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[Asia, Israel] Netanyahu's lawyer: Receiving cigars from a friend is not a criminal offense

Attorney Yaakov Weinroth, who represents Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, told the press on Friday that, "any reasonable person knows that someone bringing their friend cigars is not a criminal offense." Channel 2 reported on Thursday that Israeli pro
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 7, 2017 20:45
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[Asia, Israel] Meet Arnon Milchan, the Hollywood Magnate Who Plied Bibi With Cigars and Booze

it appears that at the center of the scandal is Arnon Milchan, a Hollywood producer who plied the premier with high-end liquor and alcohol and cigars valued in the thousands of dollars.
Weekly Forward
added Jan 7, 2017 20:23
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Mike Pence, the US vice president-elect, has said he doesn't believe that smoking kills

Pence wrote. "Despite the hysteria from the political class and the media, smoking doesn't kill...Now he's just one of the many reasons people who care about science and health are terrified of Trump's impending presidency.
Business Insider
added Nov 10, 2016 14:16
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[Canada] CORA AIT Strategy / Raising Public Awareness & Demanding Government Action (PDF)

But First – A Look Back At Past Campaigns 2009 - 2011
Coalition Quebecoise pour le Controle du Tabac (ca)
added Oct 18, 2016 15:54
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[Canada] Pot legalization may roll back progress on tobacco, expert fears

“Marijuana is a gateway to tobacco use,” says Jonathan Caulkins of Pittsburgh, Pa.’s Carnegie Mellon University. “There’s a very strong association that people who smoke tobacco are more likely to use marijuana and vice versa. People who are dependent o
GlobalTV (ca)
added Oct 17, 2016 18:09
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[UK] The best PM that Britain never had: Amid a sea of plastic politicians, Ken Clarke stands out as a man who put his principles before power - as his all too human memoir reveals, says DOMINIC SANDBROOK

pocketing a handsome sum in return for taking part-time jobs with the medical firm Unichem and, most infamously, British American Tobacco. Later, understandably, Mr Clarke came in for considerable flak for accepting the tobacco giant’s money. But there is
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 8, 2016 16:14
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT seeks nine more months to implement new tobacco rules

New graphic health warnings on cigarette packs. BAT Kenya Ltd is seeking nine more months before it can implement health warnings contained in the 2014 Tobacco Control Regulations that took effect on September 26
Daily Nation (ke)
added Oct 3, 2016 22:57
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TAYLOR: CORRUPT: Mike Pence Got A Fortune From Big Tobacco, Then He Did The Unthinkable

Pence has sleazy history of dealing with tobacco companies...spent his political career opposing science in exchange for money from the tobacco industry. A vote for a ticket featuring Pence is a vote for science denial, corruption, and dismissal of grave
Occupy Democrats
added Jul 21, 2016 16:24
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France considers ban on cigarettes that are 'too cool'

Four main cigarette companies - Seita, Philip Morris, British American Tobacco, and JTI - have contacted France's prime minister seeking clarity on the potential new law, calling for an urgent meeting to clarify the details. The changes could well com
The Local France (fr)
added Jul 20, 2016 19:17
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Senator seeks answers from FDA on e-cigarette regulations

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., sent Friday a third letter to FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf that expressed his frustrations about the agency providing “inadequate responses” to the regulatory oversight questions he posed May 17. Johnson is chairman of the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 18, 2016 13:28
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