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[Australia] Verified Tobacco-Free

I’m an oncologist and the Founder and CEO of Tobacco Free Portfolios. In 2010, I found out by accident that my Super Fund invested my money in tobacco companies – the very companies that made the products that caused my patients unimaginable harm. In fa
Pozible
added Aug 1, 2017 00:33
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[UK] Pregnant women could be offered up to £300 in shopping vouchers if they quit smoking

Mums-to-be in Greater Manchester are being offered shopping vouchers as a reward for quitting smoking during their pregnancies
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Jul 28, 2017 14:57
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[UK] A stubborn addiction

Tobacco use has come down in the past 40 years yet stamping it out completely remains elusive. Tim Tonkin reports on anti-smoking bodies’ and the Government’s plan to find the last piece of the puzzle
British Medical Association (BMA) (uk)
added Jul 31, 2017 12:47
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New York spent legal settlement funds on budget relief: comptroller

Half of the money spent so far from New York state's $10 billion in legal settlement windfall has gone to support the state budget rather than the capital projects for which it should be used....using tobacco settlement payments to pay certain Medicaid co
Reuters
added Jul 30, 2017 11:42
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Adolescent vapers: University of Leicester researchers to explore the use of e-cigarettes by young people

A research team led by the University of Leicester will be exploring how young people use e-cigarettes or ‘vape’ as part of a new project funded by Cancer Research UK. Professor Jason Hughes, of the University of Leicester’s College of Social Science, A
University of Leicester (uk)
added Jul 27, 2017 15:25
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[UK] University of Leicester researchers receive funding to explore vaping among adolescents

"A great deal of controversy surrounds the extent to which e-cigarettes might act as a 'gateway' to smoking, and might be exploited by tobacco companies as a new means of recruiting a generation of nicotine dependents. However, equally, e-cigarettes migh
News-Medical.net
added Jul 27, 2017 15:22
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH gov’t can do more in anti-smoking drive

The Philippine government should maximize resources derived from tobacco taxes by intensifying smoking-prevention programs up to the local government level, according to the latest report of the World Health Organization (WHO) on smoking. In the report,
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jul 26, 2017 19:28
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[California] RJR spending big money to overturn SF flavor/menthol ordinance

The Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids has been keeping an eye on the campaign expenditures for the “local concerned citizens”...has spent $723,769 in support of the Let’s Be Real referendum to undo the SF flavor ordinance. That includes $600,000 in loans a
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 26, 2017 19:41
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apply: 2017 tobacco-free college program for community colleges and minority-serving institutions

college campuses have emerged as a critical battleground...Truth Initiative® has awarded funding to 135 historically black colleges and universities and community colleges to advocate for, adopt and implement a 100 percent smoke- or tobacco-free policy. T
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 26, 2017 19:07
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Could redesigning supermarkets, bars and restaurants ‘nudge’ us away from harmful consumption of food, alcohol and tobacco?

This ambitious four year research programme will systematically test ways of redesigning real-world supermarkets, bars and restaurants which could reduce consumption. Specialist laboratory studies to understand promising mechanisms will also be carried
University of Bristol (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 22:07
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