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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH can’t impose ban on tobacco firms’ promo events – SC

The Supreme Court has upheld a Court of Appeals’ (CA) ruling junking the health department’s 2009 decision that barred two Philip Morris Philippines Manufacturing Inc.’s (PMPMI) sales promotion activities, saying only the Inter-Agency Committee-Tobacco (
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added May 22, 2015 12:44

[Virginia] Altria Commits $800,000 in College Scholarships to 20 Richmond Public Schools Graduates

Joined by parents, educators, elected officials and executives from Altria, 20 Richmond area students crossed the stage today at the historic Hippodrome Theater to accept scholarships of up to $10,000 per year... Altria scholars receive support to help t
Altria Group, Inc.
added May 21, 2015 22:44

ClearWay Minnesota(SM) to help low-income smokers get quitting assistance New grants will fund community organizations to connect smokers to services

approved eight new grants aimed at linking smokers of low socioeconomic status to quitting help. Called Community Engagement grants, the awards, which total $352,000, will fund community-based organizations that serve low-income individuals to connect the
PR Newswire
added May 21, 2015 22:23

[UK] MPs took tobacco firms' gifts before packaging vote

MPs and peers accepted gifts from the tobacco industry, such as tickets to the men’s final at Wimbledon and the opera at Glyndebourne, before voting against plain packaging...38 MPs have received a total of £60,000 of industry hospitality since changes to
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 21, 2015 10:19
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[UK] MPs accept tobacco industry hospitality worth £60,000 - including a Paul McCartney concert

MPs have accepted tobacco industry hospitality worth £60,000 since 2010, at events including Wimbledon, the Chelsea Flower Show and a Paul McCartney concert. An investigation by the BMJ found that 38 MPs had been hosted by representatives of Big Tobacco
The Independent (uk)
added May 21, 2015 10:09

Mistic E-Cigs Returns to the Indy 500

HAUS™ Personal Vaporizer, and co-primary sponsor of the No. 11 car in the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series, will be making history again as the only e-cig company to co-sponsor a car running in the 99th Indianapolis 500, also known as “the greatest spectacle i
Business Wire
added May 19, 2015 15:28

KNOX: California legislators must break tobacco money addiction

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is disappointed, but not surprised, to learn money is pouring in from the tobacco industry to influence California politicians and fund political action committees.
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added May 19, 2015 08:48

Only 37% of Wellness Plans Have Smoking Cessation Programs, HealthMine Survey Finds 87% need an incentive, or they would be unlikely to quit smoking

As new findings show that combining a penalty with a reward can double success rates for smoking cessation, HealthMine found that only 32% of wellness program enrollees say their program includes any incentives for smoking cessation.
PR Newswire
added May 15, 2015 15:38

[Nevada] BENFORD: Assembly should let campus decide on tobacco ban

For Assemblymen Trowbridge and Hansen, among other members of the committee, to threaten decreased funding is unprofessional and ridiculous. No one is telling anyone to stop smoking. Rather, the campus is taking progressive steps—one that thousands of uni
Reno (NV) Gazette-Journal
added May 15, 2015 09:59

[Tennessee] MNPS Awards Sponsored by Biggest U.S. Cigarette Manufacturer (Updated)

Metro Nashville Public Schools* will host its fifth annual Academies of Nashville Awards on Monday...sponsored by Altria....Marc Hill, of the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, tweets that "Academies of Nashville Awards is a Nashville Chamber event, not
Nashville (TN) Scene
added May 15, 2015 09:44
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