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[New York] COTTER: Making Museums Moral Again

In 1983, the Whitney Museum of American Art opened a Midtown branch that was paid for, and named for, the Philip Morris tobacco company, which for decades had steadfastly denied that smoking causes lung cancer. The Whitney escaped sustained censure for it
New York Times
added Mar 17, 2016 12:43

Children’s of Alabama receives grant to “protect” children from secondhand smoke, vapor

Children’s of Alabama and UAB Pediatrics received a $80,000 grant from the Alabama Department of Public Health to protect children from the effects of secondhand smoke and vaping as well as tobacco use and initiation. A report was issued Tuesday stating
WIAT TV-42 CBS ( Birmingham, AL)
added Mar 16, 2016 22:06

Lung Cancer Advocates from Every State Take to Capitol Hill to Fight for More Research Funding

the first ever LUNG FORCE Advocacy Day. Following recent advances in combating lung cancer, these lung cancer advocates are pushing for robust, sustained federal research funding increases that will result in additional early detection methods and better
PR Newswire
added Mar 16, 2016 19:30

CVS Health Foundation Announces Second Round of Grants in Partnership with Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

New grants part of five-year $50 million Be The First initiative, and awarded to coincide with national Kick Butts Day, encouraging youth to fight tobacco use 2015 grantees make progress on education and action on tobacco issues
PR Newswire
added Mar 16, 2016 19:28

[Africa] Tobacco growers to benefit from $7m levy in Zimbabwe

TOBACCO growers are expected to start accessing the $7 million levy that was collected by the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board last season. The 1,5 percent tobacco levy which had been scrapped in 2005, to encourage farmers to grow the crop was re-int
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Mar 15, 2016 22:55

[Missouri] Yael T. Abouhalkah: Gov. Sam Brownback’s top aides blatantly misled public on children’s fund

The meetings by Brownback officials of last year and, certainly, of earlier this month regarding the tobacco-related funds should have been made public.
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Mar 15, 2016 19:54

new research will explore ways to help heavy drinkers quit smoking

researchers at the Schroeder Institute® for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Truth Initiative have been awarded a grant ... to develop and test a program to help heavy drinkers quit smoking.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 15, 2016 15:17

[Connecticut] EDITORIAL: Vaping is trending, but is it safe?

The states may be taking reasonable measures to regulate this new “vaping” industry, but we fear that it won’t be any more effective than their efforts on smoking cessation.... This is not a good track record, and Connecticut has not distinguished itself
Meriden (CT) Record-Journal
added Mar 15, 2016 13:44

[UK] Vaping banned at Halliwell Jones Stadium as Warrington Wolves' Truvape sponsorship deal ends

WARRINGTON Wolves have banned vaping at the Halliwell Jones Stadium after their partnership with an e-cigarettes manufacturer came to an end. The club has brought an early end to its 18-months partnership with Truvape, which had seen the e-cigarette com
This is Wirral (Wirral Globe) (uk)
added Mar 15, 2016 12:15

[Michigan] Ex-judge says without state money Detroit schools will close

Governor Snyder is seeking $72 million annually over 10 years to fund the plan, using money from Michigan's share of a nationwide settlement with U.S. tobacco companies.
added Mar 12, 2016 21:32
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