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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
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Oct 24, 2014 18:12
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[Europe] MEPs back subsidies for tobacco crops

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
EUobserver.com
added Oct 24, 2014 13:18
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[UK] ARCHIVE: How Comic Relief invests millions in arms, tobacco and alcohol: Panorama expose also reveals charity is sitting on £100m and will not say how money is spent

Charity invests cash in controversial firms to fund £17m running costs / Documentary was shelved for two months by nervous BBC execs / Charity is 'risking reputation', says ethical investment expert
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 13:16
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AUDIO: Tobacco Farmers Lose Longtime Safety Net

Tobacco growers are about to face a completely free market. This month, they'll receive their last checks from a government program meant to ease them out of a Depression-era tobacco price fixing system. That has left Stanley Smith, who grows about 60 a
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Oct 24, 2014 13:12
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Tobacco Control in California, 2007-2014: A Resurgent Tobacco Industry While Inflation Erodes the California Tobacco Control Program (308 pp) (PDF)

Countering a resurging tobacco industry will require advocates to be much more visible and assertive in challenging politicians who take tobacco money. Progress on tobacco control has been concentrated at the local level where policymakers are relatively
eScholarship
added Oct 24, 2014 10:02
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California’s Tobacco Control Efforts Losing Steam: Reduced Spending Power, Resurgence of Big Tobacco, e-cigs to blame

“The combination of weak leadership at the state level, willingness of political leaders to accept tobacco industry money, and inflation eroding the spending power of the California Tobacco Control Program are compromising its effectiveness, which will l
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:34
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GLANTZ: Significant Rise in E-Cigarette Use Among Youth in Poland: E-Cigarettes not replacing conventional tobacco cigarettes

Dr. Goniewicz reports that in 2011 he received a research grant from Pfizer, a manufacturer of smoking-cessation medication. One of the co-authors of the paper reports support from a manufacturer of e-cigarettes. Both awards apply to projects that fall o
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:30
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[UK] NHS needs £8 bn funding boost and 'major reforms' says health chief

Simon Stevens says the funding boost, combined with reforms and ambitious efficiency savings is needed to close a £30bn funding black hole which would otherwise open up by 2021
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 23, 2014 09:44
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[New Hampshire] Federal Cigar hits $100K mark for charity funds raised

Federal Cigar teamed up with Carlos Fuente Jr., producer of the Arturo Fuente cigar line, to raise more than $100,000 to support education, healthcare and job creation since 2006, the local store announced.
Portsmouth (NH) Herald
added Oct 22, 2014 19:18
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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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