National media briefing: British Lung Foundation, Quarriers, USAID and the Women's Royal Voluntary Service

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

A third of people think cannabis is harmless, despite it being 20 times more carcinogenic to smoke than tobacco, according to a report published by the British Lung Foundation.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

People with epilepsy are facing discrimination and many worry about leaving their homes in case they have attacks, says a survey by the Scottish charity Quarriers.

See BBC News for full story

America’s foreign aid agency, USAID, is pulling its funding for the Pakistani version of Sesame Street amid allegations the money has not been used appropriately.

See The Independent for full story

The Women’s Royal Voluntary Service has spoken of its disappointment after the University Hospital of North Staffordshire chose to close its tea bar, run by the charity, in favour of the Costa Coffee franchise.

See the Daily Mail for full story

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