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[Wisconsin] PrideFest rejects Big Tobacco sponsorship in support of LGBT Health

Twenty LGBT and allied health organizations are applauding Milwaukee Pride for saying “no thanks” to Big Tobacco funding for this year’s PrideFest celebration. The decision builds on the Milwaukee Pride board’s decision last year to provide several toba
Milwaukee (WI) Independent
added May 11, 2018 20:25
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[Minnesota] 20 Years Later, $6 Billion Tobacco Settlement Still Paying Off

On the day of the settlement, then Minnesota Attorney General Skip Humphrey announced, “The tobacco industry has surrendered.” Those terms continue to deliver today. The $6 billion settlement brings tens of millions of dollars into the state for anti-s
WCCO-Channel 4000
added May 9, 2018 21:22
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ILO eyes decision on tobacco ties by year-end

The ILO has been taking money from Big Tobacco, the only UN agency to do so The International Labour Organization chief said Tuesday he hoped the UN body would resolve the controversial issue of whether to cut ties with the tobacco industry by the end of
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 9, 2018 18:30
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HURLEY/TARLTON: Opinion: How incentivizing small tobacco farmers can change livelihoods

Transitioning farmers away from tobacco and toward alternative crops, or indeed other livelihoods, is a way to unlock progress toward multiple Sustainable Development Goals. What can be done to help farmers transition? United Nations-led and U.N.-assist
Devex
added May 9, 2018 14:18
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[New York] Anna Wintour's family swansong: Vogue editor dazzles in custom Chanel at what is rumored to be her last ever Met Gala

a few were captured with cigarettes in hand, brazenly defying New York's indoor smoking ban. Behati Prinsloo, Bella Hadid, Dakota Johnson, and Paris Jackson were all seen smoking in the bathroom, as were Francis Bean Cobain, Mr. Robot actor Rami Malek,
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 8, 2018 18:41
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[Minnesota] VIDEO: 20 Years Since The $6B Tobacco Lawsuit That’s Still Paying Dividends

The funds from that case are still being used to fund programs all across Minnesota. The lawyers from the case reflect with Esme Murphy, 20 years later (5:10). WCCO
WCCO-Channel 4000
added May 7, 2018 19:07
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JUUL Labs Announces Comprehensive Strategy to Combat Underage Use

Building on its existing youth prevention and education programs, JUUL Labs today announced it will take additional decisive action by actively supporting state and federal initiatives to raise the minimum age to 21+ to purchase tobacco products as part o
Juul Labs/Juul Vapor
added May 7, 2018 18:50
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[Utah] Sen. Orrin Hatch eyes legacy with archive, think tank plans

the Hatch Foundation...Donations have come from places like Visa, the NFL, the tobacco manufacturer Altria and the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
AP - Associated Press
added May 7, 2018 14:25
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Free tobacco cessation tools offered to Indiana residents

he Indiana Tobacco Quitline is offering Hoosiers who use tobacco free help line to help them quit smoking. The free nicotine replacement therapy promotion begins May 1 and will end when supplies run out. “We want Hoosiers who are addicted to nicotine to
WRBI 103.9 (Batesville, IN)
added May 3, 2018 16:50
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: State budget snuffs out fight against tobacco use

The CDC’s recommended level is $63.6 million — less than half of the $150.7 million from the 1998 settlement and about 10 percent of total tobacco-related revenues. As the state grapples with rising medical and Medicaid costs, such an investment will pay
Yakima (WA) Herald
added May 1, 2018 04:35
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