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[New York] George Arents Collection

the largest and most comprehensive library in the world devoted to the history, literature, and lore of tobacco. The collection contains both printed and manuscript works—as well as prints, drawings, and ephemera—dating from 1507 to the present, represent
New York Public Library
added Dec 16, 2015 22:45

[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

A Renowned Dance Couple Keeps Flamenco’s Flame Burning in New York

“Flamenco is clandestino,” said Soledad Barrio, the star of the renowned company Noche Flamenca...As the family walked to the A train, Ms. Barrio kept coughing. “I have to stop smoking,” she said. “It’s so stupid, I should just. … ” Laughing, she put her
New York Times
added Dec 4, 2015 19:50

[Asia, China] An Arts Explosion Takes Shanghai

Inside were more innovative installations, many owned by Mr. Tek, that could fit only inside a hangar, such as Xu Bing’s “Tobacco Project,” an assemblage of more than 600,000 cigarettes resembling a tiger skin rug;
New York Times
added Nov 5, 2015 17:23

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Expert warns about dangers of clove cigarettes

National Commission on Tobacco Control head Priyo Sidipratomo has said that several articles that acknowledged clove cigarettes, locally known as kretek, as Indonesia’s cultural heritage, must be removed from a culture draft bill... “How can we include s
Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 15, 2015 09:56

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] National scene: House drops cigarette provision in culture bill

Facing fierce public criticism, the House of Representatives decided on Tuesday to drop articles endorsing kretek (clove cigarettes) in the current culture bill legislation. Antitobacco campaigners have lambasted new provisions in a culture bill recogni
Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 15, 2015 09:50

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] House confirms removal of clove cigarettes from cultural heritage bill

The controversial articles acknowledging kretek (clove cigarettes) as Indonesia’s cultural heritage have been removed from a culture draft bill by the House of Representatives (DPR). According to a report by, the decision was made at the Hous
Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 15, 2015 09:45

VIDEOS: EDITORIAL: FDA's Hip-Hop Anti-Smoking Campaign: Brilliant or Doomed to Fail?

Plainly put, this hip-hop anti-smoking campaign kind of clashes with the Administration's image. So, rather than convince teenagers not to take up smoking or quit if they already have a soft spot for cigarettes, Fresh Empire might backfire and get youth
added Oct 13, 2015 12:02

[Connecticut] Ralph Nader: From consumer advocate to museum impresario

WINSTED, CONN. This aging but still charming small New England town in western Connecticut has had one claim to fame for many years: It’s the hometown of Ralph Nader. And Nader, 81, who left for the Ivy League and gained fame 50 years ago exposing the
McClatchy Newspapers
added Oct 4, 2015 11:37

[Kentucky] 2015 Carroll County Tobacco Festival Pageants ($$)

Carrollton (KY) News Democrat
added Sep 26, 2015 23:25
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