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[Canada] HAGEN: Invest Alberta tobacco taxes on smoking cessation

Not a single dime of the $1 billion dollars in tobacco taxes collected annually by the Alberta government is structurally reinvested in preventing youth from getting hooked or helping smokers to quit. The Notley government refused to apply any of the la
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Jan 16, 2017 17:47
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[Kansas] Why children’s advocates worry about future tobacco settlement payments

public entry into the Statehouse in Topeka is currently lined with posters touting the Children's Initiative Fund...the posters are there is to drum up opposition to Gov. Sam Brownback's proposal to sell off the state's interest in future tobacco payments
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Jan 15, 2017 17:14
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[Oklahoma] TSET grants and programs work at the local level to support healthy lifestyles

Grants funded by Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) works with businesses, city governments, community organizations and schools to encourage healthy eating, physical activity and tobacco-free lifestyles. “We know that the greatest impact on heal
The Oklahoman
added Jan 14, 2017 19:36
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Groups Seek to Ban Smoking at US Colleges and Public Housing

Twenty colleges in the United States recently received grants to help make their campuses tobacco free.... The move to ban smoking at public housing units and college campuses follows approval of state laws banning smoking at most workplaces. The Campai
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:36
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[UK] EDITORIAL: Supporting the urban poor to quit tobacco: adding years to lives

more than 30% of smokers in LMICs attempted to quit in the previous year (15% in China).7 However, in most countries in particular LMICs, cessation advice or services are not available.8 Even where they are, the urban poor are least likely to receive cess
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:23
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[Asia, Massachusetts] Tufts MC grants target tobacco use in Chinatown

Tufts Medical Center announced on Jan. 9 seven Boston programs will share more than $300,000 in grants to educate the city’s Asian community about a deadly drug: tobacco. “Nationwide, we are starting to see a decline in cigarette smoking in many ethnic
Sampan Newspaper
added Jan 13, 2017 16:39
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New tobacco control investment supports MPOWER roll-out

WHO welcomes today's announcement from Bloomberg Philanthropies on a new commitment of $360 million for the global fight against tobacco. The new funding announced by Bloomberg Philanthropies aims to build on the success of the MPOWER package of effectiv
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 12, 2017 22:02
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[Netherlands] NEW LAWSUIT AGAINST BIG TOBACCO WINS BACKING OF DUTCH DOCTORS ASSOCIATION

A Dutch association of doctors NTvG is financially supporting a criminal case filed by some 1,300 smokers and ex smokers against the tobacco industry, the Volkskrant reports. The association, which has about 250 doctors as members, will invest hundreds o
NL Times (nl)
added Jan 12, 2017 19:10
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[Netherlands] Doctors help finance lawsuit against tobacco companies

The Dutch Journal of Medicine NTvG , which has a membership of over 250 doctors, has decided to earmark ‘several hundreds of thousands of euros’ to support the case which is being brought by 1,300 (ex) smokers suffering from smoking-related illnesses. Acc
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Jan 12, 2017 19:09
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[California] Medical Associations Disappointed In New Tobacco Tax Money Spending Plan

California’s top medical and dental associations say they’re disappointed in Governor Jerry Brown’s plans for how to spend new state tobacco tax money. Francisco Silva of the California Medical Association says his group backed Proposition 56, in part,
Capital Public Radio (Sacramento, CA)
added Jan 12, 2017 14:56
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