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[China] Decision to honor museum questioned

Residents and experts questioned Shanghai's decision to honor a tobacco museum for its service as an education base for teenagers. The China Tobacco Museum in Shanghai, said to be the largest of its kind in the world, opened in 2004. It was built by the
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 19, 2012 14:39
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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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R.J. Reynolds spotlights illicit cigarette manufacturing in court hearing

A melodramatic and high-stakes case illuminating a complaint by the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. about Native American tribes’ alleged “rogue cigarette” manufacturing challenged a federal judge...contends USDA underestimated gross domestic volume of cigaret
McClatchy Newspapers
added Jun 9, 2015 19:46
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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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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco companies embark on massive reforestation programme

TOBACCO Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) and tobacco merchants have established a Sustainable Afforestation Association (SAA) to spearhead reforestation across the country.
Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added Apr 14, 2014 00:34
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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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[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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EDITORIAL: FDA should do more with its authority over tobacco products

In order to take steps such as dialing back the amount of nicotine in tobacco products, the agency must undertake exhaustive scientific research demonstrating that its decisions are not "arbitrary and capricious." Mr. Deyton says the public can expect mo
Washington Post
added Feb 5, 2013 23:35
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[New York] RIA Gets Close to $1 Million to Study Aspects of Gambling, Alcoholism and Smoking

The University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions has been awarded three grants to study these specific areas of addictive behaviors: the impact of alcohol and gambling availability on the frequency of gambling among Native Americans; impulse co
University of Buffalo
added Aug 16, 2012 21:19
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[Massachusetts] Mass. tobacco taxes grow as anti-smoking funds dwindle

collected more than $882 million in tobacco taxes in the budget year that ended June 30. That includes payments tied to a 1998 settlement....But Massachusetts spent less that 1 percent of that money — about $3.9 million — on smoking cessation.
Gloucester (MA) Daily Times
added Nov 25, 2015 16:27
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