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[Nevada] Simon Keith golf outing offers llamas, cigars, great cause

Simon Keith Foundation golf tournament Friday at Siena Golf Course...Keith, a former UNLV soccer star and one of the world’s longest surviving heart transplant recipients, having fun and playing golf and smoking cigars
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Oct 10, 2016 16:43
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[UK] Northwick Park doctor opposes council's proposal to cut stop smoking services

A doctor at Northwick Park Hospital has started a petition to reverse Harrow Council’s proposal to cut stop smoking services in the borough. As part of Harrow Council’s public consultation on the budget for the 2017-18 financial year, plans have been pu
Ealing Times (uk)
added Oct 10, 2016 14:25
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[Kentucky] WATERS: Don’t be conned by the fool’s gold of cigarette tax hikes

The new wrinkle in anti-smoking crusaders’ annual demand to raise Kentucky’s cigarette tax is that hiking taxes to fund the Medicaid expansion is somehow a better approach than moving able-bodied adults from government dependency to the fulfillment offer
Richmond (KY) Register
added Oct 10, 2016 03:13
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[North Dakota] LETTER: Tax money won’t go toward anti-smoking programs

supporters of this measure seem to try to make us think this is about helping people quit smoking or keeping others from starting. Now I find out about $70 million a year in new taxes would have nothing to do with anti-smoking programs.
Jamestown (ND) Sun
added Oct 10, 2016 03:13
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[Oklahoma] VIDEO: Are E-Cigarettes Healthier? Depends On Who's Funding The Research

Even though the study was peer-reviewed, some are saying people should take the findings with a grain of salt given who funded the research: A tobacco company that's recently started selling e-cigarettes. For tobacco brands, it makes sense to get into
KJRH-TV CBS Channel 2 (Tulsa, OK)
added Oct 9, 2016 20:27
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[Afghanistan, Iraq] Blowing Bureaucratic Smoke / An FDA rule threatens to stop donations of cigars to U.S. troops. ($$)

The FDA’s bureaucrats are happy to have U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines dodge bullets overseas but they’re horrified they might relax by lighting up a stogie. Maybe we should send Mr. Califf and his colleagues who wrote this rule to Helmand pr
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 8, 2016 19:50
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[Florida] Interview: Rep. Posey declares war on red tape, even in space

The last time they came out with new regulations for cigars, they closed every cigar factory in Florida but one. This one will probably close them. It puts expensive testing on future products in order for them to get them approved. It's over regulation
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Oct 8, 2016 19:48
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SCHOW: The FDA is coming for your premium cigars

"These new FDA rules are more than a nuisance," Bufkin wrote. "They are potentially fatal to the premium cigar industry as we know it, and to the culture of handmade cigar-smoking so many of us now enjoy. Almost inevitably, manufacturers will massively c
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Oct 8, 2016 19:45
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[California] VIDEO: NO ON 56 LAUNCHES FIRST TELEVISION ADVERTISEMENTS

Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab today announced launching a 30-second television ad, which informs voters that just 13 percent of the new tax revenue generated by Prop. 56 would go to help people stop smoking or keep kids from ever starting. The majori
No on 56 – Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab
added Oct 8, 2016 15:49
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Update on Performance in Tobacco Control: A Longitudinal Analysis of the Impact of Tobacco Control Policy and the US Adult Smoking Rate, 2011-2013

strongest influence on adult smoking include the state excise tax and state smoke-free air regulations. The lack of robust funding for tobacco cessation services across the majority of US states highlights an important shortfall in current tobacco control
Journal of Public Health Management & Practice
added Oct 7, 2016 17:30
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