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Audacious Philanthropy: Case Studies

Bridgespan Group has produced case studies of 15 world-changing initiatives, from public libraries and polio eradication to tobacco control...One takeaway: 90 percent of the initiatives took more than 20 years to come to broad fruition.
Public.
added Aug 28, 2017 02:54
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[Maryland] Health Department has $4,000 in tobacco prevention grants available

The Carroll County Health Department has grant funding available for organizations and businesses interested in smoking cessation and prevention projects. Proposed projects can take many forms, but the goals of the project should fit into one of three g
Carroll County (MD) Times
added Aug 27, 2017 07:19
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[UK] Funding cuts result in fewer people accessing smoking cessation services, says charity

(ASH) said that as a result of funding cuts, fewer smoking cessation services were available for people who needed support to quit smoking Cuts in public funding could have resulted in fewer people receiving evidence based support to quit smoking, a pub
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:00
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[Switzerland, UK-Scotland] SNP MSP criticised for taking hospitality from ciggie giant

Richard Lyle reportedly accepted over £800 in travel and accommodation from Philip Morris International (PMI) despite the fact the company fought the Scottish Government’s policy of plain packaging on cigarettes. Lyle visited the firm's Swiss factory to
Third Force News (uk)
added Aug 22, 2017 15:18
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[UK] ASH Comment on Vapour Love sponsorship

The ASA rules expressly forbid the use of children...the promotion of this sponsorship through social media constitutes advertising. It is of particular concern that these promotional photographs were linked to a 7 year olds twitter account including requ
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 22, 2017 15:18
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[UK] SMOKE WITHOUT FIRE? Pageant girl’s mum faces backlash after a VAPING company sponsor the 7-year-old £100 to promote their shop

mum Jenna now says that she has faced criticism from people who believe that Layla should not be promoting the products – despite Vapour Love sponsoring the youngster to compete in Miss British Empire UK.
The Sun (uk)
added Aug 22, 2017 15:14
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Anthem, Cigna, Macy’s sued by DOL over wellness plan

The Department of Labor has brought a lawsuit against Macy’s Inc. and subsidiaries of Anthem and Cigna over what it says is mismanagement of the tobacco cessation program in Macy’s employee wellness plan.
BenefitsPRO.com
added Aug 18, 2017 20:44
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Major firms' insurance unions to team up to tackle smoking among members

Corporate health insurance unions of 18 major companies are setting up a consortium with over 580,000 total members to offer remote outpatient treatment to help people quit smoking. The move comes as the unions, faced with financial difficulties, need
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Aug 18, 2017 20:39
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[UK] New Government data shows valuable Stop Smoking Services continue to decline

"Despite impressive ambitions in the Government’s recently published Tobacco Control Plan these highly successful services have been left under-funded. The Government must put its money where its mouth is and provide proper investment to local authorities
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 20:36
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Ready, set, VAPE! Competitive vaping sees 'cloud chasers' trying to blow the biggest, densest smoke clouds in the hopes of earning big cash prizes and brand sponsorships

But it's not all about a size in this interesting sport, these 'cloud chasers' also get creative, and besides focusing on size and density, they blow cool shapes like streams, ripples of the popular French Inhale, which consists of exhaling the vapor out
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 03:30
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