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[Virginia] From the photo archives: When tobacco was king

Lynchburg is steeped in tobacco history. John Lynch, the founder of the Hill City, built his first tobacco warehouse here in 1785. Within a year after the Civil War, Lynchburg had become the largest loose-leaf tobacco market in the world. The dominant c
Lynchburg (VA) News & Advance
added Aug 9, 2016 15:45
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] They can only puff in designated yellow circles in heritage enclave

George Town is believed to be the only no-smoking district in Malaysia with these little corners of refuge for smokers. The corners are not roofed so the smoke will dissipate quickly. And you will have to carry your own portable ashtray. “No one will th
The Star (my)
added Aug 2, 2016 18:47
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[New York] American Museum Of Natural History And Cuban National Museum Of Natural History Sign Agreement To Formalize And Deepen Collaboration On Research, Exhibitions, And Education

¡CUBA!, A NEW EXHIBITION ABOUT THE ISLAND'S RICH BIODIVERSITY AND CULTURE, WILL OPEN AT AMNH ON NOVEMBER 21...and a room revealing the craft of cultivating one of Cuba's most famous crops, tobacco.
PR Newswire
added Jul 12, 2016 15:17
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Six Women Artists Celebrate The Power Of The Cigarette

In the Invisible-Exports exhibition “Frida Smoked,” six women artists explore the legacy of the compact vices, specifically in relation to ideas of femininity and creativity. What stereotypes come to mind when we see a woman light up a cig? And what do w
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 19, 2016 12:20
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[New York] A Rich Feast of Folk Art at the New-York Historical Society

“The Folk Art Collection of Elie and Viola Nadelman,” a marvel of an exhibition that opens Friday at the New-York Historical Society. ... The displays range from several large cigar-store figures and a marvelous ship’s figurehead of a flirtatious woman
New York Times
added May 21, 2016 01:08
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[UK] Taking a look back at Player's cigarette factory

140 years of tobacco making history in Nottingham is set to come to an end on Thursday. The brand has been a huge part of the city's industries ever since John Player opened his first factory in Radford in 1877.
Nottingham Post (uk)
added May 18, 2016 19:00
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[Africa, South Africa] Exhibition supports No Tobacco Month

The BODY WORLDS Vital exhibition now on at the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre in Newtown, Johannesburg, until 19 June encourages smokers to quit, especially now, during No Tobacco Month which runs until 1 June. From 17 May to support of the No Tobacco Month in
Artslink.co.za (za)
added May 18, 2016 06:53
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[UK] Museums face attack over tobacco cash ($$)

Signatories said most members of the Royal Academy would be “appalled” to learn that JTI, the company behind Silk Cut and Benson & Hedges, paid almost £40,000 a year for a corporate package that meant its name appeared on all
Times Of London (uk)
added May 2, 2016 15:48
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[UK] The Tobacco Industry

Tobacco industry sponsorship of the arts is unacceptable: – Because the tobacco industry was responsible for 100 million deaths in the 20th century and current predictions are that it will kill one billion people in the 21st. – Because smoking is a m
SmokeFreeARTS (uk)
added May 1, 2016 20:38
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[UK] Tobacco Arts Sponsorship

As of April 2016: – Japan Tobacco International (JTI) is a Premier Sponsor of the Royal Academy of Arts. – British American Tobacco (BAT) is an Associate Sponsor of the Royal Academy of Arts. – JTI is a Corporate Supporter of the Southbank Centre.
SmokeFreeARTS (uk)
added May 1, 2016 20:37
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