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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

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

[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

[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

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

Santa Claus Forced to Quit Smoking During His Most Stressful Season

we hope that Santa Claus is getting the counseling and support he needs to get through this busy holiday season without that familiar pipe tight in his teeth.
Vanity Fair
added Dec 11, 2012 19:05

The Price of Smoking [Hardcover]

What does a pack of cigarettes cost a smoker, the smoker's family, and society? This longitudinal study on the private and social costs of smoking calculates that the cost of smoking to a 24-year-old woman smoker is $86,000 over a lifetime; for a 24-yea
added Oct 20, 2012 16:31

APHA book tells behind-the-scenes story of case against big tobacco

“I did not want the story of this case to get lost, or worse, to be retold with revisionist historical perspectives,” Eubanks told The Nation’s Health. “The book is important because it shines a light on what can happen when those responsible for followi
The Nation's Health (American Public Health Assn)
added Jul 2, 2012 11:25

Consumer Perception of Product Risks and Benefits

The contributions address various aspects of consumer psychology and behavior, risk perception and communication, marketing research strategies, as well as consumer product regulation.
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Jul 11, 2017 21:41

A Warm Biography of the Fantastical, Feminist Angela Carter

The English writer Angela Carter (1940-1992)... Carter found an audience before she died, at 51, of lung cancer....She was a savage smoker of cigarettes. “When she was writing,” Gordon says, “smoke would curl out from the keyhole in her room.”
New York Times
added Feb 22, 2017 03:42
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