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Smokers in Turkey to not receive free cancer medicine

Turkey’s social security body will not fund cancer treatment medicines for patients diagnosed with lung cancer who have ever had a smoking habit, according to a new regulation that went into effect on Feb. 3. The Social Security Institution’s (SGK) new
Hurriyet (tr)
added Feb 18, 2016 19:48
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Big Money's map mischief in North Carolina

The Republican State Leadership Committee, a Washington, D.C.-based super PAC that gets funding from North Carolina corporations including Reynolds American and Duke Energy, helped draw the state's congressional district
Institute for Southern Studies / Facing South
added Feb 18, 2016 03:33
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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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