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[New York] Smokers irate as Canton Housing Authority moves to ban smoking in subsidized apartments

Residents of 217 units in the two Riverside Drive high-rises and at the Law Lane housing complex will soon be prohibited from smoking in their apartment or just outside the building. Many smokers in the Canton Housing Authority’s high-rise apartments are
North Country (NY) This Week
added Aug 3, 2015 02:36
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Every country in the world can afford to support its smokers to stop

major new review, written by leading world experts and published in the medical journal, Addiction. The review examined a wide range of measures that healthcare systems in different countries can adopt to help smokers to stop. It reviewed how effective th
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jul 31, 2015 08:21
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[Asia-pacific, Kentucky] Pure Politics - Ryan Quarles fundraising against potential tobacco carve out in Trans-Pacific Partnership deal

Ryan Quarles, R-Georgetown, is organizing his supporters in an effort to fight back against a potentially bad deal for Kentucky farmers being negotiated on the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact and help him become the next agriculture commissioner.
KSTV cn|2 (Louisville, KY)
added Jul 31, 2015 08:05
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Government of Canada invests in smoking cessation programs in Manitoba Partnership with Manitoba Tobacco Reduction Alliance to increase resources for Manitobans trying to quit smoking.

Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced funding of $600,000 for a project that will expand smoking cessation programs across the province of Manitoba. Led by the Manitoba Tobacco Reduction Alliance (MANTRA), the project will establish a certificatio
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jul 30, 2015 12:28
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[Ohio] Grant awarded to promote tobacco-free initiatives

Partners for a Drug Free Milford-Miami Township recently was among four Greater Cincinnati entities to share $180,000 in grants awarded by Interact for Health for tobacco-free initiatives. A ceremonial presentation of a $50,000 check was made to that org
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Jul 30, 2015 04:19
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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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