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[New Zealand] Smoking gun found at anti-smoking charity – directors allegedly pay themselves for doing nothing

The Minister of Health needs to explain to taxpayers how $3million is sitting in the account of a defunct charity when the money was supposed to be used to help smokers quit. Radio NZ reports that the Government has sought legal advice over the Quit Grou
Investigate magazine (nz)
added Jul 15, 2016 16:04
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Easterseals and CVS Health Foundation Take on Disparities in Smoking Among Disability and Veteran Communities

People living with disabilities face even higher instances of smoking, nearly 40% more than those who reported having no disability (CDC, 2011). CVS Health knows promoting a tobacco-free lifestyle extends well beyond their cigarette-free stores. That's w
PR Newswire
added Jul 12, 2016 15:21
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco firms ignore legal restrictions

Smoke Free Agents, a non-profit antitobacco group, has become infuriated by the number of music concerts packed with young people in Greater Jakarta that are not smoke-free despite the legal ban on tobacco promotion at such events. Between February and
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 15, 2016 14:56
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Judge strikes blow to Missouri cigarette tax initiative

An initiative proposing to raise Missouri's cigarette tax to benefit early childhood programs is in jeopardy of not making the November ballot after a judge ruled its financial estimate is insufficient and unfair... Raise Your Hand for Kids, the group s
KSL Channel 5 (Salt Lake City, UT)
added May 21, 2016 00:22
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EELI’s Anti-EPA Suit Uses 'Exhibit A’ from Tobacco's RICO Loss

But who is Dr. James Enstrom? Oh, he's just your run of the mill epidemiologist who took funding from tobacco giant Philip Morris and produced a study in 2003 downplaying the connection between second-hand smoke and cancer. Enstrom was such a pivotal pla
DeSmogBlog
added May 19, 2016 23:06
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[Australia, Europe] CHAPMAN: E-cigarettes: too important to be regulated?

Sensible regulation, as exists across different categories of pharmaceuticals, would allow Australia to keep a short leash on e-cigarettes at first. If our own and the international experience shows their promise being fulfilled, regulatory control could
The Conversation (au)
added May 16, 2016 00:02
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£930000 to develop new smoking cessation aids

Chemists at the University of Bristol have been awarded £930,000 from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to develop potential new aids to help smokers stop smoking.
University of Bristol (uk)
added May 13, 2016 19:52
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Bank partners tobacco farmers in $2m irrigation deal

TOBACCO farmers will get over $2 million for irrigation and working capital from Agribank in a major boost for production of the golden leaf.
Newsday (zw)
added May 12, 2016 16:02
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Feds Seek $3.7M In Unpaid Fees From Fla. Tobacco Importer ($$)

claims the company has failed to pay more than $3.7 million in fees, penalties and interest it owes to a federal subsidy program for domestic tobacco growers... The government brought the civil suit against Pat Marketing Inc., an importer of cigarettes an
Law360
added May 11, 2016 02:28
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[UK] Museums face attack over tobacco cash ($$)

Signatories said most members of the Royal Academy would be “appalled” to learn that JTI, the company behind Silk Cut and Benson & Hedges, paid almost £40,000 a year for a corporate package that meant its name appeared on all
Times Of London (uk)
added May 2, 2016 15:48
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