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Breathless in North Dakota

The US state of North Dakota (ND) is thinking of diverting tobacco lawsuit settlement money previously used for tobacco control policies to ‘other public programs’. A February 20 story on KFYR-TV-Ch.5, out of Bismark, ND, said the state’s voters had hel
Tobacco Reporter
added Feb 21, 2017 21:07
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[Minnesota] Letter to the editor: North Dakota fortunate to have BreathND

I am CEO of Minnesota’s tobacco prevention organization Clear-Way Minn. I am writing to urge North Dakota lawmakers to continue funding BreatheND... ClearWay Minnesota has been around longer than BreatheND, so we can illustrate what comes from a long-ter
Jamestown (ND) Sun
added Feb 21, 2017 21:06
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[UK] Smoking cessation services face cuts

Smoking cessation services are being hit as cash-strapped local authorities and Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) look to save money. Evidence obtained under the Freedom of Information Act by The Observer reveals that an increasing number of CCGs have
OnMedica Group (uk)
added Feb 21, 2017 19:52
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[North Dakota] Breathe ND in danger of closing after committee votes to defund it

The voters of North Dakota helped form the Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy, also known as Breathe ND, when they voted to dedicate tobacco lawsuit settlement money to preventing future use. Now, some think the group is no longer needed.
KFYR-TV-Ch.5 (Bismark, ND)
added Feb 21, 2017 02:36
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10 most-outrageous items in the 2017 Oscar nominees gift bags

8. Haze Dual V3 vaporizer...The latest craze in Hollywood and beyond is vaping...more than 20 million people...have tried e-cigarettes, and plenty of those have become vaping devotees. Nominees will receive the Haze Dual V3. These average around $250.
Fox News
added Feb 20, 2017 18:37
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[UK] Smokers trying to quit hit by postcode lottery as GPs ration help

Smokers in England wanting to quit face a postcode lottery as cash-strapped councils and GPs restrict access to services that can help them. The revelation has alarmed health experts and charities who claim that lives are being put at risk as a result o
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 20, 2017 16:06
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[Tennessee] Cigarette Giant to Sponsor Schools Gala (Updated)

For as long as the Nashville Chamber of Commerce has been holding its annual Academies of Nashville gala, which honors teachers, principals and recognizes partnerships between the businesses and schools in the academies, Altria has been a sponsor.
Nashville (TN) Scene
added Feb 20, 2017 16:06
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Lobbyists helped bankroll Donald Trump’s transition

Hired guns for defense contractors, private prisons and Big Tobacco among donors... Bill Paxon of Akin Gump...who now represents clients including ... tobacco company Philip Morris International, contributed $1,000.
Center for Public Integrity
added Feb 20, 2017 16:03
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[Indonesia] DISNEYLAND FOR SMOKERS In Marlboro’s last frontier, a smokers’ rights group is defending the “human right” to light up

Aditia Purnomo...At 25, he is the chain-smoking head of the Indonesian smokers’ rights group Komunitas Kretek, and he has one message for “anti-smoking fundamentalists” from the West: butt out...His organization, which doubles as a trade promotion group f
Quartz
added Feb 19, 2017 02:21
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[UK] Pressure on smokers and obese could steer patients into private healthcare

In what some campaigners have called a steer to force people into private healthcare, much of the STPs promise to deliver savings by putting the onus on patients to improve their health before receiving treatment. Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Gro
inews.co.uk (uk)
added Feb 17, 2017 20:20
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