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[France] Existential angst for Imperial Tobacco ($$)

Sartre might thus have raised no theoretical objection to the tobacco giant producing both brands at lower-cost factories in Germany and Poland. He would then have gone to the Café Les Deux Magots for a quick
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 15, 2014 15:18
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[China] In Rare Video, Wife of Jailed Nobel Laureate Reads Poems While Under House Arrest

Liu Xia, the wife of the imprisoned Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo, was shown reading two of her poems … With her hair cropped short and wearing large, round glasses, she smokes a cigarette as she reads from her notebook. At the end of the second poem,
New York Times Blogs
added Jan 15, 2014 09:25
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[UK] Hockney draws support for smokers ($$)

Somehow they lack the aesthetic appeal of a bowl of fruit — but when was art about doing the conventional thing? The artist, a long-time champion of the rights of the smoker, painted the images to illustrate a new book which seeks to argue that the dange
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 13, 2014 13:13
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[UK] JOHNSTON: Power of an instantly recognisable aesthetic ($$)

Hockney, the painter whose style is as instantly recognisable as a pack of Marlboro, has given permission for his artworks to be put to the service of a pro-smoking campaign. It’s not that these images, done with the Brushes app on an iPad, have any conve
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 13, 2014 13:11
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[UK] Artist David Hockney ditches painting landscapes and instead produces pictures of.. ashtrays

Created on an iPad, the images feature piles of cigarette butts and a self-portrait of the 76-year-old lighting up. In his foreword to Unlucky Strike: Private Health And The Science, Law And Politics Of Smoking, Hockney writes: “Life is a killer, we all
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jan 13, 2014 09:34
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AUDIO/TRANSCRIPT: The Cigarette's Powerful Cultural Allure

Part of the reason is the allure of a cigarette, so elemental to classic scenes in movies, television shows and books. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Richard Klein, author of Cigarettes are Sublime, about smoking and American culture.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 13, 2014 09:31
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Smoke [Poetry and Medicine | January 8, 2014] [$$]

Nowhere to breathe / in the still smoky parlor, / windows stuck shut / watching our claustrophobia / with closed eyes. / Each closet holds a life / of musty towels, yellowed sheets, / clothes holey with cigarette burns. / Someone says it's a
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
added Jan 7, 2014 20:30
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[North Carolina] FUQUAY-VARINA: Fuquay-Varina returns to its tobacco roots

the barn won't be used to cure tobacco; it instead will serve as a demonstration area to teach children and visitors about the "gold leaf" at the Fuquay-Varina Museums Complex. Tobacco was a big industry in Fuquay-Varina, with five warehouses, a cotton b
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Nov 30, 2013 14:43
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2013 South Carolina Tobacco Festival Schedule of Events

8 Kids Zone and Petting Zoo 5 Arts & Crafts & Other Cool Stuff ... 1 8 – 9:30am Gospel Singers 2 8:15am Smokin’ Fast 5K Race ... 1 11am –12pm Heritage Games & Tobacco Demonstrations
WBTW Channel 13
added Sep 22, 2013 15:52
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[UK] Your photographs of smokers

The artist Cornelia Parker asked you to share your photographs of people smoking, as part of the This Is Your Photo project. 'These groups are a cross section of society, from management downwards, thrown together by their common addiction,' said Parker.
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 29, 2013 06:29
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