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[Asia, Israel] PM told investigators he couldn't smoke that many cigars

Israel television channels announce that Benjamin Netanyahu told investigators that he couldn't possibly have smoked all those cigars that he received from Arnon Milchan 'due to a problem in his nasal cavity.'
Ynetnews (il)
added Mar 16, 2017 21:45
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[Asia, Israel] Netanyahu to Police: Because of Sinus Problems, I Couldn't Have Smoked All Alleged Cigars Gifted by Hollywood Mogul

Under questioning on suspicions of graft, Netanyahu said that due to a medical problem he cannot even put a cigar in his mouth for several months of the year, and therefore their alleged cost has been exaggerated, Channel 10 reports.
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Mar 16, 2017 21:15
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[Asia, Israel] Netanyahu's doctor: Netanyahu doesn't smoke cigars

Dr. Berkowitz told Lelo Hafsaka Radio. "He hasn't smoked cigars for a long time. Even in the past, he didn't smoke a lot, for several reasons. "One of them is the problem in his nose. He has a medical problem in his nose, and it makes it hard to smoke. B
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 16, 2017 21:13
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[Asia, Israel, Mid-east] Richard Gere: Cigar gifts ‘no big deal‘ if Netanyahu makes peace

In Israel, Hollywood star says disgraced ex-PM Olmert was ‘a friend of mine’; compares current PM, US president: ‘It’s all deals to them’
Times of Israel (is)
added Mar 16, 2017 21:12
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[Asia, Israel] NON-PROFIT: REMOVE HEALTH MINISTER’S AUTHORITY ON TOBACCO

Avir Naki, a nonprofit...has petitioned the attorney-general...because of Litzman’s “personal connection” to a number of issues relating to tobacco. They include the “handing over of envelopes with cash” by journalists at Channel 2, who said they were r
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 15, 2017 14:08
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[Georgia (Country)] Ethics Questions Dogged Agriculture Nominee as Georgia Governor

But Mr. Perdue ended up collecting at least $25,000 worth of benefits or gifts during his years as governor, state records show. The gifts ranged from tickets to a Nascar race and football games to flights paid for by Altria, the tobacco company
New York Times
added Mar 8, 2017 19:47
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NOVAK: Jeff Sessions, Anti-Weed Crusader, Was a Shill For Big Tobacco

the tobacco industry helped get Jeff Sessions elected to the Senate in 1996. In fact, Session got a bit too much money from R. J. Reyonlds... “If we let them get by with this extortion of the tobacco industry, then they’ll start shaking down other industr
Gizmodo
added Mar 2, 2017 05:39
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Efforts to stop passive smoking

There are reports that more than 100 LDP lawmakers receive political donations from the tobacco industry. It’s not known whether the lawmakers oppose the health ministry’s plans in deference to the interest of the tobacco business or related industries.
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 25, 2017 15:43
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[Asia, Japan] EDITORIAL: Efforts to stop passive smoking

opponents should realize that passive smoking is a real health hazard — and that Japan’s efforts to address the problem are long overdue...more than 100 LDP lawmakers receive political donations from the tobacco industry. It’s not known whether the lawmak
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 24, 2017 14:35
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Lobbyists helped bankroll Donald Trump’s transition

Hired guns for defense contractors, private prisons and Big Tobacco among donors... Bill Paxon of Akin Gump...who now represents clients including ... tobacco company Philip Morris International, contributed $1,000.
Center for Public Integrity
added Feb 20, 2017 16:03
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