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[Africa, Malawi] Alliance One Tobacco donates K11m library and a recreation hall

Alliance One Tobacco, a multinational tobacco company on Monday donated a K11 Million recreation hall and a library to Kalonga Full Primary School. ... "We have been assisting this school for eighteen years and we will continue doing that," said Malila
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Jul 22, 2014 14:29
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[Tennessee] Tobacco grant geared toward improving children’s health

a new program to raise awareness of the dangers of secondhand smoke in families is already having a positive impact. Made possible by a grant of almost $250,000 from the Tennessee Department of Health, the Clinical Effort Against Secondhand Smoke Exposure
Jonesborough (TN) Herald & Tribune
added Jul 22, 2014 13:52
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Judge: FDA can’t use tobacco panel menthol report

While the agency has since conducted an independent review on the public health impact of menthol cigarettes, the ruling could hinder the FDA’s ability to defend any future regulation of the minty smokes. U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon in Washin
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 22, 2014 13:18
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[UK] No further action for Plymouth MP who failed to declare financial interest

Oliver Colvile received tickets worth £1200 to the Chelsea Flower show from a Japanese tobacco company. But the Tory MP failed to refer to this when tabling a question about e-cigarettes, as required by the rules. He later apologised to MPs.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jul 22, 2014 06:55
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Shareholders and Activists Call on Google to Increase Political Spending Transparency, Lead on Climate Change Action, and Treat Its Workers Respectfully

calling on the tech giant to stay true to its stated commitments to transparency, an open Internet and climate action by disclosing its lobbying spending and leaving the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) –
Public Citizen
added Jul 20, 2014 10:36
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[Illinois] Durbin: Pentagon Must Act to Reduce Risks of Tobacco Related Illness Among Servicemembers

called on Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to implement a measure included in the Fiscal Year 2015 Defense Appropriations Bill that eliminates the military’s price discount for tobacco products. Almost one-quarter of U.S. servicemembers smoke, and more th
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Jul 18, 2014 16:11
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[Canada] Smoking cessation treatments to be covered by N.B. drug plans

Prescription smoking cessation therapies Champix and Zyban will now be covered under the New Brunswick Prescription Drug Program and the New Brunswick Drug Plan. The two drugs were reviewed through the standard evidenced-based drug review process and re
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 18, 2014 12:12
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FDA Gives Research Grants to Members of Tobacco Advisory Committee

Complaints have surfaced within the scientific community about FDA funding for research being conducted by members of the agency's Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee. In helping to support those efforts, the agency has chosen to reject "seve
AllGov.com
added Jul 17, 2014 09:51
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[Massachusetts] NIH Spends $186K to Help Homeless Kick Smoking Habit

has awarded $186,192 to Massachusetts General Hospital to study ways to help the homeless stop smoking. According to the grant, an estimated 2.3 to 3.5 million Americans experience homelessness each year, and three-quarters of them smoke cigarettes.
CNSNews
added Jul 16, 2014 21:31
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Military personnel may soon see commissary tobacco discounts go up in smoke

The move comes after Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said in April he supports a force-wide review of tobacco use and sales at military installations. The Navy said it is considering banning tobacco sales at its bases and ships, including all exchange-o
AL.com
added Jul 16, 2014 21:07
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