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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

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

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

[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

[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

[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

[Bulgaria] Plovdiv’s ‘Tobacco Town’ controversy: discrepancy in documents to be checked

A key part of the investigation into the controversial attempt to demolish a historic warehouse in Plovdiv’s “Tobacco Town” is expected to be the discrepancy between different documents, one saying that the building was not a monument of culture and anot
Sofia Globe (bg)
added Mar 8, 2016 21:54

Answerman: Why Is There Still So Much Smoking In Anime?

there's still nowhere near as much stigma about smoking in Japan as there is in the US...The days of Miyazaki and other animators with a giant overflowing ashtray on their desks, puffing away as they work, are pretty much gone. However, Japan still lags b
Anime News Network
added Feb 27, 2016 02:02

vans launches limited-edition sneakers in partnership with truth

creativity speaks louder than words. That’s the message that brought together Kevin Lyons, a Brooklyn-based graphic artist, Vans, and truth in a partnership that released a limited-edition sneaker based Lyons’ art and carrying the message: everyone can u
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 20, 2016 15:19

[California] Video games 'could spark rise in teenage smokers': 42% of games 'feature characters smoking - yet only 8% carry warnings'

In the California study, which was published in the journal Tobacco Control, researchers determined that a national ratings board set up more than 20 years ago is not a reliable source for learning if video games contain tobacco imagery. Study author Su
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 13, 2016 22:17
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