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BLOOMBERG: UN meeting: ‘Smart policies save lives’

Many of the biggest causes of NCDs – like tobacco and junk foods – have powerful industries working on their sides. But so many lives are at stake – and there really is no excuse for inaction. So it is encouraging to see you all here, and the steps you ta
Health-E (za)
added Sep 28, 2018 21:39
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In These Red States, the Health of More Than 450,000 People Is on the Ballot / The Koch brothers and Big Tobacco are fighting initiatives to expand Medicaid in Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, and Utah.

Americans for Prosperity, the conservative group funded by the Koch brothers and which poured millions into persuading Republican legislatures to reject Medicaid expansion, are fighting the measures, but so far the group’s opposition has amounted mostly t
The Nation
added Sep 28, 2018 20:12
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[New York] Roswell Park and URMC To Create $19 Million Research Program Focused on Flavored Tobacco

teams from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and the University of Rochester Medical Center in an effort to better document and understand one of the fastest-growing trends in tobacco use. The five-year, $19.05 million competitive grant, awarded b
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
added Sep 28, 2018 14:38
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MSCI Launches Ex Tobacco Involvement Indexes

announced today the launch of a suite of Global Ex Tobacco Involvement Indexes. “There is growing demand for exclusionary indexes globally, including interest among the world’s largest pension and endowment funds for tobacco exclusion benchmarks”
Business Wire
added Sep 28, 2018 03:56
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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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