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[UK] Prison chaplain ditches old Bibles with thin pages because inmates keep smoking them

Tobacco ban led to numerous inmates suddenly converting to Christianity. Push for smoke-free prisons already being blamed for rise in violence and self-harm in some jails.
IBTimes (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:06
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BOOK REVIEW Simon Schama: By the Book

what books, if any, you tend to return to? Italo Svevo, “Zeno’s Conscience”: Amidst the rich literature of The Higher Schlemiel there is no greater book, not least in the narrator’s Homeric struggle to find a reason powerful enough to give up smoking...
New York Times
added Oct 21, 2017 23:25
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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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[France, New York] Gérard Depardieu Believes The Pentagon May Have Created AIDS—And That’s Just the Beginning

Depardieu was inhaling a Gitanes as he sat down for our interview in New York this week. “Now they show that Gitane is death,” France’s most famous film star declared concerning his cigarette pack’s warning label (which covered nearly the entire surface,
The Daily Beast
added Sep 20, 2017 22:23
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A New Biography Looks at Sarah Vaughan, the Singer Known as Sassy

Her instrument, at least, had never let her down, and Vaughan took it for granted, smoking and snorting coke. In 1989, she learned she had lung cancer.
New York Times
added Jul 20, 2017 16:54
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Consumer Perception of Product Risks and Benefits

This book reflects the current thinking and research on how consumers’ perception of product risks and benefits affects their behavior. It provides the scientific, regulatory and industrial research community with a conceptual and methodological referenc
Springer Science+Business Media
added Jul 11, 2017 21:44
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[Minnesota] New book remembers Miles Lord as a maverick judge

Roberta Walburn recounts in her engrossing and trenchant new biography “Miles Lord: The Maverick Judge Who Brought Corporate America to Justice,”...garnered widespread praise for her work in the tobacco case, as well as the nickname “the Document Diva” in
Minnesota Lawyer
added Jul 11, 2017 16:31
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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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The Children of ‘1984’: Dystopia Down the Decades

Room 101, where victims confront the thing they fear most, has lent its name to a British comedy show in which celebrities discuss their pet peeves. Boris Johnson has inveighed against, among other things, boiled eggs and “hysteria about passive smoking.”
New York Times
added Jun 15, 2017 15:13
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[Iraq, Mid-east] IN HIS FINAL DAYS, SADDAM HUSSEIN SHARED STORIES WITH AMERICAN SOLDIERS AND SMOKED CUBAN CIGARS

Saddam appeared to derive immense satisfaction from simple pleasures, like smoking his cigars. He would carefully—almost theatrically—pull a Cohiba from the emptied wet wipe box he carried them in. Then he’d light the cigar, savoring every inhalation befo
Newsweek
added Jun 14, 2017 21:35
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