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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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[Maine] LETTER: Comic strip shouldn't have implied smoking was 'cool'

the "For Better or Worse" comic strip implied that younger kids feel that older kids smoking was "cool." ... I lost my mother and mother-in-law to lung cancer attributed to the effects of smoking, and I have two sisters with COPD. People spend a fortune t
Central Maine Morning Sentinel
added Mar 1, 2013 11:46
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[UK] Australian cigarette packets nominated for design award

London's Design Museum announced its contenders for the annual Designs of the Year on Monday, pitting the bland olive cigarette packets from Down Under against contemporary and costly creations from around the globe.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jan 15, 2013 12:05
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Anti-smoking activists in row over China Tobacco Museum in Shanghai ($$)

Shanghai gallery visited by children was named as centre for 'patriotic education', but anti-smoking lobby says it fails to highlight health risks
South China Morning Post
added Sep 26, 2012 18:14
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Books Analyzing Images of Slaves in History

Field workers’ lives were idealized in popular paintings and prints, especially in scenes of tobacco farms. “In the absence of shackles, whips or collars, these black figures often appear to be voluntarily trading with Britons in a product they both appr
New York Times
added Aug 3, 2012 09:21
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The Cigarette, The Batman, and The Youth: a History of Tobacco Regulations and Comic Books – Part V: Advocating for Industry Self-Regulation

U.S. has a long and relatively effective history of regulating tobacco advertisements in comic books. Regulating comic book smoking depictions, however, has a much shorter and less substantial history. The last post in this series addresses the future of
ComicCritter
added May 18, 2018 17:13
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The Cigarette, The Batman, and The Youth: a History of Tobacco Regulations and Comic Books – Part I: Introduction

This blog series examines the history of comic books and tobacco regulations....regulations, however, have not prevented tobacco advertisements from appearing in comic books. Internal tobacco documents show...have used purported anti-tobacco campaigns in
ComicCritter
added May 18, 2018 17:00
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[Belgium] Détente, Over a Cigarette

This was not a man who needed to be lectured on the health hazards of smoking. “A wounded German getting a light for his cigarette from a British soldier,” the caption in The New York Times Mid-Week Pictorial. “The German was left behind when his comrade
New York Times
added Oct 5, 2017 13:26
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[New York] Nordic Food Court Rises at Grand Central, With an Order to Leave No Trace

The men’s smoking lounge as it appeared about a century ago. The designers of Agern transformed the space into a Scandinavian modern interior, but preserved one of the doorways
New York Times
added Apr 6, 2016 14:37
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[New York] COTTER: Making Museums Moral Again

In 1983, the Whitney Museum of American Art opened a Midtown branch that was paid for, and named for, the Philip Morris tobacco company, which for decades had steadfastly denied that smoking causes lung cancer. The Whitney escaped sustained censure for it
New York Times
added Mar 17, 2016 12:43
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