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[Florida] Interview: Rep. Posey declares war on red tape, even in space

The last time they came out with new regulations for cigars, they closed every cigar factory in Florida but one. This one will probably close them. It puts expensive testing on future products in order for them to get them approved. It's over regulation
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Oct 8, 2016 19:48
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How the campaign against tobacco tax says it affects California schools / The tobacco tax campaign that's not about tobacco

“Not one penny goes to improve our kids’ schools,” the television ad says... Prop. 56 does not take any money away from the state’s education system. It provides about $20 million a year to anti-smoking programs in schools. So how do opponents of Prop.
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 3, 2016 21:49
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[Asia, India] World Health Organization in need of intensive care / World Taxpayers Funding Failing International Organization (PDF)

Given the FCTC’s expense to taxpayers, attacks on journalists and the public at large, and wrongheaded policy decisions, perhaps these countries are on the right track. It would be better to starve the FCTC of funds and watch it disappear than allow it
Taxpayers Protection Alliance
added Nov 7, 2016 15:42
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[UK] Standardised tobacco packaging: a health policy case study of corporate conflict expansion and adaptation

TTCs were directly responsible for 28% of total activities, predominantly direct lobbying, but also financially underwrote third party research, communication, mass recruitment and lobbying. Active organisations rarely reported any financial relationship
BMJ Open (uk)
added Oct 16, 2016 15:31
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GLANTZ: Campaign for California Tobacco Tax (Prop 56) hits the right tone in its media campaign

the Yes side launched a new, well-conceived and well-executed ad (“Trust”) that exposes and engages the industry while making the affirmative case for raising the tobacco tax. The yes campaign also reoriented its website to directly confront the industr
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 2, 2016 13:35
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EDITORIAL: Vote yes on Proposition 56 to raise California's too-low tobacco tax

The battle to pass Proposition 56 will be tough, as always, because of the power of the tobacco lobby, which already is making deceptive claims like this one: ‘Prop 56 cheats schools out of at least $600 million per year.’
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 30, 2016 21:47
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[California] Editorial: Prop. 56 would make our state healthier

One of tobacco's tactics is a series of TV ads saying the proposition would take money away from education. That is false. The proposition is written so that the $1 billion-plus a year it generates would not be considered part of the Proposition 99 formu
Ventura County (CA) Star
added Sep 30, 2016 12:49
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Mayo Ventures Ups Investment In Wearable Anti-Smoking Device Maker

A close relationship between the Mayo Clinic’s nicotine dependence researchers and a California company developing a wearable nicotine drug delivery device got closer this month with a follow-on investment from Mayo Clinic Ventures. Chrono Therapeutics
Twin Cities Business
added Sep 29, 2016 16:01
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Department of Health and Human Services: Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Research on E-Cigarettes (R01)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
added Sep 26, 2016 17:46
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[Texas] Salsa, dancing, cigars and music to be featured in benefit for Women In Need

Hot Havana Nights, a charity dinner and salsa showdown, is scheduled at 6 p.m. Sept. 30 inside the Emerald Ballroom, behind Landon Winery in downtown Greenville. The event is being presented by Women In Need (WIN) and will feature Latin cuisine, salsa m
Rockwall County (TX) Herald-Banner
added Sep 26, 2016 17:44
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