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[New Zealand] PHOs seek dollars to grow their quit-smoking help, Maori providers 'culled'

Contracts to be canned as ministry gets tough on quit smoking industry / Anti-smoking campaigns and quit-smoking support in for big changes
New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Apr 15, 2016 09:57

SIEGEL: Former Associate Dean of Continuing Medical Education at Stanford Essentially Acknowledges Undisclosed Conflict of Interest in Recent Tobacco Control Paper

In response to yesterday's blog post, Dr. Jackler argued (in the comments section of the blog) that I was categorically wrong, and that he had no conflict of interest based on the alleged association with Pfizer. He wrote the following: "This is Robert
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Apr 18, 2016 21:22

[Oklahoma] Medicaid providers urge passage of cigarette tax increase

urged lawmakers to raise the cigarette tax by $1.50 per pack to shore up the health care delivery system. “We are joining forces today to send a critical message to legislators here at the Capitol,” said Craig Jones, Oklahoma Hospital Association presiden
Tulsa (OK) World
added Apr 14, 2016 02:51

[Kentucky] $50,000 awarded for tobacco projects at UK

Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association has announced $50,000 in funds have been contributed toward research projects with the [UK] Department of Agriculture. Funds will support tobacco-applied research for the benefit of the U.S. Tobacco Growers.
The Lane Report
added Apr 14, 2016 01:16

Appropriations Committee Releases the Fiscal Year 2017 Agriculture Appropriations Bill

The FDA receives a total of $2.7 billion in discretionary funding in the bill, an increase of $33 million over the fiscal year 2016 enacted level. Total funding for the FDA, including revenue from user fees, is $4.78 billion – $97.4 million above fiscal y
House Committee on Appropriations
added Apr 13, 2016 15:56

Appropriations Subcommittee Moves To Protect Premium Cigars

Craig Cass, President of IPCPR and owner of Tinder Box Cigars in Charlotte, NC, stated “This is an important first step in protecting small businesses throughout the United States from onerous FDA regulation that would cost jobs in our communities. Premi
The Cigar Authority
added Apr 13, 2016 15:54

H. R. ll [Report No. 114–ll] Making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, and for other purposes. (PDF)

SEC. 749. None of the funds made available in this Act may be used to finalize, implement, administer, or enforce the proposed rule...published by the Food and Drug Administration...if such rule would apply to traditional large and premium cigars.
House Committee on Appropriations
added Apr 13, 2016 15:52

[Greece] Experimentation With Cigarettes and e-Cigarettes Among Greek Adolescents

Greek urban adolescents report lower rates of smoking than the previously cited, yet it is a population experimenting with tobacco products, including e-cigarettes. The social origin of smoking behavior is confirmed, as well as the imperative need to enco
added Apr 12, 2016 19:09

[Belgium] Health Minister launches anti-tobacco plan

The Federal Health Minister Maggie De Block (Flemish liberal) has launched her anti-tobacco plan...excise duty on tobacco products is to be increased and branding on cigarette packets will be banned from 2019, while on the other hand the cost of treatmen (nl)
added Apr 15, 2016 15:32

How Tobacco Companies Led A Devastating 50-Year Infiltration Into Black Communities

The now 22-year-old senior at George Washington University, started to research the campaigns big tobacco companies used to target black communities for his film project,“Black Lives/Black Lungs.” The film was published in March in conjunction with Truth
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 12, 2016 21:03
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