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[Florida, North Carolina] Reynolds gains partial win in dispute over MSA payments

received a partial, but pivotal, legal victory last week in its fight against making millions of dollars in annual Master Settlement Agreement payments to Florida on traditional cigarette brands that it no longer owns. Andre Broussard, a chancellor in th
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 7, 2017 23:38
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[UK] Efforts to beat cancer hamstrung by cuts to local anti-smoking services

spending to cut smoking has fallen by a third since councils first took over responsibility... two thirds of the 152 local authorities in England reduced their spending on smoking cessation this year.
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 5, 2017 13:08
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[Iowa] Ask the Times: How are the cigarette taxes spent?

"The state of Iowa has, since before the tobacco tax increase, followed the [CDC] best practices for tobacco control programs. In particular we have followed their four goal areas: Preventing initiation among youth and young adults; promoting quitting amo
Quad-City (IA) Times
added Dec 2, 2017 16:39
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[California] Candidates in the 51st Assembly District Run-Off Say NO to Tobacco Contributions

both candidates for California’s 51st Assembly District runoff accepted ACS CAN’s challenge...Wendy Carrillo and Luis Lopez say they support the Snuff Tobacco Money Out of California Politics pledge and will refrain from taking tobacco money.
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added Dec 2, 2017 16:44
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[UK, New York] Gifts Tied to Opioid Sales Invite a Question: Should Museums Vet Donors?

donors sometimes give hefty amounts to institutions in an effort to shift attention from business practices that may strike some as unsavory.... In the 1980s, for example, antismoking groups denounced the Joffrey Ballet and other institutions for acceptin
New York Times
added Dec 1, 2017 16:52
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[Connecticut] Tobacco Industry Launches Ads On Dangers Of Smoking

“The budget that was just passed by the legislature also eliminates the funding for tobacco control for the next two years,” he said. “So assuming no changes are made, we will go four years without a single cent being earmarked for tobacco control, despi
WNPR - The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN)
added Dec 1, 2017 16:05
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[North Carolina] SMITH: Big Tobacco dodges financial bullet

North Carolina, like most states, put little to none of this money in preventing people from smoking, but just used this as another funding stream to be spent as it pleased. So the cycle will continue unimpeded.
Lumberton (NC) Robesonian
added Dec 1, 2017 15:45
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] New twist to Mliswa, CBZ loan dispute

A $3 million loan dispute pitting businessman Mr Temba Mliswa and CBZ Bank has taken a new twist... The commercial bank claims it lent Mliswa’s Saltlakes Holdings money to buy tobacco from farmers and the businessman bound himself as surety and co-princi
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Nov 29, 2017 01:44
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Philip Morris International Welcomes Strong Interest for PMI IMPACT

PMI IMPACT, its global initiative to support third party projects dedicated to fighting illegal trade and related crimes, received 157 expressions of interest for its second funding round. The applications come from a range of government agencies, public
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Nov 28, 2017 19:14
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Cardiovascular Screenings Increase After the ACA, Study in The American Journal of Managed Care® Finds

More physicians screened patients for diabetes and hypertension and especially for tobacco use in the years after 2010, when the Affordable Care Act (ACA) required that payers cover preventive screenings without out-of-pocket costs to patients, according
Business Wire
added Nov 29, 2017 00:23
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