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VIDEO: CVS Health Launches In-Store Fundraising Campaign in Support of American Lung Association’s LUNG FORCE Initiative to Increase Lung Cancer Awareness and Research

Celebrity LUNG FORCE partners Valerie Harper and Patti LaBelle urge customers to make a donation at CVS Pharmacy locations to fight the #1 cancer killer of women through June 11
PR Newswire
added May 16, 2016 17:39

[UK] Details of Grant: Title: Nicotinic Ligand Development to Target Smoking Cessation and Gain a Molecular Level Understanding of Partial Agonism

This proposal addresses the mechanism of action of a new class of "drug" used for smoking cessation based on agents which bind to and partially activate the high affinity nicotine receptors in the brain. The "first to market" drug (varenicline) is a nic
Engineering and physical sciences research council (EPSRC) (uk)
added May 16, 2016 13:57

[UK] £930,000 to develop new smoking cessation aids

Chemists at the University of Bristol have been awarded £930,000 from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)...will use a combination of synthetic chemistry, computational modelling, structural biology and pharmacology to develop
University of Bristol (uk)
added May 16, 2016 13:52

[Australia, Europe] CHAPMAN: E-cigarettes: too important to be regulated?

Sensible regulation, as exists across different categories of pharmaceuticals, would allow Australia to keep a short leash on e-cigarettes at first. If our own and the international experience shows their promise being fulfilled, regulatory control could
The Conversation (au)
added May 16, 2016 00:02

[New York, Virginia] Ex-NY Pols' Graft Appeals May ​Depend​ On McDonnell Case​ ($$)

prison sentences for two of New York’s onetime most powerful lawmakers have sent shockwaves across the state’s political establishment, but their expected appeals may hinge on a forthcoming decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in the bribery case against fo
added May 15, 2016 23:39

How Big Oil and Big Tobacco Created the Tea Party

In successive phases in the 1990s, with the Kochs' CSE as its core mobilization network partner, Philip Morris and RJR helped create state- based anti-tax and anti-regulation propaganda campaigns such as Get Government Off Our Back, Enough is Enough, and
U.S. News & World Report
added May 14, 2016 04:02

STD Bank in a drive to spur Malawi's tobacco industry

The promotion aims at rewarding tobacco farmers for their work by offering them more Malawi Kwacha's for every US dollar processed through the bank. Standard Bank-Malawi’s Head of Global Markets said the bank’s goal is to contribute in the promotion of
Capital Radio (mw)
added May 13, 2016 19:53

£930000 to develop new smoking cessation aids

Chemists at the University of Bristol have been awarded £930,000 from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to develop potential new aids to help smokers stop smoking.
University of Bristol (uk)
added May 13, 2016 19:52

VIDEO: Group submits proposal to raise Missouri's cigarette tax

A group called Raise Your Hand for Kids has collected over 320,000 signatures on the petition, which was submitted to the Missouri Secretary of State last weekend. The measure proposes to raise Missouri's tobacco tax and use the majority of the revenue
KYTV KY3 (Springfield, MO)
added May 12, 2016 20:01

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Bank partners tobacco farmers in $2m irrigation deal

TOBACCO farmers will get over $2 million for irrigation and working capital from Agribank in a major boost for production of the golden leaf.
Newsday (zw)
added May 12, 2016 16:02
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