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[Africa, Malawi] Bullets players on a road trip selling cigarettes

Malawi super league giants, Nyasa Big Bullets players have been on the road selling Nyasa Manufacturing Company’s (NMC) merchandises, fueling concerns that preparations for the new season will be affected. As part of their sponsorship agreement with NMC,
Malawi24 (mw)
added Feb 20, 2016 01:56
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Survey: CVS Customers Turn to C-Stores for Tobacco

The majority are fairly neutral on the topic, according to a survey of 300 smokers who had previously purchased cigarettes from nationwide CVS locations. Commissioned by electronic cigarette manufacturer V2, the poll showed 43% of respondents said they
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 19, 2016 16:19
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Smokers in Turkey to not receive free cancer medicine

Turkey’s social security body will not fund cancer treatment medicines for patients diagnosed with lung cancer who have ever had a smoking habit, according to a new regulation that went into effect on Feb. 3. The Social Security Institution’s (SGK) new
Hurriyet (tr)
added Feb 18, 2016 19:48
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Big Money's map mischief in North Carolina

The Republican State Leadership Committee, a Washington, D.C.-based super PAC that gets funding from North Carolina corporations including Reynolds American and Duke Energy, helped draw the state's congressional district
Institute for Southern Studies / Facing South
added Feb 18, 2016 03:33
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HOPE Donates $100,000 to American Cancer Society for Genetic Research in Lung Cancer

HOPE (Health Opportunity through Partnership in Education), together with Washington National Insurance Company, has donated $100,000 to help the American Cancer Society fund cutting-edge scientific cancer research. To date, HOPE has contributed a total o
PR Newswire
added Feb 16, 2016 17:31
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[Pakistan] Minister earns ire by attending tobacco industry event

Minister of State Tariq Fazal Chaudhry invited criticism by gracing a tree plantation event in the city on Monday. Since his ministry is devoted to make Islamabad smoke-free, some environment enthusiasts took offence to his presence at the event where th
PakistanHerald.com
added Feb 16, 2016 13:32
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Bill to broaden tobacco fund use headed to Oklahoma Senate

A bill to allow the state to designate funds from the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust to Medicaid and other public health programs has cleared a state Senate committee...typically has spent most of the earnings on smoking cessation efforts and said Med
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 16, 2016 13:00
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[North Carolina] Reynolds American, foundation provides $10.8M to nonprofits in 2015

On a corporate level, Reynolds American and its operating companies contributed a combined $3.6 million to nonprofit organizations, including youth tobacco prevention programs by RAI Services and Keep America Beautiful by Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co. The
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 15, 2016 17:30
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[North Carolina] REYNOLDS AMERICAN AND ITS EMPLOYEES DONATED $10.8 MILLION IN CASH TO NONPROFITS IN 2015

The Foundation’s largest contributions were to the American Red Cross, United Way of Forsyth County, N.C., Winston-Salem / Forsyth County Schools, Winston-Salem State University, Salem College, Wake Forest University, Reynolda House Museum of Art, Old Sa
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Feb 15, 2016 15:12
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[UK-Scotland] Stewart Maxwell's praise for ASH Scotland, the anti-smoking charity

Mr Maxwell, who introduced a Bill in parliament that paved the way for the ban on smoking in public places, presented a cheque for £75 to chief executive Sheila Ms Duffy and praised the actions taken by ASH Scotland to reduce tobacco-related harm.
Barrhead News (uk)
added Feb 15, 2016 14:53
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