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[Florida] Ban would prohibit EBT card use at strip clubs, casinos, liquor, tobacco stores

The money on Florida Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards is meant to help needy families cover rent and other basic living expenses. But in a review of 30 months of EBT card withdrawals, which first aired in 2011, 9 Investigates uncovered almost 7
WFTV-Ch. 9 (Orlando, FL)
added Apr 4, 2013 06:48
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[Zimbabwe] BAT trustees notarise deed

TRUSTEES of the British American Tobacco Zimbabwe Tobacco Empowerment Trust yesterday notarised the deed of trust formalising the operations of the empowerment vehicle that will benefit thousands of tobacco growers, particularly women and the youth.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Apr 1, 2013 09:10
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[New Jersey] MULSHINE: Smoking out a major flaw in Obamacare

Jan. 1 is when the much debated individual mandate to buy health insurance takes effect. ... smoking — or simply saying that you smoke — can put you beyond reach of the individual mandate to buy health insurance that is cornerstone of the entire plan.
Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger
added Mar 28, 2013 16:26
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[Tennessee] FROM THE FARM: Tobacco GAP training and online resources

Attention tobacco growers, if you have not attended a GAP training program previously this year, this will likely be your last opportunity. GAP training will be offered on Wednesday, March 27 at 10 a.m. in Room 100A at the University of Kentucky Researc
Clarksville (TN) Leaf Chronicle
added Mar 22, 2013 12:48
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Policy chief: Tobacco settlement funds helping Kentucky farmers

Kentucky did well in directing half of the state’s share of the settlement funds from tobacco companies over the past decade to help farmers diversify their operations into non-tobacco areas, a state official said here Thursday.
Evansville (IN) Courier & Press
added Mar 8, 2013 06:47
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[Nigeria] Oyo tobacco farmers receive N200m BATN loans annually

More than 850 members of the Nigerian Independent Tobacco Association (NITA) in Oke Ogun area of Oyo state benefit from over N200 million interest- free loans every year to cultivate farmlands from British American Tobacco Iseyin Agronomy(BATIA)
BusinessDAY (ng)
added Mar 6, 2013 13:18
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[UK] Joss Stone and Craig David among British singers accused of endorsing 'Big Tobacco' ahead of Indonesian festival

Three leading British singers have been accused of furthering the aims of "Big Tobacco" by agreeing to perform ... “Craig is very much looking forward to entertaining his fans at Java... and believes that they are able to make their own decisions when it
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 28, 2013 10:47
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[Switzerland] In Swiss media today: Red Cross museum's tobacco dilemma, ski lift safety: Japan Tobacco doesn’t want its Red Cross money back

money donated to the revamped Red Cross Museum. Once the museum realized it had not been “vigilant” enough in its fundraising efforts, according to its director, Roger Mayou who says a donation from Japan Tobacco International (JTI) was not in step with i
GenevaLunch (ch)
added Feb 25, 2013 22:47
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Taxpayer dollars used to fund study tying Tea Party to tobacco lobby

"It's an example of the frivolous spending inside the government ... that has landed us $17 trillion in debt," said Tea Party Patriots co-founder Jenny Beth Martin. The study was funded by federal taxpayer grants through the National Institutes of Heal
Fox News
added Feb 16, 2013 21:22
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$1.1 Billion in Thanks From Bloomberg to Johns Hopkins

New York Times
added Jan 27, 2013 20:33
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