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[Indiana] VIDEO: Mike Pence's home state can now require Medicaid recipients to work

Vice President Mike Pence and Seema Verma revolutionized Medicaid in Indiana a few years ago... Under the newly granted waiver, smokers who don't participate in tobacco cessation activities will face premium surcharges as an incentive to engage in health
added Feb 14, 2018 10:27

HHS approves Indiana's Medicaid plan to require work

Indiana's plan will begin in 2019 and will last for three years. The state also will become the first to impose higher Medicaid premiums on smokers in the plan approved by the federal government.
added Feb 14, 2018 10:24
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[Oklahoma] Bills would target tobacco funds

some Oklahoma lawmakers are turning hungrily to one of the state’s biggest heaps of public cash. The Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust, valued at $1.1 billion, has become a tempting target for legislators who want to redirect the flow of TSET funds to c
Enid (OK) News & Eagle
added Feb 13, 2018 16:56

[UK] Sharon Hodgson MP: NHS cancer staff shortages should be ‘top government priority’

I have always been a strong supporter of the principle that prevention is key to tackling cancer. Whilst there is no silver bullet, I do believe there is more we could be doing to reduce the prevalence of cancer through prevention. Particularly for thos
Cancer Research UK (uk)
added Feb 12, 2018 19:11

Tobacco giant's research largesse ignites controversy ($$)

added Feb 9, 2018 18:37

Bloomberg School rejects tobacco-funded foundation

The Bloomberg School of Public Health announced on Jan. 25 that it will refuse to accept funds from the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, an anti-tobacco organization which has ties to global tobacco magnate Philip Morris International (PMI).
Johns Hopkins News-Letter
added Feb 8, 2018 21:31

[Netherlands] Big tobacco’s offer: $1 billion for research. Should scientists take it?

But Yach says he's already received 50 to 60 proposals from around the world, including from U.S. medical schools. The foundation will issue a formal call for proposals for centers of excellence after a workshop later this month, and expects to award its
added Feb 8, 2018 21:13

Senate Budget Deal Shortchanges America's Investment in Disease Prevention

The U.S. Senate today will vote on a budget agreement that increases spending levels for the next two years and includes funding for important health programs such as community health centers. Regrettably, for the second time in less than two months, the
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 8, 2018 20:58

[Oklahoma] Edmondson ready to fight for tobacco money -- again

Oklahoma Democratic gubernatorial candidate Drew Edmondson is ready to fight to keep money from the state’s Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust from going up in smoke. That’s what Edmondson is convinced will happen if some state legislators succeed in an
McAlester (OK) News Capital & Democrat
added Feb 8, 2018 19:07

Politicians want to tap Idaho’s tobacco money again — this time for Medicaid changes

A proposal to use $11.4 million in tobacco settlement dollars to pay for the governor’s “dual-waiver” health care plan caused a partisan rift Tuesday among the Joint Millennium Fund Committee. The money comes from a 1998 settlement with the major tobacc
The Idaho Statesman
added Feb 8, 2018 04:53
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