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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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LETTER: A smoke and a joke in Libya ($$)

Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 4, 2011 00:00
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[California] LETTER: Our troops don’t need free tobacco

How wonderful that Duncan Hunter has the time and energy as a congressman to lobby for the tobacco industry’s desire to provide free cigars for our servicemen, all the while spending supporters’ contributions on his own personal expenses as prohibited by
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Sep 12, 2016 14:43
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[Florida] cigars donations are bad for the military’s health

members of the military smoke at higher rates, and recruits are highly susceptible to tobacco initiation. The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network put it well. It would be a disservice if those protections weren’t extended to the servicemen and
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 31, 2016 16:05
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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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[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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[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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