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UK medical journals will no longer consider research funded by tobacco industry

The British Medical Journal, along with Heart, Thorax, and BMJ Open join a number other journals which have already ruled out industry-funded research. In a strongly-worded critique of the tobacco industry, published in BMJ Open, they argue that cigaret
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 16, 2013 08:47

[Texas] UTSPH Awarded $20 Million From FDA, NIH To Launch Tobacco Regulatory ...

The University of Texas School of Public Health has received $20 million in funding from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as part of an ongoing interagency partnership. The UT School of Publi
BioNews Texas
added Sep 21, 2013 16:15

[Virginia] VCU gets grant to study novel tobacco products

"We have an explosion of hookah bars, smokeless tobacco, e-cigarettes. Honestly, we don't know if they are less harmful or whether they contribute to making the tobacco problems worse," Balster said. VCU and 13 other research teams across the country wo
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Sep 21, 2013 13:47

Administration takes $53M step toward new tobacco regulations

The Obama administration said Thursday it would spend $53 million on a national research program to be the foundation for the regulation of cigarettes and other tobacco products. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said the funds would support the cr
The Hill
added Sep 20, 2013 10:08

FDA and NIH Create TCORS: Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science Research

Over the next five years, the agencies are expected to fund up to $273 million in research grants for projects related to the regulation of tobacco products.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Sep 20, 2013 09:55

[Australia] UQ e-cigarettes research misrepresented in media

The article by Eamonn Duff claimed that a UQ Centre for Clinical Research clinical trial of e-cigarettes for smoking cessation had been funded by the previous Labor government as part of a plan to ban traditional cigarettes. ... The research study is in
University of Queensland (au)
added Sep 19, 2013 13:36

[UK-Scotland] Council denies cash to those who spend on ‘luxuries’

COUNCIL tenants in the Scottish capital are to be denied emergency hardship payments if they are deemed to spend too much on luxuries such as cigarettes, alcohol and satellite television.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Aug 30, 2013 08:02

[Washington] State pulls smoking quitline funding

The state's Tobacco Quitline will significantly cut services starting this week, and will no longer offer full, free support for those who want to quit smoking or using tobacco.
Everett (WA) Herald
added Jul 28, 2013 20:55

[Canada] Letter: Most smokers can't afford to quit

Reader says smokers can't afford to pay for methods to quit, so smoking cessation should be covered by insurance.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jul 17, 2013 14:59

Tobacco giant funded conservative nonprofits

Tobacco giant Reynolds American Inc. last year helped fund several of the nation’s most politically active — and secretive — nonprofit organizations ... the money, which Reynolds American says it disclosed in a corporate governance document at the behest
added Jun 24, 2013 17:03
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