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[Australia] FRANDSEN: Why we should pay people to stop smoking

Despite some of the strictest tobacco control policies in the world, recent data shows the decline in smoking in Australia has stalled. “First-line” quitting strategies available in Australia such as nicotine patches offer around a 7% success rate (or 93
The Conversation (au)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:42
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[New York] Ex-trader who worked for ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ funded lavish life off retirees: SEC

Belfort’s boiler room operation got sued by federal regulators on Friday for allegedly bilking nearly $6 million from retirees in a real estate scheme that funded an e-cigarette company and his visits to a tanning salon. Leonard Vincent Lombardo raised $
New York Post
added Sep 30, 2017 19:38
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[Australia, Canada] Mining billionaire Andrew Forrest plotting 'assault' on the tobacco industry

Suing big tobacco for the costs of smoking-related illnesses is on the radar of an organisation set up by billionaire iron ore magnate and philanthropist Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest. The $75-million Eliminate Cancer Initiative (ECI), funded by Mr Forrest an
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Sep 30, 2017 16:45
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[Cambodia, Laos, Mongolia] Researchers Awarded Important Grant to Study Tobacco Control in Asia

Researchers at Loma Linda University School of Public Health were recently awarded a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop new research methods for enhancing the effectiveness of tobacco-control programs in Cambodia,
Adventist Review
added Sep 30, 2017 01:43
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Sri Lanka to receive new international support on tobacco control

Sri Lanka has been selected to receive dedicated international support through the United Nations to take action to reduce tobacco use. Tobacco use is extremely harmful for health and is one of the world’s leading causes of premature death. Tobacco use i
Lanka Business Online (lk)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:33
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Philip Morris International Calls for Proposals in Second Funding Round of PMI IMPACT, a Global Initiative to Fight Illegal Trade and Related Crimes

Proposals can come from private, public, or non-governmental organizations, and interested organizations must submit their applications by November 15, 2017. For this second funding round, PMI IMPACT will focus on initiatives that address converging form
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Sep 29, 2017 17:14
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[Asia] Sri Lanka to receive new international support on tobacco control

Through the “FCTC 2030” project, Sri Lanka will receive assistance to undertake a government-wide programme of work to strengthen tobacco control. The project, to run for five-years, will bring international support to Sri Lanka from the WHO FCTC Secreta
Colombo Gazette (lk)
added Sep 28, 2017 16:00
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[California] Camino Pharma Co-Founder Receives $10.8 Million Grant for Development of Potential Drug for Cocaine and Nicotine Addiction

to advance the preclinical development of a new class of medicine for the treatment of substance use disorders, including cocaine and nicotine addiction. "It is an exciting opportunity for Camino Pharma to join forces with SBP and UC San Diego to transl
PR Newswire
added Sep 27, 2017 21:37
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'There wouldn't be professional women's tennis without her': The Gladys Heldman story

Heldman then persuaded her friend Joe Cullman, chairman of tobacco giant Philip Morris, to provide an additional $2,500 – taking the total pool to $7,500. This contribution secured naming rights for Virginia Slims, a new cigarette brand for women that Ph
WTA - Women's Tennis Association
added Sep 22, 2017 23:57
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[Ohio] University of Findlay works to become a tobacco-free campus

is working to join the growing number of colleges and universities that want to make their campus tobacco free. The university has received a grant from the American Cancer Society to fund an initiative to establish a new tobacco free policy on campus.
WTOL-TV (Toledo, OH)
added Sep 20, 2017 22:50
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