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[California] Liberal billionaire, public-sector unions push for higher taxes on tobacco, E-cigarettes

BILLIONAIRE WANTS SMOKERS, VAPERS TO PAY MORE: Tom Steyer wants higher taxes on Californians who smoke and use e-cigarettes. He says it’s about public health, but it’s also about generating more revenue for the state government.
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Jan 29, 2016 03:09
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[Florida] Keep America Beautiful Hosts 2016 National Conference in Orlando; Launches Call-to-Action to "Imagine. Inspire. Transform."

made possible through the support of some of America's leading companies, including: Title Sponsor – Wrigley Company Foundation; Leadership Sponsors – Altria, Lowe's and Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company; Stewardship Sponsors – Anheuser-Busch, RAI Services
PR Newswire
added Jan 27, 2016 19:28
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[UK] Make the tobacco industry pay - help us save Stop Smoking Services

. We want them to pay for the damage they cause by using their profits to keep Stop Smoking Services open and fund advertising campaigns to help people quit.
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Jan 27, 2016 16:00
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[Africa] Tackling malaria in the Ivory Coast

Our Altadis Foundation is continuing its support programme in Africa to help tackle the spread of Malaria. The Foundation's activities include a rebuilding project in the Ivory Coast, which will benefit 40,000 people, as well as ongoing support for the
Imperial Brands (nee Imperial Tobacco) (uk)
added Jan 27, 2016 15:35
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[New Hampshire] Program to reward Winchester landlords for smoke-free housing

A new program seeks to increase the availability of smoke-free rentals in town, while rewarding landlords who comply with the town’s housing standards ordinance. But the future...is in question because of a petition warrant article seeking to rescind it a
Keene (NH) Sentinel
added Jan 26, 2016 18:48
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[UK, Hawaii] Teenagers who use e-cigarettes are THREE times more likely to try smoking with the same year

Teenagers who try e-cigarettes are more likely to go on to try smoking, research suggests. School pupils who used an e-cigarette were three times more likely to smoke cigarettes a year later, compared with those who had never used the devices. It is il
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 26, 2016 16:10
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[UK] The Tobacco Industry should pay for damage it causes – and you can help make that happen

we have a solution. The tobacco industry makes more than £4,000 in profits for every death caused by smoking. And we think that by holding it to account for this financially, Stop Smoking Services can be given the investment they need, to make sure every
Cancer Research UK (uk)
added Jan 26, 2016 13:12
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'Make tobacco industry pay 1p for every cigarette sold to help people quit' says Cancer Research UK

has called on the Government to make the tobacco industry pay 1p per cigarette sold in the UK. The charity said £500m could be raised, money which could be spent on tobacco control, public health services and mass media campaigns.
Gloucestershire Echo (uk)
added Jan 26, 2016 13:04
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[UK] Tobacco Firms Must 'Cough Up' For Smoking Damage

The Government is being urged to force the tobacco industry to "cough up" cash for the damage caused by smoking. Cancer Research UK says if tobacco companies are charged around 1p for every cigarette sold in the UK, an extra £500m could be raised.
Sky News (uk)
added Jan 26, 2016 13:03
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[UK] LMC sounds alarm over council's £8m cut to public health

Ahead of the April deadline, the council has already cut £2.2m from 22 public health services including smoking cessation services worth £127,000...Mulherin, executive member for health, wellbeing and adult services, said the cuts are ’likely to be follow
Pulse (uk)
added Jan 26, 2016 14:30
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