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[Florida] $4.3M Engle Sanctions May Fund Ethics Training, Legal Aid ($$)

A panel of federal judges overseeing long-running tobacco litigation in Florida federal court told the parties Wednesday they're considering allocating some of the $4.3 million that the court is holding from...
Law360
added Oct 5, 2018 13:54
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[Australia] JAQUES: Smoke and mirrors on issue funding won’t deter critics

Asked why they had removed the founding sponsors’ logos from their website, ATHRA Chair Colin Mendelsohn reportedly said it had been done on legal advice and not to “reduce transparency.” However the website of the e-cigarette maker, which offers an onli
mUmBRELLA :: Everything under Australia´s media & marketing umbrella (au)
added Oct 8, 2018 23:14
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Big Tobacco throws another $3.5 million in against Montana tobacco tax increase

No other ballot initiative in Montana history has been as well-financed as the opposition to Ballot Initiative 185. Altria Client Services, which represents Philip Morris USA, loaned Montanans Against Tax Hikes $3.5 million in August to help efforts to
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Oct 3, 2018 07:44
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BLOOMBERG: UN meeting: ‘Smart policies save lives’

Many of the biggest causes of NCDs – like tobacco and junk foods – have powerful industries working on their sides. But so many lives are at stake – and there really is no excuse for inaction. So it is encouraging to see you all here, and the steps you ta
Health-E (za)
added Sep 28, 2018 21:39
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In These Red States, the Health of More Than 450,000 People Is on the Ballot / The Koch brothers and Big Tobacco are fighting initiatives to expand Medicaid in Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, and Utah.

Americans for Prosperity, the conservative group funded by the Koch brothers and which poured millions into persuading Republican legislatures to reject Medicaid expansion, are fighting the measures, but so far the group’s opposition has amounted mostly t
The Nation
added Sep 28, 2018 20:12
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MSCI Launches Ex Tobacco Involvement Indexes

announced today the launch of a suite of Global Ex Tobacco Involvement Indexes. “There is growing demand for exclusionary indexes globally, including interest among the world’s largest pension and endowment funds for tobacco exclusion benchmarks”
Business Wire
added Sep 28, 2018 03:56
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[Africa] RUNDE: We’re going to need a tobacco buyout for the developing world

Millions of smallholder farmers and their families in Africa and other parts of the developing world are going to lose their livelihoods due to the coming (welcome) fall in global demand for tobacco. This decrease will come as a result of changing techno
The Hill
added Sep 26, 2018 00:39
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[UK] Public health schemes fall victim to spending cuts, figures show

Efforts to tackle obesity, reduce smoking and improve children’s health have been cut back since ministers slashed public health budgets, government figures show.
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:50
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[New York] Roswell Park and URMC To Create $19 Million Research Program Focused on Flavored Tobacco

teams from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and the University of Rochester Medical Center in an effort to better document and understand one of the fastest-growing trends in tobacco use. The five-year, $19.05 million competitive grant, awarded b
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
added Sep 28, 2018 14:38
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