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States Found to Shift Funds From Antismoking Efforts

Despite billions of dollars nationwide from tobacco taxes and settlements with manufacturers more than a decade ago, only two states are poised to meet federal recommendations for tobacco prevention spending during the 2014 fiscal year, an alliance of adv
New York Times
added Dec 10, 2013 10:07

[California] STEINBERG: Smoke and vapors

Public agencies can be forgiven if they’re somewhat skeptical of the nicotine-industrial complex. A precautionary approach — preliminary data weighted with a historical perspective — is a justifiable way to move forward. More reliable data will come with
Napa Valley (CA) Register
added Dec 9, 2013 16:43

[Australia, UK] MONBIOT: Heard a thinktank on the BBC? You haven't heard the whole story

When the BBC interviews someone about smoking, it's supposed to reveal if the thinktank they work for receives funding from tobacco companies ... Mark Littlewood of the IEA spoke about cigarette packaging on Radio 4 this week. Not mentioned was that the
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Nov 30, 2013 12:17

[New York] EDITORIAL: Rekindle tobacco program

Yes, New York still has an anti-tobacco program. But the spending is less than half of what it was before the recession, while tobacco revenue has soared by an estimated $1 billion a year. New York spends a fraction — just 16 percent — of what the Center
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added Nov 25, 2013 08:53

[Indonesia] Smokers could miss out on healthcare reform

Health Minister Nafsiah Mboi is considering exempting smokers from receiving universal health coverage slated to begin on Jan. 1, 2014, as smoking is considered a form of self-harm. Previously, the Indonesian Doctors Association (IDI) said Presidential
Jakarta Post (id)
added Nov 5, 2013 18:33

THE CURRENT CINEMAFAST MOVES “Rush” and “Thanks for Sharing.”

Hunt switched to the McLaren team. A smart move, because it was sponsored by Marlboro, and Hunt was a champion smoker; he actually preferred Rothmans, but would carefully cram them into a Marlboro pack, just to keep the customer satisfied. . . .
The New Yorker
added Nov 1, 2013 14:13

[UK] GAGE: BMJ to ban research funded by the tobacco industry

Might banning the tobacco industry from funding work to be published in these journals lead to it adopting worse practices, and actively obscuring its role in funding research? At the moment, declaration of financial support is essentially an honour syste
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 21, 2013 14:18

[UK] Tobacco industry funded research shunned by some health publishers

Health editors from the BMJ, Heart, Thorax and BMJ Open say they will not consider the publication of studies that have been funded in part or wholly by the tobacco industry.
The Information Daily (formerly eGov monitor - A Policy Dialogue Platform) (uk)
added Oct 16, 2013 08:48

UK medical journals will no longer consider research funded by tobacco industry

The British Medical Journal, along with Heart, Thorax, and BMJ Open join a number other journals which have already ruled out industry-funded research. In a strongly-worded critique of the tobacco industry, published in BMJ Open, they argue that cigaret
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 16, 2013 08:47

[Texas] UTSPH Awarded $20 Million From FDA, NIH To Launch Tobacco Regulatory ...

The University of Texas School of Public Health has received $20 million in funding from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as part of an ongoing interagency partnership. The UT School of Publi
BioNews Texas
added Sep 21, 2013 16:15
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