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Kentucky receives more than $102 million in tobacco settlement money

“For nearly 20 years the landmark Master Settlement Agreement has made a positive impact on the Commonwealth, supporting early childhood education, health programs, cancer research, and helping to aid our farmers and create sustainable farm-based busines
Kentucky New Era
added Apr 21, 2018 16:45
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Florida Farm Bureau Tobacco Scholarship Application

Florida Farm Bureau Scholarship, Inc., has received funds from the August 1997 Florida Tobacco Settlement to provide scholarships to former Florida flue cured tobacco growers, current Florida flue cured tobacco growers and descendants of Florida flue cur
Monticello (FL) News, Jefferson Journal
added Apr 24, 2018 00:15
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[Texas] Smith County to receive check from tobacco settlement

Texas’ share of the money is distributed through a committee called the State Tobacco Settlement Permanent Trust Account Administration Advisory Board. Darryl Primo, a Gregg County commissioner, represents 21 counties in East Texas on the committee and
Tyler (TX) Morning Telegraph
added Apr 19, 2018 23:36
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APPIAH: Ghana: Where it is ok to smoke freely in public, make others sick

This is a trend conspicuous in many bars in the city, not only in Accra but many parts of the country... But Mr Logo points to a lack of funding for tobacco control in Ghana as the reason for the inability to effectively implement the law. “In a year, f
Myjoyonline.com (gh)
added Apr 19, 2018 23:35
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[Pennsylvania] Cancer Patients, Survivors Urge PA Lawmakers to Act

"The General Assembly has decided to borrow against Pennsylvania's Tobacco Settlement," she said, "and in fiscal year 2019-20, we're concerned about funding for tobacco prevention and cessation programs." The current state budget includes $362 million
Public News Service (PNS)
added Apr 18, 2018 13:26
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Remarks from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on Fiscal Year 2019 budget request for FDA

we aren't losing sight of our commitment to the public health basics: reducing smoking rates, preventing kids from initiating on tobacco products
PR Newswire
added Apr 17, 2018 20:54
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Anti-smoking group says tobacco farmers gained from sin tax law

New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) said the P210 million worth of assistance provided to tobacco farmers is a living proof that they gained from the six-year-old sin tax law. Farmers are forced to labor through the recent Holy Week to harvest
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Apr 15, 2018 16:06
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Prevention research at LLU School of Public Health featured at donor event

The grant will enable Singh and his colleagues to develop mobile applications to enable a task force of 33 tobacco-control scientists and staff members to compile a list of where smokers are buying cigarettes. The database will help Singh’s team provide
Loma Linda University Health
added Apr 14, 2018 00:52
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[UK] LETTERS: Many reasons to be grateful to Bristol’s tobacco women

Jane Nation (Letters, 9 April) gives proper attention to the thousands of women workers who fuelled the success of WD & HO Wills in their Bristol tobacco company, providing the profits for which Bristol University can be thankful. In fact the Wills famil
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 12, 2018 20:06
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American Lung Association Rallies Support for Lung Cancer Survivors at LUNG FORCE Walks Across the Country

This spring, thousands of Americans will come together to raise awareness, funds and hope for those affected by lung cancer – the leading cancer killer. The American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE initiative unites the nation to stand together against lung
PR Newswire
added Apr 10, 2018 17:52
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