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[Pennsylvania] CABREY: Fuming over Philadelphia cigarette tax

To tax the sale of cigarettes (or any similar item) is shortsighted, and to do so only in one county is discriminatory toward the residents and visitors of that county who choose to purchase that item in that county.
Philadelphia Business Journal
added Aug 29, 2014 19:36
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[UK] Bradford becomes first council in country to stop logging numbers who quit smoking

BRADFORD Council has become the first local authority in the country to opt out of collecting data about people quitting smoking, saying monitoring the issue using old NHS targets is "not an effective use of taxpayers' money".
Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Aug 29, 2014 11:33
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Smoking 'facts'

The objection of Ash Scotland’s Sheila Duffy (Letters, 27 August) to others “parroting bogus facts” graphically epitomises the old saw about pots and kettles. As with so many other taxpayer-funded campaign groups, Ash Scotland’s function is to provide g
The Scotsman (uk)
added Aug 27, 2014 21:47
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[Asia] How former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg plans to get India to stop smoking

the identical ad is also available in Russian, played on Bangladeshi televisions in Bengali and dubbed in English with an Australian accent. These advertisements are party of several global campaigns run by the World Lung Foundation, an organisation th
Scroll.in (in)
added Aug 27, 2014 21:35
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[UK-Scotland] DUFFY: Blue sky thinking for better health

We’ve received support from the Scottish Government and others to allow us to offer specialist free training so people who work or volunteer with parents and carers of children aged under five can learn about the risks from tobacco smoke and help their c
The Scotsman (uk)
added Aug 27, 2014 10:27
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[California] San Bernardino City Unified spent $1M on legal fees last year, says report

A group calling itself California Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse...Although Scott described his group as a “grassroots organization,” the CALA organizations are actually funded by the tobacco industry and other industries stung by lawsuits in the past, ac
San Bernadino County (CA) Sun
added Aug 26, 2014 16:03
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[Turkey] Bloomberg Funds Corrupt Turkish Autocrat In Global War On Smoking

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg won’t let anything get in the way of his global war on smoking — not even egregious human rights violations.... Turkey also leads the world in imprisoned journalists — having put more reporters behind bars than
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Aug 25, 2014 17:35
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[Turkey, New York] Michael Bloomberg’s Harder Sell

what Mr. Bloomberg really wanted to talk about was the success of his antismoking program in Turkey... Bloomberg Philanthropies is aiming to start antismoking programs in 15 of the world’s heaviest-smoking countries — including Indonesia, Russia, China an
New York Times
added Aug 24, 2014 05:52
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[Kentucky] US Smokeless Tobacco employees donate $55K to local charities

Employees at U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company gathered early Friday morning to see seven regional nonprofit organizations receive a total of $55,000 in donations from the Altria Companies Employee Community Fund. “From what I’ve been told, this is the only
Kentucky New Era
added Aug 23, 2014 11:16
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[Africa, Nigeria, UK] British America Tobacco urges anti-tobacco NGOs to fund alternative smoking products

“In recent times, stakeholders have asked NGOs involved in tobacco control to get more involved in consumer education and funding of research of alternative and healthier products for consumers, who insist on smoking as these areas are critically needed
Premium Times (ng)
added Aug 22, 2014 07:01
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