Headlines Tagged with Philanthropy/Funding — 4,362 headlines found
More than $5.2 million in “tobacco” grants to Virginia communities has disappeared, leaving some of the state’s most depressed areas deeper in the red. From July 2007 until October 2014, 22 localities defaulted on Tobacco Region Opportunity Fund (TROF)
Oct 26, 2014 Washington Times
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Due to many methodological problems, severe conflicts of interest, the relatively few and often small studies, the inconsistencies and contradictions in results, and the lack of long-term follow-up no firm conclusions can be drawn on the safety of ECs. H
Oct 16, 2014 Preventive Medicine
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Aug 7, 2014 ProPublica
added Oct 30, 2014 20:23
money borrowed over the long term should be spent on projects that will outlast the debt – things like buildings, bridges or other essential infrastructure. That's not what upstate New York's Niagara County did with much of its money from tobacco bonds.
Oct 24, 2014 ProPublica
added Oct 30, 2014 20:19
[North Carolina] Hidden History of Winston-Salem / Six stories from Forsyth County’s past you probably haven’t heard.
William Neal Reynolds...in his will: That his 1,100 acre estate, Tanglewood, be turned into a public park for the citizens of Forsyth County—but only the white citizens.... While many know R.J. Reynolds as a tobacco tycoon...he had a superstitious side...
Oct 30, 2014 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 30, 2014 14:17
62% of Britons surveyed said they believe health service staff should face enforced restriction on smoking / A OnePoll survey recently commissioned by Nicoccino, the new smokeless way to experience pure nicotine, asked smokers and non-smokers across the
Oct 27, 2014 BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Oct 29, 2014 09:59
The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently hosted an extravagant £1 million conference in Moscow to discuss tobacco control policies, even as it complained about being low on funds to tackle the deadly Ebola in West Africa.
Oct 26, 2014 ANI (in)
added Oct 26, 2014 20:19
Once a highly successful program and international model, the state's anti-tobacco efforts now appear to be waning due to the decreased spending power of the California Tobacco Control Program, a resurgence of the tobacco industry in state politics, and t
Oct 26, 2014 News-Medical.net
added Oct 26, 2014 20:15
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, as part of Republican AG coalition, active in faraway court fights
Many of RAGA's biggest donors have a stake in who wins. Giving $75,000 this year was the National Rifle Association, the plaintiff in a lawsuit seeking to eliminate a federal ban on the sale of handguns for those between 18 and 21. That ban was upheld, bu
Oct 24, 2014 Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Oct 24, 2014 18:12
European Parliament on Wednesday rejected an amendment in the EU 2015 budget to stop subsidies for tobacco crops. The text said "no payments should be made towards tobacco aid, as EU funding should not be used for purposes that are harmful to health." Thr
Oct 23, 2014 EUobserver.com
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