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[Tennessee] Tobacco Has Changed, And So Have Our Communities

Greeneville was part of the Southern Railway Empire. The town boasted both commercial and industrial growth throughout the early 1900s, primarily due to the influence of the tobacco. In addition, Andrew Johnson, the17th president of the United States, was
Greeneville (TN) Sun
added Mar 21, 2016 01:53
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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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[New York] COTTER: Making Museums Moral Again

In 1983, the Whitney Museum of American Art opened a Midtown branch that was paid for, and named for, the Philip Morris tobacco company, which for decades had steadfastly denied that smoking causes lung cancer. The Whitney escaped sustained censure for it
New York Times
added Mar 17, 2016 12:43
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The Walking Dead: Melissa McBride Explains Carol's Smoking Habit

Carol shoots a little girl on The Walking Dead and no one bats an eye. Carol smokes a cigarette and everyone loses their minds. Since Carol's recent smoking habit has become a buzzed about topic among fans of The Walking Dead, I thought it was appropria
Comicbook.com
added Mar 14, 2016 00:40
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[Bulgaria] Demolition row: Culture Ministry told Plovdiv two years ago that tobacco warehouse was a cultural monument

Prosecutors have opened pre-trial proceedings in connection with the attempted demolition, which began on March 6 but was stopped by the intervention of the ministry amid large-scale public outrage at the bid to raze the building, which dates to the 1920
Sofia Globe (bg)
added Mar 13, 2016 10:59
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[Bulgaria] Plovdiv’s ‘Tobacco Town’ controversy: discrepancy in documents to be checked

A key part of the investigation into the controversial attempt to demolish a historic warehouse in Plovdiv’s “Tobacco Town” is expected to be the discrepancy between different documents, one saying that the building was not a monument of culture and anot
Sofia Globe (bg)
added Mar 8, 2016 21:54
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[Russia] Meet the real ironman of spaceflight: Valery Polyakov

Mir was far from the buttoned-down environment of the ISS. If the equipment was older and more prone to failure, cosmonauts and astronauts had more freedom. They were able to drink freely,...and there were reports of cigarette smoking.
Ars Technica (blog)
added Mar 7, 2016 23:48
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Mikhail Baryshnikov and Joseph Brodsky, in a Song of Exiled Russians

Baryshnikov recently talked about Brodsky and the show...he was terrified of dying like I am terrified of dying...He died very young...He knew his heart was weak. But he smoked, and he ate what he liked; he was a very sensuous man. He couldn’t work withou
New York Times
added Mar 2, 2016 23:02
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Answerman: Why Is There Still So Much Smoking In Anime?

there's still nowhere near as much stigma about smoking in Japan as there is in the US...The days of Miyazaki and other animators with a giant overflowing ashtray on their desks, puffing away as they work, are pretty much gone. However, Japan still lags b
Anime News Network
added Feb 27, 2016 02:02
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[Turkey] KUCUKSAHIN: Are books and movies promoting smoking and drinking? Erdogan thinks so

All this aside, let's entertain the idea that Erdogan may be justified in associating smoking and drinking with literature, poetry and cinema in Turkey. Not so, according to scholars in the field. Emin Ozdemir, a prominent literary scholar and the longe
Al-Monitor
added Feb 25, 2016 03:58
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