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National No Smoke Day Is a Movement Challenging Americans to Quit Smoking on October 3, 2016

National No Smoke Day will culminate a viral wave of awareness that encourages smokers to give up the habit. The movement is currently live on Kickstarter and raising funds to bring the project to life. Cigarette smoking is responsible for more than 480,
DigitalJournal.com (blog)
added Aug 31, 2016 21:30
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[Florida] Castor to file bill allowing premium cigarmakers to donate stogies to troops

Premium cigar makers who want to donate stogies to U.S. troops serving abroad should be exempt from federal rules that prohibit charitable contributions of tobacco products. Or so says U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Tampa, responding to a Tampa Bay Times sto
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Aug 31, 2016 16:12
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[Florida] cigars donations are bad for the military’s health

members of the military smoke at higher rates, and recruits are highly susceptible to tobacco initiation. The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network put it well. It would be a disservice if those protections weren’t extended to the servicemen and
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 31, 2016 16:05
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REYNOLDS AMERICAN FOUNDATION ANSWERS CALL TO SUPPORT AMERICAN RED CROSS EFFORTS IN LOUISIANA

The Reynolds American Foundation has donated $200,000 to the American Red Cross for assisting flood victims in Louisiana. . . . The Reynolds American Foundation focuses its contribution resources in communities where significant numbers of Reynolds Americ
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Aug 31, 2016 15:59
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[South Dakota] State awards $221195 in tobacco disparities grants

The Department of Health is awarding $221,194.85 in grants to reduce tobacco use in the state, it was announced in a news release. The tobacco disparities grants are aimed at reducing tobacco use among populations disproportionately affected with higher
Pierre (SD) Capital Journal
added Aug 29, 2016 21:30
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[Austria] Warum die Salzburger Festspiele ohne jährliche 600.000 Euro eines Tabakkonzerns auskommen müssen [Why the Salzburg Festival have to do without annual 600,000 euros a tobacco company.]

Japan Tobacco International, a leading global tobacco company and owner of the former Austria Tabak is no longer. As a sponsor of the festival anyway. Last year, JTI was the last time there - with at least 600,000 Euro per year. Pereira had brought the gr
Die Presse (at)
added Aug 29, 2016 16:18
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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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[Virginia] Coal Country Is Wary of Hillary Clinton’s Pledge to Help

Lambert...sold his tobacco farm to the federal government. “The tobacco settlement was a rip-off. They ripped us up one side and down the other.”..Clinton’s advisers say her plan to save coal country is informed by the lessons of the tobacco programs.
New York Times
added Aug 29, 2016 13:16
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[Rhode Island] Our Lady of Grace hosts ’Steak, Cards, and Cigars’

The gathering – another way Gower seeks to bring parishioners together to enjoy food, fun, and fellowship while raising funds for the Roman Catholic parish – was billed as “Steak, Cards, and Cigars.”
Johnston (RI) Sunrise
added Aug 28, 2016 19:53
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[New York] Buffalo Cigars to begin new initiatives after successful opening

The $2 million, 5,000-square-foot structure...planning to switch to 24/7 hours on Fridays and Saturdays....“Blue Smokers Matter” initiative. On Wednesday nights, first responders will be given hot dogs and hamburgers and can hang out at the store.
Bee Group Newspapers (Buffalo NY)
added Aug 28, 2016 19:46
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