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Bloomberg School says it will refuse funding from anti-smoking group with ties to tobacco industry

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health joined 16 other schools of public health across the U.S. and Canada today in stating that it will refuse research funding from an anti-smoking group backed by tobacco industry giant Philip Morris. The
Johns Hopkins University
added Jan 25, 2018 23:59
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Universities that won't take funding from anti-smoking group

These are the schools that signed a letter opposing the group: - University of Alberta - University of Colorado - Florida International University - Harvard University - University of Illinois-Chicago - Indiana University
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 25, 2018 22:32
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[Illinois] Raoul takes heat over tobacco industry contributions in attorney general forum

State Sen. Kwame Raoul on Wednesday took fire for accepting campaign cash from tobacco companies, as a crowded gathering of Democrats running for attorney general pointed fingers over who was most beholden to campaign contributors and party leaders.
Chicago Tribune
added Jan 25, 2018 21:13
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[Canada, USA] 17 universities oppose anti-smoking group with tobacco ties

Seventeen public health schools in the U.S. and Canada pledged Thursday to refuse research money from a new anti-smoking group funded by the tobacco industry. The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World was created in September with nearly $1 billion from the
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 25, 2018 18:21
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[Connecticut] State gets dismal report card on tobacco control

The report points to several weak spots in Connecticut for which the state received an F, including the lack of state funding for tobacco prevention programs. According to the report, the state is one of only two in the nation that provide no money for t
Danbury (CT) News-Times
added Jan 25, 2018 01:06
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[Connecticut] State gets dismal report card on tobacco control

Connecticut got unimpressive grades — including two Fs — for its tobacco policies in the American Lung Association’s annual “State of Tobacco Control” report. The report, now in its 16th year, grades states and the federal government on policies aimed a
Danbury (CT) News-Times
added Jan 25, 2018 01:05
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Michigan earns mixed grades on tobacco policies

When it comes to funding state tobacco prevention programs and taxes for tobacco sold in the state, Michigan earned the grade of an F. In terms of the coverage and access to services to help people quit using tobacco, Michigan earned the grade of a D.
WILX-TV NBC 10 (Lansing, MI)
added Jan 24, 2018 16:37
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[Australia] ARCHIVE: 'Thank you for smoking': Leyonhjelm confirms Philip Morris backing

Liberal Democratic senator gives speech praising smokers but it emerges party accepted tens of thousands of dollars from tobacco giant in 2013 election
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 24, 2018 16:26
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[UK] 43% of Brits Think Vaping Is Better Than Smoking: YouGov

Over 2 in 5 adults in Britain believe that electronic cigarettes are less harmful than traditional tobacco cigarettes and that vaping, overall, is much better for people's health, according to the results of a new survey on behalf of leading British onlin
PR Newswire
added Jan 22, 2018 23:10
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[Asia, Israel] NEW LEGISLATION TO CONSIDER NIS 40 BILLION PAYMENT BY TOBACCO COMPANIES

The bill wants to enable the authorities to force Israeli and foreign tobacco companies to pay between NIS 35 billion and NIS 40b. to cover the huge medical expenses that have been spent on tobacco-related diseases. The bill, initiated by Yesh Atid MK Y
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 19, 2018 13:43
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