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new grants fund research linking cessation with lung cancer screening

Researchers at Truth Initiative’s Schroeder Institute® for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies will work with investigators at Mayo Clinic and Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center on the NCI-funded projects, which will examine cost-efficient
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 11, 2016 13:25

Early childhood development programs continue to benefit from Kentucky tobacco settlement

A child care center is the last place someone may expect to see improvements funded by a lawsuit against tobacco companies, unless the child care center is in Kentucky—the nation’s second largest tobacco producer. Sixteen years ago the Commonwealth earm
added Sep 11, 2016 00:52

[Arkansas] AUDIO: Senator Promises '17 Legislative Session Will Stub Smokers' Quitline Out

Sen. Bart Hester...raised the specter in a council meeting of the country’s third most tobacco-addicted state — that’s Arkansas, according to the Centers for Disease Control — quitting the tobacco “quitline.” It’s costly, redundant, and overreaching, he s
KUAR FM 89.1 (Little Rock, AR)
added Sep 10, 2016 23:55

New rules ban tobacco from troops' care packages and lawmaker says that's 'unacceptable'

“Tobacco manufacturers and distributors have long taken part in a time-honored tradition of donating tobacco products to service members, often while deployed,” Hunter wrote in his letter. “These donations routinely improve morale and serve to relieve st
Military Times
added Sep 10, 2016 13:20

H.R.5955 - Restore Charitable Contributions of Premium Cigars to the Troops Act of 2016

Sponsor: Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] (Introduced 09/08/2016) Committees: House - Energy and Commerce Latest Action: 09/08/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Introduced
added Sep 9, 2016 18:23

The Bill To Allow Cigar Donations To Troops – Official Text of H.R. 5955

HR 5955 is summarized as, “To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow the charitable distribution of traditional large and premium cigars to members of the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.” The measure has been referred to the House
The Cigar Authority
added Sep 9, 2016 18:19

Letter to FDA from Rep. Duncan Hunter re: Cigar Donations to Troops (jpg)

I demand clarification of whether these regulations prohibit tobacco manufacturers and distributors from donating tobacco products to service members. If donations are prohibited, please provide a detailed justification for the FDA's actions.
added Sep 10, 2016 13:50

[Florida] Kathy Castor files bill to restore charitable contributions of premium cigars to U.S. troops

Hillsborough County Democratic Rep. Kathy Castor has filed legislation to reinstate the tradition of donating cigars to U.S. military members who are deployed overseas. The bill, titled “Restore Charitable Contributions of Premium Cigars to the Troops A
added Sep 9, 2016 18:18

[California] Rep. Duncan Hunter wants troops to get free cigars

Congressman says new FDA policy shouldn’t stop tobacco companies from donating tobacco to service members
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Sep 9, 2016 18:14

[Kansas] KCK mothers can trade in their cigarettes for free diapers

Pregnant mothers can now trade in their cigarettes for free diapers in Kansas City, Kansas. The program called, “Baby & Me Tobacco Free” was launched by the Unified Government Public Health Department on September 1 in hopes to support mothers and their
KSHB-TV NBC 41 (Kansas City, MO)
added Sep 9, 2016 15:40
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