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CVS Health Foundation, American Cancer Society and Truth Initiative Team Up to Help Reduce Smoking on College Campuses

Organizations recently awarded grants to 126 colleges pursuing 100% smoke- and tobacco-free campus policies CVS Health survey reveals overwhelming support among U.S. college students for tobacco-free campuses
PR Newswire
added Sep 19, 2017 14:40
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organizations team up to help reduce smoking on college campuses

the CVS Health Foundation, American Cancer Society and Truth Initiative today announced that grants are now available to help U.S. colleges and universities advocate for, adopt and implement 100 percent smoke- and tobacco-free campus policies. The grants
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 19, 2017 14:39
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Wait, What? Tobacco Giant Backs Foundation to End Smoking

Yach...has a history of making deals with the devil in the name of progress...Some worry that the new foundation bankrolled by Philip Morris will also produce research and disseminate information that misleads the public. The International Union against T
Inside Philanthropy
added Sep 18, 2017 23:49
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Bill and Melinda Gates Grade the World’s Health

They will present a sort of report card of global health, called “Goalkeepers,” at the United Nations...on 18 global health indicators: infant mortality, AIDS, vaccine use, smoking rates...Smoking is down, but tobacco companies are fighting back.
New York Times
added Sep 18, 2017 22:38
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[Asia, India] Costs of tobacco outweigh Centre’s total spend in health sector! Does it have a plan to deal with this?

Powerful tobacco lobbies have ensured, over the past few months, the government has taken action against two bodies—FCRA clearances were revoked for the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) and a Michael Bloomberg charity—that have worked on effectiv
Financial Express (in)
added Sep 18, 2017 15:12
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Tanzania's Zanzibar enforces ban on public smoking

Tanzania's semi-autonomous Zanzibar archipelago has begun enforcing the Tobacco Control Regulations, which bans smoking in public places...the decision to enforce the anti-smoking regulations came after realizing that there is a rise of health problems li
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 17, 2017 14:08
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[Korea - North] LUNA: How Black-Market Tobacco Funds the World’s Bad Actors

It’s time to focus the world’s attention on a smuggling enterprise that helps underwrite North Korea’s nukes and Taliban terror.... During my tenure at the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, we released
Defense One
added Sep 19, 2017 20:12
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State Tobacco Policies as Predictors of Evidence-Based Cessation Method Usage: Results From a Large, Nationally Representative Dataset

increasing tobacco control appropriations, extending health insurance coverage, maximizing revenue from tobacco taxation and tobacco settlements, and ultimately decreasing smoking prevalence are important targets for individual states to promote utilizati
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 18, 2017 23:08
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GLOBAL FOUNDATION LAUNCHES TO ACCELERATE AN END TO SMOKING

With the goal of eliminating smoking worldwide, the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World formally launched today in New York City. The Foundation is founded and led by Dr. Derek Yach, a renowned anti-smoking crusader who, while at the World Health Organizati
Foundation for a Smoke-Free World
added Sep 14, 2017 14:39
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[New York] Global Foundation Launches to Accelerate an End to Smoking Foundation for a Smoke-Free World Secures Major 12 Year Funding Commitment;

The Foundation is founded and led by Dr. Derek Yach, a renowned anti-smoking crusader... The Foundation has secured initial funding of approximately US$80 million annually over the next 12 years, beginning in 2018, from Philip Morris International (PMI).
Business Wire
added Sep 13, 2017 15:45
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