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CVS Intensifies Anti-Tobacco Fight In Third Year

CVS Health isn’t wavering from its push to curtail smoking and the use of tobacco products, more than three years after its move to end cigarette sales grabbed national headlines and bipartisan praise. On Monday, CVS said it will spend $10 million this
Forbes
added Mar 20, 2018 01:50
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China takes millions in aid from the UK, then hands it to... Russia

A £133,584 grant for the project was handed over by the publicly funded Medical Research Council in 2015-16 to scientists at Sun Yat-Sen University for a study into smoking habits. It included 400 workers being given ‘intensive tobacco-related education’
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 18, 2018 02:38
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[Vermont] Half of $28M Tobacco Settlement Will Go to Fight Opioids

Vermont will receive $28 million to settle a long-running dispute with tobacco companies and will spend half that money to combat opioid addiction.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 17, 2018 14:38
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Anti-smoking groups rally against proposal to undermine Tobacco Free Florida funding

Florida’s smoking rates may have dropped, but the need continues for an anti-smoking campaign —- making ill-advised a proposed constitutional amendment that would divert money from advertising to cancer research, a group of health advocates warned Wednes
Orlando (FL) Weekly
added Mar 16, 2018 21:26
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[Florida] Funding for cancer research may be skimmed from tobacco prevention program

A proposed amendment making its way through the Constitution Revision Commission is looking to put more money into cancer research. Sounds good right? But, health groups are opposing it because the money would come out of Florida’s tobacco prevention pro
WCTV6 CBS (Tallahassee, FL)
added Mar 16, 2018 21:04
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Health groups say a proposed amendment could undermine Florida’s anti-smoking campaign

A coalition of health organizations are warning that a proposed state constitutional amendment would undermine Florida’s smoking prevention efforts resulting in higher smoking rates and, eventually, higher health care costs as the result of an increase i
The Capitolist
added Mar 16, 2018 20:53
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[Florida] Health groups say proposed constitutional amendment would increase smoking rates

A proposed constitutional amendment making its way through the Constitution Revision Commission is looking to put more money into cancer research, but health groups oppose it, because the money would come out of the state’s tobacco prevention program. F
WBBH NBC2 (Tallahassee, FL)
added Mar 16, 2018 18:08
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[UK] Hackney agrees £4 million deal to combine ‘stop smoking’ services

Hackney Council is set to sign a £4 million deal to combine all its “stop smoking” services under one roof – a move the borough’s health chief says will help residents quit the habit. The five-year contract for Hackney’s Stop Smoking Service was awarde
Hackney Citizen (uk)
added Mar 16, 2018 14:41
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[Florida] More money being put into cancer research at the expense of tobacco prevention programs

A proposed constitutional amendment making its way through the Constitution Revision Commission is looking to put more money into cancer research. Health groups oppose it because the money would come out of the state’s tobacco prevention program.
WJHG-TV (Panama City Beach, FL)
added Mar 15, 2018 14:56
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[UK] Help to quit goes up in smoke

Why are the services shutting down? And what of the impact on smokers and the NHS? To find out, BMA News has tracked the demise of a single service in Bromley, a south London borough which itself describes high levels of smoking for pregnant women, child
British Medical Association (BMA) (uk)
added Mar 15, 2018 14:23
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