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[District of Columbia] how truth initiative can help d.c. nonprofits become good neighbors in the fight to end tobacco use

nonprofits in the Washington, D.C., area could be eligible for a $2,000 sponsorship from the Truth Initiative Good Neighbor Fund to help fund projects encouraging youth to reject tobacco. The program supports projects focused on messaging or activities
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 7, 2016 17:55

Monetary incentives aid smoking cessation among pregnant, post-partum women

The good news is that the prevalence of smoking during pregnancy has decreased. The bad news is that economically disadvantaged pregnant women continue to smoke at much higher rates than affluent women. For the last three decades, developing more effect
added Apr 6, 2016 21:55

[Arkansas] Drawings for five $50 Walmart Gift Cards for E-Cigarette Survey

students are needed for a participation in a survey regarding electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes). The student must be 18 or older. Survey questions will ask about the participant's attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors regarding e-cigarettes. The survey wi
University of Arkansas
added Apr 6, 2016 21:31

Roswell Park Designated Scientific Lead for Ongoing Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study

has been awarded another nine years of funding from the National Institutes of Health ...includes the largest group of tobacco users to be studied over time, will offer insight into changes in tobacco product use; perceptions of harm from using new and em
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
added Apr 6, 2016 21:09

[Pennsylvania] Serving Those Who Serve: March's Donation to Operation: Cigars for Warriors Has Shipped

Famous Smoke has once again offered their monthly donation to Operation: Cigars for Warriors. March's total cigar shipment came to over 3,700 cigars... Please consider a tax deductible donation to help them cover these increased shipping costs. Click here
added Apr 6, 2016 21:06

[New York] Roswell Park tobacco researchers land another $17.7M in funding

Roswell Park Cancer Institute will continue to play a lead role in a national study that explores tobacco use in the United States. The Buffalo-based hospital is expected to receive $17.7 million over nine years as scientific lead of the Population Asses
Business First Of Buffalo
added Apr 5, 2016 00:22

[New York] Government grants to support study of tobacco use and health

The federal government has awarded $17.7 million to Roswell Park Cancer Institute and seven other institutions to continue work over the next nine years on a major study of tobacco use and health. The funds are from the National Institutes of Health and
Buffalo (NY) News
added Apr 4, 2016 23:25

Partnership Aims to Reduce Smoking Rates in Nine States

American Lung Association announced it is partnering with the Anthem help smokers in nine states -- Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, Wisconsin, Colorado, and Nevada -- quit smoking. Their Addressing Tobacco Use
Occupational Health and Safety
added Apr 4, 2016 14:41

The Cannabis Industry Is Not the Tobacco Industry, and We’ll Prove It

A challenge for the cannabis industry to prove that they are not Big Tobacco. That their philanthropic efforts are authentic, strategic, and part of their mission as a businesses and community member. Ideally, we would be innocent until proven guilty. But
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 2, 2016 01:26

A research program created through Arkansas' settlement with tobacco companies is marking its receipt of more than a half-billion dollars in grants since it was created more than a decade ago

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and state Tobacco Settlement Commission officials on Tuesday celebrated the Arkansas Biosciences Institute receiving more than $508 million in private and public grants since its creation in 2002. The institute is one of seven progra
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 29, 2016 23:04
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