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[Virginia] ARCHIVE: Philip Morris Money

Though the company has used its tobacco profits to support charitable and educational works for decades, what's new now is that its $60-million corporate giving program is suddenly being dwarfed by a $100-million-a-year image-rebuilding campaign launched
The American Prospect
added Dec 1, 2017 17:49

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
added Sep 8, 2017 15:02

[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

This High-End Smoking Store Is Blurring Design, Art, and Getting Blazed

Tetra was launched late last year by three friends who all come from arts/culture backgrounds, bringing with them a unique and feminine perspective to the pursuit of blazing....“We were sitting together on El Matador beach in Malibu, talking about how no
added Apr 20, 2016 15:55

[South Carolina] Lawyers who won Happy Birthday copyright case sue over “We Shall Overcome”

Striking tobacco workers sang the song in the 1940s during a strike in South Carolina. Peoples' Songs Inc., a company created by legendary folk singer Pete Seeger, published a songbook in 1948 that included the song. "This simple and moving hymn tune be
Ars Technica (blog)
added Apr 13, 2016 22:41

[Asia-pacific] Marlboro Boys: photo essay highlights Indonesia's rampant underage smoking problem

Canadian photographer Michelle Siu captured this series of images she titled ‘Marlboro Boys’ in an attempt to highlight the smoking culture of Indonesia to the rest of the world. “The juxtaposition of young boys smoking like seasoned addicts is jarring,
News Interactive Network/News Limited/ (au)
added Dec 6, 2015 21:10

[Asia, Malaysia] Penang gets ‘smoke signals’

The Health Ministry has advised its Penang department to declare George Town Unesco heritage enclave a cigarette smoke-free zone tomorrow. State Welfare, Caring Society and Environment Committee chairman Phee Boon Poh said the state Health Department wou
The Star (my)
added Jul 3, 2015 15:34

[Australia] Where There’s Smoke, There’s No Opera

The Healthway chairwoman, Rosanna Capolingua, said her board was “quite surprised” by the opera general manager Carolyn Chard’s offer of a “Carmen” ban. “They brought that to us,” Ms. Capolingua said, “and we said: ‘fine.’ It was their choice and their d
New York Times Blogs
added Oct 9, 2014 13:57

The Museum as a platform for tobacco promotion in China

China Tobacco Museum in Shanghai is the largest in China, consisting of seven pavilions of tobacco-related exhibits. A focus group and previous survey data revealed that the museum conveys messages that make tobacco use appealing. Of the pavilions, three
Tobacco Control
added Oct 1, 2014 05:45

[France] Existential angst for Imperial Tobacco ($$)

Sartre might thus have raised no theoretical objection to the tobacco giant producing both brands at lower-cost factories in Germany and Poland. He would then have gone to the Café Les Deux Magots for a quick
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 15, 2014 15:18
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