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FDA and NIH create first-of-kind Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science

Despite decades of work to reduce tobacco use in the United States, it continues to be the leading cause of preventable death and disease. A new, first-of-its-kind regulatory science tobacco program, TCORS is designed to generate research to inform the r
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
added Sep 23, 2013 10:42
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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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LETTER: Getting tobacco settlement money for Missouri is an easy fix

Your article on how Missouri is about to lose $69 million this year and in subsequent years, because Missouri failed to pass legislation required by the 1998 settlement with major tobacco companies, is disturbing ... Mr. Stream should know that voting t
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Feb 23, 2014 13:56
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[New York] Night to Remember Charity Cigar Dinner Raises More Than a Million Dollars

the complete eradication of prostate cancer. This was the Night To Remember, hosted by Marvin R. Shanken, editor and publisher of Cigar Aficionado and Wine Spectator magazines. For almost two decades Shanken has been corralling the luminaries of the ciga
Cigar Aficionado
added Apr 20, 2013 16:12
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[Malaysia] No more discounts on cigarette packets

From next month, retailers are banned from offering discounts on the price of cigarettes and can only sell packets of 20-sticks.
New Straits Times (my)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:47
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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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Famous Smoke Shop Ships July Cigar Donation to Operation: Cigars for Warriors

In conjunction with Operation: Cigars for Warriors, Famous Smoke Shop has shipped out a new donation of cigars heading for our men and women in uniform overseas who help protect our freedoms.
DigitalJournal.com (blog)
added Aug 5, 2015 14:14
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SHILLERS FOR KILLERS / Revealed: How the tobacco industry paid journalists, scientists, activists and lawyers to cover up the most deadly crime in human history.

even those whose financial relationships with Big Tobacco are above-board...have been denounced in judicial court decisions as accessories to RICO...I’m going to name names. Some are surprising; some shocking; others downright horrifying.
Pando
added Jul 9, 2015 13:38
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Blanco Cigar Co. Ships New Sizes of American Legion

American Legion cigars were announced in February 2014 as a project that Blanco was working on as a way to help raise funds for The American Legion, the country’s largest wartime veterans service organization. The Legion’s mission is focused on mentoring
HalfWheel
added Jan 20, 2015 13:22
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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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