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[California] SKELTON: Gov. Brown stiffed doctors, dentists and hospitals by not increasing provider fees with new tobacco tax money cigarettes

But Brown shrugged off the election result... The people he should listen to are the millions who voted for Proposition 56. He might keep some of their cynicism in check.
Los Angeles Times
added May 19, 2017 13:25
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[New York] Watch That Last Step Senator - It's a Lulu

When the Senate Health Committee voted in April for a bill restricting the use of e-cigarettes indoors, one of the bill's sponsors wasn't there for the meeting: state Sen. Patty Ritchie, who collects a $15,000 stipend as the committee's deputy vice chair.
Time Warner Cable (Spectrum) News
added May 18, 2017 07:15
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North Dakota lawmakers eliminate tobacco prevention agency

The head of North Dakota’s Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy said eliminating the agency could undo several years of work that marked a rapid decrease in youth and adult smoking rates in the state. The agency, also known as BreatheND, is f
AP - Associated Press
added May 17, 2017 13:33
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Billionaire Bloomberg to fund $5m public health projects in 40 cities worldwide

His offer, taken up by about 40 cities so far and officially launched on Tuesday, is $5m in assistance from Bloomberg Philanthropies as well as technical support for cities that choose to focus on one of 10 healthy lifestyle issues, including ...bans on s
The Guardian (uk)
added May 17, 2017 03:37
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[North Dakota] Tobacco program begins move to health department

The head of the state’s tobacco prevention agency expressed disappointment as she characterized the end of BreatheND as overturning the will of the people. Jeanne Prom, the executive director of BreatheND, says she will be watching to see if the state wi
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added May 15, 2017 20:12
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[UK] A VOTE FOR HEALTH: Politicians must take urgent action to improve the health of the population and reverse cuts to public health (PDF)

In the face of an annual £30billion funding gap for the NHS in England by 2020-21, the impact of smoking and other avoidable health risks is severely stretching an NHS that is already at breaking point.
British Medical Association (BMA) (uk)
added May 15, 2017 14:59
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[New York] THE MET GALA SMOKERS JUST GOT SERVED BY THE NY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Bassett isn’t alone in her distaste of the smoking incident – Met donors were similarly up in arms...you can bet the bathroom selfies will be scarce at next year's event.
Harper's Bazaar
added May 14, 2017 10:52
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[Texas] Barefoot John Daly takes a brief break from his cigarette to break into song after sinking putt

USA Today
added May 11, 2017 19:17
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California Congressional delegation urges Gov. Brown to restore tobacco tax funds

California’s Democratic Congressional delegation urged Governor Jerry Brown to restore $1.2 billion in tobacco tax funds and use them for their intended purpose: to improve access to and quality of medical services for all Californians, especially our mo
California Medical Association (CMA)
added May 11, 2017 03:25
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[California] Doctors and dentists say Brown's budget misuses tobacco tax funds

The California Medical Association and the California Dental Association say Prop. 56 funds are supposed to be used to increase the low reimbursement rates for the state's Medi-Cal providers
89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio
added May 11, 2017 03:25
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