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[California] Since May Initiative Deadline, Cigarette Tax Issue Rakes In More Than $1.1M

Almost all of that came from the California State Council of Services Employees, which donated $1 million on May 31. Meanwhile, the campaign to cap hospital executives pay received another $325,000 from its sponsor.
California Healthline
added Jun 21, 2016 20:14

California initiative backers keep up fund-raising pace

In the weeks since the May 20 deadline to submit initiative signatures, the campaigns pushing the measures have reported collecting more than $3.2 million. The biggest recipient has been the campaign to increase cigarette taxes by $2 a pack, to $2.87, wi
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jun 21, 2016 20:16

[Mississippi] Health care trust fund whittled away

Although the payments to the state are supposed to continue as long as the tobacco defendants are in business, the winnings were often expressed in easy-to-digest terms: Mississippi would receive about $4 billion over the first 25 years. In 1999, legisl
Corinth (MS) Daily Corinthian
added Jun 19, 2016 11:11

Michigan uses well-worn tactic in shifting tobacco cash

It will shift more than a quarter of the state's $250 million annual payment from tobacco companies to Detroit schools. The move is the latest in a long line of tapping the legal settlement when the governor and lawmakers are in a pinch for money.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 18, 2016 18:56

Murray, Carper, Senate Dems: More to Do to Fully Implement ACA Tobacco Cessation Benefits, Offer Tobacco Users Tools to Quit

calling for updated, clear guidance to insurance carriers to make sure tobacco users have full access to benefits and services that can help them quit, as required by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with no out-of-pocket costs. Since becoming law, nearly 13
US Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs
added Aug 9, 2016 16:38

California puts four-year, $2.6m anti-smoking contract up for bid

The California Department of Public Health is planning to kick off an RFP process next week for a public outreach contract with the California Tobacco Control Program. The contract is for a four-year, statewide PR campaign "to raise awareness among Calif
PR Week US
added Jun 17, 2016 23:29

[California] Medicare programs can help you put and end to smoking

Medicare now covers counseling sessions to help you stop smoking, even if you haven’t been diagnosed with an illness caused by tobacco use. You pay nothing for smoking cessation counseling, as long as you get it from a doctor or other qualified provider
Calaveras (CA) Enterprise
added Jun 17, 2016 21:02

Epidemiological evidence on environmental tobacco smoke and cancers other than lung or breast

our conclusion that the epidemiological evidence does not convincingly demonstrate that ETS exposure causes any of the cancers studied....We also thank colleagues for providing helpful comments, and Japan Tobacco International Ltd. for financial support.
Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
added Jun 27, 2016 14:40

UnitedHealthcare Will Award up to $120,000 in Grants to Michigan Organizations Dedicated to Tobacco Cessation

seeking proposals to fund programs that educate and encourage the public to quit smoking and avoid tobacco use, and help eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke. Michigan-based nonprofit organizations and Federally Qualified Health Centers may apply.
Business Wire
added Jun 16, 2016 19:10

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco firms ignore legal restrictions

Smoke Free Agents, a non-profit antitobacco group, has become infuriated by the number of music concerts packed with young people in Greater Jakarta that are not smoke-free despite the legal ban on tobacco promotion at such events. Between February and
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 15, 2016 14:56
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