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Sri Lanka to receive new international support on tobacco control

Sri Lanka has been selected to receive dedicated international support through the United Nations to take action to reduce tobacco use. Tobacco use is extremely harmful for health and is one of the world’s leading causes of premature death. Tobacco use i
Lanka Business Online (lk)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:33
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Philip Morris International Calls for Proposals in Second Funding Round of PMI IMPACT, a Global Initiative to Fight Illegal Trade and Related Crimes

Proposals can come from private, public, or non-governmental organizations, and interested organizations must submit their applications by November 15, 2017. For this second funding round, PMI IMPACT will focus on initiatives that address converging form
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Sep 29, 2017 17:14
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[Cambodia, Laos, Mongolia] Researchers Awarded Important Grant to Study Tobacco Control in Asia

Researchers at Loma Linda University School of Public Health were recently awarded a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop new research methods for enhancing the effectiveness of tobacco-control programs in Cambodia,
Adventist Review
added Sep 30, 2017 01:43
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[Asia] Sri Lanka to receive new international support on tobacco control

Through the “FCTC 2030” project, Sri Lanka will receive assistance to undertake a government-wide programme of work to strengthen tobacco control. The project, to run for five-years, will bring international support to Sri Lanka from the WHO FCTC Secreta
Colombo Gazette (lk)
added Sep 28, 2017 16:00
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Increases in Cigarette Consumption and Decreases in Smoking Intensity when Non-Daily Smokers are Provided with Free Cigarettes

free cigarettes were provided to non-daily, intermittent smokers (ITS)... Providing ITS with free cigarettes substantially increased their smoking, while decreasing smoking intensity. The increases in smoking varied according to multiple individual and ci
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:41
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[California] Camino Pharma Co-Founder Receives $10.8 Million Grant for Development of Potential Drug for Cocaine and Nicotine Addiction

to advance the preclinical development of a new class of medicine for the treatment of substance use disorders, including cocaine and nicotine addiction. "It is an exciting opportunity for Camino Pharma to join forces with SBP and UC San Diego to transl
PR Newswire
added Sep 27, 2017 21:37
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'There wouldn't be professional women's tennis without her': The Gladys Heldman story

Heldman then persuaded her friend Joe Cullman, chairman of tobacco giant Philip Morris, to provide an additional $2,500 – taking the total pool to $7,500. This contribution secured naming rights for Virginia Slims, a new cigarette brand for women that Ph
WTA - Women's Tennis Association
added Sep 22, 2017 23:57
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[Ohio] University of Findlay works to become a tobacco-free campus

is working to join the growing number of colleges and universities that want to make their campus tobacco free. The university has received a grant from the American Cancer Society to fund an initiative to establish a new tobacco free policy on campus.
WTOL-TV (Toledo, OH)
added Sep 20, 2017 22:50
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[Missouri] Mizzou committee wants tobacco-free campus

The Tobacco Free Mizzou Committee is using a $20,000 grant from the American Cancer Society and the CVS Health Foundation to develop policies that bans all tobacco use on campus.
KRCG-TV 13 (Jefferson City, MO)
added Sep 20, 2017 22:49
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21 Colleges and Universities Receive Grants to Pursue 100% Tobacco-Free Campuses Across California

Antelope Valley College (Lancaster) Citrus College (Glendora) Long Beach City College (Long Beach) Whittier College Oxnard College Ventura College Bakersfield College California State University Chico (Chico) Reedley College Columbia College (Sonora) Gavi
PR Newswire
added Sep 20, 2017 22:08
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