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[California] Hospital association gives $9 million to support tobacco tax

California’s lobbying group for the hospital industry is giving a $9 million boost for an initiative campaign to raise tobacco taxes. The California Hospital Association’s donation is the largest so far for the Save Lives California committee. It says the
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 2, 2016 16:14

UK government should fund media campaigns that promote quitting, not films that promote smoking

A letter from leading international tobacco researchers published today by Addiction calls for the UK government to stop subsidising films that they claim promote smoking and spend more on media campaigns that promote quitting. Anti-tobacco media campaig
added Jul 1, 2016 21:22

[UK-Scotland] Sheila Duffy: Continuing to make smoking a thing of the past

If someone were able to offer these MSPs a popular, cost-effective means of greatly improving health, saving the NHS money, supporting businesses...e evidence is clear that a tobacco-free generation will not just be healthier, but wealthier and fairer too
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jul 1, 2016 15:27

[Illinois] REEG: From injustice to justice: Lessons learned from the Madison County tobacco litigation

the employer of thousands of citizens, spent millions in fees and expenses on the case...having that money available for salaries and benefits for its employees, other benefits for its customers or the public, charitable causes and other good deeds. The p
Madison County (IL) Record
added Jun 28, 2016 23:55

[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

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
added Jun 28, 2016 21:02

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

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

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
added Jun 25, 2016 02:18

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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