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[Philippines] Dr. Susan Desmond-Hellmann, Guide of the Gates Foundation

I wrote about the tobacco work for a couple reasons. One, people probably didn’t know we did tobacco-control work. I’m an oncologist, so I know that tobacco is the cause of death for six million people. What did you do in the Philippines? They increase
New York Times
added May 23, 2016 20:48
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Cash offer for TV shows to hide cigarettes, drugs has some in Egypt fuming

Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Wali announced on May 11 that the ministry would offer a reward of 1 million Egyptian pounds (about $100,000) to any TV series airing during the upcoming Ramadan that does not feature any smoking or drug use.
Al-Monitor
added May 21, 2016 20:09
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Giving Like Michael Bloomberg: ‘Find One Small Thing’

“We’ve been supporting smoking cessation and have spent about $600 million doing it for a half-dozen years. Is there another way to go about it?” He said he believed there might be another way. While better-educated people living in cities have quit smok
New York Times
added May 21, 2016 00:26
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Judge strikes blow to Missouri cigarette tax initiative

An initiative proposing to raise Missouri's cigarette tax to benefit early childhood programs is in jeopardy of not making the November ballot after a judge ruled its financial estimate is insufficient and unfair... Raise Your Hand for Kids, the group s
KSL Channel 5 (Salt Lake City, UT)
added May 21, 2016 00:22
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EELI’s Anti-EPA Suit Uses 'Exhibit A’ from Tobacco's RICO Loss

But who is Dr. James Enstrom? Oh, he's just your run of the mill epidemiologist who took funding from tobacco giant Philip Morris and produced a study in 2003 downplaying the connection between second-hand smoke and cancer. Enstrom was such a pivotal pla
DeSmogBlog.com (ca)
added May 19, 2016 23:06
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Obama administration releases rules on wellness programs

mark a compromise with U.S. businesses that opposed the EEOC's previous stance that providing incentives for voluntary wellness programs rendered them involuntary, and thus illegal...designed to control medical spending by reducing obesity, smoking and ot
Reuters
added May 19, 2016 16:25
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BENTLEY: Anti-E-Cig Dems Took Hundreds Of Thousands From Big Pharma

Seven Senate Democrats who signed a letter applauding the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) crackdown on e-cigarettes took hundreds of thousands of dollars from the pharmaceutical industry. They wrote to the FDA May 11 congratulating the agency on it
The Daily Caller (blog)
added May 19, 2016 16:23
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[Tanzania] Tobacco firm gives 75m/- to solve desk shortage

THE shortage of desks that for quite long time continued to haunt Urambo District authorities, Tabora Region will soon become history, thanks to 75m/- received from Tanzania Leaf Tobacco Company Limited (TLTC).
TSN Daily News (tz)
added May 18, 2016 18:26
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[UK] Clare Balding puffs on a cigarette outside CHUF charity event in Newcastle... five years after getting the all-clear from thyroid cancer

Balding couldn't resist indulging in a cigarette during a smoking break outside the CHUF Charity Event...Children's Heart Unit Fund aims to improve the lives of youngsters who suffer from heart conditions
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 18, 2016 17:25
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Cigar Manufacturers and Retailers Will Stop Giving to All Charities – David Garofalo Editorial

will be a crime, punishable by heavy fines and even imprisonment for a cigar retailer or manufacturer to donate a cigar to any and all charities for any reason...A product that is requested most by our men and women in service in foreign lands...Cigar Afi
The Cigar Authority
added May 18, 2016 15:38
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