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Oklahoma Health Care Authority official says cigarette tax is needed to help fund Medicaid system

A proposed $1.50-per-pack cigarette tax is needed to stabilize a Medicaid system in danger of collapse, Oklahoma Health Care Authority CEO Nico Gomez said Thursday.
The Oklahoman
added Apr 9, 2016 13:43
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‘Public enemy no. 1’: Tobacco industry funding for the AIDS response [FREE FULL TEXT]

This article analyzes the history of tobacco industry funding for the AIDS response – a largely ignored aspect of private donor involvement...This raises questions, which this paper seeks to answer, about if donations by tobacco companies to AIDS organiz
Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS: An Open Access Journal
added Apr 8, 2016 17:49
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[Africa, Canada, USA] Big Tobacco sought to enhance own image by fighting AIDS, study says

While such practices continue in parts of sub-Saharan Africa, AIDS groups elsewhere have disavowed tobacco funding — one HIV advocate calling the former financial links a “pact with the devil,” the paper notes. The authors say that should be an example f
National Post (ca)
added Apr 8, 2016 17:43
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[Indiana] Grant will fund smoking cessation study ($$)

The Bloomington Hospital Foundation has awarded a $5,000 grant to Indiana University’s School of Public Health for a smoking cessation study. The study is part of an intervention and research project called CEASE, which stands for the Clinical Effort Aga
Bloomington (IN) Herald-Times
added Apr 8, 2016 10:09
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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
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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
News-Medical.net
added Apr 6, 2016 21:55
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[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
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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
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[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
MarketWired
added Apr 6, 2016 21:06
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[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
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