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[Missouri] EDITORIAL: University’s opposition to Amendment 3 should encourage future political action

In our opinion, the University’s defense of stem cell research is just. Stem cell research has provided scientific advancements that have revolutionized healthcare, including regenerative organ treatments.
Student Life (Washington University at St. Louis)
added Nov 1, 2016 14:17
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[Missouri] Changing the Constitution: Cigarette taxes, campaign cash and voter ID on Nov. 8 ballot

A “yes” vote will amend the Missouri Constitution to increase taxes on cigarettes each year through 2020, at which point this additional tax will total 60 cents per pack of 20. This amendment also creates a fee paid by cigarette wholesalers of 67 cents p
Springfield (MO) News-Leader
added Oct 31, 2016 01:47
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[Kansas, Missouri] KEYSER: Myths about quitting smoking harm Kansans with mental illness

We must take concrete action to overcome these barriers and erase the disparity in tobacco-related disease and death. First, the Food and Drug Administration should prioritize people with mental illness as a tobacco disparity group in order to increase f
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Oct 31, 2016 01:45
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[Australia] Nationals MP breaks ranks on tobacco donations as party figures agitate for ban

A member of Barnaby Joyce's frontbench team has publicly voiced concerns about the National's continued acceptance of tobacco company donations as senior party figures also agitate for a ban. David Gillespie joined the frontbench after the July 2 electi
The Age (au)
added Oct 29, 2016 14:48
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Opponents of Missouri cigarette tax proposal say measure could end stem cell research

The Missouri National Education Association says a proposed tobacco tax increase would eliminate protections that allow stem cell research. Amendment 3 aims to help pregnant mothers and youth quit smoking and pay for early childhood programs and health s
The Missourinet
added Nov 1, 2016 14:27
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Missouri House budget chair: lawmakers to appropriate tobacco tax revenue if amendment passes

As to whether or not lawmakers will withhold the money brought in by Amendment 3 if it passes, Jane Dueker, the attorney representing its backers, said she was hopeful the legislature wouldn’t block proposals and let the money sit in a fund. If they tri
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Oct 29, 2016 15:43
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'Leviathan' Director Says Russian Censorship Is "Rampant"

"Plainly speaking, if the government believes that smoking is harmful for people's health, it has the right to say that no one should smoke in a movie it is funding," Peskov was quoted as saying by news agency RIA Novosti.
Hollywood Reporter
added Oct 28, 2016 17:06
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How Medicaid and Other Public Policies Affect Use of Tobacco Cessation Therapy, United States, 2010–2014 [FREE FULL TEXT]

States could increase efforts to quit by developing more comprehensive coverage and reducing barriers to coverage. Reductions in barriers could bolster smoking cessation rates, and the costs would be small compared with the costs of treating smoking-rela
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:01
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Medicaid Policies That Help Smokers Quit Also Save on Health Care Costs

Medicaid policies that require patients to go for tobacco-cessation counseling before they get a nicotine patch or some other type of anti-smoking drug actually lead to a reduction in the use of such medication, according to a study by Leighton Ku, PhD, M
Milken Institute School of Public Health (George Washington University)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:00
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[California] Tom Steyer is now the biggest donor in the effort to raise the tobacco tax

With a $3.5-million donation to the Yes on Proposition 56 campaign Tuesday, Steyer's total spending on the race has reached $11.3 million. That's more than a third of the $31 million the primary Yes on 56 committee has raised and more than all the money
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 27, 2016 01:07
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