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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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[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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Big Tobacco in the Big Apple: How New York City Became the Heart of the Tobacco Industry…and Anti-Smoking Activism

Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society (University of Alabama)
added May 15, 2018 16:19
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[Switzerland] Outrage over tobacco funds for Red Cross

Campaigners are fuming over donations made by Japanese Tobacco International (JTI) to the Geneva-based International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum and to the Geneva Red Cross. Red Cross officials, however, downplay the controversy.
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Nov 10, 2012 12:43
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Mr. Freeze's 'Batman & Robin' Cigars Were Actual Cubans From A Famous Musician

Arnold Schwarzenegger starred as Mr. Freeze, securing the role at what might have been the peak of his career. Stogie Kenyatta, who played one of the villain's thugs, recalled, "Jon Bon Jovi came by and he brought Cuban cigars for Arnold."
Comicbook.com
added Jun 25, 2017 13:34
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[New York] THE MET GALA SMOKERS JUST GOT SERVED BY THE NY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Bassett isn’t alone in her distaste of the smoking incident – Met donors were similarly up in arms...you can bet the bathroom selfies will be scarce at next year's event.
Harper's Bazaar
added May 14, 2017 10:52
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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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[Tennessee] Burley Tobacco Provided A Sustaining Legacy To Greene County

Tobacco is considered to be the most revered cash crop in the United States' history. As early as 1612, colonists of the New World, more specifically, John Rolfe, grew the first commercial crop of tobacco on small Jamestown Island in Eastern Virginia. Tob
Greeneville (TN) Sun
added Mar 21, 2016 01:55
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