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[California] LVUSD wins grant to fight nicotine use

Las Virgenes Unified School District announced it has been awarded a $1-million state grant to combat nicotine use by students. The funds come from Proposition 56, the $2 per pack cigarette tax approved by voters in 2016, known as Proposition 56.
The Acorn (Agoura Hills, CA)
added Jun 28, 2018 15:01
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[UK] 'Tax and regulate more to improve health'

The government should tax and regulate more to encourage people to be healthier, a group of experts says. The independent analysis, produced for the BBC, said the success of the smoking ban and sugary drinks tax should embolden ministers. The experts a
BBC Online
added Jun 28, 2018 03:31
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Tobacco Money Fuels Controversial Pro-Trump Policy Group

has been a top funder of the controversial “dark money” organization created to promote President Donald Trump’s legislative agenda... Reynolds American...donated $1.5 million to America First Policies...racist, anti-Muslim and anti-Semitic views express
Maplight.org [Money and Politics: Illuminating the Connection] (Sunlight Foundation)
added Jul 12, 2018 16:36
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how tobacco companies use experiential marketing

invested nearly $122 million in experiential marketing for cigarette and smokeless tobacco in 2016experiential marketing — the tactic of encouraging consumers to experience or interact with a brand at recreational venues and events, such as concerts, bars
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 29, 2018 21:13
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[UK] Strong public support for sugar tax and other ‘nanny state’ interventions – poll

Britons strongly support “nanny state” interventions on health issues, a survey suggests. While the public largely believe that they are responsible for their own health, research has shown that very few are meeting guidelines for healthy living.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:30
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[UK] Strong public support for sugar tax and other ‘nanny state’ interventions – poll

New polling suggests that the majority of the British publish back the smoking ban and the sugar tax on soft drinks. The briefing paper, titled Are We Expecting Too Much From The NHS?, concludes that there is “surprisingly strong public support for thes
Press Association (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:29
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[California] LVUSD Awarded $1 Million Grant To Combat Underage Smoking, Vaping

CALABASAS, CA – Las Virgenes Unified School District has been awarded a state grant of $1,075,000 by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, funded by Proposition 56, the California Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016, the scho
Patch.org
added Jun 28, 2018 02:11
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[Ireland] Offer e-cigarettes to help smokers quit, says senator

Catherine Noone, a Fine Gael senator, said England and Scotland have policies that recommend e-cigarettes but there was a “lacuna” in Ireland. She said: “I’m known for having nanny state policies on alcohol, sugar and things like that, so I’m not in favo
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 22, 2018 16:11
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Disparities in Smoking Cessation Assistance in US Primary Care Clinics

Disparities in smoking cessation assistance receipt exist in safety-net settings, in particular by health insurance coverage and across race/ethnicity, even after control for other socioeconomic and demographic factors.
American Journal of Public Health
added Jul 5, 2018 16:29
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[Pennsylvania] AG Shapiro: Settlement reached with tobacco companies over disputed payments

resolving 20 years of disputes and future disputes relating to the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement. Under the settlement, Pennsylvania will receive nearly $357 million in tobacco settlement money during fiscal year 2018 – 2019 on top of the $350
WPMT FOX43 (York, PA)
added Jun 22, 2018 20:33
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