MS Excel Spreadsheet, 589KB
GOV.UK
added Sep 9, 2017 02:48
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[New York, Virginia] ARCHIVE: A.T.F. Filled Secret Bank Account With Millions From Shadowy Cigarette Sales

Working from an office suite behind a Burger King in southern Virginia, operatives used a web of shadowy cigarette sales to funnel tens of millions of dollars into a secret bank account. They weren’t known smugglers, but rather agents from the Bureau of A
New York Times
added Sep 8, 2017 15:29
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[New York, Virginia] I Smell Cash’: How the A.T.F. Spent Millions Unchecked

newly unsealed records reveal a widespread scheme...What began as a way to catch black-market cigarette dealers quickly transformed into a nearly untraceable A.T.F. slush fund...Rather than pose as a real company, go into business with an existing one.
New York Times
added Sep 8, 2017 15:26
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco output seen falling below 50,000 MT

Philippine tobacco output this year may not reach 50,000 metric tons (MT), as the decline in the demand for cigarettes discouraged farmers from planting the cash crop, the National Tobacco Administration (NTA) said on Wednesday.
Business Mirror (ph)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:58
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Civil rights groups criticize Trump Justice pick ahead of hearing

Civil rights groups are concerned about Dreiband's work since 2005 as a labor attorney for prominent Washington law firms Akin Gump and Jones Day, where he is currently a partner. Dreiband has defended companies like R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in an ag
CNN
added Sep 7, 2017 01:33
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New surgeon general sworn in by Vice President Pence

Jerome Adams was sworn in as the nation’s 20th surgeon general Tuesday, saying his motto will be “Better health through better partnerships.” That’s something Indiana’s former health commissioner said he learned from Vice President Pence, the man who adm
USA Today
added Sep 6, 2017 15:09
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Smoking among Hispanic/Latino nationality groups and Whites, comparisons between California and the United States

California state residence significantly impacted smoking behaviors as indicated by significant differences in smoking intensity between California and the remaining US among Hispanic/Latino nationality groups. Understanding smoking behaviors across Hisp
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 4, 2017 20:07
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[Asia, India] Lens on US charities funding NGOs with anti-tobacco drive

Even as US-based charity Bloomberg Philanthropies is still being "watched"...three of its recipient NGOs have been denied renewal of registration under the Foreign Contributions Regulation Act (FCRA) or had their registration cancelled over the past year.
Times of India
added Sep 4, 2017 11:33
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