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[Asia, UK] VIDEO: Smoking pipe house built in China

A bizarre building in the shape of a smoking pipe has appeared in Fujian Province, China. At 22m high and 68m wide, it is thought to be the largest pipe-shaped building in the world. The unusual construction was put up memory of local writer Lin Yutang w
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 11, 2014 12:08
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Smoking in literature – quiz

This day in 1999 saw a landmark ruling against the tobacco industry, with a Miami jury later awarding $145bn damages to 500,000 Florida smokers. Can you light up the scoreboard with your knowledge of tobacco in literature?
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 7, 2014 21:45
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[UK] Hockney draws support for smokers ($$)

Somehow they lack the aesthetic appeal of a bowl of fruit — but when was art about doing the conventional thing? The artist, a long-time champion of the rights of the smoker, painted the images to illustrate a new book which seeks to argue that the dange
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 13, 2014 13:13
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[UK] Artist David Hockney ditches painting landscapes and instead produces pictures of.. ashtrays

Created on an iPad, the images feature piles of cigarette butts and a self-portrait of the 76-year-old lighting up. In his foreword to Unlucky Strike: Private Health And The Science, Law And Politics Of Smoking, Hockney writes: “Life is a killer, we all
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jan 13, 2014 09:34
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[UK] Cornelia Parker's assignment for This Is Your Photo: smokers

the assignment is being set by British artist Cornelia Parker. She says: My directive is to record all those smokers who hover outside their place of work, whether on their own or in small congregations. These groups are a cross section of society, from
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 17, 2013 14:39
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[Washington] Cigarette city: What are Seattle's smokiest neighborhoods?

Where there’s smoke, there’s…hipsters? In Seattle, it seems so. Analysis of consumer spending data reveals that some of the city’s funkiest neighborhoods are also the ones whose residents smoke the most cigarettes. And Georgetown — that crumbling enclav
Seattle (WA) Times
added Dec 31, 2012 11:36
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[Tanzania] Women artists get jack up from cigarette firm

Tanzania Cigarette Company (TCC) has pledged more support to local artists, besides calling for full involvement of women in the growing industry.
IPP Media (tz)
added Sep 6, 2012 06:21
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[China] Anti-smoking activists decry honor title for tobacco museum

CHINESE anti-tobacco activists are asking the Shanghai government to remove the "Patriotism Education Base" title from the China Tobacco Museum which they believe is misleading young students.
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Aug 22, 2012 11:49
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From smoking to Ebola, can graphic design save your life?

look at the evolution of cigarette packaging over the past 120 years - and the dramatic fall in the number of smokers. From the Great Plague of London to Ebola, an exhibition at London's Wellcome Collection explores how design decisions can have a major i
Wired
added Sep 8, 2017 15:02
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[Russia] Be brighter, put out the lighter

the inclusion of an intertitle with the public service advertisement “Smoking is injurious to health"...The IP Court confirmed...that public service advertisements shown before audiovisual works including a tobacco product or the process of smoking during
Lexology (uk)
added Sep 8, 2016 03:09
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