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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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[UK] Miliband: 'Levy tobacco firms to fund fight against cancer'

Labour leader Ed Miliband said the £750m cost of improving cancer test waiting times would be covered by a levy on tobacco firms.
BBC Online
added Oct 19, 2014 19:54
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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL BOARDS SHOULD EXPEL BIG TOBACCO

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, a company responsible for manufacturing a deadly product that kills 480,000 Americans each year, has just gained unprecedented access to 5th-9th grade students through its new partnership with the National School Boards Association
American Legacy Foundation
added Oct 14, 2014 21:57
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National and State Cost Savings Associated With Prohibiting Smoking in Subsidized and Public Housing in the United States

prohibiting smoking in all US subsidized housing, including public housing, could yield annual cost savings of nearly a half billion dollars from averted secondhand smoke-related health care, renovation of units in which smoking has occurred, and smoking-
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Oct 2, 2014 13:11
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EDSALL: Who Needs a Smoke-Filled Room?

We don’t know who the contributors are to Karl Rove’s Crossroads GPS because they can hide behind provisions in federal tax law... The lion’s share of grants made by Crossroads to other 501(c)(4)s went to Americans for Tax Reform, which got $26.4 million
New York Times
added Sep 11, 2014 14:27
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