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Washington flush with tobacco money, but gets an ‘F’ for prevention

Washington state led the fight against tobacco companies in a historic lawsuit that forced the companies to pay billions for ongoing damages to public health. It’s illegal to smoke indoors or within ... read more

The AI-Art Gold Rush Is Here

As Andy Warhol famously said, “Art is what you can get ... of the tobacco industry and wangled millions in tax breaks for corporations. In an otherwise blameless life, he helped Philippine President ... read more

Wrapping up Asia trade mission, McAuliffe appeals for money to lure businesses to Va.

For the same period under former Republican governor Robert F. McDonnell, the state awarded about ... the General Assembly will keep the funds flush. “They understand that you have to spend money to ... read more

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Hog manure's disgusting king: How corporate pig production made North Carolina nasty

He worked in tobacco fields as a ... of scenes from the March on Washington, which had taken place fifty years earlier to the day. “I was there,” he said, with such authority that I half expected to ... read more


The Madness of Spies

Spy ethic dictates that the higher up the building you go the more secret it gets, which explains why we mere Field Security ... a score of peasants in blue overalls stared at us in mute amazement ... read more

Companies are opposing Trump as a branding tactic. They’re not revolutionaries.

The root of Uber’s current trouble was that the company appeared to be breaking a strike by New York City taxi drivers, who refused to drive to John F ... the flush of these headlines passes, ... read more

Washington spends little to help the state’s 900,000 smokers quit — despite collecting $622M in tobacco taxes

Yet, with nearly 900,000 smokers in the state and $622 million in tobacco-related tax collections, Washington spends almost no money ... earned an F grade from the American Lung Association’s 2018 ... read more

The Silicon Valley Suicides

The kids on their bikes who pass by the Caltrain crossing are eager to get ... tobacco industry and wangled millions in tax breaks for corporations. In an otherwise blameless life, he helped ... read more

Stop-smoking efforts don't see money

... 243.8 billion in tobacco money received from 1998 to 2010 from a landmark tobacco settlement and excise taxes, states spent only $8.1 billion, or 3.3 percent, on “tobacco control,” the Centers for ... read more

Dori: Once again, WA gets an F in tobacco prevention, thanks to politicians

RELATED: American Cancer Society gives Washington an F for smoking prevention The American Lung Association just rated every state on tobacco prevention ... or they could spend the money on special ... read more

Feds spent $2 million to have wives nag men about chewing tobacco

Since 2012 the government has spent nearly $2 million on a campaign to get women to ... than 2 percent — on prevention and cessation programs. Researchers at the Cato Institute found that spending ... read more



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