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[Ohio] Grove City gets grant money for smoking crackdown

banned smoking in public parks more than a year ago, but city officials say informing people of the change has been slow going. Franklin County Public Health has plans to help. The health department secured a $110,000 grant and will use a portion of i
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Jun 28, 2017 13:35
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Govt urged to fund Tobacco Research Board

GOVERNMENT is failing to fund the Tobacco Research Board (TRB) despite it being a key institution necessary to turn around the fortunes of the economy.... TRB had managed to produce tobacco seed varieties for the local and export market, and Kutsaga was n
Newsday (zw)
added Jun 27, 2017 00:16

[North Carolina] Budget restores limited funding to curb youth tobacco use

“to develop strategies to prevent the use of new and emerging tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, by youth and people of childbearing age.” However, anti-smoking advocates are urging state health officials to embrace e-cigs and vaporizers
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 26, 2017 12:41

[UK] Reverse cuts on smoking health - plea

PUBLIC health bosses are being urged to put tens of thousands of pounds back into services to help people quit smoking in York. As The Press reported earlier this month, the number of people getting help to kick the habit in York has fallen dramatically
York Press (uk)
added Jun 26, 2017 12:26

Our Past: National drive to buy cigarettes held in 1943

things were different in 1943. A national drive to buy cigarettes for men serving in the armed forces was to eventually attain the goal of 2 million cigarettes. Pretty girls in high heels made the cigarettes even more welcome.
Illinois River Bend Telegraph
added Jun 26, 2017 02:15
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[Virginia] Vital Signs: Create smoke-free environments for your family

For free help with quitting, call 1-800-QUIT NOW at (800) 784-8669 or visit to receive expert counseling from a quit coach, a personalized quit plan, and self-help materials. For more information in Spanish, call (855) DEJELO-YA, and
Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress
added Jun 25, 2017 22:50

[Asia, India] Himachal govt bars its officials from participating in tobacco industry’s activities

“All the heads of departments in Himachal Pradesh are instructed not to participate in any event organised by tobacco industry and also not to accept any kind of direct or indirect sponsorship or funding from corporate engaged in tobacco business,” the c
Hindustan Times (in)
added Jun 24, 2017 16:36

[New Jersey] Gov. Christie Should Sign Tobacco Prevention Measures That Will Protect Kids and Save Lives

The Legislature has passed two bills that will help New Jersey combat tobacco use. One bill would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21; the second measure provides $7 million to the state’s tobacco prevention and cessation p
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 24, 2017 15:17

ORDOÑEZ: Get Cancer Now, Before Congress Cuts Your Insurance

because of my pre-existing condition, I couldn’t let my insurance lapse. I found a job with benefits at a smoking cessation company, working nights and weekends. Funded mostly by the ’90s tobacco settlements, the stop-smoking hotlines helped everyone, no
New York Times
added Jun 23, 2017 08:31

[UK] ARCHIVE: Tory MP heaps praise on e-cigarettes after vaping firm treats him to £1,600 trip to Rugby World Cup

Pawsey enjoyed more than £1,600 worth of hospitality at a Rugby World Cup match in September, with Japan Tobacco International (JTI) picking up the tab. JTI is the sole owner of E-Lites, one of the leading brands of e-cigarette in the UK.
The Mirror (uk)
added Jun 22, 2017 21:42
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