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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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[UK] Right-wing think-tank secured change in Government policy after £15,000 gift from mystery donor

secured a dramatic shift in government policy, to ban charities from using public funds to lobby, after receiving a ring-fenced donation to promote the change...IEA, which has previously accepted donations from tobacco companies while publicly raising tob
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 15, 2016 14:43
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[UK] HUGHES: Tory Socks In A Twist Over Charities

a government minister calls charities that speak out ‘sock puppets,’ ... Browsing through the IEA “research,” the first charities speaking out for this shadowy elite ... Action on Smoking and Health.
Morning Star (uk)
added Feb 12, 2016 14:23
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Cora Jakes Coleman Questions If God Told Le'Andria Johnson to Pass Out Cigarettes, Condoms

Would God really tell Grammy Award winning gospel singer and pastor Le'Andria Johnson to minister to prostitutes by giving them cigarettes and condoms?... After catching wind of the Oxygen show "Preachers Of Atlanta," Coleman admits that her spirit was t
Christian Post
added Feb 11, 2016 19:36
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Michigan governor seeks $300 million for Flint water, Detroit schools

Snyder asked state lawmakers on Wednesday to provide more than $300 million...to deal with the lead-tainted water crisis in Flint and to keep the Detroit Public Schools (DPS) from running out of cash...is also seeking $72 million annually over 10 years t
Reuters
added Feb 11, 2016 19:25
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[UK] Civil servants wined and dined by bankers and tobacco giants: Hospitality rules even softer than in Brussels!

The report revealed that officials from HM Revenue & Customs were entertained by firms including Unilever, Sky and Imperial Tobacco – raising further questions about the taxman’s closeness to big business.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 9, 2016 13:06
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[District of Columbia] #nomentholmondays: the targeted marketing of menthols and african-american history

in July 2014, the Smithsonian announced that Altria Group, owner of Philip Morris and one of the world’s largest tobacco companies, had contributed $1 million to the National Museum of African American History and Culture...The targeted marketing of menth
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 9, 2016 18:24
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[Central America, Latin America] The importance of continued engagement during the implementation phase of tobacco control policies in a middle-income country: the case of Costa Rica

The implementation phase continues to be a site of intensive tobacco industry political activity in low and middle-income countries. International support and earmarked tobacco taxes provide important technical and financial assistance to implement tobacc
Tobacco Control
added Feb 9, 2016 00:54
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[UK] Smokefree South West to close this summer after cuts to funding

The organisation has run a series of hard-hitting advertising campaigns to get people to give up smoking / The news comes just days before the organisation's campaign ad hits television screens across the region.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 8, 2016 15:09
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What actors are actually smoking and snorting in movies / If you're Liam Neeson, chamomile tea.

“You used to be able to call up a company and say, ‘I’m doing a movie and need cigarettes,’ and they would send you a case,” Butcher recalled. “For the movie Mystery Train, I remember getting a giant case of Silk Cut cigarettes and we all smoked them.”
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:31
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