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[Vermont] Lamoille group seeks to butt out tobacco use

Healthy Lamoille Valley, a community coalition working to promote healthy behaviors in youth and adults in the region, is trying to change those statistics. After a 5-year hiatus, the organization has once again received a Community Tobacco Prevention G
Stowe (VT) Today
added Oct 12, 2017 22:19
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As Part Of 'Tobacco Nation,' Indiana Has A Smoking Rate On Par With Developing Countries

Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health Dean Paul Halverson was not surprised to see Indiana highlighted in the report. “We are horrible when it comes to funding public health,” he said. “We’re ranked 49th in 50 states in our per capita investment
WMOT (Murfreesboro, TN)
added Oct 12, 2017 16:00
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[Asia, California] Loma Linda NIH Grants

received 1.4-million dollars last month for researchers of its School of Public Health. The funds will go toward developing research methods for enhancing the effectiveness of tobacco control programs in East Asia.
Adventist News Network (Seventh Day Adventist Church)
added Oct 11, 2017 19:51
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GLANTZ: Wellcome Foundation refused to let PMI and Yach's Foundation for a Smoke-Free World hijack Wellcome's good name

On 5 October 2017 Wellcome Trust took immediate steps to terminate a commercial hire contract for an event scheduled to take place in a Wellcome venue in late October. At the time of booking, it was not made clear to Wellcome Trust Trading Ltd, or its
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 12, 2017 22:41
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[Asia] Philip Morris to fund fight against illegal cigarette trade in India

With illicit cigarettes capturing a fifth of the Indian cigarette market, a global tobacco major has said it will fund proposals under its $100 million global initiative to support third-party projects dedicated to the fight against illegal trade.
The Economic Times (India)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:35
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[UK] Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

The Foundation is led by Derek Yach, former Head of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Tobacco Free Initiative. Yach’s Previous Views on Tobacco Companies and How They Misuse Science and Undermine Health Policy In 2001, Yach and his co-author warned
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 16:08
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STOOKSBERRY: Denver Is Hiring Teen Cigarette Narcs

But if the goal is to reduce sales to minors, why is the department looking to entrap more vendors?...It seems these compliance checks have more to do with revenue seeking and less to do with smoking cessation.
Reason Magazine
added Oct 8, 2017 16:01
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APFEL: Reframing for 'redemption' the Phillip Morris International’s Foundation, for a Smoke-Free world

In this case, I would suggest that the FCTC itself could be the vehicle. PMI could make a voluntary donation (perhaps through a Member State) as a way of acknowledging previous wrongdoing (e.g., see interference with the FCTC process described in Reuters
The News Minute (in)
added Oct 7, 2017 08:01
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Conversation with the Cancer Letter: Matt Myers: Philip Morris has a long history of funding what it calls independent research by previously credible researchers

“As long as they continue to introduce highly flavored new forms of Marlboro to attract kids. As long as they oppose high cigarette taxes, oppose effective warning labels, oppose paid mass media campaigns. Otherwise, it’s simply a get-out-of-jail-free car
The Cancer Letter
added Oct 7, 2017 07:44
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GOLDBERG: Former American Cancer Society CEO John Seffrin endorses cancer research venture funded by Philip Morris

“Do I trust Philip Morris? No,” Cummings said. “Do I have trust in Derek Yach and John Seffrin? I sure do. I think they have high integrity and they see a need to change.”
The Cancer Letter
added Oct 7, 2017 04:12
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