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[North Carolina] N.C. ranks 47th on spending for tobacco-prevention initiatives

In 2011, the Republican-controlled General Assembly abolished the N.C. Health and Wellness Fund after 10 years of existence as part of an attempt at resolving the state’s budget gap that has been fixed since. The average annual spending on the N.C. progr
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 19, 2016 20:19

National Report: North Dakota Again Ranks 1st in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

For the fourth straight year, North Dakota ranks 1st in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit...North Dakota is spending $9.9 million this year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, compared with the
PR Newswire
added Dec 19, 2016 20:04

[North Dakota] AUDIO: 'Breathe ND' director says she was 'taken by surprise' by proposal to eliminate the agency

A proposal in former Gov. Jack Dalrymple's executive budget would eliminate the North Dakota Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy agency -- also known as "Breathe ND."... "To totally eliminate an agency that has seen such incredible results in
North Dakota Public Radio / Prairie Public Broadcasting
added Dec 19, 2016 20:00

Editorial: Ohio's indoor smoking ban turns 10

the decision by voters in November 2006 to enact the ban was wise, even if it has shown little effect on the number of adults who smoke...the state still has much work to do to improve its unacceptable track record in curtailing smoking. Investing in cess
Canton (OH) Repository
added Dec 19, 2016 19:54

[UK] Funds to tackle smoking being cut back by council

Blackpool Council is to stop paying GPs for referring patients to services which help them quit smoking. Cabinet member for health Coun Amy Cross told the authority’s Health Scrutiny Committee she thought the policy was “very inappropriate.” She was res
Blackpool Today (uk)
added Dec 19, 2016 19:54

[France] French pension reserve fund turns its back on tobacco, coal

Fonds de reserve pour les retraites (FRR), France’s €37.2bn pension reserve fund, will no longer invest in the tobacco industry or certain coal companies. Further, next year, it will launch €5bn of ESG-based passive equity mandates as part of the implem / Investments and Pensions Europe (uk)
added Dec 17, 2016 07:13

[New Jersey] N.J. ranked worst in nation for trying to keep kids from smoking

by allocating no state funding to discourage tobacco use, New Jersey does nothing to prevent an estimated 11,800 deaths every year that can be directly attributed to smoking, according to the Tobacco Free Kids Campaign.
added Dec 17, 2016 06:56

[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: NJ giving up on smokers

there seems little other way to interpret the fact that the state once again ranks dead last in the nation in spending on tobacco prevention. The amount of money New Jersey devotes to the task? Zero. This is the fifth consecutive year the state has spent (Bridgewater Courier News/East Brunswick Home News Tribune)
added Dec 17, 2016 04:12

SIEGEL: Lying for Money: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Solicitation is Fundamentally Dishonest

is lying for money. They are dishonestly claiming that tobacco companies are marketing gummy bear and cotton candy e-cigarettes in order to create a more shocking appeal for donations. I do not understand why there seems to be such a need for health agen
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Dec 16, 2016 18:49
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[UK] Cuts to public health funding a tragic folly, public health leader warns

Professor Capewell said: "Last year councillors were forced to cut £220 million from vital public health services such as smoking cessation... these sums are not Monopoly money. They represent a tragedy for people in who will go on to develop chronic, li
Faculty of Public Health (FPH) (uk)
added Dec 16, 2016 16:32
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