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HOPE Donates $100,000 to American Cancer Society for Genetic Research in Lung Cancer

HOPE (Health Opportunity through Partnership in Education), together with Washington National Insurance Company, has donated $100,000 to help the American Cancer Society fund cutting-edge scientific cancer research. To date, HOPE has contributed a total o
PR Newswire
added Feb 16, 2016 17:31
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[Pakistan] Minister earns ire by attending tobacco industry event

Minister of State Tariq Fazal Chaudhry invited criticism by gracing a tree plantation event in the city on Monday. Since his ministry is devoted to make Islamabad smoke-free, some environment enthusiasts took offence to his presence at the event where th
PakistanHerald.com
added Feb 16, 2016 13:32
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[UK] VIDEO: E-cigarettes, Asherman's syndrome, Rugby

first licensed e-cig, owned by a tobacco company, is now classed as a medicine...[BAT's] e-Voke e-cig is now classed as a medicine, paving the way for its prescription on the NHS to help smokers quit. But is it a step forward in the ongoing battle aga
BBC Online
added Feb 21, 2016 15:39
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Bill to broaden tobacco fund use headed to Oklahoma Senate

A bill to allow the state to designate funds from the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust to Medicaid and other public health programs has cleared a state Senate committee...typically has spent most of the earnings on smoking cessation efforts and said Med
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 16, 2016 13:00
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[North Carolina] Reynolds American, foundation provides $10.8M to nonprofits in 2015

On a corporate level, Reynolds American and its operating companies contributed a combined $3.6 million to nonprofit organizations, including youth tobacco prevention programs by RAI Services and Keep America Beautiful by Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co. The
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 15, 2016 17:30
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[North Carolina] REYNOLDS AMERICAN AND ITS EMPLOYEES DONATED $10.8 MILLION IN CASH TO NONPROFITS IN 2015

The Foundation’s largest contributions were to the American Red Cross, United Way of Forsyth County, N.C., Winston-Salem / Forsyth County Schools, Winston-Salem State University, Salem College, Wake Forest University, Reynolda House Museum of Art, Old Sa
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Feb 15, 2016 15:12
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[UK-Scotland] Stewart Maxwell's praise for ASH Scotland, the anti-smoking charity

Mr Maxwell, who introduced a Bill in parliament that paved the way for the ban on smoking in public places, presented a cheque for £75 to chief executive Sheila Ms Duffy and praised the actions taken by ASH Scotland to reduce tobacco-related harm.
Barrhead News (uk)
added Feb 15, 2016 14:53
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[UK] Leaked report reveals scale of crisis in England's mental health services

The taskforce...concludes that the physical needs of those with mental health issues are also ignored. It suggests a 15% reduction in smoking should be achieved by 2020 by offering targeted support for smokers and ensuring all mental health inpatient uni
The Observer (uk)
added Feb 15, 2016 14:14
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[UK] Right-wing think-tank secured change in Government policy after £15,000 gift from mystery donor

secured a dramatic shift in government policy, to ban charities from using public funds to lobby, after receiving a ring-fenced donation to promote the change...IEA, which has previously accepted donations from tobacco companies while publicly raising tob
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 15, 2016 14:43
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[UK] HUGHES: Tory Socks In A Twist Over Charities

a government minister calls charities that speak out ‘sock puppets,’ ... Browsing through the IEA “research,” the first charities speaking out for this shadowy elite ... Action on Smoking and Health.
Morning Star (uk)
added Feb 12, 2016 14:23
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