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Tobacco ads up in smoke but F1 rises from the ashes

Ban on cigarette firms’ brands creates new revenue opportunities ... "the reality is that a large number of companies did not want to be associated with a team with tobacco logos on the car and indeed some didn’t want to be associated with the sport, whic
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Nov 2, 2013 15:20
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[California] Funding declines for tobacco education takes a toll

Hudak doesn't know where to turn. "For three years now, I've tried. I went over to American Lung Association, they said, 'Nope. Sorry. No funding.' I called Enloe. They said, 'No funding.' I called Butte County and they said "Sorry, we don't have the fund
Chico (CA) Enterprise-Record
added Jan 10, 2013 10:38
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[Asia-pacific] In Indonesia, Big Tobacco hasn't got a worry

health experts warn of a humanitarian disaster looming in poorer countries, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region. ''They [cigarette companies] are just wilfully imposing a pandemic on developing countries,'' says Professor Mike Daube
The Age (au)
added Aug 25, 2012 23:29
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New Jersey set to hand over millions in tobacco cash

failure to spend on smoking cessation efforts when thousands of people still die annually from tobacco-related illnesses has drawn derision from advocates and public health officials....this year will begin repaying hundreds of millions of dollars to bond
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 23, 2017 19:21
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[New Jersey] National Report: Connecticut Tied for Last in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Connecticut is one of two states, along with New Jersey, that have budgeted zero state funds... Connecticut will collect $519.7 million in revenue this year from the 1998 state tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, but will spend none of it on tobacco pre
PR Newswire
added Dec 14, 2016 21:41
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[Canada] Smoke-Free Alberta asks: Why hasn't all of the Smoking Reduction Act been enacted?

A letter Monday from the Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta to Health Minister Sarah Hoffman asks why the NDP Government continues to put off full implementation of the Tobacco and Smoking Reduction Act, passed three years ago by the Progressive Conservat
rabble.ca
added Nov 28, 2016 01:22
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[Florida] Castor to file bill allowing premium cigarmakers to donate stogies to troops

Premium cigar makers who want to donate stogies to U.S. troops serving abroad should be exempt from federal rules that prohibit charitable contributions of tobacco products. Or so says U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Tampa, responding to a Tampa Bay Times sto
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Aug 31, 2016 16:12
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Activist Hedge Fund Profits in Private as Japan Tobacco Says No

Though it lost every proxy fight, the Children’s Investment Fund claims a list of wins. Japan Tobacco Inc. boosted its payout ratio and said it would exit its beverage businesses. The state sold some of its stake. Since May 2011, the month the fund says i
Bloomberg News
added Jun 21, 2015 17:09
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SATEL: People Who Get Paid By Big Tobacco Should Be Able To Advise The FDA

FDA’s inconsistent policy, of course, is based on the misconception that merely accepting financial support from tobacco interests – but never from pharmaceutical interests, mind you... Anti-harm reductionists, also called tobacco prohibitionists, see no
Forbes
added Apr 1, 2015 19:21
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US tobacco growers learned some things in 2014

was characterized by much higher production for flue-cured, a modest increase for burley and a small increase for the dark types. Whether you accepted the 557 million pound estimate of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or the 525 million, it seemed a ce
Southeast Farm Press
added Jan 7, 2015 16:41
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