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[New York] Saratoga Springs Housing Authority Going Smoke-Free

Starting this Sunday, Milici and the other smokers who live at the federally funded agency's three Spa City properties won't have much choice, with a new smoke-free policy set to take effect. "The debate is over as to whether there are health effects ca
Time Warner Cable (Spectrum) News
added Apr 27, 2016 15:32

Study Finds Indoor Vaping ‘Unlikely’ To Pose A Health Risk To Bystanders

The research was a collaboration between Kaunas University of Technology in Lithuania, EMPA Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, ETH Zurich the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and Fontem Ventures. It’s the first time a
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 24, 2016 02:24

Should we welcome food industry funding of public health research?

Researchers should accept research grants from the food industry, write Paul Aveyard and Derek Yach, but Anna B Gilmore and Simon Capewell say that it biases science
British Medical Journal
added Apr 21, 2016 10:28

[Missouri] Tobacco tax hike gains unexpected foe in Washington U, citing worries over stem cell research

In early February, the school began actively lobbying against the Raise Your Hands for Kids initiative. It’s doing so even though 10 percent to 15 percent of the revenue from the proposed 60-cent per pack tax increase on cigarettes is targeted for hospi
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Nov 1, 2016 14:19

MARQUEZ: Taxing tobacco and the new vision for financing development

We at the World Bank, in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Bloomberg Philanthropies, as well as World Health Organization, are already working and committed to support countries in the design and implementation of tobacco taxation
World Bank blogs
added Apr 20, 2016 01:21
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SIEGEL: American Thoracic Society Lies to Public, Claiming that Smoking is No More Hazardous than Vaping

The American Thoracic Society is not only lying about the hazards of smoking, but it is also hiding a financial conflict of interest that is relevant to its statement and should have been disclosed in the press release. Namely, the American Thoracic Soci
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Apr 18, 2016 21:18

Immigrants, the Poor and Minorities Gain Sharply Under Health Act

“From the vantage point of the poor and working poor, Obamacare has been profound,” said Jim Mangia... The clinic reported a 44 percent increase in cervical cancer screenings, a 25 percent increase in tobacco cessation therapy
New York Times
added Apr 18, 2016 03:21

BENTLEY: Eve Of Prohibition: This Committee Could Stop The FDA Attack On E-Cigarettes Photo of Guy Bentley

The House Committee on Appropriations could be the last line of defense against Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulation that will wreck the e-cigarette industry. The FDA regulation, expected to be announced imminently, will require all e-cigarette
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Apr 18, 2016 04:07

decline in cigarette sales highlights past misuse of tobacco settlement funds in some states

many states misused their funds from the tobacco settlement in the first place. Those shortsighted states not only shortchanged their tobacco cessation and prevention efforts, but now have to pay off ill-conceived bond issuances with a shrinking revenue s
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 16, 2016 11:03

As cigarette sales shrink, so do tobacco settlement payouts to states

"This year, for fiscal year 2016, the states will collect over $25 billion from the settlement and tobacco taxes combined — all tobacco-related revenue," said John Schachter..."And yet they've budgeted less than 2 percent of that — not even $500 million
Marketplace (American Public Media)
added Apr 15, 2016 11:55
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