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Smoking in the White House: Dick Cheney recalls days of free cigarettes from tobacco companies

While promoting his book about his 35-year battle with heart disease, former Vice President Dick Cheney talked about smoking in the White House and in the Boy Scouts - and the moment that led him to kick the habit.
Grand Rapids (MI) Press
added Apr 22, 2014 14:26
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[New Jersey] NJ Democrats Decry Christie Tobacco-Bond Deal as Revenue Stunt

say Republican Governor Chris Christie has turned to financial gimmickry in a deal that pledged national tobacco-settlement revenue to investors in exchange for almost $92 million. The one-time infusion, for the current fiscal year, shows the consequence
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Mar 9, 2014 22:52
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[Iowa] Coming Sunday: Tobacco users penalized under new Obamacare rules

Rich Bartlett, owner of Southside Tobacco and Liquor, at 2424 S.W. 9th St. in Des Moines,discusses health insurance companies charging higher premiums to tobacco users and how unfair the practice is.
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Nov 30, 2013 16:19
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[Lebanon] U.S. awards AUB grant for e-cigarette research

A team of researchers from the American University of Beirut has been awarded a $2.1 million grant by the United States government to study e-cigarettes.
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Oct 18, 2013 08:15
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[Canada] Harper Government Invests in Programs to Help Canadians Quit Smoking

Dr. Colin Carrie, Parliamentary Secretary for the Minister of Health, announced an investment today in two projects that will give health care providers tools and services to help Canadians quit smoking. "Our government is committed to helping Canadians
MarketWire
added Jun 2, 2013 19:45
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[Canada] MCA gets approval for tobacco pilot project

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne has received a $476,115 two-year grant from the Government of Ontario to support the development of an Akwesasne Tobacco Law and Regulatory Framework. The “Akwesasne Tobacco Pilot Project” is one of two First Nation projec
Cornwall (ON) Seaway News (ca)
added May 8, 2013 13:50
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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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CHAPMAN: Has New Zealand lost its way in tobacco control?

By all but removing advocacy funding in New Zealand, and filling the vacuum with funding for strategies simply incapable of reaching large numbers of smokers, the government is likely to be doing something it will regret. New Zealand has some of the wor
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 7, 2016 14:25
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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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[Gibraltar] Spain's tobacco duty pays for its education, health and foreign ministry

Spanish claims and their presentation of statistics to the effect that the sale of cigarettes by Gibraltar is so disproportionate that it covers the cost of the local health and education bill can now be met with an equally startling statistic obtained fr
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Sep 16, 2014 04:28
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