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National and State Cost Savings Associated With Prohibiting Smoking in Subsidized and Public Housing in the United States

prohibiting smoking in all US subsidized housing, including public housing, could yield annual cost savings of nearly a half billion dollars from averted secondhand smoke-related health care, renovation of units in which smoking has occurred, and smoking-
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Oct 2, 2014 13:11
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EDSALL: Who Needs a Smoke-Filled Room?

We don’t know who the contributors are to Karl Rove’s Crossroads GPS because they can hide behind provisions in federal tax law... The lion’s share of grants made by Crossroads to other 501(c)(4)s went to Americans for Tax Reform, which got $26.4 million
New York Times
added Sep 11, 2014 14:27
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Why Can't the Pentagon Stop Smoking?

why would Congress insist that the Pentagon sell cigarettes -- at a discount, no less?...Sadly and predictably, political forces are fighting back. In response to the Navy's possible sales ban, Representative Duncan Hunter...Defense Department spends more
Bloomberg View
added Aug 19, 2014 16:33
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[Tennessee] Tobacco grant geared toward improving children’s health

a new program to raise awareness of the dangers of secondhand smoke in families is already having a positive impact. Made possible by a grant of almost $250,000 from the Tennessee Department of Health, the Clinical Effort Against Secondhand Smoke Exposure
Jonesborough (TN) Herald & Tribune
added Jul 22, 2014 13:52
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[Philippines] PhilHealth urged to fund quit-smoking program

An antitobacco group on Tuesday urged the state-run Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) to shoulder part of the expenses smokers face when they decide to kick their habit in cessation clinics. One effective way to encourage smokers to continue
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jul 10, 2014 22:04
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[Africa, Uganda] Farmers up in arms over Anti-Tobacco Bill

With more than 5,000 signatures collected from tobacco farmers and their families across the country, the petition seeks to overturn key clauses in the bill. The farmers place much of their attention on clauses 20-22, which seek to prohibit any partnersh
The Observer (ug)
added Jun 25, 2014 10:07
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[Philippines] Tobacco farmers' kids going to college under NTA scholarship program

More children of tobacco farmers are going to college with a free subsidy from the National Tobacco Administration's (NTA) scholarship program. The NTA's roll of scholars has reached 410 following the grant of scholarship to 41 students this month.
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Jun 2, 2014 14:49
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AGRICULTURE, RURAL DEVELOPMENT, FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS BILL, 2015 (PDF)

the Committee notes that FDA is considering excluding premium cigars from the scope of this proposed rule through Option 2. The Committee believes this could be a viable solution, given that the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act makes
House Committee on Appropriations
added May 30, 2014 03:36
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Effectiveness of a national reimbursement policy and accompanying media attention on use of cessation treatment and on smoking cessation: a real-world study in the Netherlands

It seems that a national reimbursement policy for smoking cessation treatment that is accompanied by media attention can increase cessation. Our findings suggest that this increase can (partly) be ascribed to the media attention that accompanied the polic
Tobacco Control
added May 19, 2014 12:10
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[West Virginia] Vets organizations to halt donations over smoking ban

Under the threat of a ban, Post 6450 is putting a temporary moratorium on all charitable donations until its financial picture becomes more clear. Other Hancock County veterans' organizations, as well as Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort, may follow
Weirton (WV) Daily Times
added May 6, 2014 08:34
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