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[Ireland] Smoking Big Cigars looks poised to stub out rivals

Smoking Big Cigars earns the nap selection to land the Meath Handicap Hurdle on this afternoon’s card at Navan. The Sandra Hughes-trained gelding made his seasonal debut at Fairyhouse in November, and was sent off favourite to land a competitive handicap
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Jan 23, 2016 16:05
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[Illinois] Big Tobacco takes hit; City Council bolsters anti-smoking efforts

Big Tobacco took it on the chin Wednesday when Chicago raised its smoking age to 21, outlawed discounts, slapped a $6 million tax on cigars, roll-your-own tobacco and smokeless tobacco and banned chaw altogether at sports stadiums. On the day after the
Chicago Sun-Times
added Mar 17, 2016 17:48
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[China, UK, Georgia] A discussion of the tobacco industry’s exploitation of “smoke-free” Olympic Games

internal documents released as a result of the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (.pdf). While excluded from the venue itself, the industry extended its far-reaching tentacles into the immediate areas adjacent to and surrounding the Olympic Ring. T
Stanford Law & Policy Review
added Aug 6, 2012 18:02
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[California] LA City Council approves ban on using chewing tobacco at city parks and sports venues

There are exceptions to the ban at designated areas of some parks where smoking is also allowed, such as at some golf courses, the Autry National Center, the Greek Theater and the Los Angeles Zoo, and when its use is allowed under a filming permit. “I l
MyNewsLA.com
added Jan 26, 2016 21:51
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[Caribbean] Eric LeGrand posts photos of him floating in the ocean, smoking a Cuban cigar

Eric LeGrand is taking a Caribbean vacation with his family, and it's clear they weren't going to let his paralysis keep him from taking part in the fun. He posted two photos on his Facebook account of him floating in the ocean with the help of his famil
NJ.com
added Jul 28, 2014 20:53
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[UK, New York] KEENAN: APOV: Tobacco in the Olympics! Who would have guessed?

On April 25, tobacco manufacturing giant Lorillard Co. announced that it had purchased electronic cigarette company Blu Cigs. Prior to the start of the Olympics over 5 million “e-cigs” were sent to London for the Games.
Batavia (NY) Daily News
added Aug 16, 2012 13:07
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[New Zealand, UK] Smoking Olympic athletes get village pass

Designated smoking areas have been set up in the Olympic village and while it might not embody the Games' creed of faster, higher, stronger, organisers cannot be accused of discrimination.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 25, 2012 09:21
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[Connecticut] Galas, Celtic Music, Scotch & Cigars, Fairs Are All Part of This CT Weekend

For some, there is no better way to start the weekend that with a glass of good Scotch and an even greater cigar. Enjoy both at Hartford’s Carbone’s Ristorante on Thursday, Sept. 24. The outdoor dinner and more benefits First Tee of Connecticut, an organ
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Sep 25, 2015 11:02
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New York moves a step closer to banning smokeless tobacco at Yankee Stadium and Citi Field, takes aim at curbing growth of hookah bars

The city Health Department backed legislation Thursday to prohibit the substance — which has a long history of use by baseball players but can cause cancer — from all sports arenas, including the homes of the Yankees and Mets.
New York Daily News
added Feb 26, 2016 20:04
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[California] Smokeless tobacco at Dodger Stadium? You're out of here!

The L.A. council vote, in sports vernacular, was a blowout: The motion won 14-0. In a statement, the council said the ordinance was passed “both to set the right example for America’s youth and for the health of the players.” The Dodgers have previously
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 26, 2016 21:45
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