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Smoking in literature – quiz

This day in 1999 saw a landmark ruling against the tobacco industry, with a Miami jury later awarding $145bn damages to 500,000 Florida smokers. Can you light up the scoreboard with your knowledge of tobacco in literature?
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 7, 2014 21:45
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[Asia, India] Artistes depict tobacco addict's life

Known for promoting Indian classical dances forms, Pracheen Kala Kendra, and The Engine Room ,an ensemble of modern and contemporary dancers, teamed up to present theme-based choreographies on World No Tobacco Day at Tagore Theatre here on Saturday.
Hindustan Times (in)
added Jun 1, 2014 07:20
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Creative Outrage: Enter our Contest to Expose the Truth about the “Be Marlboro” Campaign

help us tell the truth about Marlboro by creating a mock ad and entering it in our new Brand Jamming Contest. Channel your creative outrage and let’s take Marlboro’s absurd ad campaign to its logical conclusion.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 22, 2014 13:11
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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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