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[Asia, India] National Forum for Tobacco Eradication condemns partnership between govt ministries and tobacco industry

it is extremely concerned that the Summit on sustainability is being co-organized and sponsored by a leading tobacco company (ITC Pvt Ltd.). The Summit also has participation by Alcohol Industry (SABMiller India).
merinews (in)
added Sep 17, 2015 12:34
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Transit, health funding among California's unfinished work

likely to adjourn this year's legislative session Friday without completing major initiatives on transportation and health care financing. So far, Democratic proposals to add a $65 vehicle registration fee and raise the cigarette tax by $2 per pack have
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Sep 11, 2015 14:36
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[UK] E-cigarette ‘safety’ study was written by industry funded scientists, Lancet warns

Public Health England claimed e-cigarettes were safe but relied on evidence provided by scientists funded by the vaping industry
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 28, 2015 09:53
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[UK] BROWN: Seven years after quitting, I still miss my fags

I do not think the NHS should pay for people’s e-cigarettes...having children crystallised all my worries and added some iron to my will. Late one night in 2008 I was lying on the sofa watching television and I realised that I was wheezing slightly. I st
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 25, 2015 20:09
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[UK] E-cigarettes: a new foundation for evidence-based policy and practice (PDF)

a successful approach will be one that retains vigilance and manages these risks, while enabling a flourishing and innovative market with a range of safe and effective products that smokers want to use to help them quit.
GOV.UK
added Aug 19, 2015 10:39
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Government of Canada invests in smoking cessation programs in Manitoba Partnership with Manitoba Tobacco Reduction Alliance to increase resources for Manitobans trying to quit smoking.

Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced funding of $600,000 for a project that will expand smoking cessation programs across the province of Manitoba. Led by the Manitoba Tobacco Reduction Alliance (MANTRA), the project will establish a certificatio
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jul 30, 2015 12:28
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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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