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States Cut Antismoking Outlays Despite Record Tobacco Revenue

Faced with tight budgets, states have spent less on tobacco prevention over the past two years than in any period since the national tobacco settlement in 1998, despite record high revenues from the settlement and tobacco taxes, according to a report to
New York Times
added Dec 6, 2012 10:19

[North Carolina] Reynolds American Foundation donates $140,000 for Hurricane Sandy relief (PDF)

“Our thoughts are with the folks who are having to endure such hardships as a result of the devastating storm,” said John S. (Tripp) Wilson, president of the Reynolds American Foundation. “Our hope is that this donation will support continued relief effor
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Nov 14, 2012 11:55

[Oklahoma] VIDEO: We Paid For It: Tobacco Prevention Programs

our money is going to help stop the addiction. This year alone - Oklahoma has spent $21.2 million on tobacco prevention and cessation. A tobacco industry settlement covers most of that: $18.6 million, another $2 million from state tobacco sales taxes. Bu
News 9 WWTV (Oklahoma City, OK)
added Nov 4, 2012 13:30

Virginia not spending much on stop-smoking programs

Virginia and other states are getting more money from the federal government to help pay for stop-smoking phone hotlines after a national advertising campaign that prompted hundreds of thousands of calls from smokers. But public health advocates argue t
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Nov 4, 2012 01:13

[Oklahoma] Councilors pass smoke shops subsidy act

Tribal Councilors unanimously passed an act on Sept. 17 that calls for subsidizing 75 percent of monthly land lease payments for operators of certain Cherokee Nation-regulated smoke shops.
Cherokee Phoenix
added Sep 26, 2012 18:37

[Illinois] Electronic Cigarette Company 21 Century Smoking Will Have Booth at Football Game at Soldier Field

21 Century Smoking will have a booth at Soldier Field for the Northern Illinois vs. Iowa football game this September 1. The company will be offering free trials of their exclusive line of electronic cigarettes.
PR Web
added Aug 31, 2012 20:56

Community Transformation Grants (CTG) States and Communities

All 61 grantees will address the following priority areas: 1) tobacco-free living; 2) active living and healthy eating; and 3) evidence-based quality clinical and other preventive services, specifically prevention and control of high blood pressure and h
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Aug 8, 2012 12:30

[India] 'Keep tobacco sponsors away from sports'

Makers of tobacco products should not be allowed to sponsor sports events, said Dr V Shanta, executive chairman of Cancer Institute, Chennai. "Tobacco is the major culprit behind lung and oral cancer. Anti-tobacco rules are extremely inefficient in India.
Times of India
added Jul 29, 2012 23:52

[South Africa] Farmer accused of hijacking tobacco project

The Skuinsdrif development committee near Groot Marico in the province has blamed a white farmer in the area for allegedly hijacking the British American Tobacco SA (Batsa) project aimed to benefit emerging black farmers.
The New Age (za)
added Jul 10, 2012 08:00

[Europe] Philip Morris International Provides 15 Million Euro Contribution to INTERPOL to Fight Trafficking in Illicit Goods

Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jun 22, 2012 10:09
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