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Women And Smoking In America, 1880-1950 1st Edition by Kerry Segrave (Author)

From 1880 to 1908, women were not allowed to smoke in public places, with strong opposition based on moral concerns. Most smoking was done by upper class women in the home, at private parties, or at socials. By 1908, women smokers went public in greater n
amazon.com
added Jan 23, 2018 15:03
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Blood Profits: How American Consumers Unwittingly Fund Terrorists

The disturbing truth that Neumann so cogently analyzes is that the earnings from the sales of fake Vuitton handbags, illicit drugs and cigarettes is what keeps the terrorists and criminals afloat.
amazon.com
added Jan 12, 2018 03:59
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[UK] New Year – New You: Paul McKenna exclusively reveals the system he says will help you quit smoking for good (and without gaining weight)

If you're someone who wants to quit but doesn't think you can, go through each exercise in the book with an open mind. You'll quickly find the whole process to be far easier than you imagined. If, on the other hand, you're someone who thinks you can qui
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 15:57
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A Spotlight on the Season’s Top Photography Books

Irving Penn ...in the ’70s he took that idea to the limit in his extensive studies of cigarette butts, gigantically enlarged, at once nobly pillar-like, irredeemably filthy and weirdly infused with personality.
New York Times
added Nov 28, 2017 21:35
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BOOK REVIEW|‘Reckless Daughter’: A Protective Biography of Joni Mitchell

Equally admirable is her resilience in overcoming setbacks...and her struggles with substance addictions, among them a four-pack-a-day cigarette habit that affected her voice.
New York Times
added Nov 28, 2017 21:35
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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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