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D.C. Federal Judges Honor Law Firm Pro Bono Service

Arnold & Porter senior counsel … said attorneys there performed 106,000 hours of pro bono work last year. "We are so proud of those stats," … Kirkland & Ellis. … O'Melveny & Myers…Covington & Burling; … Jones Day…Skadden, Arps
National Law Journal
added Apr 24, 2014 11:52
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[Tennessee] County gets $36K in tobacco funds

Bedford County Health Department has received $36,611 from the state's tobacco settlement money to help reduce preschoolers' exposure to second-hand smoke. Dr. David Reagan, chief medical officer for Tennessee Department of Health, made the presentation o
Shelbyville (TN) Times-Gazette
added Apr 24, 2014 11:32
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Smoking in the White House: Dick Cheney recalls days of free cigarettes from tobacco companies

While promoting his book about his 35-year battle with heart disease, former Vice President Dick Cheney talked about smoking in the White House and in the Boy Scouts - and the moment that led him to kick the habit.
Grand Rapids (MI) Press
added Apr 22, 2014 14:26
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[West Virginia] Online group says no to smoking ban

Opponents of a proposed smoking ban for Hancock County are waging a public information campaign that they hope will influence the county health board's final decision. A group calling itself No2theBan.com has established a presence on the Internet that i
East Liverpool (OH) Review
added Apr 22, 2014 14:21
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CMS to weigh Medicare coverage of CT scans for smokers

Dr. Barry Kramer, director of the National Cancer Institute's Division of Cancer Prevention, once had doubts that using low-dose CT scans to detect early lung cancer is a good idea.In 2009, he co-authored a study that found one in three people who underg
Modern Healthcare Magazine
added Apr 21, 2014 21:55
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[Bulgaria] Tobacco Growers to Stage Mass Protest This Week

They are demanding that newly imposed quotas on government subsidies depending on tobacco sorts be scrapped, as they believe the latest rules favour a certain group of growers, as CROSS news agency reports.
Novinite.com (bg)
added Apr 21, 2014 16:11
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Higgins Study Shows Financial Incentives Help Economically-Disadvantaged Pregnant Smokers Quit and Improve Fetal Growth

Vermont Center on Behavior and Health Director Stephen Higgins, Ph.D., and colleagues, have developed an effective behavioral economic approach that offers women financial incentives for quitting. The groups’ most recent findings, published online this
University of Vermont
added Apr 21, 2014 11:40
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[New York] Missing Report Could Affect Tobacco Control Funding: Hevesi

An independent evaluation of the state’s tobacco control program was supposed to be in by Sept. 1, but state Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi (D-Forest Hills) is still waiting. The lawmaker, who serves as chairman of the Oversight, Analysis and Investigations C
The Forum Newsgroup (Howard Beach, NY)
added Apr 20, 2014 07:46
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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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