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EXTRA ‘VAPE BREAKS’ FOR E-CIGARETTE SMOKERS? MORE THAN THREE QUARTERS OF BRITS DISAGREE

According to the results of a new study, the majority of the British public disagree with Public Health England’s plan to give vapers preferential treatment over tobacco smokers when it comes to breaks at work. Not only do 76% feel that e-cigarette smoke
COOL THINGS (uk)
added Oct 21, 2016 21:42
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[California] Essential Politics: Tobacco companies claim proponents of cigarette tax will 'use the new revenue to enrich their top executives'

the No on Proposition 56 campaign contends that the doctors and health insurance groups financing the initiative wrote it to avoid external oversight over the money going to low-income patient care. “They even exempted themselves from the new audit requi
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 21, 2016 00:21
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BIll Would Make FDA Cigar Ban Go Up in Smoke

Rep. Kathy Castor, a Democrat who represents Tampa, Fla. She recently introduced House Resolution 5955, the "Restore Charitable Contributions of Premium Cigars to the Troops Act." The legislation would allow non-profits to make charitable gifts "of tradit
AMI Newswire (American Media Institute)
added Oct 21, 2016 00:17
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[Missouri] CAMPAIGN 2016: Rival tobacco tax initiatives to appear on same ballot

Constitutional Amendment 3 and Proposition A both would raise the state's cigarette tax, currently the lowest in the country. Ironically, both campaigns have been backed in part by tobacco companies. Amendment 3 proponents, the group Raise Your Hand for
KRCG-TV 13 (Jefferson City, MO)
added Oct 20, 2016 13:48
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[California] SKELTON: Capitol Journal The tobacco industry's strategy to kill a new statewide cigarette tax: Blow a lot of smoke

what they’re spewing is so disingenuous and hypocritical it’s a joke. The cigarette makers are bellyaching about the “wealthy special interests” — doctors, dentists, hospitals, health insurers — who are trying to “tax grab” on the Nov. 8 ballot. What’s b
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 20, 2016 13:33
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[Colorado] Tobacco tax hike dollars would go to health programs

The question also would increase the tax on other tobacco products, such as cigars and chewing tobacco, by 22 percent to 62 percent. In addition to directing funds to “health-related programs and tobacco education, prevention and cessation programs,” th
Durango (CO) Herald
added Oct 19, 2016 20:56
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Big tobacco money dominates home stretch for Colorado ballot initiatives

Another infusion of money from big tobacco dominated the campaign finance reports filed this week for Colorado’s statewide ballot initiatives, as opponents to a proposed tax increase on cigarettes and other tobacco products pumped $6.2 million more into
Denver (CO) Post
added Oct 19, 2016 16:45
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[Pennsylvania] Infrequently Asked Questions: Is secondhand smoke bad for my pet?

difficult to find sources for the type of funding that would be needed for a very large study. We certainly do it, but it is certainly more challenging. Particularly, it’s a little easier for dogs because there has been a lot more evidence to show that a
PhillyVoice.com
added Oct 19, 2016 15:58
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Lung Cancer Research Foundation Announces 2016 Scientific Grant Program Awards

announced the awardees of its 2016 Scientific Grant Program at the Eleventh Annual Lung Cancer Awareness Luncheon...In another record-breaking year, LCRF awarded $2.2 million in research grants to 15 researchers as part of the LCRF Scientific Grant Progra
PR Newswire
added Oct 18, 2016 19:02
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[California] Everything you need to know about Prop. 56 which aims to tax vapers

California’s legislative analyst and the state’s finance director say Proposition 56 could raise $1 billion to $1.4 billion in state revenue by the 2017-2018 year, with potentially lower annual revenues over time. The measure calls for that money to go
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 17, 2016 19:00
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