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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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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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[Pennsylvania] Pa. should emulate Florida's approach to teen smoking

Part of Florida's experience offers a model for other states. One key is that 15 percent of its share of the national tobacco settlement fund is dedicated to youth smoking prevention efforts ... Florida's experience proves that substantial progress can
Shamokin (PA) News-Item
added Sep 13, 2013 17:34
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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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[Maryland] Tobacco Mini-Grant proposals sought by the Somerset County Health Department

on behalf of the Cigarette Restitution Fund (CRF) Cancer/Tobacco Community Coalition, is soliciting mini grant proposals from 501(c)(3) (not for profit) or governmental organizations serving Somerset County that are interested in preventing and/or reducin
Newszap
added Oct 13, 2013 12:10
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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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[Asia, Israel] Ga'ash teams up with Cigar for 9-hole event

There was a nine-hole, better-ball Stableford competition organized by the club and Cigar Magazine in which players were treated on arrival with cigars and cocktails by Y&D Enterprises. With the golf course starting to take shape for the spring, 64 play
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 25, 2015 19:01
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Hackademy Awards Give Thumbs Up! For ‘The Fault in Our Stars,’ Thumbs Down! For Latest ‘X-Men’ Movie

Reviewers analyzed 128 movies during 2014 for portrayals, if any, of tobacco use. About half were PG and PG-13 movies. And some, such as Thumbs Up! Winner “The Fault in Our Stars,” accurately depicted tobacco use as a deadly health threat. Reviewers fou
Business Wire
added Feb 22, 2015 15:56
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[District of Columbia] Party Diary: Guys, girls and lots of cigar smoke at the 25th annual ‘Fight Night’

“Everybody sit your asses down right now. That’s how tonight’s gonna go,” shouted sportswriter Jay Glazer, who had the unfortunate task of trying to tame the crowd of more than 1,200, including D.C. mayor-elect Muriel Bowser
Washington Post
added Nov 15, 2014 08:57
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[Australia, Canada] Mining billionaire Andrew Forrest plotting 'assault' on the tobacco industry

Suing big tobacco for the costs of smoking-related illnesses is on the radar of an organisation set up by billionaire iron ore magnate and philanthropist Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest. The $75-million Eliminate Cancer Initiative (ECI), funded by Mr Forrest an
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Sep 30, 2017 16:45
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