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[UK] LETTER: Continuing impact of slavery past and present

The money that paid for the Wills Memorial Building, and much else in Bristol, was actually generated by the exploitation of the labour of British workers, mostly women and girls, in the Bedminster factories, built after 1886. The Wills family have more
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 17, 2018 18:54
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Anti-smoking group says tobacco farmers gained from sin tax law

New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) said the P210 million worth of assistance provided to tobacco farmers is a living proof that they gained from the six-year-old sin tax law. Farmers are forced to labor through the recent Holy Week to harvest
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Apr 15, 2018 16:06
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Prevention research at LLU School of Public Health featured at donor event

The grant will enable Singh and his colleagues to develop mobile applications to enable a task force of 33 tobacco-control scientists and staff members to compile a list of where smokers are buying cigarettes. The database will help Singh’s team provide
Loma Linda University Health
added Apr 14, 2018 00:52
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[UK] LETTER: Women who gave Bristol a university

The profits made from tobacco workers benefited upper-middle-class students, says Jane Nation... Peter Malpass (Letters, 3 April) is right to highlight the fact that WD & HO Wills recruited many Bristolian women and girls to work in their Bedminster fact
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 12, 2018 20:10
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[UK] LETTERS: Many reasons to be grateful to Bristol’s tobacco women

Jane Nation (Letters, 9 April) gives proper attention to the thousands of women workers who fuelled the success of WD & HO Wills in their Bristol tobacco company, providing the profits for which Bristol University can be thankful. In fact the Wills famil
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 12, 2018 20:06
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[Vermont] As smoking rates stagnate, tobacco fund dwindles

After years of decline, Vermont’s adult smoking rate appears to have stalled and now “lags behind the nation,” advocates say. At the same time, state investment in tobacco-related programming is shrinking. A tobacco trust fund that once held $31 million
VTDigger.org
added Apr 10, 2018 20:39
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American Lung Association Rallies Support for Lung Cancer Survivors at LUNG FORCE Walks Across the Country

This spring, thousands of Americans will come together to raise awareness, funds and hope for those affected by lung cancer – the leading cancer killer. The American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE initiative unites the nation to stand together against lung
PR Newswire
added Apr 10, 2018 17:52
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[Canada] Two leading Canadian anti-tobacco groups to shut down after Ottawa fails to provide funding

The Non-Smokers’ Rights Association (NSRA) and Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada (PSC) have been limping along on a combination of savings, provincial help, and the work of volunteers since their federal funding was cut by the former Conservative govern
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 10, 2018 17:42
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truth® Partners with Epiphone to Donate Custom Guitars to High Schools in Regions Most Heavily Impacted by Tobacco

The truth x Epiphone partnership aims to inspire teenagers to use their creativity as a force for change and speak up against Big Tobacco. The truth x Epiphone custom guitars were first showcased at this year's Grammys gift lounge, where celebrities incl
PR Newswire
added Apr 9, 2018 15:59
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how tobacco companies are enlisting music artists like cardi b to promote tobacco products

Cigar company Swisher Sweets organized the event as part of the Swisher Sweets Artist Project, a marketing campaign that holds music events with emerging artists, including pop-up performances in convenience stores — “Convenience Store Sessions” — and co
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 9, 2018 15:30
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