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Viva Republica Cigar for Troops

Jason Holly, who owns the small Viva Republica cigar brand, has created a special cigar to benefit members of the U.S. military who are serving overseas. The Miami Cigar & Co., operating in conjunction with nonprofit organization Operation: Cigars for Wa
Cigar Aficionado
added Nov 10, 2014 14:01
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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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[Switzerland, UK] Who funds the arts and why we should care ($$)

I could find no one at Art Basel prepared to answer a question about why it felt it acceptable to take tobacco sponsorship. Instead, Art Basel issued a statement that simply applauded Davidoff as a “dedicated supporter of art”
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 19, 2014 14:07
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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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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] Cigars, once banned, fire up troop morale in Afghanistan

military, civilian and contractor members of the Tali-banned Cigar Aficionado Club here say it’s more than a nicotine fix. It’s a bond of friendship, an escape from the drudgery of deployed life and a taste of home. The group takes its name from the fact
Stars & Stripes
added Dec 10, 2016 18:05
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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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[Florida] PERRY: Why would physicians testify that smoking isn't addictive? Maybe the money. Lots of money.

The medical community — including specialty societies such as the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery — needs to engage in more formal reviews of such testimony to make sure it adheres to professional ethical standards, he adds.
MinnPost.com
added Jul 23, 2015 12:54
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[Florida] New FDA tobacco rules appears to ban cigar donations to troops

It's not just the troops getting free cigars. Newman and other companies donate thousands more to charities each year for silent auctions, golf tournaments and other fundraisers. "We're good citizens, and now the FDA says, 'No, no, no. No more charity,'
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Aug 29, 2016 14:51
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Medicare to Cover Lung Cancer Screening for Long-Time Smokers

Annual lung cancer screenings for long-term smokers may soon be covered by Medicare, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Monday. The reimbursement proposal would cover annual CT scans for people aged 55 to 74 with a smokin
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 10, 2014 22:02
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