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[New Zealand] Smokefree lobbyists face chop

groups face likely closure after a Government decision to slash funding for anti-smoking advocacy...Ministry of Health has awarded a single national anti-smoking advocacy contract to West Auckland-based Maori health agency Hapai Te Hauora. Total funding
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jun 28, 2016 21:24
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Electronic cigarette use in the European Union: analysis of a representative sample of 27 460 Europeans from 28 countries

E-cigarette use in the European Union appears to be largely confined to current or former smokers... Funding. no funding was provided for this study
Addiction
added Jun 28, 2016 21:02
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Epidemiological evidence on environmental tobacco smoke and cancers other than lung or breast

our conclusion that the epidemiological evidence does not convincingly demonstrate that ETS exposure causes any of the cancers studied....We also thank colleagues for providing helpful comments, and Japan Tobacco International Ltd. for financial support.
Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
added Jun 27, 2016 14:40
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Kansas Lawmakers Pass Bill in Bid to Stop Court From Closing Schools

Kansas lawmakers passed an education funding bill on Friday night...took millions from other sources, including from the state’s motor vehicle fees and the state’s revenues from a national settlement with tobacco companies.
New York Times
added Jun 25, 2016 15:45
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How ObamaCare Supports a Smoke-free Healthy Lifestyle

one can benefit from ObamaCare’s free cessation therapy for smokers on all non-grandfathered plans that were sold before September 23, 2010.Those who are willing to save significantly on the premiums of health insurance can now calculate the actual cost o
GroundReport
added Jun 25, 2016 02:18
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California initiative backers keep up fund-raising pace

In the weeks since the May 20 deadline to submit initiative signatures, the campaigns pushing the measures have reported collecting more than $3.2 million. The biggest recipient has been the campaign to increase cigarette taxes by $2 a pack, to $2.87, wi
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jun 21, 2016 20:16
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[California] Since May Initiative Deadline, Cigarette Tax Issue Rakes In More Than $1.1M

Almost all of that came from the California State Council of Services Employees, which donated $1 million on May 31. Meanwhile, the campaign to cap hospital executives pay received another $325,000 from its sponsor.
California Healthline
added Jun 21, 2016 20:14
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[Mississippi] Health care trust fund whittled away

Although the payments to the state are supposed to continue as long as the tobacco defendants are in business, the winnings were often expressed in easy-to-digest terms: Mississippi would receive about $4 billion over the first 25 years. In 1999, legisl
Corinth (MS) Daily Corinthian
added Jun 19, 2016 11:11
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Michigan uses well-worn tactic in shifting tobacco cash

It will shift more than a quarter of the state's $250 million annual payment from tobacco companies to Detroit schools. The move is the latest in a long line of tapping the legal settlement when the governor and lawmakers are in a pinch for money.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 18, 2016 18:56
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California puts four-year, $2.6m anti-smoking contract up for bid

The California Department of Public Health is planning to kick off an RFP process next week for a public outreach contract with the California Tobacco Control Program. The contract is for a four-year, statewide PR campaign "to raise awareness among Calif
PR Week US
added Jun 17, 2016 23:29
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