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[Virginia] Danville councilman sets record straight on tobacco grants

Vogler set the record straight on the tobacco commission grants at last week’s meeting of Danville City Council. According to the councilman, the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission has awarded 47 grants totaling more
Chatham (VA) Star-Tribune
added Feb 12, 2015 10:57
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CVS Health Foundation Partners with Tobacco-Free Kids to Make Next Generation Tobacco-Free

The Foundation will partner with Tobacco-Free Kids to provide grants to organizations committed to implementing public health strategies to reduce youth tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 5, 2015 10:57
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The smoke around e-cig science

The products have also opened a rift between researchers who see their goal as eliminating nicotine in all its forms, and others who believe it makes more sense to reduce the harm of smoking.
Reuters
added Jan 23, 2015 14:39
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[Asia, Israel] TAU cancels Philip Morris event following pressure from cancer organization

Tel Aviv University has backed out of its agreement with the Philip Morris Tobacco Company (Altria Group) that the firm provide scholarships to TAU's School of Marketing students...Israel Cancer Association threatened to cancel its research grants to the
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 6, 2015 14:47
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Pfizer Grants Georgia State $850k To Combat Smoking In China

Pfizer Inc. has granted nearly $850,000 to Georgia State University’s School of Public Health to partner with Chinese health officials to expand tobacco control efforts to major cities in China.... The project will be led by Dr. Michael Eriksen, dean of
Newswise
added Jan 5, 2015 16:20
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[Asia] In China, Tobacco Brands Sponsor Schools

Tobacco ads are banned on TV and in magazines, but cigarette ads show up anyway. And China's tobacco industry has found ways around restrictions. On its website, China's national tobacco corporation showcases its volunteer outreach to disadvantaged childr
Advertising Age
added Dec 4, 2014 14:00
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[Asia, China] YASHAN: Anti-smoking campaign requires more than bans

As a passive secondhand smoker, I'm more than happy to hear the news. However, it's always easy to say, hard to do....prohibition shouldn't be the only way to lower smoking rates. The government should still organize more anti-smoking campaigns to raise
Global Times (cn)
added Nov 27, 2014 12:39
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[UK] Public want smoking ban for doctors, nurses and dentists

62% of Britons surveyed said they believe health service staff should face enforced restriction on smoking / A OnePoll survey recently commissioned by Nicoccino, the new smokeless way to experience pure nicotine, asked smokers and non-smokers across the
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Oct 29, 2014 09:59
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AUDIO: Tobacco Farmers Lose Longtime Safety Net

Tobacco growers are about to face a completely free market. This month, they'll receive their last checks from a government program meant to ease them out of a Depression-era tobacco price fixing system. That has left Stanley Smith, who grows about 60 a
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Oct 24, 2014 13:12
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Tobacco Control in California, 2007-2014: A Resurgent Tobacco Industry While Inflation Erodes the California Tobacco Control Program (308 pp) (PDF)

Countering a resurging tobacco industry will require advocates to be much more visible and assertive in challenging politicians who take tobacco money. Progress on tobacco control has been concentrated at the local level where policymakers are relatively
eScholarship
added Oct 24, 2014 10:02
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