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[UK] ASK THE DOCTOR: Why is there always a tickle in my throat?

By the way... Maybe we should bribe smokers to quit ...But then if it worked, our irritation would be a small price to pay for the sizeable gains to the NHS budget as well as the health of the ex-smoker. A significant research study published the results
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 11:13
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CHAPMAN: Should a hunger charity accept support from a tobacco company?

a tweet from @CareersatBAT about how British American Tobacco South Africa had packed 200,000 meals of donated food for the Million Meal Challenge being run by Stop Hunger Now Southern Africa.
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jul 27, 2015 10:15
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[California] Childhood-welfare agency worries proposed cigarette tax increase would reduce funding

The agency, First 5 California, already is searching for new sources to replace a decline in tobacco tax revenue, the result of fewer Californians smoking and lower cigarette sales. Almost all revenue raised by the proposed tax would go toward education
Los Angeles Times
added Jul 24, 2015 11:09
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ARCHIVE: EDITORIAL: The ethics of the cash register: taking tobacco research dollars [FREE FULL TEXT]

But, if BAT cannot admit that its products are lethal, then it is the antithesis of a responsible corporation. How, then, can it help Nottingham University answer subtle questions about ethical business practice? BAT can provide the funds, but it ca
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2015 17:39
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[Vermont] UVM CENTER ON BEHAVIOR & HEALTH AWARDED $3.6M GRANT TO HELP MOTHERS QUIT SMOKING, DECREASE CHILDREN’S RISK

almost 85 percent of U.S. children from low-income families are chronically exposed to secondhand smoke – especially from maternal smoking. A new five-year, $3.6 million grant from the National Institute on Child Health and Human Development awarded to th
VTDigger.org
added Jul 23, 2015 17:11
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ARCHIVE: California Democrats accepting more campaign cash from tobacco industry

Democrats in the California Capitol have become increasingly willing in recent years to take money from cigarette companies, a source of campaign funding that was once so controversial it remains shunned by their state party organization.
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jul 23, 2015 13:33
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[Florida] PERRY: Why would physicians testify that smoking isn't addictive? Maybe the money. Lots of money.

The medical community — including specialty societies such as the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery — needs to engage in more formal reviews of such testimony to make sure it adheres to professional ethical standards, he adds.
MinnPost.com
added Jul 23, 2015 12:54
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Physicians testified for tobacco companies against dying cancer patients

Reynolds, Philip Morris and Lorillard paid the six board-certified otolaryngologists - physicians specializing in diseases of the ear, nose, throat and related structures - to testify on behalf of the tobacco industry in over 50 cases. The testimony prov
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jul 20, 2015 09:48
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[UK] Cancer taskforce tells NHS: get up to date and save 30,000 lives a year

Outdated treatment, uncertain funding and failure to battle big causes of cancer – with one in five people still smoking – blamed for unnecessary suffering
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2015 09:31
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[UK] Cancer treatment on NHS should get radical overhaul to save 30,000 lives a year

The task force’s report also sets out measures to improve cancer prevention – with a target to reduce smoking rates from today’s 18 per cent to less than 13 per cent by 2020, to improve patient experience of cancer treatment, provide better support for p
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 20, 2015 09:30
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