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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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[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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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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[UK] Prize-winning tale on dangers of smoking

Primary classes across East Dunbartonshire took part in the ‘Jenny and Bear’ contest, which presents a tale about the dangers of second hand smoke. The Primary One pupils from St Machan’s Primary were judged as the winners after coming up with the name
KIRKINTILLOCH TODAY (uk)
added Jun 8, 2017 14:36
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‘On Fire’ Makes Bad Habits Sound Very Sweet

This book will make you want to start smoking again. (Until you recall that Brown died, apparently of a heart attack, at 53.)
New York Times
added Jun 2, 2017 03:29
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3 Books That Help Make Sense of the Climate Change Debate

these scientists have not limited their scientific dissents to climate-related issues; they have also argued against the adverse health effects of tobacco smoke. Calling them “Merchants of Doubt,” Oreskes and Conway explore the motivations behind their st
New York Times
added Jun 1, 2017 18:09
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[Australia] Federal Group, Labor, tobacco giant under spotlight as review of 1973 bribe allegations welcomed

Tasmania's Police Commissioner has agreed to review a four-decades old investigation into bribery allegations surrounding the resignation of the former deputy premier Kevin Lyons, which triggered the fall of the government in 1972.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 9, 2017 20:38
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[UK] Yes, Nell Gwynne had a good time, but life with Charles II was mostly savage - and short

Sulphurous smoke from coal fires hung in the air — and everyone smoked tobacco. As it was believed that smoking was beneficial to health, children were beaten for not smoking.... Restoration Britain is about as appealing as North Korea.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 21, 2017 19:26
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[Georgia (Country), Russia] Inside the Uranium Underworld: Dark Secrets, Dirty Bombs

The potential source that most concerns investigators in Georgia is the region of Abkhazia, a Russian protectorate that broke away from Georgian control ... these regions often function as way stations for smugglers, allowing everything from guns and ciga
TIME Magazine
added Apr 9, 2017 18:26
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