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Menthol Cigarettes' Hidden Link To Black Americans

some argue the black population's attachment to the menthol variety and tobacco in general isn't a coincidence. "The truth is this is exploitation," said Ritney Castine, Truth Initiative director of community and youth engagement. Castine works for Trut
Newsy
added Aug 11, 2017 15:55
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Dedicated Revenue For Anti-Smoking Programs In New Jersey One Vote Away

A move to allocate one percent of New Jersey’s tobacco tax revenue to smoking cessation programs is one step away from becoming law. Governor Chris Christie conditionally vetoed the proposal last month, citing the effect the $7 million move would have o
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Aug 9, 2017 14:14
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AUDIO: Blair Horner: Good News And Bad News In New York’s Cancer Fighting Efforts

Instead of investing some of these tobacco revenues into programs to help reduce the health care carnage caused by smoking, the state’s program has suffered from devastating cuts during the Cuomo Administration, and has lost more than half of its funding
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio (Albany, NY)
added Aug 8, 2017 00:48
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[Africa, Zambia] Lack of finances affecting tobacco farmers – TBZ

THE Tobacco Board of Zambia (TBZ) says lack of financial support among tobacco farmers is affecting their potential to grow the crop at full capacity. TBZ tobacco inspector – Southern Region Teddy Chirwa said most farmers are unable to grow the crop, whi
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Aug 7, 2017 17:52
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[UK] About us--Institute of Economic Affairs

we do not “sell” policy. The Institute is entirely independent of any political party or group, and is entirely funded by voluntary donations from individuals, companies and foundations who want to support its work, plus income from book sales and confere
Institute of Economic Affairs (uk)
added Aug 7, 2017 11:58
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[UK] SNOWDON/TOVEY: SMOKING AND THE PUBLIC PURSE IEA Discussion Paper No.84 (PDF)

IEA Discussion Papers are blind peer-reviewed by at least one other academic or researcher who is an expert in the field. As with all IEA publications, the views expressed are those of the authors and not those of the Institute (which has no corporate
Institute of Economic Affairs (uk)
added Aug 7, 2017 11:47
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UK will pay almost £25 billion in ‘sin taxes’ next year

New IEA report first of its kind to measure net effect of smoking on the taxpayer in the UK...Contrary to popular belief, the three most censured ‘lifestyle factors’ – alcohol, smoking and obesity – do not cost the taxpayer money. The punitive taxes levi
Institute of Economic Affairs (uk)
added Aug 7, 2017 11:41
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[Pennsylvania] Locally And In State, Tobacco Use Still A Problem

Last year’s tax increase on tobacco products should help discourage smoking, especially among young people, according to Diane Phillips...But the smoke-free workplace law passed in 2008 still has loopholes, she claimed, especially for hospitality workers
Sanatoga (PA) Post
added Aug 4, 2017 14:47
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[Africa, Asia, Zimbabwe] China's investments help least developed countries pursue brighter future

"Chinese investment in agriculture has to a large extent sustained Zimbabwe's tobacco industry through the outgrower scheme operated by Chinese firms. In addition to providing capital for farmers, the outgrower scheme has guaranteed a ready market for Zim
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 4, 2017 17:49
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Ohio fails to reduce cancer deaths, study finds

The state was highly criticized in three areas: for not prohibiting minors from using tanning beds; for allocating just 10.3 percent of the federal government’s recommended funding level for tobacco-control programs; and for appropriating less than one-t
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Aug 3, 2017 14:39
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