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Billionaires vs. Big Tobacco in the Global South

Maybe Gates hasn't invested more on tobacco because Bloomberg is on the case. Certainly, Mike's foundation shows no signs of backing off on this front. The new $360 million will go toward the support of "evidence-based policies" to slow tobacco use, an
Inside Philanthropy
added Dec 19, 2016 21:41
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Michael Bloomberg Continues His Life-Saving Leadership in Global Fight Against Tobacco

Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use is likely to have saved more lives, more quickly, and have as great an impact on the health of people around the world as any other public health initiative... The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is honored to be
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 5, 2016 22:46
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Tobacco, Heroin, and Mental Health (Treatment, That Is)

The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) updated its recommendation regarding tobacco cessation on September 22, 2015. Under the Affordable Care Act preventive care rules, group health plans have to cover items and services under the recommendation
JD Supra, LLC
added Nov 28, 2016 01:44
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LETTER: ZELLER: Congress Has Long Banned Charitable Gifts of Tobacco

Congress prohibited the charitable distribution of tobacco products in 2009. This applies to cigars and is not a direct result of any recent FDA regulation... An individual, however, may still send care packages that include cigars to family members or f
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 5, 2016 02:21
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Medicaid Policies That Help Smokers Quit Also Save on Health Care Costs

Medicaid policies that require patients to go for tobacco-cessation counseling before they get a nicotine patch or some other type of anti-smoking drug actually lead to a reduction in the use of such medication, according to a study by Leighton Ku, PhD, M
Milken Institute School of Public Health (George Washington University)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:00
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[Kansas, Missouri] KEYSER: Myths about quitting smoking harm Kansans with mental illness

We must take concrete action to overcome these barriers and erase the disparity in tobacco-related disease and death. First, the Food and Drug Administration should prioritize people with mental illness as a tobacco disparity group in order to increase f
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Oct 31, 2016 01:45
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[California] Tom Steyer is now the biggest donor in the effort to raise the tobacco tax

With a $3.5-million donation to the Yes on Proposition 56 campaign Tuesday, Steyer's total spending on the race has reached $11.3 million. That's more than a third of the $31 million the primary Yes on 56 committee has raised and more than all the money
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 27, 2016 01:07
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[Nevada] Simon Keith golf outing offers llamas, cigars, great cause

Simon Keith Foundation golf tournament Friday at Siena Golf Course...Keith, a former UNLV soccer star and one of the world’s longest surviving heart transplant recipients, having fun and playing golf and smoking cigars
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Oct 10, 2016 16:43
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Update on Performance in Tobacco Control: A Longitudinal Analysis of the Impact of Tobacco Control Policy and the US Adult Smoking Rate, 2011-2013

strongest influence on adult smoking include the state excise tax and state smoke-free air regulations. The lack of robust funding for tobacco cessation services across the majority of US states highlights an important shortfall in current tobacco control
Journal of Public Health Management & Practice
added Oct 7, 2016 17:30
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CASTRO: We won’t achieve sustainable development goals for NCDs or other targets without tobacco taxes

Implementing greater tobacco taxation worldwide and designating part of the revenue to public health programmes and accessible health care could help save more than 16 million lives annually in NCD prevention alone. All countries, even the poorest, have b
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 3, 2016 13:19
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