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[UK] Tobacco Control Plan could be hindered by public health cuts

Department of Health calls for the first smoke-free generation under the new Tobacco Control Plan, but cuts to local authority public health budgets have seen provision of stop smoking services slashed. The government has pledged to cut the smoking rate
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 14:53
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[Europe] Big Tobacco and right-wing US billionaires funding anti-regulation hardliners in the EU

two curious new groups have set up shop in Brussels: the Consumer Choice Center and an EU branch of the [FOREST]... no links to those they allege to speak for...exclusively funded by corporations like [JTI] and right-wing billionaires such as ...Koch Bro
Corporate Europe Observatory (be)
added Jul 23, 2017 14:54
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[UK] Ambitions for a smoke-free generation unveiled

A number of organisations have issued statements commenting on the proposals. The All Party Group on Smoking and Health says it welcomes the plan. It's chair, the Conservative MP Bob Blackman, says: "As long as sufficient funding can be found to pay for
WebMD
added Jul 21, 2017 15:52
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Tobacco Control Bill under review, says Tufton

Dr Tufton said the comprehensive legislation seeks to address critical matters which have not been addressed under the existing Tobacco Control Regulations. These, he said, include: Regulating the interactions of Government officials with the tobacco ind
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jul 20, 2017 19:24
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LETTER: Dan Sebald: Wisconsin up in smoke

Have Democrats forgotten the tobacco industry lawsuit? Forgotten how Gov. Scott McCallum "borrowed" Wisconsin's share of the settlement to balance the state budget when that money should have been spent on adolescent smoking prevention? How about account
(Madison, WI) Capital Times
added Jul 20, 2017 16:54
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[Indiana] Smoke-free Hamilton County gets funding renewed, creates plan to decrease smoking

In Hamilton County only about 12 percent of adults smoke, but that does not stop Holly Wheeler, program coordinator of Smoke-free Hamilton County, from wanting to make those numbers even lower. To help with the mission to prevent and decrease tobacco use
Current in Noblesville (IN)
added Jul 20, 2017 02:22
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[India] Industry front group dumps Big Tobacco

The International Tax and Investment Centre (ITIC) has announced that it will no longer accept sponsorship from tobacco companies or permit their representatives to sit on its board. This follows a campaign in 2016, led by the Tax Justice Network, ASH (U
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jul 20, 2017 00:56
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[UK] ASH Welcomes New Tobacco Control Plan for England: Funding needed for it to succeed

“Funding must be found if the Government is to achieve its vision of a “smokefree generation”. The tobacco industry should be made to pay a through a licence fee on the ‘polluter pays’ principle. Tobacco manufacturers are some of the most profitable comp
ASH London (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 13:12
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[New York] Montefiore And Einstein Awarded $3.4 Million NIH Grant To Integrate Opioid And Tobacco Addiction Treatment

were awarded a $3.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to implement a smoking cessation study for people with opioid use disorder (OUD). The study will examine a novel approach: incorporating a medication that reduces tobacco cravings in
PR Newswire
added Jul 16, 2017 20:03
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Civil Society Led Tobacco Control Advocacy in the Caribbean: Experiences from The Jamaica Coalition for Tobacco Control (PDF)

The mandate for accelerated implementation of the WHO FCTC is clear: tobacco use is the only modifiable risk factor common to all 4 main NCDs (diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and chronic lung disease). Tobacco use kills 6 million people per y
Healthy Caribbean Coalition (bb)
added Jul 16, 2017 15:20
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