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[Missouri] EDITORIAL: Tobacco money up in smoke

Missouri ranks last in all 50 states in funding anti-smoking programs for its youth.s Even though it collected about $231.2 million in tobacco settlement and taxes this past year, it spent almost nothing on prevention.... Too little, too late and too con
Joplin (MO) Globe
added Oct 11, 2015 09:31
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[California] Billionaire Tom Steyer joins campaign to increase cigarette taxes

A coalition of healthcare groups, joined by billionaire former hedge-fund manager Tom Steyer, on Wednesday launched a proposed statewide ballot initiative to impose a $2-a-pack tax on cigarettes. The money raised would help fund the treatment and resear
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 8, 2015 09:19
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[Asia-pacific] ECHEVERRIA: Tobacco, Takings and the TPP

hope the foundations would also pay some attention to the root causes of this international litigation explosion in the out-of-control property rights ideology currently being promoted not only on the international scene but in our own domestic court sys
Takings Litigation (John Echeverria blog)
added Oct 4, 2015 11:19
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[Asia, India] National Forum for Tobacco Eradication condemns partnership between govt ministries and tobacco industry

it is extremely concerned that the Summit on sustainability is being co-organized and sponsored by a leading tobacco company (ITC Pvt Ltd.). The Summit also has participation by Alcohol Industry (SABMiller India).
merinews (in)
added Sep 17, 2015 12:34
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Transit, health funding among California's unfinished work

likely to adjourn this year's legislative session Friday without completing major initiatives on transportation and health care financing. So far, Democratic proposals to add a $65 vehicle registration fee and raise the cigarette tax by $2 per pack have
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Sep 11, 2015 14:36
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financial dependence correlated with different smoking rates among millennials socioeconomic status

The results show that most participants were financially independent and current or previous tobacco users. Income, education, and employment interacted with financial dependence to predict tobacco use. Greater financial dependence on parents was associat
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 9, 2015 22:17
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[UK] E-cigarette ‘safety’ study was written by industry funded scientists, Lancet warns

Public Health England claimed e-cigarettes were safe but relied on evidence provided by scientists funded by the vaping industry
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 28, 2015 09:53
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[UK] E-cigarettes: a new foundation for evidence-based policy and practice (PDF)

a successful approach will be one that retains vigilance and manages these risks, while enabling a flourishing and innovative market with a range of safe and effective products that smokers want to use to help them quit.
GOV.UK
added Aug 19, 2015 10:39
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Government of Canada invests in smoking cessation programs in Manitoba Partnership with Manitoba Tobacco Reduction Alliance to increase resources for Manitobans trying to quit smoking.

Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced funding of $600,000 for a project that will expand smoking cessation programs across the province of Manitoba. Led by the Manitoba Tobacco Reduction Alliance (MANTRA), the project will establish a certificatio
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jul 30, 2015 12:28
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[California] Childhood-welfare agency worries proposed cigarette tax increase would reduce funding

The agency, First 5 California, already is searching for new sources to replace a decline in tobacco tax revenue, the result of fewer Californians smoking and lower cigarette sales. Almost all revenue raised by the proposed tax would go toward education
Los Angeles Times
added Jul 24, 2015 11:09
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