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[North Carolina] O’CONNOR: 1 in 7 Americans smoke – where you’ll find them

the poor will be even less able to buy health insurance. All of this looks like a bad recipe. Poor people getting sick from smoking but not having the insurance to pay their medical bills. Wealthier people are refraining from smoking, most likely staying
Durham (NC) Herald Sun
added Sep 12, 2017 03:00
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Philip Morris International Announces First Round of Projects to Be Funded Through PMI IMPACT, a USD 100 Million Global Initiative to Fight Illegal Trade

announced today 32 projects selected in the first funding round of PMI IMPACT, a global initiative to support organizations in developing and implementing projects dedicated to fighting illegal trade and related crimes. The PMI IMPACT Expert Council revie
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Sep 7, 2017 15:13
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F1: Ferrari pens new sponsorship deal with Philip Morris International

In a two-line statement, the Scuderia has announced that it has renewed its partnership with Philip Morris International (PMI), better known as the tobacco giant behind the Marlboro brand. “The agreement continues the collaboration of over 40 years betw
Fox Sports
added Sep 7, 2017 01:54
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Motor racing: Ferrari continue with tobacco sponsor

announced on Monday the renewal of one of the longest-running and least obvious sponsorships in sport... The partnership has been running for more than 40 years, surviving a ban on visible cigarette advertising that led other teams to kick the lucrative h
Reuters
added Sep 5, 2017 15:29
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[Arkansas] $2M left in smoke suit cash

After paying out more than $20 million to over 20,000 former Marlboro Lights customers, a $45 million Arkansas settlement fund has $2.2 million left over, money that must be spent on public service. The settlement was paid last year to end a 14-year-old
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Sep 4, 2017 12:10
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[Asia, India] Lens on US charities funding NGOs with anti-tobacco drive

Even as US-based charity Bloomberg Philanthropies is still being "watched"...three of its recipient NGOs have been denied renewal of registration under the Foreign Contributions Regulation Act (FCRA) or had their registration cancelled over the past year.
Times of India
added Sep 4, 2017 11:33
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[Georgia (Country), Wisconsin] World Services of La Crosse to bow out, hoping network thrives

diminishing grant funding and a federal budget that proposes substantial funding cuts for the U.S. State Department....“I still have a smoking cessation program in Georgia,” a country bordered by Russia...“Smoking among seventh-graders has declined from 7
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Sep 4, 2017 11:24
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[Asia-pacific] Chain-smoking children: Indonesia's ongoing tobacco epidemic

"The problem is big," Pulungan said, adding that smoking has been an issue in Indonesia for more than 40 years. "But it's getting worse." He believes that in addition to peer influence, the root causes of the epidemic include advertising, lack of laws --
CNN
added Sep 4, 2017 03:46
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Tobacco retail environment near housing programmes for patients with mental health conditions in New York City

People with MH conditions residing in supportive housing in NYC encounter a heavy tobacco retail environment in close proximity to their home, and in some boroughs, one worse than non-MH residences. Implementing a ban on tobacco retail near public schools
Tobacco Control
added Sep 1, 2017 01:33
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[Asia, Pakistan] CDA panned for tobacco firm MoU

A group of activists have panned the CDA for signing an agreement with a tobacco company for tree plantation. The Coalition for Tobacco Control-Pakistan (CTC-Pak) National Coordinator Khurram Hashmi on Tuesday urged the Islamabad Mayor and CDA Chairman
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Aug 30, 2017 20:55
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