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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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[UK] SmokeFreeARTS.org

We invite arts, cultural and heritage organisations as well as charities and other bodies to sign up to a SmokeFreeARTS declaration: 1. There is no place for the tobacco industry as a sponsor of arts, heritage or cultural activities. 2. We will not acc
SmokeFreeARTS (uk)
added May 1, 2016 20:33
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LETTER: We ban tobacco sponsorship of sport in the UK. Let’s stub it out in the arts, too

We suspect that most members of the Royal Academy in London will be appalled to learn that Japan Tobacco International (JTI) has been a premier sponsor for its exhibitions. British American Tobacco is also a sponsor, a position it shares with, among other
The Guardian (uk)
added May 1, 2016 20:29
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[UK] Ditch tobacco sponsors, health experts warn cultural institutions

1,000 experts sign open letter to London’s leading cultural bodies, including British Museum and Royal Academy, over ‘morally unacceptable’ sponsorship
The Observer (uk)
added May 1, 2016 20:25
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[North Carolina] First event of history series to be held Tuesday in Innovation Quarter

A new history series that will explore the former downtown tobacco district, the people who worked there and the effect it had on many aspects of life will be held on Tuesday in the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. “Making Sense of the Factory” will featur
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 1, 2016 13:32
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[Cuba, Florida] ARCHIVE: VIDEO: Avian Artistry, With Smuggled Cigars

Duke Riley, a Brooklyn artist, trained 50 homing pigeons to fly from Havana, Cuba, to the Florida Keys carrying illicit cigars and cameras to record the journey.
New York Times
added Apr 28, 2016 20:26
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[Cuba, USA] 2,000 Pigeons Will Put on a Light Show in Brooklyn

Mr. Riley, a rugged-looking 43-year-old Boston transplant, has used pigeons to carry his message before. For his 2013 piece “Trading With the Enemy,” he dispatched a small flock from Havana to Key West. Half of the birds smuggled back Cuban cigars attache
New York Times
added Apr 28, 2016 20:26
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AMERICAN SMOKING CULTURE: FROM CASH CROP TO PUBLIC SCOURGE

2016: At the 2016 SAG Awards, Best Actor Leonardo DiCaprio makes headlines by vaping at his table. Weeks later, the Haze Dual v3 vaporizer is distributed at the Academy Awards as part of the gift bags given to award presenters, stirring even more controv
Newsweek
added Apr 24, 2016 23:52
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