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[Canada] MAHOOD/ILER: Charity law blocks progress on issues facing Canadians / Charitable tax status may do more harm than good for some non-profits.

The non-profit sector could lobby to change the Income Tax Act to confirm that free expression of views in areas of a charity’s expertise is a public good, and an acceptable charitable activity. New Zealand and Australia have just recently done essentiall
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Feb 26, 2015 09:33

[UK] Greater Manchester to control £6bn NHS budget

Greater Manchester is to become the first English region to get full control of its health spending, as part of an extension of devolved powers. Chancellor George Osborne said the £6bn health and social care budget would be taken over by the region's cou
BBC Online
added Feb 26, 2015 08:42

[Kentucky] Foundations Look at Electronic Cigarettes - GrantWatch Blog

Susan Zepeda, president and CEO of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, pointed out in the release that the Bluegrass State is among many states that prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes to minors. ... Legacy issued a December 16 press release on the newe
Health Affairs (ca)
added Feb 25, 2015 20:05

EDITORIAL: Our View: Battle against Big Tobacco far from over

the limited ad campaign pales in comparison to what the tobacco industry has pumped into the public consciousness...rates of decline have slowed…That is reason enough to call for better use of the funds awarded to states in the 1998 tobacco settlement…It
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Feb 25, 2015 19:33

[Ireland] Irish Cancer Society to reject donations from Arthur Cox

it will no longer accept any corporate donations from Arthur Cox, the legal firm acting for tobacco giant Japan Tobacco in threatened court action against the State to block plain cigarette packs. The Irish Cancer Society said it had received €20,000 in b
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 24, 2015 15:54

Hackademy Awards Give Thumbs Up! For ‘The Fault in Our Stars,’ Thumbs Down! For Latest ‘X-Men’ Movie

Reviewers analyzed 128 movies during 2014 for portrayals, if any, of tobacco use. About half were PG and PG-13 movies. And some, such as Thumbs Up! Winner “The Fault in Our Stars,” accurately depicted tobacco use as a deadly health threat. Reviewers fou
Business Wire
added Feb 22, 2015 15:56

[Bulgaria] MAF keeps its budget of BGN 107 million and 96% of tobacco producers will receive high rates: deputy minister

“The Ministry of Agriculture and Foods (MAF) keeps the general budgetary amount of BGN 107 million and 96% of tobacco producers will receive higher rates,” deputy minister of Agriculture and Foods Tsvetan Dimitrov said in reference with the protest of to
Focus English News (bg)
added Feb 22, 2015 10:48
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Maine made a dent in teen smoking, but it’s changing course

In 2012, lawmakers used the fund to shore up a shortfall in the state’s Medicaid program. Last spring, lawmakers used $5 million from the account to help the state balance its books. Maine isn’t unique in using tobacco settlement funds this way, a reali
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Feb 21, 2015 21:59

[Oregon] BENTZ: It's time to ban e-cigarettes for minors (Guest column)

Good policy is also focused on helping those who want to quit tobacco. Important efforts are underway in Oregon to reduce the use of tobacco and to help those addicted and affected by it to quit.
The Business Journal Portland (OR)
added Feb 20, 2015 16:03

RODU: NIH Funding Stifles Tobacco Harm Reduction Research and Support in Academia

The NIH hostility to tobacco harm reduction was demonstrated in 1994, when the National Cancer Institute attacked me and my university because I published an article in a scientific journal (here). Nothing has changed in 20 years. For example, a recent
Heartland Institute
added Feb 19, 2015 09:20
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