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How you pay for smoking in movies

Every week, we estimate the dollar-value of tax credits and other public subsidies handed out to the producers of these films. The total will keep growing until movies that recruit young people to smoke are made ineligible for taxpayer handouts.
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Jul 29, 2016 18:48

GLANTZ: States spend more on movies that push smoking than on programs to prevent it

Together, the fourteen states with the most active film subsidy programs spent $1.47 billion on top-grossing movies that promote smoking between 2010 and mid-2016, compared to $1.33 billion for smoking prevention....movies with smoking will recruit six mi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 29, 2016 18:46

[Pennsylvania] Donors provide perks to convention-goers in Philadelphia

Monday morning, tobacco giant Altria, Duke Energy and others hosted a charity outing at Merion Golf Club. Members of Congress and other officeholders were invited. The press was not.
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Jul 29, 2016 16:41

[New Hampshire] Welfare reform banning booze, tobacco to take effect in Maine

A new welfare law aiming to restore credibility in Maine's administration of federal benefits comes into effect Friday. The law, which passed with bipartisan support, sets penalties for individuals who spend cash welfare benefits on alcohol, tobacco, lot
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 28, 2016 17:53

Kwik Trip Raises $65,000 to Help End Childhood Obesity / Campaign in support of Partnership for a Healthier America

Kwik Trip owns and operates 491 Kwik Trip and Kwik Star convenience stores, as well as Hearty Platter Restaurants and Tobacco Outlet Plus stores, in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 28, 2016 13:21

[UK] Exclusive: E-cigarettes should not be available on prescription, say GPs

The vast majority of GPs do not believe that e-cigarettes should be prescribed for patients trying to stop smoking, a GPonline survey has found. Almost 70% of GPs rejected the idea that NHS e-cigarette prescriptions should be made be available for patie
GP Magazine (uk)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:14

[UK] Big cuts to York stop-smoking services are confirmed

Senior councillor Carol Runciman approved a new plan for York’s stop smoking services on Monday, reducing help for everyone except pregnant women and people on low incomes. Cllr Runciman had been asked to rubber-stamp an outline for the new services, re
York Press (uk)
added Jul 27, 2016 12:54

[Arkansas] VIDEO: AR Tobacco Quit-Line on Chopping Block

Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is urging lawmakers to renew the contract for the Arkansas Tobacco Quit-Line. The hotline helps people quit smoking. It's been around nearly 15 years and the health department says it's an essential service that's he
KARK-TV (NBC) Ch. 4 (Little Rock, AR)
added Jul 23, 2016 17:36

Less Than Half of Employees Say Wellness Programs Offer Incentives For Key Preventive Health Actions: HealthMine Survey

Which activities does your wellness program NOT incentivize financially? Programs NOT Incentivized ...Smoking cessation 66%
PR Newswire
added Jul 22, 2016 02:10

[California] UCLA SAFE Program to Help Low Income Residents Avoid Second Hand Smoke

UCLA SAFE (Smoke Free Air For Everyone) launched a three year program aimed at increasing access to smoke free apartments in low-income neighborhoods in the city of Los Angeles. Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the program is mai
Los Angeles Sentinel
added Jul 22, 2016 02:07
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