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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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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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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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[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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[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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Capitol Notebook: Maine DHHS a no-show for tobacco-fund hearings

Lawmakers reviewing the Fund for a Healthy Maine have been frustrated that staffers from the Department of Health and Human Services have refused to appear before their committee. Rep. Roberta Beavers, a South Berwick Democrat, was among those annoyed th
Falmouth (ME) Forecaster
added Nov 16, 2015 22:18
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[Canada] MAHOOD/ASHLEY/TURCOTTE: The Harper government’s anti-smoking strategy has been a failure

Canadians will live or die, by the thousands, based upon the priority that governments assign to the tobacco file. Unfortunately, Canada is no longer showing world leadership. It is playing the role of a tobacco industry enabler
iPolitics (ca)
added Oct 17, 2015 11:10
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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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