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[North Carolina] New Winston Museum Salon Series- “Tobacco from Jamestown to Winston-Salem”

Kicking off New Winston Museum’s 2015 Salon Series will be three events that take a look at “A Town Built on Tobacco” The first event, “Tobacco from Jamestown to Winston-Salem,” will take place on January 22nd at 12:00pm Elizabeth Chew, the Betsy Main Ba
Camel City Dispatch
added Jan 14, 2015 11:06
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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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[Kentucky] Tobacco auction system is all but snuffed out

This tobacco-belt tradition, once as much a part of Kentucky's fabric as bourbon or horse racing, is fading away — and it's taking the maestros like Foy with it. "The chant of an auctioneer can sound as good as a song," said Foy, 63, who has spent four
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 10, 2015 23:49
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[France, Italy, UK] #Words of the year

“Vape” — to suck on an electronic cigarette — is Oxford Dictionaries’ word of 2014, while in the French vote the runner-up was vapoter, which means the same. Italians now say svapare. (Vaping, incidentally, has necessitated a new term for an old thing: “t
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 19, 2014 22:59
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Phil Stern, Chronicler of Movie Stars and a President, Dies at 95

Mr. Stern was the official photographer for Kennedy’s presidential inaugural gala. Racing around Washington to five white-tie balls, he snapped memorable images, including Sinatra’s lighting the triumphant president’s cigarette
New York Times
added Dec 16, 2014 03:17
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[Colorado] What Lighters Looked Like When Smoking Was Fancy

From now through March, "Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century" — an exhibit chronicling the influence and style of the iconic jeweler from 1900 to 1975 — is on view at the Denver Art Museum. The one-time-only display, designed by Nathalie Crinière (who
New York Magazine
added Dec 4, 2014 20:58
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[New York] Sharing and Liking Photos From Day 1

“Public Eye: 175 Years of Sharing Photography”...Mr. Pinson learned that the library had acquired a small portfolio of August Sander’s work, a dozen photos of people smoking. The images were part of a tobacco-related collection at the library.
New York Times Blogs
added Dec 3, 2014 11:36
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Cigar-store Indian is worth thousands

Is an old barber pole or carved cigar-store Indian worth as much as an oil painting of the same age? Some collectors today think so. One bidder paid $42,550 for a well-documented Indian maiden cigar store figure at a 2014 antiques auction.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 28, 2014 12:16
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[Africa, Uganda] Artists launch campaign against tobacco use

The artists with the help of a social enterprise, Text To Change (TTC) have formed a web page dubbed: “Wall of Fame” where MPs, radio personalities, actors and journalists will urge children to desist from tobacco use. “These are the people who the youn
The New Vision (ug)
added Nov 12, 2014 20:55
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[UK] Australian opera company drops Carmen over smoking scenes

Decision by West Australia Opera has left fans fuming, while PM Tony Abbott calls it ‘political correctness gone crazy’
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 10, 2014 11:06
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