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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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Six Women Artists Celebrate The Power Of The Cigarette

In the Invisible-Exports exhibition “Frida Smoked,” six women artists explore the legacy of the compact vices, specifically in relation to ideas of femininity and creativity. What stereotypes come to mind when we see a woman light up a cig? And what do w
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 19, 2016 12:20
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[North Carolina] Tobacco markets were a way of life

Eastern North Carolina’s tobacco markets and festivals were once the highlight of the social calendar. As the 1992 markets ramped up, N&O writer and Wilson native Dennis Rogers remarked on the weight the tobacco market still carried.
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Mar 6, 2013 13:26
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[Switzerland] Red Cross museum tries to return tobacco money

Admitting “a lack of vigilance,” the Geneva-based International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum has refused a controversial donation offered to it by Japan Tobacco International (JTI). However, JTI says it won’t take the money back. Last November, a h
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Feb 25, 2013 23:31
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[North Carolina] 50 Things We love About Reynolda

Shortly after her marriage to tobacco tycoon R.J. Reynolds, Katharine began making plans to build a lavish “country estate” just north of town—one that would be equal parts stunning and sensible. She envisioned the estate to be completely self-sustaining
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 30, 2017 20:53
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SMOKING, THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY, ANTI-SMOKING AND BETELNUT IN CHINA

* SMOKING IN CHINA * History of Tobacco in China * Chinese Smokers * Smoking Culture in China * Smoking and Doing Business * Cigarettes in China
Facts and Details (blog)
added Mar 12, 2013 15:26
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[New York] American Museum Of Natural History And Cuban National Museum Of Natural History Sign Agreement To Formalize And Deepen Collaboration On Research, Exhibitions, And Education

¡CUBA!, A NEW EXHIBITION ABOUT THE ISLAND'S RICH BIODIVERSITY AND CULTURE, WILL OPEN AT AMNH ON NOVEMBER 21...and a room revealing the craft of cultivating one of Cuba's most famous crops, tobacco.
PR Newswire
added Jul 12, 2016 15:17
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[Florida] The Ybor City Issue 2016: The lost world of Ybor City (WITH VIDEO)

from 1977 to 1983, I interviewed hundreds of elderly cigar makers, green grocers, and boliteros (numbers peddlers). In a ritual, they arrived daily, settling in the cantinas of El Centro Asturiano, El Centro Español, and El Círculo Cubano to sip café con
Creative Loafing
added Apr 14, 2016 21:47
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[China] Advocates decry tobacco exhibition

said Tang Qiong, vice director of the Shanghai Municipal Health Promotion Committee. "The China Tobacco Museum is itself the tobacco industry's biggest advertisement," Tang said at an event Tuesday. Prior to the event, the committee organized an unautho
Global Times (cn)
added May 21, 2013 16:56
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[New York] A Rich Feast of Folk Art at the New-York Historical Society

“The Folk Art Collection of Elie and Viola Nadelman,” a marvel of an exhibition that opens Friday at the New-York Historical Society. ... The displays range from several large cigar-store figures and a marvelous ship’s figurehead of a flirtatious woman
New York Times
added May 21, 2016 01:08
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