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[New York] U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for January 21: NYC Bans Women Smoking

1908. On this date that year, the New York City council passed an ordinance that made it illegal for women to smoke in public places. The ordinance was the result of a campaign by the National Anti-Cigarette League. At the time, a number of cities had ban
PR Newswire
added Jan 22, 2017 03:00
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Taxation With Representation: Cravath, Weil, Jones Day, Davis

In this week's Taxation With Representation, British American Tobacco is taking over Reynolds American for $49 billion
Law360
added Jan 21, 2017 23:55
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Rick Hendrick rises from tobacco farmer to Hall of Famer

Rick Hendrick, owner of the most successful organization in NASCAR, grew up on a Virginia tobacco farm knowing that wasn't the life he wanted. He took chance after chance chasing a NASCAR career, came close to folding his team more than once, but always
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 21, 2017 21:48
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] If you miss the ’80s, this 1987 anti-smoking campaign ad is the throwback you need to watch

It was aired in 1987 for an anti-smoking campaign, back when we still had the SBC (Singapore Broadcasting Corporation). You can watch the video here — and please do yourself a favour and watch it with sound, you won’t regret it:
Mothership.sg (sg)
added Jan 21, 2017 15:26
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The Lawyer Who Will Shape Trump’s Presidency ($$)

Absent from the spotlight was Donald McGahn of Jones Day, the lawyer that the U.S. Office of Government Ethics had tried eagerly to reach in the days after the election to discuss Trump’s conflicts, who was general counsel for Trump’s presidential campai
Law360
added Jan 20, 2017 22:10
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[Texas] Prison chaplain admits taking bribes to smuggle tobacco

BEAUMONT, TEXAS A federal prison chaplain has admitted taking bribes from inmates in return for smuggling cigarettes and tobacco into the Southeast Texas facility. Eric S. Patrick of Nederland, Texas was chaplain at the maximum-security U.S. Penitentia
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 20, 2017 22:07
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Massachusetts lawmaker plans to re-ignite tobacco purchasing debate

Many western Massachusetts communities already require people to be at least 21-years-old to buy tobacco, but Dedham State Representative Paul McMurtry wants to make it the statewide standard. McMurtry wants to re-file a bill to align the tobacco purchas
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Jan 20, 2017 22:05
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Misperceptions of harm among Natural American Spirit smokers: results from wave 1 of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study (2013–2014)

The majority of NAS smokers inaccurately believes that their cigarettes are less harmful than other brands. Given the brand's rapid growth and its more common use in vulnerable groups (eg, young adults, lesbian, gay, bisexual, ‘other’ or ‘questioning’ ad
Tobacco Control
added Jan 20, 2017 21:58
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Are ‘natural’ cigarette smokers being misled?

Natural American Spirit tobacco products are marketed as “natural” and “additive-free,” and many users think that means the cigarettes are safer to smoke, according to a recent U.S. study. This raises the concern that people who might otherwise quit smok
Reuters
added Jan 20, 2017 21:57
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Texas, Washington Mull Statewide Tobacco 21 Laws

If legislation is approved, the two states would follow in the footsteps of Hawaii and California. Hawaii became the first state to set the legal minimum buying age for tobacco products at 21. That law went into effect Jan. 1, 2016, as CSNews Online prev
Convenience Store News
added Jan 20, 2017 21:54
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