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A study by Cancer Research UK and the campaign group Action on Smoking and Health found six in ten local authorities in England were forced to reduce their budgets last year.
The Sun (uk)
added Nov 16, 2016 17:22
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[UK] North West smokers at risk due to government cuts

People across the North West are being urged to back a hard-hitting initiative to support measures to tackle tobacco harm, as new figures released reveal dangerous funding cuts. A new joint report from Cancer Research UK and ASH (Action on Smoking Healt
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Nov 16, 2016 17:20

[UK] Stop-smoking services under threat as budgets are cut

Stop smoking services across England are facing ongoing budget cuts after six in ten local authorities (59 per cent) were forced to reduce their funding in the last year according to a new joint report by ASH and Cancer Research UK published today (Wedne
Medical Xpress (
added Nov 16, 2016 17:17

American Cancer Society and CVS Health Foundation Award Grants to Help 20 Colleges and Universities Go Tobacco-Free in Largest Initiative of Its Kind

grants to 20 U.S. colleges and universities as part of their Tobacco-Free Generation Campus Initiative (TFGCI), a $3.6 million multi-year program intended to accelerate and expand the adoption and implementation of 100 percent smoke- and tobacco-free camp
PR Newswire
added Nov 14, 2016 23:20

[Michigan] OU selected as inaugural participant in Tobacco-Free Generation Campus Initiative

OU is among the first 20 colleges and universities selected to partner with the American Cancer Society and CVS Health Foundation on a national initiative promoting smoke- and tobacco-free campus policies.
Oakland University (Rochester, MI)
added Nov 14, 2016 22:57

[Asia, Sri Lanka] Anti- Smoking campaigners question the financial request from the Ceylon Tobacco Company

The government is accused of making an unethical decision on its fight against tobacco and alcohol consumption by seeking a donation of 500 million rupees from the Ceylon Tobacco company, as per a proposal in budget 2017.
Hiru News (lk)
added Nov 14, 2016 14:47

[Asia, India] Low- and middle-income countries to receive support to implement tobacco control

Through a new project...a number of low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) will be eligible to receive direct support to implement tobacco control strategies and policies. The project will bring together support from across the UN to accelerate the imp
Asian Tribune
added Nov 14, 2016 14:42

[UK] Pleas to help save Bolton's stop smoking services

A BOLTON nurse is issuing an SOS call for people in Bolton to protect vital Stop Smoking Services in the the town. Jessica Turner, a former pupil at Turton High School, from Harwood, is lending her voice to Cancer Research UK’s ‘Don’t Quit On Us’ campaig
This is Lancashire (uk)
added Nov 14, 2016 14:37

[Colorado, North Dakota] California Voters Pass Steep Tobacco Tax Hike

But industry-funded "no" messaging in Colorado and North Dakota carried the day, perhaps because -- unlike in California, where proponents spent more than $30 million pushing the measure -- backers of the tax hikes in those states failed to mount signifi
MedPage Today
added Nov 11, 2016 20:51

Fewer 'Nails in the Coffin' as Smoking Rate Declines

More than a million tobacco-related deaths were prevented over the past 25 years. But there is still plenty of work to do, CDC director Tom Frieden, MD, said Thursday. After years of steady decline in the smoking rate, only 15% of U.S. residents are smo
MedPage Today
added Nov 11, 2016 20:41
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