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[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
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[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
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[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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[Indiana] Tobacco-free advocates fear budget cuts

The state of Indiana has appealed a recent decision to decrease the amount of money major tobacco companies are ordered to pay as a result of smoke-related illnesses, and local health department officials are equally concerned about future funding.
Muncie (IN) Star-Press
added Jan 4, 2014 05:20
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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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
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