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GLOBAL FOUNDATION LAUNCHES TO ACCELERATE AN END TO SMOKING

With the goal of eliminating smoking worldwide, the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World formally launched today in New York City. The Foundation is founded and led by Dr. Derek Yach, a renowned anti-smoking crusader who, while at the World Health Organizati
Foundation for a Smoke-Free World
added Sep 14, 2017 14:39
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Led by Dr. Tom Frieden, New Global Health Initiative – Resolve – Will Save Lives and Improve Health Around the World

The initiative aims to save more than 100 million lives by preventing heart attacks and strokes and will also help countries improve epidemic preparedness and response. The initiative will be based at Vital Strategies, a New York-based global health organ
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 13, 2017 15:34
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Health Highlights: Sept. 13, 2017: Smoking Reduction Foundation Announced by Tobacco Company

says it will provide about $1 billion over 12 years for a foundation to reduce smoking worldwide, but critics are skeptical of the move. Philip Morris International Inc. said the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World will fund research, assess the effects of
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 13, 2017 15:27
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UK will pay almost £25 billion in ‘sin taxes’ next year

New IEA report first of its kind to measure net effect of smoking on the taxpayer in the UK...Contrary to popular belief, the three most censured ‘lifestyle factors’ – alcohol, smoking and obesity – do not cost the taxpayer money. The punitive taxes levi
Institute of Economic Affairs (uk)
added Aug 7, 2017 11:41
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Ohio fails to reduce cancer deaths, study finds

The state was highly criticized in three areas: for not prohibiting minors from using tanning beds; for allocating just 10.3 percent of the federal government’s recommended funding level for tobacco-control programs; and for appropriating less than one-t
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Aug 3, 2017 14:39
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[Australia] Verified Tobacco-Free

I’m an oncologist and the Founder and CEO of Tobacco Free Portfolios. In 2010, I found out by accident that my Super Fund invested my money in tobacco companies – the very companies that made the products that caused my patients unimaginable harm. In fa
Pozible
added Aug 1, 2017 00:33
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[UK-Scotland] Stirling researchers to lead £3.4m tobacco control project in Africa and Asia

They will conduct research to inform tobacco taxation, tackle the illicit trade in tobacco and target tobacco companies’ efforts to undermine governments’ attempts to reduce smoking. The project will be led by Professor Linda Bauld, director of the univ
TheNational.scot (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 14:55
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[Asia, India] Health department wants tobacco firm to build government hospitals

BENGALURU: A recent move by the Karnataka health and family welfare department exploring a partnership with a tobacco major to build super specialty government hospitals has sparked a controversy, with public health activists terming it a case of conflict
Times of India
added Jul 11, 2017 21:56
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Going up in smoke

That money will dissipate as the agreement ends over the next decade. Pennsylvania should rededicate the fund to anti-smoking efforts, and focus it on poor rural areas.
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Jun 19, 2017 18:19
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Turn smoking war to poor

state governments began using some of that money for purposes other than smoking cessation and related health care. That money will dissipate as the agreement ends over the next decade. Pennsylvania should rededicate the fund to anti-smoking efforts and
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Jun 17, 2017 14:17
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