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SATEL: When our reason is hijacked by an uncontrollable urge

Kessler says he was drawn to study the power of unbidden influence — thoughts, feelings and behaviors that override reason and will — through his earlier FDA-related work on tobacco and obesity; he has written three books on those subjects. “Is it possibl
Washington Post
added Apr 30, 2016 18:41
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TOBACCO, A CATALOGUE OF THE BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, AND ENGRAVINGS ACQUIRED SINCE 1942 IN THE ARENTS TOBACCO COLLECTION AT THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY, FROM 1507 TO THE PRESENT

New York Public Library
added Dec 16, 2015 22:55
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[Asia, Pakistan] CANCER PATIENTS INAUGURATE REPORT AGAINST TOBACCO INDUSTRY

The report, titled “Smoky Truth”, highlights the tactics used by the tobacco industry to maximize profits and mislead government around the world, and discusses the importance of corporate social responsibility. The cancer patients attending the launch
SUCH TV (pk)
added Aug 21, 2015 12:01
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] Hillary Clinton Agrees With Elizabeth Warren On Trade Dispute With Obama

Clinton is opposed to a critical piece of the Obama administration's Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would give corporations the right to sue...Australian case that Clinton referenced in her book, however, is instructive....Philip Morris Asia is suing Au
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 30, 2015 13:37
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Chapter 5: Plain packaging for the Pacific Rim- tobacco control and the Trans-Pacific Partnership [Trade Liberalisation and International Co-operation: A Legal Analysis of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement]

Big Tobacco has been engaged in a dark, shadowy plot and conspiracy to hijack the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) and undermine tobacco control measures ñ such as graphic health warnings and the plain packaging of tobacco products. The tobacco
Elgar Online (Edward Elgar Publishing)
added Sep 6, 2014 14:58
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[Asia, India] KESAVAN: NO SMOKING - The decline of tobacco and its lessons

Human beings don’t want to be suddenly saved from their pleasures by self-righteous laws, but, as the campaign against smoking demonstrates, they can be educated out of their excesses.
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Sep 1, 2014 02:42
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Smoking in literature – quiz

This day in 1999 saw a landmark ruling against the tobacco industry, with a Miami jury later awarding $145bn damages to 500,000 Florida smokers. Can you light up the scoreboard with your knowledge of tobacco in literature?
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 7, 2014 21:45
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[UK] Hockney draws support for smokers ($$)

Somehow they lack the aesthetic appeal of a bowl of fruit — but when was art about doing the conventional thing? The artist, a long-time champion of the rights of the smoker, painted the images to illustrate a new book which seeks to argue that the dange
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 13, 2014 13:13
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[UK] Artist David Hockney ditches painting landscapes and instead produces pictures of.. ashtrays

Created on an iPad, the images feature piles of cigarette butts and a self-portrait of the 76-year-old lighting up. In his foreword to Unlucky Strike: Private Health And The Science, Law And Politics Of Smoking, Hockney writes: “Life is a killer, we all
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jan 13, 2014 09:34
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MALONE: Making it normal to sell death: two books worth reading -- Malone 22 (2): 65 ($$)

Robert Proctor's Golden Holocaust ... and Sharon Eubanks and Stanton Glantz's Bad acts ... Taken together, these books pointed to some things tobacco control practitioners, researchers, and advocates, whatever their disciplinary field or focus, should be
Tobacco Control
added Feb 16, 2013 12:52
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