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Who Knew What and When?

Pisgah Forest in North Carolina's transylvania County may seem like an odd place for human health fortunes to have pivoted, but there's something to be said for it. Here in the fall of 1953 an experiment was conducted that would change how tobacco compani
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Sep 13, 2012 15:09
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[Australia] REVIEW Simon Chapman’s Smoke Signals targets tobacco among others

while the packaging is plain, its contents are a pleasure, and lethal to intellectual bullshit. Frequently cutting, though never shrill or sarcastic, it’s an object lesson in how to argue well, and honestly, from sound academic principles. My own role in
The Australian (au)
added Sep 23, 2017 14:34
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[UK] Don't give up giving up smoking: An expert's guide to quitting

Why is it so hard to quit smoking? Professor Robert West, world expert on nicotine and addiction, has spent a lifetime finding out. Here’s his advice for die-hard smokers
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 18, 2014 13:30
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[Canada] Women and tobacco: Smoke and mirrors

For women who take up tobacco, the allure of smoking is all rolled up in self-image and identity
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jun 26, 2012 15:02
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[Australia] Simon Chapman: Up in smoke

AUSTRALIA’S pioneering plain tobacco packaging legislation, which was fully implemented 2 years ago, is the single most important piece of tobacco legislation ever introduced. I reached this conclusion while doing research for my book*, covering the
Medical Journal of Australia
added Nov 24, 2014 03:48
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Behind the scenes in the racketeering case against the tobacco industry

With co-author and APHA member Stanton Glantz, PhD, Eubanks brings readers behind the scenes of that lawsuit in “Bad Acts: The Racketeering Case Against the Tobacco Industry,” newly published by APHA Press. Here she talks with Public Health Newswire abou
Public Health Newswire (APHA)
added Jun 17, 2012 12:04
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Removing the emperor’s clothes: Australia and tobacco plain packaging (PDF)

no illusions about the obstacles entailed in taking on massive global industries. Chapman and Freeman offer encouragement that, given persistence, good science, research-based recommendations, skilled advocacy and perhaps above all, politicians with integ
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added Nov 26, 2014 11:19
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[Canada] ROBINSON: A Historian Writes a History of a Tobacco Company and Never Mentions Lung Cancer?

After we received the following article by Daniel Robinson, we asked Joanne Burgess if she would like to post a reply. She agreed and submitted the piece that appears below Robinson's article. Below her piece is Robinson's response.
History News Network
added Jun 17, 2014 07:38
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[South Carolina] Memories of King Tobacco

Eldred Prince and Benton Henry’s book “The Great Harvest: Remembering Tobacco in the Pee Dee” tells the story of the once golden crop and the people that grew it.
WBTW Channel 13 (Myrtle Beach, Florence SC)
added Apr 14, 2013 12:29
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He’s Back All Right, Now With a Memoir

When Arnold Schwarzenegger was governor of California, a reporter asked about the Cohiba label on the cigar Mr. Schwarzenegger was smoking. “That’s a Cuban cigar,” the reporter said. “You’re the governor. How can you flout the law?”
New York Times
added Oct 1, 2012 04:12
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