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[UK] Tobacco firms to fund cancer pledge

Patients in England with suspected cancer will be guaranteed tests and results within a week by 2020 under Labour plans paid for by a levy on tobacco firms.
Press Association (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:55
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[UK] Cancer sufferers promised one week turnaround on NHS test results--funded by tobacco tax

PATIENTS suffering from cancer could only have to wait ONE WEEK for results from their tests, under new plans for the National Health Service.
The [London, UK] Express
added Oct 20, 2014 12:40
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[UK] One-week cancer tests paid for by tax on tobacco firms, Labour promises

Quicker diagnosis will cost the NHS less in the long-run, Labour says, as it pledges to help inject more money into health services
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:25
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[UK] Miliband: 'Levy tobacco firms to fund fight against cancer'

Labour leader Ed Miliband said the £750m cost of improving cancer test waiting times would be covered by a levy on tobacco firms.
BBC Online
added Oct 19, 2014 19:54
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Tobacco board donates $1.1M to Lebanon's General Security

The state-run Tobacco Board delivered $1.1 million to General Security Friday as part of the organization's $3.3 million grant to the security agency. In a statement, the board said a delegation met with the head of General Security, Maj. Gen. Abbas Ibra
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Oct 19, 2014 11:40
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Canada: What were they smoking? Experts want health on tobacco litigation agenda

health minister cancelled the entire grants and contributions component of the national tobacco strategy. This cut millions of dollars of funding from troublesome NGOs which had pressed the government to produce the up-dated warnings. Needless to say, pla
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Oct 16, 2014 19:06
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New Zealand: Dirty Politics raises conflict of interest concerns

former British American Tobacco (NZ) corporate affairs manager Carrick Graham. The book alleges that Graham fed Slater a large amount of material, often attacks on scientists and advocates in the public health field working on tobacco, alcohol and obesity
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Oct 16, 2014 19:03
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[Turkey] Free treatment for 300,000 nicotine addicts

One of the few countries combatting smoking effectively by a widespread ban, Turkey also looks to help people quit the habit by implementing a series of measures such as providing free treatment. In 2011, 250,000 smokers were supplied with medication tha
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Oct 16, 2014 13:06
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[Australia] WA OPERA’S CARMEN: TIME FOR ARTS LEADERS TO SHOW SOME METTLE

Healthway had no role in the opera’s company self-censorship. Its chairwoman Rosanna Capolingua told ABC Radio that the Healthway board were pleased, but surprised by the banning of Carmen. “The board reacted very much like we all reacting now: Wow, real
Crikey (au)
added Oct 15, 2014 15:55
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Tobacco industry urged to help poor farmers with real support

An anti-tobacco group has called on tobacco industry to end “rhetoric” on World Food Day and provide real support to poor tobacco farmers.
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Oct 15, 2014 12:53
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