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Vaping essays: E-cigarette sellers offering scholarships

A growing number of e-cigarette and vaporizer sellers have started offering college scholarships as a way to get their brands listed on university websites and to get students to write essays about the potential benefits of vaping.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 8, 2018 13:45
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[Australia] HOW CIGARETTES PAY ALMOST 20% OF NATION'S HEALTH BILL

Australian smokers are now paying 20 per cent of the national health bill out of their own pockets thanks to hefty tobacco taxes. The 2018-19 Federal Budget has revealed revenue from tobacco excise and customs duties will rise to a whopping $17billion by
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 03:17
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[California] San Francisco Voters Uphold Ban on Flavored Vaping Products

Despite a $12 million ad blizzard by a giant tobacco company, voters in San Francisco resoundingly supported a new ban on the selling of flavored tobacco products, including vaping liquids packaged as candies and juice boxes, and menthol cigarettes. The
New York Times
added Jun 7, 2018 15:14
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[California] San Francisco voters uphold sweeping ban on flavored tobacco

With all precincts reporting, about 68 percent of the city’s voters backed the ban on flavored nicotine. The ban was passed unanimously by the board of supervisors last June but didn't take effect after the tobacco industry gathered enough signatures to
Politico
added Jun 8, 2018 13:29
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New Report Underscores Indiana’s Dangerous Underfunding of Tobacco Control; State Needs to Boost Spending to Improve Health, Economic Competitiveness

the state will collect over half a billion dollars in revenue this year from the 1998 tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, but will spend just over 1percent of the money on programs to prevent kids using tobacco and help smokers quit. Indiana’s high smo
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 5, 2018 23:33
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[California] San Francisco to vote on overturning ordinance banning flavors in tobacco products

However, ordinance opponents — with nearly $12 million in R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. funding support — were able to persuade at least 34,000 individuals to sign a petition in support of the referendum. “Last summer, the Board of Supervisors rushed throug
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 5, 2018 23:25
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Study: Indiana's Tobacco Control Efforts Woefully Underfunded

Comprehensive tobacco control efforts play a powerful role in reducing smoking and the health and economic toll of the smoking epidemic. But Indiana woefully underfunds these initiatives, falling far below federal recommendations and dollars spent in othe
PR Newswire
added Jun 5, 2018 16:16
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[Canada] New tobacco strategy will need more funding to reach five per cent target, say observers

Despite serious funding cuts, Ottawa's tobacco control strategy was successful in cutting the number of Canadians who smoke from 25 per cent in 2001 to 15 per cent today. Now, the goal is slashing another 10 per cent by 2035, which experts say will requi
Hill Times (ca)
added Jun 4, 2018 15:48
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[Pennsylvania] St. Luke's sues Lancaster hospital, claiming it cheated other hospitals out of tobacco money

St. Luke’s University Health Network is leading an effort to claw back millions... The proposed class action lawsuit alleges Lancaster General Hospital collected nearly $9 million in overpayments from Pennsylvania’s tobacco settlement fund by submitting
Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added Jun 1, 2018 21:22
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[California] Big Tobacco pouring big money into Prop E

Proponents of Proposition E, which would ban flavored tobacco products including menthol cigarettes, flavored chewing tobacco and flavored liquids containing nicotine used in electronic cigarettes, say young people are targeted for the sale of the flavor
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Jun 6, 2018 01:41
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