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[California] Childhood-welfare agency worries proposed cigarette tax increase would reduce funding

The agency, First 5 California, already is searching for new sources to replace a decline in tobacco tax revenue, the result of fewer Californians smoking and lower cigarette sales. Almost all revenue raised by the proposed tax would go toward education
Los Angeles Times
added Jul 24, 2015 11:09
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Funding on FDA tobacco restrictions may be held up

A recommendation to hold up funding aimed at tightening restrictions on tobacco-product innovations, such as electronic cigarettes, passed the U.S. House Appropriations committee Wednesday. The language is included in the fiscal 2015-16 Agriculture Appro
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 9, 2015 13:22
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ARCHIVE: TEA Party: Tobacco Everywhere Always

Watch the 19 minute video from Friday, starting at 01:17:45: “Quarterbacking Behind the Scenes” The Tobacco Industry and the Tea Party,” read the blog by Glantz, ... it is now free. Their title came from a 1995 Philip Morris strategy memo by Beverly Mc
DeSmogBlog
added Jul 7, 2015 15:24
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Thomas Donohue Sells US Chamber Of Commerce To Big Tobacco

UCSF's Industry Documents Digital Library is an invaluable source for such topics. ... R.J. Reynolds (RJR) By March 1998, Donohue had also sought $100,000/year for two years from RJR and got the first payment later that year. A few excerpts from the 6-pa
DeSmogBlog
added Jul 3, 2015 10:59
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[California] More taxes per pack / Proposed ballot initiatives to place additional taxes on tobacco get big boost

Save Laves California, a coalition of medical and labor groups, recently gave $2 million to back proposed ballot initiatives that would raise California's tax on tobacco and direct that funding toward Medi-Cal, the state's health insurance program for lo
Chico (CA) News & Review
added Jun 25, 2015 14:57
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Another House Appropriations Bill Puts Tobacco Industry before Kids by Slashing Funding for CDC’s Vital Tobacco Control Work

For the second time in a week, members of Congress are using an appropriations bill to protect the tobacco industry at the expense of America’s kids and health, this time by slashing funding for the CDC’s highly effective programs to prevent kids from smo
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 24, 2015 16:00
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[New York] NY smoking rates hit record low

But health advocates and good-government groups have knocked the state's efforts. In a report last year, the New York Public Interest Research Group found tobacco companies were spending more to lobby against tougher laws in New York, while the state has
WGRZ-TV NBC CHANNEL 2 (Buffalo, NY)
added Jun 9, 2015 09:12
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[USA] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: protecting the private good?

CDC’s anti-tobacco campaign “serves as an important counter to the more than $950 000 [£630 000; €860 00] that the tobacco industry spends each hour—more than $23m a day—on cigarette advertising and promotion.” Funding of CDC took a turn in 1983, when th
British Medical Journal
added May 27, 2015 14:39
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[Tennessee] EDITORIAL: Money is needed to help Tennesseans kick the habit

Tennessee lawmakers can help put the brakes on rising health care costs in this state by putting more money into smoking- cessation programs. The cigarette markup increase that Gov. Bill Haslam signed into law last week was short-sighted and unproductive
Johnson City (TN) Press
added May 26, 2015 11:27
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WILSON: New Jersey Judge Not Just Blowing Second Hand Smoke

The court found that Pulejo adequately made his case that the cancer was caused by exposure to cigarette smoke from co-workers. He had spent 21 years in an office with several people. He was the only non-smoker in the office, had never smoked, and his fa
WorkersCompensation.com
added Apr 2, 2015 14:07
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