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LETTER: SEFFRIN: Cancer Society and Tobacco

Walgreens — and all pharmacies — should stop selling tobacco, and we firmly believe that we will get further faster by working with the pharmacy industry rather than against it to end tobacco-related death and suffering.
New York Times
added Apr 16, 2014 21:36
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LETTER: Court ruling frees millions for anti-smoking program in Pennsylvania

We at the American Lung Association are thankful for the court ruling that will allow Pennsylvania to recoup nearly $120 million in contested tobacco-lawsuit settlement funds. Spent wisely, this recovered subsidy could be the aid our state so desperately
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Apr 16, 2014 09:27
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Which Pharmacy Chain is Truly Anti-Smoking?

The American Cancer Society points out, and Bach acknowledges, that Walgreens is a leader in providing anti-smoking programs for its employees. But this is a paltry financial commitment to the cause compared to that of CVS, which is forsaking $2 billion
SameFacts.com (The Reality-Based Community)
added Apr 14, 2014 15:47
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[Africa] Tanzania: Morogoro Honours Tobacco Firm for Community Support

TANZANIA Leaf Tobacco Company (TLTC) was on Sunday named the overall winner of Uluguru Awards for the year 2014, having donated more than 200m/- in support of various development initiatives in Morogoro Region. Speaking in a colourful awards gala night d
All-Africa.com
added Apr 14, 2014 12:10
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[Malaysia, UK] British American Tobacco Launches 2013 Sustainability Summary Report

has launched its latest sustainability report which focuses on harm reduction, sustainable agriculture and corporate behaviour. The report titled 'Value Shared: A tobacco company for the 21st century' also focused on how the company worked in the aforeme
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Apr 14, 2014 08:50
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco companies embark on massive reforestation programme

TOBACCO Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) and tobacco merchants have established a Sustainable Afforestation Association (SAA) to spearhead reforestation across the country.
Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added Apr 14, 2014 00:34
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[Asia, China] Beijing mulls banning government money in tobacco purchases

Beijing released a draft regulation on Friday that would ban public funds in the purchase of tobacco and smoking sets in the latest move to control smoking, according to the municipal legal affairs office. The draft regulation on smoking control also pro
Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 12, 2014 13:33
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[China] Beijing seeks to ban purchase of cigarettes with public funds

The Beijing government rules, currently in the proposal stage, would ban cigarettes being provided or given at any official event, the official Xinhua news agency reported. The rules also seek a ban on promotional sales activities or advertising for ciga
Reuters
added Apr 11, 2014 08:19
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[Ohio] $300K boosts anti-smoking push

Cincinnati area counties have smoking rates above U.S. average. Interact for Health has awarded six groups more than $300,000 to boost tobacco-free environments. The grants announced Thursday will help the six groups prohibit both smoke and smoke-free to
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Apr 10, 2014 17:07
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[Texas] In Houston, Bush 41 Greets Obama, Who Later Assails G.O.P.

The president went from the airport to a pair of high-dollar fund-raisers ... The larger of the two was at the home of John Eddie Williams Jr., a prominent personal injury trial lawyer who won a landmark case against the tobacco industry in the 1990s
New York Times
added Apr 10, 2014 09:33
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