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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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New Databases Offer Insights Into the Lives of Escaped Slaves

New databases are enabling historians and descendants of slaves to piece together family trees and identify patterns in the lives of runaways...A portrait of Elisa Greenwell, a slave who escaped a Maryland tobacco plantation, was acquired by the National
New York Times
added Feb 18, 2016 22:17
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[Australia] Irish pub J.B O'Reilly's in West Leederville faces fine for retro tobacco signs

The owner of the popular Irish pub J.B O'Reilly's in Leederville is seeing red after the WA Health Department told him to remove his tobacco memorabilia signs or face prosecution and hefty fines.
WAtoday.com.au (au)
added Feb 18, 2016 20:07
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[North Carolina] We've Created A Monster! truth® And Vans Morph Culture-Changing Art Into Bold Fashion Statement

truth partnered with Brooklyn-based graphic artist Kevin Lyons to create a one-of-a-kind mural of monsters inspired by the generation that will end smoking once and for all. The artwork was then turned into a limited-edition Vans shoe, released today.
PR Newswire
added Jan 20, 2016 15:23
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vans launches limited-edition sneakers in partnership with truth

creativity speaks louder than words. That’s the message that brought together Kevin Lyons, a Brooklyn-based graphic artist, Vans, and truth in a partnership that released a limited-edition sneaker based Lyons’ art and carrying the message: everyone can u
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 20, 2016 15:19
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[UK] Lincs: Smoke Free Lincolnshire Alliance win Best Artistic idea in No Smoking campaign

A piece of community artwork was created by pupils from Ermine Primary Academy, city council apprentices, and four other individuals who are not in employment, education or training. Before producing the piece of artwork, the group took part in a worksh
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 20, 2016 14:55
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[California] Video games 'could spark rise in teenage smokers': 42% of games 'feature characters smoking - yet only 8% carry warnings'

In the California study, which was published in the journal Tobacco Control, researchers determined that a national ratings board set up more than 20 years ago is not a reliable source for learning if video games contain tobacco imagery. Study author Su
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 13, 2016 22:17
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IDOVJAN: My Accidental Career as a Russian Screenwriter

As for censorship, I kept expecting it and not finding it. The little restrictions I did encounter concerned the overall whitewashing of daily life typical for network TV (no swearing, no smoking, little alcohol)
New York Times
added Jan 8, 2016 01:27
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[Spain] Stacked blocks form Spanish tobacco and art museum by Losada García Arquitectos

La Gota Cultural Center Tobacco Museum by Losada Garcia Architects Each box projects in a slightly different angle from the one below it – a reference to the leaves and stalk of a tobacco plant – and hosts a balcony overlooking the town.
Dezeen (uk)
added Jan 6, 2016 16:06
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[Spain] La Gota Cultural Center and Tobacco Museum

The geometry of the building was inspired by the structure of the tobacco plant and principles of equality and diversity that are seen in their leaves: they are similar but different at the same time. The building contains a core for vertical connections
Architect Magazine
added Jan 6, 2016 15:58
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