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VIDEO: Group submits proposal to raise Missouri's cigarette tax

A group called Raise Your Hand for Kids has collected over 320,000 signatures on the petition, which was submitted to the Missouri Secretary of State last weekend. The measure proposes to raise Missouri's tobacco tax and use the majority of the revenue
KYTV KY3 (Springfield, MO)
added May 12, 2016 20:01
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Bank partners tobacco farmers in $2m irrigation deal

TOBACCO farmers will get over $2 million for irrigation and working capital from Agribank in a major boost for production of the golden leaf.
Newsday (zw)
added May 12, 2016 16:02
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[UK] Councils divert anti-smoking funds into political lobbying

There is continuing evidence that councils are failing to spend their huge Public Health budgets in practical ways. The funds meant for smoking cessation have become less and less effective with the rise of e-cigarettes – or vaping – as a preferred solut
ConservativeHome (blog) (uk)
added May 12, 2016 15:35
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[North Carolina] Rally calls on legislature to restore youth tobacco education funding

teen smoking is becoming more common in North Carolina since the legislature eliminated funding for anti-smoking education programs. The group’s Cancer Action Network held a rally with teenagers Wednesday calling on legislators to restore $17.3 million f
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added May 12, 2016 03:51
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Feds Seek $3.7M In Unpaid Fees From Fla. Tobacco Importer ($$)

claims the company has failed to pay more than $3.7 million in fees, penalties and interest it owes to a federal subsidy program for domestic tobacco growers... The government brought the civil suit against Pat Marketing Inc., an importer of cigarettes an
Law360
added May 11, 2016 02:28
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[France] Pregnant French women offered €300 to quit smoking

Researchers are on the hunt for 400 women who are smokers and currently pregnant. They intend to carry out a study in which half the women will be paid €300 in vouchers as an incentive to quit smoking. They will be offered vouchers that can be used
The Local France (fr)
added May 9, 2016 22:42
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[UK] Warrington Borough Council backs end of Warrington Wolves' Truvape deal as Halliwell Jones Stadium e-cigarette ban comes into force

Borough Council has backed the end of Warrington Wolves’ sponsorship deal with Truvape as the club’s e-cigarettes ban comes into force. The club announced in February that its 18-month sponsorship deal with the e-cigarette company would be terminated aft
This is Cheshire (Congleton Guardian) (uk)
added May 9, 2016 13:49
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[Missouri] Campaigns submit tobacco, tax, marijuana initiatives

The Raise Your Hand for Kids campaign ... funded almost entirely by RAI Services Co., an arm of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co....The Missouri Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association, which executive director Ron Leone said will turn in about 160,
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added May 8, 2016 17:48
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SIEGEL: Kulik and Glantz Response to Criticism of their Paper is Censored by Journal, Undermining Its Own Conflict of Interest Policies

We do not publish conflict of interest disclosures and then right after that, publish an additional disclosure which reads: "In evaluating this paper, please ignore the above conflicts of interest." But that is exactly what the journal is asking its read
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added May 8, 2016 15:49
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[UK] Pregnant women in France offered £200 to quit smoking - where one in five do not kick the habit while expecting

Seventeen hospitals across France are taking part in the new scheme It is part of a study into whether a financial incentive helps smokers quit / More UK women smoke while pregnant, as one in four does not give up
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 7, 2016 18:18
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