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[UK] Museums face attack over tobacco cash ($$)

Signatories said most members of the Royal Academy would be “appalled” to learn that JTI, the company behind Silk Cut and Benson & Hedges, paid almost £40,000 a year for a corporate package that meant its name appeared on all
Times Of London (uk)
added May 2, 2016 15:48

FDA effort aims to curb smoking in LGBT community

FDA officials attribute the higher smoking rate in the LGBT community to the "coming out" process...Tobacco companies are footing the bill for the campaign through fees charged under a 2009 law that created the FDA's tobacco regulation program.
AP - Associated Press
added May 2, 2016 15:14
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[North Carolina] Bill restores some funding for youth tobacco prevention

The funding would cover educational health care initiatives about the “dangers of electronic cigarettes and other new emerging tobacco products.” Bingham introduced a similar bipartisan bill, with a $7 million funding request, in the 2015 session. It did
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 2, 2016 13:52

Reason Foundation

David H. listed as a Trustee of the Reason Foundation. Julian Morris, past Executive Director of the International Policy Network (UK), and a prominent climate change skeptic... The Reason Foundation has received funding from tobacco companies i
added Sep 20, 2016 14:42

[UK] The Tobacco Industry

Tobacco industry sponsorship of the arts is unacceptable: – Because the tobacco industry was responsible for 100 million deaths in the 20th century and current predictions are that it will kill one billion people in the 21st. – Because smoking is a m
SmokeFreeARTS (uk)
added May 1, 2016 20:38

[UK] Tobacco Arts Sponsorship

As of April 2016: – Japan Tobacco International (JTI) is a Premier Sponsor of the Royal Academy of Arts. – British American Tobacco (BAT) is an Associate Sponsor of the Royal Academy of Arts. – JTI is a Corporate Supporter of the Southbank Centre.
SmokeFreeARTS (uk)
added May 1, 2016 20:37


We invite arts, cultural and heritage organisations as well as charities and other bodies to sign up to a SmokeFreeARTS declaration: 1. There is no place for the tobacco industry as a sponsor of arts, heritage or cultural activities. 2. We will not acc
SmokeFreeARTS (uk)
added May 1, 2016 20:33

LETTER: We ban tobacco sponsorship of sport in the UK. Let’s stub it out in the arts, too

We suspect that most members of the Royal Academy in London will be appalled to learn that Japan Tobacco International (JTI) has been a premier sponsor for its exhibitions. British American Tobacco is also a sponsor, a position it shares with, among other
The Guardian (uk)
added May 1, 2016 20:29

[Oklahoma] Tobacco tax for Medicaid faces challenge in state

A plan to shift coverage for some of Oklahoma's Medicaid recipients in order to trigger an infusion of federal funding appears to be gaining support among Republican lawmakers, but the idea of funding it with a tobacco tax is facing uphill sledding in the
AP - Associated Press
added May 1, 2016 19:04

[UK] Ditch tobacco sponsors, health experts warn cultural institutions

1,000 experts sign open letter to London’s leading cultural bodies, including British Museum and Royal Academy, over ‘morally unacceptable’ sponsorship
The Observer (uk)
added May 1, 2016 20:25
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