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CVS Health Foundation Announces Second Round of Grants in Partnership with Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

New grants part of five-year $50 million Be The First initiative, and awarded to coincide with national Kick Butts Day, encouraging youth to fight tobacco use 2015 grantees make progress on education and action on tobacco issues
PR Newswire
added Mar 16, 2016 19:28

[Missouri] Yael T. Abouhalkah: Gov. Sam Brownback’s top aides blatantly misled public on children’s fund

The meetings by Brownback officials of last year and, certainly, of earlier this month regarding the tobacco-related funds should have been made public.
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Mar 15, 2016 19:54

new research will explore ways to help heavy drinkers quit smoking

researchers at the Schroeder Institute® for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Truth Initiative have been awarded a grant ... to develop and test a program to help heavy drinkers quit smoking.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 15, 2016 15:17

[Africa] Tobacco growers to benefit from $7m levy in Zimbabwe

TOBACCO growers are expected to start accessing the $7 million levy that was collected by the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board last season. The 1,5 percent tobacco levy which had been scrapped in 2005, to encourage farmers to grow the crop was re-int
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Mar 15, 2016 22:55

[Connecticut] EDITORIAL: Vaping is trending, but is it safe?

The states may be taking reasonable measures to regulate this new “vaping” industry, but we fear that it won’t be any more effective than their efforts on smoking cessation.... This is not a good track record, and Connecticut has not distinguished itself
Meriden (CT) Record-Journal
added Mar 15, 2016 13:44

[UK] Vaping banned at Halliwell Jones Stadium as Warrington Wolves' Truvape sponsorship deal ends

WARRINGTON Wolves have banned vaping at the Halliwell Jones Stadium after their partnership with an e-cigarettes manufacturer came to an end. The club has brought an early end to its 18-months partnership with Truvape, which had seen the e-cigarette com
This is Wirral (Wirral Globe) (uk)
added Mar 15, 2016 12:15

[Michigan] Ex-judge says without state money Detroit schools will close

Governor Snyder is seeking $72 million annually over 10 years to fund the plan, using money from Michigan's share of a nationwide settlement with U.S. tobacco companies.
added Mar 12, 2016 21:32

CVS to Pour $50 Million Into New Anti-Smoking Efforts

The idea also is that a robust PBM business raises the odds that Caremark members will choose to get their prescriptions filled at a CVS rather than a Walgreens WBA -1.54% or a Rite Aid RAD -0.50% . And that ultimately could more than make up for the t
Fortune Magazine
added Mar 10, 2016 17:05

CVS to Spend $50 Million on Antismoking Program Aimed at Youths / Pharmacy chain looks to cement position as health-care company, build on decision to ban tobacco products ($$)

The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Mar 10, 2016 17:00

CVS Health Makes $50 Million Five-Year Commitment to Deliver the Nation's First Tobacco-Free Generation As Next Step Toward Smoke-Free Living

Be The First comprises comprehensive education, advocacy, tobacco control and healthy behavior programming in partnership with organizations uniquely positioned to tackle this public health challenge. "We are at a critical moment in our nation's effort
CVS Health (CVS Caremark)
added Mar 10, 2016 16:58
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