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[Kentucky] Tobacco auction system is all but snuffed out

This tobacco-belt tradition, once as much a part of Kentucky's fabric as bourbon or horse racing, is fading away — and it's taking the maestros like Foy with it. "The chant of an auctioneer can sound as good as a song," said Foy, 63, who has spent four
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 10, 2015 23:49
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ON VIEW Joan Didion: From the Face of Céline to the Subject of a New Photography Exhibition

On view will be several of Wasser’s iconic published shots of Didion — staring intently, while smoking; holding her young daughter Quintana Roo, smoking
New York Times Blogs
added Feb 10, 2015 08:17
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[Switzerland] Gianni Botsford builds translucent concrete smoking pavilion

£65,000 smoking pavilion... "This would be a shelter where it would be possible to sit and relax ... whilst our clients could partake of one of their favourite pastimes without affecting anybody in the house: the old fashioned art of smoking.
Architects Journal (uk)
added Feb 9, 2015 14:10
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[Kentucky] Project adds Horse Cave tobacco tales to ‘Stories’ website

Stories about the role of tobacco Horse Cave and the surrounding area, as told by those who grew it and worked in warehouses where it was sold, have been preserved in an online oral history project.
Glasgow (KY) Daily Times
added Feb 2, 2015 18:44
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[North Carolina] Upcoming Events: “Tobacco from Jamestown to Winston-Salem”

3 events that take a look at “Tobacco” and its role in developing this community. On January 22nd, Elizabeth Chew, the Betsy Main Babcock Director of the Curatorial and Education Division at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, will outline tobacco in
New Winston Museum (Winston-Salem, NC)
added Jan 23, 2015 14:15
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[North Carolina] Hot Pick: Tobacco Town

TOBACCO TOWN: The New Winston Museum will present “Tobacco from Jamestown to Winston-Salem” at noon today. Elizabeth Chew, the Betsy Main Babcock Director of the Curatorial and Education Division at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, will outline tob
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 23, 2015 14:08
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[Asia, Maldives] HPA concerned over display of hookah smokers

Health Protection Agency (HPA) has expressed concern over the display of hookah smokers at the Cultural Festival organized by Maldives Broadcasting Corporation (MBC). People smoking hookahs were seen during the Festival, to showcase dying age-old Maldiv
Haveeru Daily (mv)
added Jan 17, 2015 20:15
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[North Carolina] New Winston Museum Salon Series- “Tobacco from Jamestown to Winston-Salem”

Kicking off New Winston Museum’s 2015 Salon Series will be three events that take a look at “A Town Built on Tobacco” The first event, “Tobacco from Jamestown to Winston-Salem,” will take place on January 22nd at 12:00pm Elizabeth Chew, the Betsy Main Ba
Camel City Dispatch
added Jan 14, 2015 11:06
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[California] PetaPixel Using Cigarettes to Connect with Strangers in SF

what would happen if the situation was reversed: instead of being asked for a cigarette I would offer them to random people from all walks of life. My next visit to San Francisco was to the Mission District on 24th St., I purchased a pack of Malboro and
PetaPixel (blog)
added Jan 4, 2015 10:37
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[France, Italy, UK] #Words of the year

“Vape” — to suck on an electronic cigarette — is Oxford Dictionaries’ word of 2014, while in the French vote the runner-up was vapoter, which means the same. Italians now say svapare. (Vaping, incidentally, has necessitated a new term for an old thing: “t
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 19, 2014 22:59
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