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[Africa] RUNDE: We’re going to need a tobacco buyout for the developing world

Millions of smallholder farmers and their families in Africa and other parts of the developing world are going to lose their livelihoods due to the coming (welcome) fall in global demand for tobacco. This decrease will come as a result of changing techno
The Hill
added Sep 26, 2018 00:39
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[UK] Public health schemes fall victim to spending cuts, figures show

Efforts to tackle obesity, reduce smoking and improve children’s health have been cut back since ministers slashed public health budgets, government figures show.
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:50
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[California] UCSF Receives $20 Million to Study New Tobacco Products

to study the impacts of new and emerging tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products (HTPs), which heat tobacco without combustion.
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:24
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[Connecticut] $20 Million Grant Will Fund Continued Research by Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science

to continue to investigate the influence of flavors and sweeteners, and other constituents, on the appeal and addictive potential of traditional tobacco products and newer products like e-cigarettes.
Yale School of Medicine
added Sep 19, 2018 20:18
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Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science (TCORS)

FDA and NIH, as part of an on-going interagency partnership, awarded nine Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science (TCORS) grants in September 2018 to support research to inform the regulation of tobacco products. In this second round of funding, the TCORS
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Sep 19, 2018 17:22
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[Kentucky] Farmer Accused Of Filing False Reports With Federal Reinsured Crop Policies ($$)

U.S. government filed an indictment on Sept. 6 in a Kentucky federal court against a farmer for submitting false reports regarding federally reinsured crop insurance policies (United States of America v. Christopher G.
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 18, 2018 21:32
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[UK] North Yorkshire fund to help stop smoking in public places relaunched

North Yorkshire's County Council's Smokefree Places Fund was first launched last year. The Council is an active member of Breathe 2025, the organisation which campaigns “to see the next generation of children born and raised in a place free from tobacco,
York Press (uk)
added Sep 15, 2018 04:06
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[UK] Tobacco firms used to pay council pension as Suffolk loses almost £160 million to smoking every year

Tobacco firms are sill being used to grow Suffolk county Council’s pension fund - despite new figures showing smoking costs Suffolk almost £160 million a year. Sandy Martin MP speaking at the Suffolk Chamber in Greater Ipswich Networking Brunch with Sand
East Anglian Daily Times (uk)
added Sep 12, 2018 14:00
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The Health 202: Montana is voting on whether the tobacco industry should pay for Medicaid expansion

The tobacco industry has spent more than $9 million to date to persuade Montana voters to vote "no" on a ballot initiative to make Medicaid expansion permanent in the state, according to state campaign finance filings. The reason that tobacco companies
Washington Post
added Sep 12, 2018 13:59
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[Virginia] Rule on smoking at public housing results in some evictions in Bristol, Tennessee

Scyphers said 10 tenants actually chose to voluntarily move out, because they knew they couldn’t comply with the rules. The first month under the rule went well, Scyphers said, but since then there have been two evictions, and there are four more pendi
Bristol (VA) Herald-Courier
added Sep 10, 2018 16:34
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