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[UK] North Yorkshire fund to help stop smoking in public places relaunched

North Yorkshire's County Council's Smokefree Places Fund was first launched last year. The Council is an active member of Breathe 2025, the organisation which campaigns “to see the next generation of children born and raised in a place free from tobacco,
York Press (uk)
added Sep 15, 2018 04:06
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[UK] Tobacco firms used to pay council pension as Suffolk loses almost £160 million to smoking every year

Tobacco firms are sill being used to grow Suffolk county Council’s pension fund - despite new figures showing smoking costs Suffolk almost £160 million a year. Sandy Martin MP speaking at the Suffolk Chamber in Greater Ipswich Networking Brunch with Sand
East Anglian Daily Times (uk)
added Sep 12, 2018 14:00
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The Health 202: Montana is voting on whether the tobacco industry should pay for Medicaid expansion

The tobacco industry has spent more than $9 million to date to persuade Montana voters to vote "no" on a ballot initiative to make Medicaid expansion permanent in the state, according to state campaign finance filings. The reason that tobacco companies
Washington Post
added Sep 12, 2018 13:59
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[Virginia] Rule on smoking at public housing results in some evictions in Bristol, Tennessee

Scyphers said 10 tenants actually chose to voluntarily move out, because they knew they couldn’t comply with the rules. The first month under the rule went well, Scyphers said, but since then there have been two evictions, and there are four more pendi
Bristol (VA) Herald-Courier
added Sep 10, 2018 16:34
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[UK] Could Britain become smoke-free by 2030?

less than five per cent of people in England should be smoking by the year 2030 and called on the NHS to do more to help people overcome their ‘addiction’ to tobacco. Selbie said: ‘Smoking should no longer be seen as a lifestyle choice, it is an addiction
Metro Café (uk)
added Sep 9, 2018 15:42
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Kentucky expands efforts to help people give up tobacco

Officials say the new public information campaign by the Department for Public Health includes broadcast, print and digital ads. It also features outreach to medical providers and community engagement initiatives aimed at boosting public awareness of the
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 5, 2018 15:09
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[Australia] Secret industry funding of doctor-led vaping lobby group laid bare

Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association....fiercely lobbying for change, had accepted initial funding from vaping interests..."We do not say that we do not accept funding from the vaping industry, which is quite separate from the tobacco industry,"
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 30, 2018 21:31
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[Australia] Statement on Foundation for a Smoke Free World

To collaborate with or accept support from the tobacco industry would be to abandon our ethical obligations to promote the public’s health and would seriously undermine the integrity of public health academia. We oppose any form of collaboration with the
CAPHIA (Council of Academic Public Health Institutions Australasia) (au)
added Aug 30, 2018 21:26
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[UK] LETTER: E-cigarettes: relax rules to help more smokers quit, say MPs

We are surprised that unproven and potentially dangerous e-cigarettes are being promoted at a time when there have been substantial cuts to successful public health services including smoking cessation services.
British Medical Journal
added Aug 30, 2018 21:14
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InfoTech Marketing Releases White Paper on Food Stamps: Subsidized Entertainment, Dining Out, Tobacco, and Donations

"While SNAP households typically spend less than their non-SNAP counterparts on these four categories, tobacco is the one category where their spending exceeds non-SNAP households. At least 33% of SNAP beneficiaries spent money on tobacco products, roughl
PR Newswire
added Aug 30, 2018 20:41
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