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[Virginia] British-based firm to open plant in Danville

Harlow Group will built a precision sheet metal fabrication plant in Danville and Pittsylvania County....Northam approved a $147,000 grant for the project while the tobacco commission approved another $315,000.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 5, 2018 18:46
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[New Hampshire] Big Tobacco Spends Big To Block A Tax And Medicaid Expansion In Montana

"We poked the bear, that's for sure," Cahill says. "And it's not because we were all around the table saying, 'Hey, we want to have a huge fight and go through trauma the next several months.' It's because it's the right thing to do."
New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR)
added Nov 2, 2018 20:36
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Team Draft Kicks Off 5th Annual Super Bowl Challenge on November 1st to Raise Lung Cancer Awareness and Research Dollars

This unique fund raising challenge gives lung cancer survivors the opportunity to raise funds for public awareness and cutting-edge research that gives new hope to those battling this often misunderstood disease. The top three fundraisers will earn trips
PR Newswire
added Nov 7, 2018 18:40
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Pressure builds on ILO to cut tobacco ties

More than 100 groups urged the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to stop taking money from tobacco companies as the UN body prepared on Wednesday to once again debate the controversial issue.
BusinessLive (za)
added Nov 2, 2018 06:29

Towards ‘a balanced delegation’ or enhancing global health governance? Analysis of parties’ participation in the Conference of the Parties to WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

attendance by low-income countries has a strong correlation with implementation of advertising bans, while attendance among high-income and lower-middle-income countries shows a moderate correlation with implementation of tobacco taxes. Conclusions Suppo
Tobacco Control
added Nov 1, 2018 15:12


email...from Jessica Glenza, a reporter for the Guardian US...drips with arrogance, ignorance and prejudice...Our research demonstrates...Center of the American Experiment opposed measures that would tax cigarettes. At the same time, the group accepted do
PowerLine blog
added Nov 1, 2018 14:59

Juul Offered To Pay Schools As Much As $20,000 To Blame Vaping On Peer Pressure

The country’s biggest vape company tried to fix a problem it created by shopping around a vaping prevention program that encouraged “mindfulness” and meditation as an alternative to e-cigarettes.
added Nov 1, 2018 00:05

[UK] Public health services need £3.2bn funding to reverse impact of government cuts

An extra £3.2bn is needed each year to reverse the impact that government cuts to the public health grant has had on health services. The public health grant – which enables local authorities to deliver vital public services such as obesity programmes,
National Health Executive (NHE) (uk)
added Oct 26, 2018 00:08

CHAPMAN: Is Big Tobacco really trying to get out of tobacco?

Addiction published a letter signed by 6 high profile researchers, each with histories of working with tobacco companies...There is a very extensive research literature (eg here) that shows a consistent association between industry funding and research fi
Simon Chapman AO (blog)
added Oct 27, 2018 20:19

[Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Utah] Medicaid-Expansion Fights Pit Hospitals, Labor Against Conservative Groups, Tobacco Companies

Voters in four states will decide Nov. 6 whether to expand Medicaid ...Top spenders in the campaigns are groups linked to the tobacco industry and the Koch brothers, which are aligned against the initiatives, and hospitals and union-back advocacy groups,
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 21, 2018 19:47
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