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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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[Florida] Local firm secures $34M verdict in tobacco case

There is no such thing as a routine case when it comes to the tobacco industry, he said. “They’re the most well-funded, efficient litigation machine that mankind has ever known,” he said of the tobacco industry.
Gainesville (FL) Sun
added Sep 14, 2015 22:17
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The VA’s $47,000 ‘Smoking Machine’

here’s a candidate for a little spending cut: The Department of Veterans Affairs might want to rethink its $47,526 contract — awarded less than a month ago — for a “cigarette smoking machine.” Just what is a cigarette smoking machine anyway, and why doe
ABC News
added Feb 12, 2013 13:04
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[Ohio] Effort underway to ban smoking on Veterans Affairs sites across U.S.

An Ohio congressman has targeted smoking at Department of Veterans Affairs medical clinics and campuses nationwide. U.S. Rep. Brad Wenstrup, an Iraq war veteran and a doctor, has introduced House legislation that would immediately ban smoking inside VA
WHIO-TV Channel 7 (Dayton, OH)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:36
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[Florida] Castor to file bill allowing premium cigarmakers to donate stogies to troops

Premium cigar makers who want to donate stogies to U.S. troops serving abroad should be exempt from federal rules that prohibit charitable contributions of tobacco products. Or so says U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Tampa, responding to a Tampa Bay Times sto
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Aug 31, 2016 16:12
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Famous Smoke Shop Has Shipped November's Donation to Operation: Cigars for Warriors

their monthly donation to Operation: Cigars for Warriors. November's total cigar shipment came to a total of 3,850 cigars to our men and women of the military to enjoy while they help protect our freedoms. Operation: Cigars for Warriors is a great foundat
MarketWired
added Dec 2, 2015 18:33
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SCHOW: The FDA is coming for your premium cigars

"These new FDA rules are more than a nuisance," Bufkin wrote. "They are potentially fatal to the premium cigar industry as we know it, and to the culture of handmade cigar-smoking so many of us now enjoy. Almost inevitably, manufacturers will massively c
Washington DC Examiner
added Oct 8, 2016 19:45
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Why Is This Russian Soldier Carrying a Gigantic Wooden “iPhone”?

smoking on duty is apparently a big no-no in the Ground Forces. As evidence, we offer this poor recruit who was forced to carry a gigantic wooden “cigarette” around all day. Kent is a European brand of cigarette, if you’re wondering.
SocialNewsDaily.com
added Jun 30, 2015 00:45
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[Eastern Europe, Russia, Ukraine] Businessman worth $581M, Nahshon Nahshonov, Makes Donation to WWII Veterans

Nahshonov is a leader in the diamond industry and a key individual in the tobacco industry with his tobacco company "Marpela". These are only 2 examples of his accomplishments out of his impressive track record. Nahshonov is also the proud owner of a hote
PR Newswire
added May 13, 2013 14:52
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H.R.5955 - Restore Charitable Contributions of Premium Cigars to the Troops Act of 2016

Sponsor: Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] (Introduced 09/08/2016) Committees: House - Energy and Commerce Latest Action: 09/08/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Introduced
Congress.gov
added Sep 9, 2016 18:23
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