Report: States Aim Only Half of Tobacco Cash at Health Programs
- State's war on tobacco costs $30M. Morrison, Patrick // Indianapolis Business Journal;5/21/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p3
Reports the establishment of a tobacco prevention agency for the anti-smoking campaign in Indiana. Allocation of funds to the Children's Health Insurance Program; Impact of the program to the tobacco industry; Addition of officers to enforce the anti-smoking law.
- Letters To The Editor. Adolphs, D. Randy; Jonas, Steve; Schmid-Neuhaus, Mark; Howe, Lenore // Electronic Ardell Wellness Report (E-AWR);2/21/2008, Issue 423, p4
Several letters to the editor are presented including one related to real wellness, another related to Canada's health promotion policies, and one on pharmaceutical and tobacco industry of the U.S.
- Oklahoma tobacco settlement money used to promote good habits. OLSEN, KEVIN // Pensions & Investments;7/22/2013, Vol. 41 Issue 15, p8
The article reports on grants given by the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust to community-based health promotion projects, as of July 2013.
- The effectiveness of tobacco sales ban to minors: the case of Finland. Rimpelä, A. H.; Rainio, S. U. // Tobacco Control;Jun2004, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p167
Objective: To evaluate the effects of the 1977 and 1995 tobacco sales bans on tobacco acquisition of minors. Design: Biennial nationwide postal surveys (adolescent health and lifestyle survey, AHLS) in 1977-2003; annual classroom surveys (school health promotion survey, SHPS) in 1996-2003....
- Legislation would give FDA authority to regulate tobacco. Krisberg, Kim // Nation's Health;Aug2002, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p7
Reports on a legislation introduced by two U.S. senators that would give the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) the authority to regulate tobacco products in an effort to decrease rates of youth tobacco use. Provisions of the legislation; Support of health organizations to the legislation.
- "It's interesting how few people die from smoking': Tobacco industry efforts to minimize risk and discredit health promotion. Smith, Elizabeth A. // European Journal of Public Health;Apr2007, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p162
Background: It is well known that the tobacco industry has placed articles in scientific literature to maintain controversy over the dangers of tobacco use, while claiming that smokers are well-informed about risk. This study illuminates an industry attempt to directly undermine popular...
- Journal policy on research funded by the tobacco industry. Godlee, Fiona; Malone, Ruth; Timmis, Adam; Otto, Catherine; Bush, Andrew; Pavord, Ian; Groves, Trish // Thorax;Dec2013, Vol. 68 Issue 12, p1090
The authors focus on the decision of the periodical not to publish any study that is partly or wholly funded by the tobacco industry as of December 2013. They say that editing and publishing is based on the assumption that medical journals are published exist for the purpose of advancing...
- Tobacco Settlement: States' Allocations of Fiscal Year 2005 and Expected Fiscal Year 2006 Payments: GAO-06-502. // GAO Reports;4/11/2006, p1
In the 1990's, states sued major tobacco companies to obtain reimbursement for health impairments caused by the public's use of tobacco. In 1998, four of the nation's largest tobacco companies signed a Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) to make annual payments to 46 states in perpetuity as...
- Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. McKenzie, Jeanie // Pacific Islands Nutrition;2007, Issue 68, p16
The article highlights the results of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) meeting, a treaty endorsed by World Health Organization (WHO) member countries. In its objective to reduce tobacco-related deaths and disease around the world, countries are required to impose taxes for...