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[California] Walnut Creek no-smoking drive tested downtown

The city's nearly two-year campaign to ban smoking in apartments has cleared the air for many tenants, but getting downtown open-air smokers to quit has proved more difficult.
Contra Costa (CA) Times
added Jul 3, 2015 14:19
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[Australia] SPARROW: The ban on cigarettes in prison is stranger than you might think

A prison system plagued by overcrowding, rapes and bashings has rather more urgent needs than a ban on cigarettes. In one sense, the dire state of our prison system makes a smoking crackdown seem quite bizarre. In another sense, it helps explain it. Jeff
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 3, 2015 14:19
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[Illinois] Condo smoking bans catch fire around Chicago

"Tobacco smoke is a big issue in condo buildings because the standard condo declaration says that no one may engage in activities that pose a nuisance to any fellow unit owner," Slubowski said. "It's almost impossible to stop smoke from traveling from on
Crain's Chicago Business
added Jul 3, 2015 14:08
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[Australia] Champix probe: Queensland coroner reopens investigation into anti-smoking drug's possible link to 22yo man's suicide

The Queensland coroner has reopened an investigation into the death of a 22-year-old Brisbane man who committed suicide just days after starting medication to quit smoking. Timothy Oldham left a box of anti-smoking drug Champix next to his suicide tape
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 3, 2015 13:56
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ARCHIVE: Transcript: #19-98 Ties that Bind: The ACLU and Big Tobacco May 13, 1998

On this roundtable edition of Making Contact, we're joined here in the studio by Stanton Glantz....And with us by phone ... is the author of an investigative article about ties between the ACLU and the tobacco industry, former Washington Post reporter Mo
National Radio Project
added Jul 3, 2015 13:48
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ARCHIVE: ALLIES: The ACLU and the TOBACCO INDUSTRY

has a conflict of interest: At the same time that it takes money from the tobacco industry, it allies itself with the tobacco industry to fight legislation intended to ban or restrict tobacco advertising and promotion-
Tufts University
added Jul 3, 2015 13:11
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ARCHIVE: Nader Assails A.C.L.U. on Tobacco Industry Gifts

Mintz said the A.C.L.U.'s receipt of the money, combined with its support of the tobacco industry's position on cigarette advertising, constituted a conflict of interest for the civil liberties group, made worse because the identity of the donors was not
New York Times
added Jul 3, 2015 13:05
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ARCHIVE: LETTERS: GLASSER/MINTZ: Tobacco and the American Civil Liberties Union: ACLU’s Charges

none of the support we received from companies whose products include tobacco was for issues directly related to those companies’ interests / It could open all ACLU records relating to tobacco. It could repudiate tobacco money, as has the Southern Califor
Nieman Reports
added Jul 3, 2015 12:57
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ARCHIVE: LETTER: Newspaper-Tobacco ‘Unholy Alliance’

I became aware of this unholy alliance in 1993, when I attended the NNA convention in Cincinnati to collect a first-place award in commentary in the NNA’s Better Newspaper Contest. At that time Philip Morris sponsored a video featuring first-place winner
Nieman Reports
added Jul 3, 2015 12:57
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ARCHIVE: MINTZ: The ACLU and the Tobacco Companies

Glasser’s response is rooted in "Allies: The ACLU and the Tobacco Industry," a report I had released in July 1993. "Allies" drew press coverage focusing on the Union’s solicitation and acceptance of $500,000 from Philip Morris, the leading cigarette maker
Nieman Reports
added Jul 3, 2015 12:37
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