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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
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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.
ProPublica
added Mar 26, 2014 13:54
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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
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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
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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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