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[North Carolina] Fund-raising shortfall has arts council reassessing its role, strategies

The council is bracing to see what British American Tobacco Plc’s full ownership of Reynolds American Inc. will mean for corporate giving. Reynolds could not be reached for comment about 2017-18 plans. Its group of companies, employees and private chari
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 15, 2018 23:24

[Virginia] River District tobacco mural ‘a great reminder of the history of this area’

A mural highlighting Danville’s tobacco history was dedicated in the River District on Friday morning. The 20-by-30-foot Tobacco Heritage Mural was painted in December on the side of 308 Craghead St. that faces Patton Street and is visible from the Rive
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added May 11, 2017 03:26

[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

[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

COLLIN: Why should Hollywood quit smoking?

how best to put it? – cool. On screen, smoking adds movement to stillness, and pricks the dark with momentary flares of warmth and light. It’s a catalyst for intimacy, and particularly in the film noir era, there was often no fire without it.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 1, 2016 17:19

The Walking Dead: Melissa McBride Explains Carol's Smoking Habit

Carol shoots a little girl on The Walking Dead and no one bats an eye. Carol smokes a cigarette and everyone loses their minds. Since Carol's recent smoking habit has become a buzzed about topic among fans of The Walking Dead, I thought it was appropria
added Mar 14, 2016 00:40

[Turkey] KUCUKSAHIN: Are books and movies promoting smoking and drinking? Erdogan thinks so

All this aside, let's entertain the idea that Erdogan may be justified in associating smoking and drinking with literature, poetry and cinema in Turkey. Not so, according to scholars in the field. Emin Ozdemir, a prominent literary scholar and the longe
added Feb 25, 2016 03:58

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Expert warns about dangers of clove cigarettes

National Commission on Tobacco Control head Priyo Sidipratomo has said that several articles that acknowledged clove cigarettes, locally known as kretek, as Indonesia’s cultural heritage, must be removed from a culture draft bill... “How can we include s
Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 15, 2015 09:56

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] SCIORTINO: Arts clouded in smoke

only allows charitable sponsorship if it does “not use trademarked names and logos of tobacco products” and “does not have the intent to promote tobacco products”. Yet enforcement is barely existent and tobacco companies are unashamed in their sponsoring
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 26, 2015 22:25

[New York] Art for the Knowing Nose

Art that incorporates scent has always been an outlier... In 1902, a poet and art critic named Sadakichi Hartmann tried using perfume and a fan to stage a “scent concert” in New York, but was foiled by clouds of tobacco smoke and was eventually booed offs
New York Times
added Apr 6, 2015 12:54
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