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Bloomberg School rejects tobacco-funded foundation

The Bloomberg School of Public Health announced on Jan. 25 that it will refuse to accept funds from the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, an anti-tobacco organization which has ties to global tobacco magnate Philip Morris International (PMI).
Johns Hopkins News-Letter
added Feb 8, 2018 21:31
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[Netherlands] Big tobacco’s offer: $1 billion for research. Should scientists take it?

But Yach says he's already received 50 to 60 proposals from around the world, including from U.S. medical schools. The foundation will issue a formal call for proposals for centers of excellence after a workshop later this month, and expects to award its
Science
added Feb 8, 2018 21:13
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Senate Budget Deal Shortchanges America's Investment in Disease Prevention

The U.S. Senate today will vote on a budget agreement that increases spending levels for the next two years and includes funding for important health programs such as community health centers. Regrettably, for the second time in less than two months, the
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 8, 2018 20:58
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[Oklahoma] Edmondson ready to fight for tobacco money -- again

Oklahoma Democratic gubernatorial candidate Drew Edmondson is ready to fight to keep money from the state’s Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust from going up in smoke. That’s what Edmondson is convinced will happen if some state legislators succeed in an
McAlester (OK) News Capital & Democrat
added Feb 8, 2018 19:07
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Politicians want to tap Idaho’s tobacco money again — this time for Medicaid changes

A proposal to use $11.4 million in tobacco settlement dollars to pay for the governor’s “dual-waiver” health care plan caused a partisan rift Tuesday among the Joint Millennium Fund Committee. The money comes from a 1998 settlement with the major tobacc
The Idaho Statesman
added Feb 8, 2018 04:53
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[Alaska] ASSEMBLY MULLS HOW TO SPEND $1 MILLION-PLUS TOBACCO-TAX REVENUE

How to spend the $1 million-plus collected through a boroughwide tobacco tax was a main topic of discussion during Monday’s Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly. But, the assembly postponed a decision until its Feb. 20 meeting.
KRBD 105.3 FM (Ketchikan, AK)
added Feb 8, 2018 04:52
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[Australia] Jobless woman on $666 a fortnight from Centrelink shares her budget and claims she can't afford the 'basics for survival' (but she still manages to find $65 for cigarettes and $20 for cat food)

A woman has complained her Centrelink allowance is not enough to cover her fortnightly budget, which includes $65 for cigarettes and $20 for cat food. The Adelaide woman took to social media to ask for advice after revealing her $666 welfare payment did
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 7, 2018 19:38
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Congress Shouldn’t Cut Disease Prevention Fund to Pay for Other Health Programs

House of Representatives today is considering a continuing resolution to fund the federal government until March 23 and to extend funding for important health programs...it is irresponsible for this legislation to pay for these programs by once again cutt
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 6, 2018 22:21
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[Indiana] IU public health school pledges to refuse funds from tobacco-related group

The Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington is joining more than a dozen other public health schools that have pledged to refuse research money from an anti-smoking group funded by the tobacco industry.... At this point, the Bloomington sc
Bloomington (IN) Herald-Times
added Feb 6, 2018 18:00
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[Canada, USA] North American public health schools decline funding from tobacco funded foundation

The deans of 19 schools of public health from prominent universities in the US and Canada have signed a joint statement1 declining offers of research funding from the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World (FSFW), an organisation set up with money from tobacc
British Medical Journal
added Feb 6, 2018 16:44
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