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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'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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[Ohio] Appeals judge Timothy Horton to plead guilty to spending campaign funds on cigars, meals

Franklin County Court of Appeals Judge Timothy Horton soon will appear in a courtroom other than his own to plead guilty to criminal charges. The Ohio Elections Commission this morning unanimously referred Horton for prosecution on three counts of fili
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Jan 28, 2017 21:26
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Trump VP Hates Weed, Loves Big Tobacco

CANCER MAN: Mike Pence has been a Big Tobacco booster for more than a decade... Pence has been handsomely compensated by tobacco companies for his advocacy against anti-smoking public health campaigns, even though they have proven wildly successful in dri
Metro Active
added Jul 28, 2016 20:42
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How Big Tobacco lobbies to safeguard e-cigarettes / California takes center stage in fight between health groups and tobacco firms

The battles aren’t just here. Despite the tobacco industry’s tarnished public image, it is operating a powerful and massive influence machine in statehouses from Salt Lake City to Topeka. With a playbook crafted nearly 20 years ago, the tobacco firms use
Center for Public Integrity
added Apr 11, 2016 22:37
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[Washington] Editorial: Keep campaign-finance limits

it is more logical to assume the flood of contributions in circulation only fuels and encourages the maverick behavior that led to the implosion of budget proceedings and the government shutdown. Those self-absorbed pols on Capitol Hill are not thinking a
Seattle (WA) Times
added Oct 9, 2013 22:14
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[Connecticut] Donovan vows to stay in race, 'shocked' by Braddock's arrest

to contribute $10,000 to Donovan's congressional campaign. It was a supposed attempt to kill legislation that would have raised $3.4 million a year from about 15 roll-your-own cigarette machines in the state.
Connecticut Post
added Jun 4, 2012 10:42
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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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Tobacco companies line up on both sides of Missouri tax debate

civil war in the tobacco industry could play out in Missouri this year. A pair of rival ballot measures seek to raise the state’s lowest-in-the-nation 17-cents-a-pack...parent company of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco donated $1 million to one tobacco tax proposa
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Jan 4, 2016 18:49
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