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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
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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
amazon.com
added Oct 20, 2012 16:31
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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
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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
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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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What Not to Eat: ‘The Case Against Sugar’

Comparing the dangers of inhaling cigarettes with chowing down on candy bars may sound like false equivalence, but Gary Taubes’s “The Case Against Sugar” will persuade you... documents showing that Big Sugar paid three Harvard scientists in the 1960s to p
New York Times
added Jan 2, 2017 16:17
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HENS: THE LAST LAST CIGARETTE

I’d have liked to have smoked with my grandfather...He died too soon. I’m convinced that he died because his cigarettes were taken away from him when he was admitted to the hospital after a fall,...I’ve often dreamt of smoking in an art museum.
The New Yorker
added Dec 3, 2016 00:11
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[Australia] Smoke Signals – a new book not to miss

His ninth book, Smoke Signals: Selected writing, will be launched tomorrow (Thursday) at the University of Sydney. It includes 71 essays selected from hundreds of opinion page articles, blogs, commentaries and editorials written between 1983 and 2016.
Croakey (au)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:47
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[Europe] The New Intellectual Property of Health / Beyond Plain Packaging

This book discusses how to balance the legitimate interests of governments to promote human health and the protection and enforcement of IP rights. It also further explores how to amend IP regimes with a view to encouraging companies to produce and market
Elgar Online (Edward Elgar Publishing)
added Oct 8, 2016 19:28
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[UK] The best PM that Britain never had: Amid a sea of plastic politicians, Ken Clarke stands out as a man who put his principles before power - as his all too human memoir reveals, says DOMINIC SANDBROOK

pocketing a handsome sum in return for taking part-time jobs with the medical firm Unichem and, most infamously, British American Tobacco. Later, understandably, Mr Clarke came in for considerable flak for accepting the tobacco giant’s money. But there is
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 8, 2016 16:14
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