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[New Zealand] Accepting charity from tobacco, alcohol and gambling industries risky business

In a new book, Auckland University's Professor Peter Adams has taken a close look at the Moral Jeopardy of accepting charitable profits from the three industries. He said the donations enable legitimacy and a range of chains of influence.
Radio Network (nz)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:12
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Massachusetts raises $285M from $1-per-pack cigarette tax

Massachusetts taxpayers have shelled out an extra $542 million since state lawmakers voted three years ago to hike the tax on cigarettes and gasoline, with none of the cigarette revenue going directly to anti-smoking programs. That’s rankled some activis
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 11, 2016 17:34
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[Massachusetts] Mass. Raises $285M From Cigarette Tax

Massachusetts taxpayers have shelled out an extra $542 million since state lawmakers voted three years ago to hike the tax on cigarettes and gasoline, with none of the cigarette revenue going directly to anti-smoking programs.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 17, 2016 01:29
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[Latin America, Switzerland] Statement by Michael R. Bloomberg on Philip Morris International v. Uruguay Decision

Recognizing the need to support countries in future legal challenges, Bloomberg Philanthropies and The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation launched the $4 million Anti-Tobacco Trade Litigation Fund in 2015, which aims to combat the tobacco industry’s use of i
Mike Bloomberg.com
added Jul 11, 2016 15:59
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[Latin America] Uruguay: The little country that changed tobacco laws

That Uruguay triumphed so completely in its litigation against Philip Morris International – the court even ordered Philip Morris to pay Uruguay's court costs – suggests packaging laws for tobacco have friends in high places.
Christian Science Monitor
added Jul 10, 2016 15:12
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[Latin America] Historic Win for Global Health: Uruguay Defeats Philip Morris Challenge to Its Strong Tobacco Control Laws

Statement by Michael R. Bloomberg, Founder of Bloomberg Philanthropies and three-term Mayor of New York City This is a major victory for the people of Uruguay – and it shows countries everywhere that they can stand up to tobacco companies and win. Govern
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 9, 2016 15:44
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BAKER: Oklahoma doctor: Seeking leadership in the fight against tobacco use

Unfortunately, on Thursday Cole's subcommittee voted not to provide the necessary funding and support the CDC's vital efforts to fight tobacco use...My job as a physician is challenging enough against a tobacco industry that pumps $9.5 billion a year into
The Oklahoman
added Jul 8, 2016 19:02
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Americans Are Skipping Obamacare So They Can Smoke

A new study from the Yale School of Public Health finds that an anti-smoking provision in the health law is discouraging people from signing up for insurance while simultaneously failing to get them to kick the habit.
Fortune Magazine
added Jul 8, 2016 19:31
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[Illinois] Cars & Cigars benefits Special Olympics

Cars & Cigars, a car show sponsored by the Kildeer Police Department and Neumann's Cigars & More to benefit Special Olympics, will be from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 10, at Neumann's Cigars & More, 445 Robert Parker Coffin Road, Long Grove.
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Jul 8, 2016 12:37
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[Wisconsin] Local shop rolling (out) cigars for troops

Prohibition Spirits and Cigar Lounge in downtown Green Bay hosts breakfast fundraiser Saturday morning with a goal of sending 2,000 cigars to active U.S. military... The inaugural Pancake and Porkie Breakfast for Champions fundraiser will run from 8 a.m.
Green Bay (WI) Press-Gazette
added Jul 8, 2016 12:37
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