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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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[UK] CRAIG: The Great British rake-off... what really happens to the billions YOU donate to charity: Fat cat pay, appalling waste and hidden agendas

My book, The Great Charity Scandal, is not an attack on charity, but an attack on charities that put their own interests first. / however worthy ASH’s intentions, it’s not obvious that it is a charity whose purposes are widely supported by an enthusiasti
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 18, 2014 09:45
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[Arizona] U.S. House candidate offers up booze, cigars and guns to raise cash

Andrew Walter is hosting an “Evening of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms” Friday night at a gun club in Scottsdale. Contributors who buy the “expert package” at $1,000 ...participants will repair to a nearby restaurant for cocktails and cigars once the shoo
USA Today
added Jul 14, 2014 20:41
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[Ukraine] Akhmetov Foundation supplies militants with vodka, tobacco under the guise of humanitarian aid - Parasiuk on the spot

Rinat Akhmetov's Foundation is supplying militants in Donbas with vodka and cigarettes under the guise of humanitarian aid for civilians, says independent member of parliament Volodymyr Parasiuk, who with other MPs arrived at the checkpoint where this ca
Kyiv Post (ua)
added Dec 16, 2014 03:40
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[Virginia] Turning a new leaf with tobacco money

The Virginia Tobacco Commission is helping more and more students in the Dan River Region with an expanded scholarship program — providing about $400,000 to Danville Community College students this year.
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Dec 13, 2014 20:55
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Exclusive: The Koch brothers' secret bank

The group, Freedom Partners, and its president, Marc Short, serve as an outlet for the ideas and funds of the mysterious Koch brothers ... • The U.S. Chamber of Commerce: $2 million.
Politico
added Sep 12, 2013 12:44
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[New York, Virginia] Bought Cigarettes in NY? You May Have Funded Terror

Police have uncovered a cigarette-smuggling operation whose proceeds may have gone to terrorist groups, they say. Sixteen Palestinians were indicted yesterday (and all but one arrested) in the East Coast effort, which saw some 1 million cartons of cigaret
WBZT.com
added May 17, 2013 23:11
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[Arkansas] $2M left in smoke suit cash

After paying out more than $20 million to over 20,000 former Marlboro Lights customers, a $45 million Arkansas settlement fund has $2.2 million left over, money that must be spent on public service. The settlement was paid last year to end a 14-year-old
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Sep 4, 2017 12:10
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[Missouri] New CoxHealth policy: No smokers need apply

However, CoxHealth President and CEO Steve Edwards said he is contributing $15,000 of his own money to the newly-created Charlie Fund. It will dole out payments to current employees who quit and are nicotine-free a year later. The fund is named after Edwa
Springfield (MO) News-Leader
added Sep 28, 2013 15:36
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