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Central New Yorker's sound off on Santa as a non-smoker

Central New York parents are having their say on a major change to a children's classic story. A new version of "A Visit from St. Nicholas" edits out all references to Santa Claus' pipe habit - and critics argue it is political correctness gone haywire.
CNY Central (Syracuse, NY)
added Oct 16, 2012 16:13

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

[UK, USA] ARCHIVE: FITZPATRICK: The anti-smoking ‘truth regime’ that cannot be questioned

writes epidemiologist Geoffrey Kabat in Hyping Health Risks … In his fascinating history of anti-smoking, Velvet Glove, Iron Fist, Christopher Snowdon provides the wider context for the witch-hunt against Kabat and Enstrom.
spiked (uk)
added Sep 17, 2013 13:57

World Atlas: More People Smoking Cigarettes than Ever Before

Top of the charts in terms of nicotine addiction are Asia and Australia, which is where 57 percent of cigarettes are smoked today. These alarming statistics are among many of the intriguing facts laid bare in the ninth edition of Dan Smith's The State o
IBTimes (uk)
added Jan 6, 2013 14:14

Poison Tea: How Big Oil and Big Tobacco Invented the Tea Party and Captured the GOP

"The hijacking of American politics by the Tea Party is one of the most important stories of our time, and Jeff Nesbit offers an inside account of how it happened. Poison Tea is compelling, richly reported, and utterly chilling." ―Elizabeth Kolbert, auth
added May 14, 2016 23:21

Cigar Insider: Michael J. McFadden, Author of 'TobakkoNacht: The Antismoking Endgame'

carefully documented exploration of how tobacco opponents work. With an Ivy League education and no financial interest in tobacco, McFadden presents technical material in an engaging and understandable format, mixing humor, statistics, anecdote, stories,
The Stogie Guys
added Oct 24, 2013 12:47

[Pennsylvania] Dark secret, plot impacting tobacco industry affect retiree in fictional account

Genetti is harboring a dark secret that has driven him to decide to commit suicide, and while on the journey he stumbles across a plot impacting one of the largest industries in the country - the tobacco industry - putting his life in jeopardy.
Pottsville (PA) Republican
added Jan 7, 2013 07:20

OPEN BOOK: Thinking Outside the Pack

"Golden Holocaust," by Robert N. Proctor, advocates the abolition of cigarettes
Harvard Magazine
added Jun 27, 2012 16:03

[North Carolina] What makes Winston-Salem worth watching? C-SPAN aims to show off the city

A film crew from C-SPAN is in town, checking out the old shell-shaped Shell service station...Authors the programming will feature include Michele Gillespie, who wrote a book about Katharine and R.J. Reynolds, and Frank Elliott, whose books include one ab
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 21, 2018 23:28

Principles of Tobacco Control: Extinguishing the Habit [FREE FULL TEXT]

explores the history of tobacco as well as today’s issues—from the rise of novel tobacco products such as e-cigarettes to regulations surrounding tobacco’s use, marketing and other aspects of industry behavior...Dr. Michael Eriksen, an international exper
added Nov 26, 2016 02:19
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