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[UK] No further action for Plymouth MP who failed to declare financial interest

Oliver Colvile received tickets worth £1200 to the Chelsea Flower show from a Japanese tobacco company. But the Tory MP failed to refer to this when tabling a question about e-cigarettes, as required by the rules. He later apologised to MPs.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jul 22, 2014 06:55

Shareholders and Activists Call on Google to Increase Political Spending Transparency, Lead on Climate Change Action, and Treat Its Workers Respectfully

calling on the tech giant to stay true to its stated commitments to transparency, an open Internet and climate action by disclosing its lobbying spending and leaving the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) –
Public Citizen
added Jul 20, 2014 10:36
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[Illinois] Durbin: Pentagon Must Act to Reduce Risks of Tobacco Related Illness Among Servicemembers

called on Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to implement a measure included in the Fiscal Year 2015 Defense Appropriations Bill that eliminates the military’s price discount for tobacco products. Almost one-quarter of U.S. servicemembers smoke, and more th
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Jul 18, 2014 16:11

[Canada] Smoking cessation treatments to be covered by N.B. drug plans

Prescription smoking cessation therapies Champix and Zyban will now be covered under the New Brunswick Prescription Drug Program and the New Brunswick Drug Plan. The two drugs were reviewed through the standard evidenced-based drug review process and re
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 18, 2014 12:12

FDA Gives Research Grants to Members of Tobacco Advisory Committee

Complaints have surfaced within the scientific community about FDA funding for research being conducted by members of the agency's Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee. In helping to support those efforts, the agency has chosen to reject "seve
added Jul 17, 2014 09:51
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[Massachusetts] NIH Spends $186K to Help Homeless Kick Smoking Habit

has awarded $186,192 to Massachusetts General Hospital to study ways to help the homeless stop smoking. According to the grant, an estimated 2.3 to 3.5 million Americans experience homelessness each year, and three-quarters of them smoke cigarettes.
added Jul 16, 2014 21:31
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Military personnel may soon see commissary tobacco discounts go up in smoke

The move comes after Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said in April he supports a force-wide review of tobacco use and sales at military installations. The Navy said it is considering banning tobacco sales at its bases and ships, including all exchange-o
added Jul 16, 2014 21:07
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Senate panel proposes ending tobacco discounts

Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee chairman Rep. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee’s defense panel, called the move a common-sense decision to give troops less incentive to use tobacco.
Military Times
added Jul 16, 2014 21:06
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Military cheap cigarettes discount up in flames as defense spending bill passes

a $549.3 billion defense spending bill passed by the United States Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee on July 15, 2014 included verbiage to eliminate that discount beginning October 1, the start of the fiscal year. (National)
added Jul 16, 2014 21:03

[Australia] Boston Legal moment inspires WA e-cigarette appeal

In an update on a crowd funding site that Mr van Heerden was using to raise funds for an appeal, he told readers that an appeal had been lodged. "The legal stance we have made to date has been that the products I sold were not designed to resemble a tob (au)
added Jul 16, 2014 19:26
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