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What actors are actually smoking and snorting in movies / If you're Liam Neeson, chamomile tea.

“You used to be able to call up a company and say, ‘I’m doing a movie and need cigarettes,’ and they would send you a case,” Butcher recalled. “For the movie Mystery Train, I remember getting a giant case of Silk Cut cigarettes and we all smoked them.”
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:31

Connecticut gets mixed grades on tobacco control

In addition to the F in prevention and control funding, the state received a C on its smokefree air policies, and a D in access to cessation services. Canovi said the last grade is somewhat misleading, as the way the lung association measures money spent
Connecticut Post
added Feb 3, 2016 22:19

American Lung Association gives Pennsylvania low grades for anti-tobacco efforts

The state's budget impasse has also hurt tobacco prevention and control in Pennsylvania, the association said. Funding for programs to reduce smoking has dried up as state lawmakers continue to negotiate a budget deal. "Pennsylvania is missing a clear op
Reading (PA) Eagle
added Feb 3, 2016 15:14

American Lung Association "State of Tobacco Control 2016" Report Finds California Failing in Efforts to Reduce Tobacco-Caused Death and Disease

While California earned a B for its smokefree air policies, the state received an F for its low tobacco taxes, an F for failing to sufficiently fund tobacco prevention and control programs, and an F for poor coverage of smoking cessation and treatment ser
PR Newswire
added Feb 3, 2016 14:07


Nearly 1 in 4 high school students in the U.S. use at least one tobacco product, including e-cigarettes, according to the 2014 National Youth Tobacco Survey 7.7 percent of middle school students use at least one tobacco product, including e-cigarettes.
American Lung Association
added Feb 3, 2016 14:05

Did your STATE make the GRADE?

American Lung Association
added Feb 3, 2016 14:02

[Virginia] Roanoke Senator seeks to end Tobacco fund

A Roanoke Senator has introduced legislation to defund the Tobacco Commission and send the money to the Medicaid program. John Edwards...introduced a bill to repeal the enabling legislation of the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission. The bill also
Bland County (VA) Messenger
added Feb 2, 2016 14:40

Australian political donations: Who gave how much?

The Australian Electoral Commission has released the declared donations given to political parties in the 2012-13 ...Philip Morris Limited Liberal Party of Australia 56000 / Philip Morris Limited National Party of Australia 25880 / Philip Morris Limited
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Feb 2, 2016 14:21
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[Australia] National Party accepts more than $10,000 in tobacco donations

The Nationals' federal director, Scott Mitchell, denied that the two most recent tobacco payments were political donations, but fees for the company to meet the party's federal council, and to attend drinks after budget night. . . . The party had not dec
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Feb 2, 2016 14:19

[Australia] National Party accepted more than $10,000 from tobacco industry

Tobacco company Philip Morris donated $10,780 to the national party between 2014 and 2015, the latest donor report from the Australian Electoral Commission revealed on Monday, the Brisbane Times reports. The donation was made after former Prime Minister
ninemsn (au)
added Feb 2, 2016 14:15
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