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[Indiana] United Way Hosts Biggest Ever Super Smoke Social

the La Porte County United Way Super Smoke Social has become smokier than ever. On Thursday night the United Way’s 5th Annual Super Smoke Social brought together a sold out crowd of people to attend a night of smoking cigars, drinking, eating, and bidding
PortageLife.com (Valparaiso, IN)
added Mar 8, 2015 09:34
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[Turkey] Free treatment for 300,000 nicotine addicts

One of the few countries combatting smoking effectively by a widespread ban, Turkey also looks to help people quit the habit by implementing a series of measures such as providing free treatment. In 2011, 250,000 smokers were supplied with medication tha
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Oct 16, 2014 13:06
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Tobacco settlement coughs up $4M to fight smoking in Oregon

Oregon is getting a $4 million boost from the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement to fight youth smoking, the first time funds from the settlement are actually being used in the state to fight tobacco use.
The Business Journal Portland (OR)
added Sep 10, 2013 13:16
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[France] L'ICM, un institut de recherche infiltré par l'industrie du tabac [ICM, a research institute infiltrated by the tobacco industry]

Louis Camilleri , chairman of Philip Morris International. They are extracted from the website of the Institute of the brain and spinal cord (ICM) under the heading "benefactors" . Because , surprisingly little media coverage and so far , this research in
Slate.fr (fr)
added Oct 23, 2013 15:00
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[India] Free Distribution of Tobacco Products to Children

The Government has enacted “Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act (COTPA) in 2003. Section 5 of the COTPA prohibits all forms of advertisement, pr
Press Information Bureau-Government of India (in)
added Aug 22, 2012 15:43
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[China] Gates spearheads anti-smoking push

the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has launched the first-ever anti-smoking social media campaign in China to raise public awareness, particularly of secondhand smoking. . . . "Say No to Forced Smoking"
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 9, 2012 11:40
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[Oregon] Senate Votes to Stop Using Tobacco Prevention Dollars to License Smoke Shops

voted 16-13 to make smoke shops pay a user fee to cover the cost of their own licensure.... The money to certify the businesses and inspect them for compliance? Well, that was taken from the fund designed for tobacco prevention to deter kids from smoking.
The Lund Report
added Jul 1, 2015 12:06
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[Texas] Finck’s Cigar Factory Outlet Announces its Biggest Charity Event of the Year

Finck’s donates 100 percent of the proceeds from ticket sales to Fisher House at Lackland AFB. Fisher House provides a "home-away-from-home" for the families of seriously ill or injured servicemen being treated in San Antonio. Families come to stay close
PR Web
added Mar 7, 2013 15:25
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[Oklahoma] OUR VIEW: Tobacco money has a purpose

State lawmakers can find the revenue to increase education funding without tapping into the state’s Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust. They need to be more creative.
Stillwater (OK) News-Press
added Aug 31, 2015 13:41
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MORRIS: Pentagon’s War on Tobacco Fails

perhaps Obama will draw the line at smoking, given his own habit. Perhaps he’ll recognize that every soldier deserves the stress relief that he embraces in the Rose Garden as he ponders his next executive order. Perhaps he’ll put an end to this quagmire a
Washington Free Beacon
added Jan 7, 2015 15:20
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