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[Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Utah] Medicaid-Expansion Fights Pit Hospitals, Labor Against Conservative Groups, Tobacco Companies

Voters in four states will decide Nov. 6 whether to expand Medicaid ...Top spenders in the campaigns are groups linked to the tobacco industry and the Koch brothers, which are aligned against the initiatives, and hospitals and union-back advocacy groups,
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 21, 2018 19:47
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[Canada] Jack Knox: Why do the billionaire Koch brothers care about our pot?

Who is this Consumer Choice Center, and why is it so concerned about Victoria’s disadvantaged dopers?... Its funders include Japan Tobacco International and conservative groups tied to the U.S. billionaire Koch brothers. Got to admit it’s touching to thi
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Oct 10, 2018 02:45
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[Ireland] Most people want cost of cigarettes increased by fiver to fund cancer treatments

Seven in 10 people (71%) are in favour of such a move, according to an opinion poll carried out by Amarách Research for Claire Byrne Live. More than 1,000 adults were questioned for the poll, which was carried out earlier today. Budget 2019 is set to b
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Oct 9, 2018 17:01
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[Australia] JAQUES: Smoke and mirrors on issue funding won’t deter critics

Asked why they had removed the founding sponsors’ logos from their website, ATHRA Chair Colin Mendelsohn reportedly said it had been done on legal advice and not to “reduce transparency.” However the website of the e-cigarette maker, which offers an onli
mUmBRELLA :: Everything under Australia´s media & marketing umbrella (au)
added Oct 8, 2018 23:14
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[Florida] $4.3M Engle Sanctions May Fund Ethics Training, Legal Aid ($$)

A panel of federal judges overseeing long-running tobacco litigation in Florida federal court told the parties Wednesday they're considering allocating some of the $4.3 million that the court is holding from...
Law360
added Oct 5, 2018 13:54
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Big Tobacco throws another $3.5 million in against Montana tobacco tax increase

No other ballot initiative in Montana history has been as well-financed as the opposition to Ballot Initiative 185. Altria Client Services, which represents Philip Morris USA, loaned Montanans Against Tax Hikes $3.5 million in August to help efforts to
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Oct 3, 2018 07:44
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BLOOMBERG: UN meeting: ‘Smart policies save lives’

Many of the biggest causes of NCDs – like tobacco and junk foods – have powerful industries working on their sides. But so many lives are at stake – and there really is no excuse for inaction. So it is encouraging to see you all here, and the steps you ta
Health-E (za)
added Sep 28, 2018 21:39
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In These Red States, the Health of More Than 450,000 People Is on the Ballot / The Koch brothers and Big Tobacco are fighting initiatives to expand Medicaid in Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, and Utah.

Americans for Prosperity, the conservative group funded by the Koch brothers and which poured millions into persuading Republican legislatures to reject Medicaid expansion, are fighting the measures, but so far the group’s opposition has amounted mostly t
The Nation
added Sep 28, 2018 20:12
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[New York] Roswell Park and URMC To Create $19 Million Research Program Focused on Flavored Tobacco

teams from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and the University of Rochester Medical Center in an effort to better document and understand one of the fastest-growing trends in tobacco use. The five-year, $19.05 million competitive grant, awarded b
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
added Sep 28, 2018 14:38
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