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Why Can't the Pentagon Stop Smoking?

why would Congress insist that the Pentagon sell cigarettes -- at a discount, no less?...Sadly and predictably, political forces are fighting back. In response to the Navy's possible sales ban, Representative Duncan Hunter...Defense Department spends more
Bloomberg View
added Aug 19, 2014 16:33

RJR, Santa Fe Take on Tribe

With a lawsuit filed late last week in Washington, the Winston-Salem, N.C.-based R.J. Reynolds and Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co. challenged the U.S. Department of Agriculture's failure to collect Tobacco Trust Fund fees from two tribal cigarette manufactu
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 19, 2014 05:41

[New York] AUDIO: Member Items Scrutinized

Earlier this week, we asked listeners to dig into the data on where City Council members spent their discretionary funds. Jeff Mays, DNAinfo political reporter, checks in on what you found and answers some of the questions that came up.
WNYC Radio
added Aug 14, 2014 16:05

[UK] Tobacco company plays down Lotus rumours

Imperial Tobacco has played down reports it is looking to return to formula one with Lotus. Recently, Pastor Maldonado said he would welcome the inspiration of Lotus' black and gold livery - the iconic John Player Special cigarette brand - back to the sp
added Aug 13, 2014 11:14

[California, New Jersey] $13.6 Million forfeiture in tobacco tax evasion case

House of Oxford helped other companies evade the California OTP excise tax by shipping OTP to California, but falsely billing the sales to other states, shipping OTP to states located near California knowing that it would be shipped into California withou
Central Valley Business Times (Stockton, CA)
added Aug 13, 2014 11:00
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[UK] £16,000 goes up in smoke: British diplomats spend huge sum on cigars so far this year (and also pay £3,000 for flowers)

Figures show diplomats have spent £16,137 on cigars so far this year Is part of £407,797 spent by the Foreign Office on entertaining in 2014
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 10, 2014 17:34

[UK] Bill for £16000 of cigars sparks diplomatic squabble ($$)

Diplomats have this year spent more than £16,000 with cigar suppliers as part of an overall £400,000 entertainment bill for items including pianos and exclusive restaurants. Embassies worldwide have so far spent £257,643 on restaurant bills, £45,943 on a
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 9, 2014 19:21

[New York] URMC Researchers Awarded $2.1M to Study E-Cigarettes

Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center have commenced a study that will be used to help shape the Food and Drug Administration’s regulations on e-cigarettes, hookahs, and miniature cigars in the coming years.
University of Rochester
added Aug 7, 2014 11:56

[UK] Equity income funds stub out tobacco stocks despite M&A

Equity Income fund managers are yet to warm to the tobacco sector, despite a strong 2014 for stocks driven by M&A and their defensive qualities. Since the start of the year the UK’s tobacco giants have prospered despite a lacklustre spell for equities in
InvestmentWeek (uk)
added Aug 6, 2014 00:45

[Michigan] 'They do some very special work:' Summer Cigar Festival nets more than $2,300 for childrens' advocacy group

Suzanne Greenberg, President and CEO of the CAN Council, accepts a check from Tim Socier, co-owner of Timothy's Fine Cigars, 115 Center Ave. The business' Summer Cigar Festival netted more than $2,300 for the local agency, which works to end child abuse.
Bay City (MI) Times
added Aug 4, 2014 20:02
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