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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

[West Virginia] Online group says no to smoking ban

Opponents of a proposed smoking ban for Hancock County are waging a public information campaign that they hope will influence the county health board's final decision. A group calling itself has established a presence on the Internet that i
East Liverpool (OH) Review
added Apr 22, 2014 14:21

LETTER: SEFFRIN: Cancer Society and Tobacco

Walgreens — and all pharmacies — should stop selling tobacco, and we firmly believe that we will get further faster by working with the pharmacy industry rather than against it to end tobacco-related death and suffering.
New York Times
added Apr 16, 2014 21:36

Responsibility | Investing In Communities

Altria and its companies focus our charitable giving in several strategic areas ... Success360° is Altria’s tobacco companies’ investment in leading national and local nonprofit organizations that serve middle school kids and their families. Success360°
Altria Group, Inc.
added Apr 2, 2014 09:21

Smoking Mad: Tobacco Users Caught Up in Insurer’s Obamacare ‘Glitch’

After signing up for coverage and disclosing they were smokers, about 100 New Hampshire consumers, including Terry Wetherby, find their new Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield policies canceled because they were charged incorrect “non-smoker” rates.
added Mar 26, 2014 13:54

ClearWay Minnesota(SM) Board approves grants to improve how clinics help tobacco-using patients

Directors approved three grants to advance health systems changes to ensure that addressing tobacco use is fully integrated into the health care experience for patients. ClearWay Minnesota works to make sure all Minnesotans have access to comprehensive qu
PR Newswire
added Mar 22, 2014 23:28

Better Benefits Help Medicaid Recipients Quit Smoking

* People on Medicaid are 68 percent more likely to smoke than the general population. * Medicaid recipients who lived in states with more comprehensive coverage for tobacco cessation were more likely to quit than those who lived in states with less comp
Health Behavior News Service
added Mar 6, 2014 18:23

[Australia] Nationals open to tobacco donations

The Abbott government will not be free of tobacco funding, despite a ban on tobacco donations to the Liberal Party, because its junior Coalition partner will continue to accept money from cigarette makers. In August, Tony Abbott announced he had ordered
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Feb 9, 2014 23:02

[Vermont] Tobacco fund won't benefit from settlement

More than $11 million from tobacco-related lawsuits will be used to plug holes in Vermont's budget in fiscal year 2015 and the Coalition for a Tobacco Free Vermont is not happy about it.
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Jan 27, 2014 14:28

[Washington] Editorial: A dark cloud in King County over strides in smoking cessation

Reductions in adult smoking have leveled off. A $10.5 million tobacco settlement check is on its way to Washington. This is an opportunity to rebuild a comprehensive prevention program. For every dollar spent, the state saves $5 in hospital costs. Legis
Seattle (WA) Times
added Jan 13, 2014 21:43
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