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[Korea - North] There's a Push to Curb Smoking in North Korea, But Kim's Still Puffing Away

has one of the world’s highest lung cancer rates. To examine ways to cut the number of smokers, they’ve turned to one of the world’s leading anti-tobacco campaigners, Judith Mackay, who has counseled kings, presidents and vigilantes in a three-decade war
Bloomberg News
added Mar 6, 2015 13:13
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Gov. Fallin signs bill banning e-cigarette sales to Oklahoma minors

Gov. Mary Fallin signed 25 bills into law Friday, including one bill that would make it illegal to sell electronic cigarettes to children under 18 and another that would phase out smoking in Oklahoma’s veterans centers.
The Oklahoman
added Apr 27, 2014 13:07
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[Nevada] Air Force aims to curtail electronic cigarette use

Recently, these companies introduced a new product into the market that has the potential to be even more devastating to a cigarette user’s health than their previous products — electronic cigarettes. “Nicotine is as addictive as cocaine or heroin,” sai
The Bullseye (Aerotech News and Review)
added Mar 15, 2013 06:50
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[Florida] New FDA tobacco rules appears to ban cigar donations to troops

It's not just the troops getting free cigars. Newman and other companies donate thousands more to charities each year for silent auctions, golf tournaments and other fundraisers. "We're good citizens, and now the FDA says, 'No, no, no. No more charity,'
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Aug 29, 2016 14:51
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LETTER: A smoke and a joke in Libya ($$)

Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 4, 2011 00:00
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KZTV Action 10 News Charitable program ships cigars to soldiers

Operation: Cigars for Warriors is a nationwide charitable organization that's also in the Coastal Bend. The group collects and ships premium cigars and accessories to American Service-members serving overseas.
KZTV-10 (Corpus Christi, TX)
added Dec 26, 2015 00:38
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Should Pay $15M For Veteran's Death, Jury Told ($$)

Attorneys for the family of a decorated U.S. Air Force sergeant who died of cancer in 1996 urged a Florida state jury on Thursday to hit R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. with a $14.7 million compensatory verdict for his death, plus punitive damages.
Law360
added Sep 11, 2015 14:32
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[Egypt, Palestine] Israel navy targets Gaza-bound tobacco boats

Two Palestinians were wounded on Wednesday when Israeli navy vessels destroyed two Gaza-bound boats smuggling cigarettes and tobacco from Egypt, Palestinian and Israeli sources said.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 26, 2014 14:15
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[Asia] Cigars, once banned, fire up troop morale in Afghanistan

military, civilian and contractor members of the Tali-banned Cigar Aficionado Club here say it’s more than a nicotine fix. It’s a bond of friendship, an escape from the drudgery of deployed life and a taste of home. The group takes its name from the fact
Stars & Stripes
added Dec 10, 2016 18:05
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[Pennsylvania] Of cigars and Civil War: History impressionist channels US Grant in Mt. Lebanon

“And they’re a bit superstitious. Imagine baseball players who don’t change their socks because they’ve won, and all those other habits people have when they’re superstitious.” So they started bestowing boxes of smokes on Grant, Serfass explained, with
The Almanac (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Jul 22, 2016 18:50
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