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Tobacco tax for Medicaid plan faces challenge in Oklahoma

A plan to shift coverage for some of Oklahoma’s Medicaid recipients in order to trigger an infusion of federal funding appears to be gaining support among Republican lawmakers, but the idea of funding it with a tobacco tax is facing uphill sledding in the
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 30, 2016 21:27
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Smokers' ranks look conspicuously sparse in Obamacare

Insurers – who can charge higher rates in most states to admitted smokers – are steamed. They say the cheating that smokers do to escape tobacco surcharges on their monthly premiums means higher rates for everyone else.
Northwest Cable News (Seattle, WA)
added Apr 30, 2016 21:26
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, New York] Antismoking Coalition Gives Big Tobacco a Fight in Indonesia

Over the last decade, it has become a last Eden for tobacco companies facing declining smoking rates at home.... Yet that push has been met by an increasingly potent coalition of mayors, health officials and antismoking groups that has scored some impor
New York Times
added Apr 30, 2016 20:46
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[Ireland] Cost of smoking to healthcare system revealed in new study

Smoking has cost our healthcare system a total of €506m as well as €1bn in lost productivity per year, a new study has found. The Irish Cancer Society has welcomed the report, published by the Department of Health.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Apr 30, 2016 19:30
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Oklahoma receives $76 million Tobacco Settlement payment

Miller said 75 percent of the annual receipts, or $57 million, went immediately into the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust Fund as required by the Oklahoma Constitution. “The endowment is generating investment income to fund vital work supported by the
Tahlequah (OK) Daily Press
added Apr 27, 2016 17:56
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[New York] Saratoga Springs Housing Authority Going Smoke-Free

Starting this Sunday, Milici and the other smokers who live at the federally funded agency's three Spa City properties won't have much choice, with a new smoke-free policy set to take effect. "The debate is over as to whether there are health effects ca
Time Warner Cable (Spectrum) News
added Apr 27, 2016 15:32
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Study Finds Indoor Vaping ‘Unlikely’ To Pose A Health Risk To Bystanders

The research was a collaboration between Kaunas University of Technology in Lithuania, EMPA Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, ETH Zurich the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and Fontem Ventures. It’s the first time a
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 24, 2016 02:24
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Should we welcome food industry funding of public health research?

Researchers should accept research grants from the food industry, write Paul Aveyard and Derek Yach, but Anna B Gilmore and Simon Capewell say that it biases science
British Medical Journal
added Apr 21, 2016 10:28
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MARQUEZ: Taxing tobacco and the new vision for financing development

We at the World Bank, in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Bloomberg Philanthropies, as well as World Health Organization, are already working and committed to support countries in the design and implementation of tobacco taxation
World Bank blogs
added Apr 20, 2016 01:21
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SIEGEL: Former Associate Dean of Continuing Medical Education at Stanford Essentially Acknowledges Undisclosed Conflict of Interest in Recent Tobacco Control Paper

In response to yesterday's blog post, Dr. Jackler argued (in the comments section of the blog) that I was categorically wrong, and that he had no conflict of interest based on the alleged association with Pfizer. He wrote the following: "This is Robert
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Apr 18, 2016 21:22
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