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CDC Report Shows Continued Effectiveness, Outstanding Results of “Tips” Mass Media Ad Campaign – Program Needs Continued Support from Congress

issued a comprehensive research study today detailing the proven successes of its “Tips from Former Smokers” media campaign and providing further evidence of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the campaign. The results demonstrate the clear need
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 25, 2016 05:01
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ClearWay Minnesota(SM) funds new research grants

a study simulating the effect of policies restricting the sale of menthol tobacco products ... a study to examine use of menthol-flavored e-cigarettes...a study on policies regarding commercial tobacco marketing on American Indian reservations
PR Newswire
added Mar 17, 2016 20:31
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[Michigan, North Carolina] Tobacco giant gave $250000 to group representing black-owned newspapers

After National Newspaper Publishers Association President Benjamin Chavis Jr. visited Reynolds American’s headquarters ...Reynolds American last year gave $250,000 to the organization, which from its Washington, D.C., headquarters represents the interests
Center for Public Integrity
added Mar 17, 2016 16:47
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Children's of Alabama, UAB get grant to help prevent kids from using tobacco

Children's of Alabama and UAB are teaming up to help prevent kids from smoking e-cigarettes or using tobacco. The department of public health is giving an $80,000 grant to collect data on youth cigarette use in the Birmingham metro area. That informati
FOX6 WBRC-TV (Birmingham, AL)
added Mar 17, 2016 12:59
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[New York] COTTER: Making Museums Moral Again

In 1983, the Whitney Museum of American Art opened a Midtown branch that was paid for, and named for, the Philip Morris tobacco company, which for decades had steadfastly denied that smoking causes lung cancer. The Whitney escaped sustained censure for it
New York Times
added Mar 17, 2016 12:43
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Children’s of Alabama receives grant to “protect” children from secondhand smoke, vapor

Children’s of Alabama and UAB Pediatrics received a $80,000 grant from the Alabama Department of Public Health to protect children from the effects of secondhand smoke and vaping as well as tobacco use and initiation. A report was issued Tuesday stating
WIAT TV-42 CBS ( Birmingham, AL)
added Mar 16, 2016 22:06
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Lung Cancer Advocates from Every State Take to Capitol Hill to Fight for More Research Funding

the first ever LUNG FORCE Advocacy Day. Following recent advances in combating lung cancer, these lung cancer advocates are pushing for robust, sustained federal research funding increases that will result in additional early detection methods and better
PR Newswire
added Mar 16, 2016 19:30
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CVS Health Foundation Announces Second Round of Grants in Partnership with Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

New grants part of five-year $50 million Be The First initiative, and awarded to coincide with national Kick Butts Day, encouraging youth to fight tobacco use 2015 grantees make progress on education and action on tobacco issues
PR Newswire
added Mar 16, 2016 19:28
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[Africa] Tobacco growers to benefit from $7m levy in Zimbabwe

TOBACCO growers are expected to start accessing the $7 million levy that was collected by the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board last season. The 1,5 percent tobacco levy which had been scrapped in 2005, to encourage farmers to grow the crop was re-int
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Mar 15, 2016 22:55
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[Missouri] Yael T. Abouhalkah: Gov. Sam Brownback’s top aides blatantly misled public on children’s fund

The meetings by Brownback officials of last year and, certainly, of earlier this month regarding the tobacco-related funds should have been made public.
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Mar 15, 2016 19:54
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