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[California] San Francisco to vote on overturning ordinance banning flavors in tobacco products

However, ordinance opponents — with nearly $12 million in R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. funding support — were able to persuade at least 34,000 individuals to sign a petition in support of the referendum. “Last summer, the Board of Supervisors rushed throug
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 5, 2018 23:25
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Study: Indiana's Tobacco Control Efforts Woefully Underfunded

Comprehensive tobacco control efforts play a powerful role in reducing smoking and the health and economic toll of the smoking epidemic. But Indiana woefully underfunds these initiatives, falling far below federal recommendations and dollars spent in othe
PR Newswire
added Jun 5, 2018 16:16
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[Canada] New tobacco strategy will need more funding to reach five per cent target, say observers

Despite serious funding cuts, Ottawa's tobacco control strategy was successful in cutting the number of Canadians who smoke from 25 per cent in 2001 to 15 per cent today. Now, the goal is slashing another 10 per cent by 2035, which experts say will requi
Hill Times (ca)
added Jun 4, 2018 15:48
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Government of Canada marks World No Tobacco Day with launch of Canada's Tobacco Strategy

Canada's Tobacco Strategy will take focused action to help Canadians quit smoking, including groups of Canadians with the highest rates of tobacco use. It will also take a pragmatic and compassionate approach to supporting Canadians who already use tobac
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:25
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[Pennsylvania] St. Luke's sues Lancaster hospital, claiming it cheated other hospitals out of tobacco money

St. Luke’s University Health Network is leading an effort to claw back millions... The proposed class action lawsuit alleges Lancaster General Hospital collected nearly $9 million in overpayments from Pennsylvania’s tobacco settlement fund by submitting
Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added Jun 1, 2018 21:22
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[Michigan] MDHHS issues Request for Proposal to provide tobacco reduction and prevention services

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Population Health Administration has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) to provide tobacco reduction and prevention services. Eligible applicants include government and educational organizatio
WLUC - Fox TV6 (Negaunee, MI)
added May 31, 2018 21:48
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MAHOOD/COLLISHAW: Canada's anti-tobacco plan is smoke and mirrors

Inadequate funding and timid language from the government of Justin Trudeau won't help curb epidemic.
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added May 29, 2018 15:50
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[Asia, China] Cost-effective for insurance to cover stop smoking drugs

the inclusion of smoking cessation drugs in health insurance may, in a sense, save public money. Shenzhen's move will help people quit smoking and therefore it should be supported.
China Daily (cn)
added May 29, 2018 14:15
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Money’s better than e-cigs or nicotine gum at helping smokers quit, study says

researchers gave over 6,000 smokers different tools to quit smoking, like free nicotine patches, motivational texts, free e-cigarettes, and free medication or e-cigs plus a total of $600. Overall, only 1.3 percent of smokers had quit after six months. Tho
The Verge (Vox Media)
added May 28, 2018 18:03
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RANDELL: Australia can help Indonesia kick the habit

Health is unfortunately the lowest priority in Australia’s aid program to Indonesia...Driving a change in behaviour among Indonesia’s youth might be where Australia could most help Indonesia gain ground in the fight against tobacco. The Australia–Indones
The Interpreter (Lowy Institute) (au)
added May 28, 2018 16:14
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