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[Australia] Smoke Signals: Selected Writing: Front Matter

45 Pleased as Punch: interview with the tobacco industry 267 46 Smoking bastions set to crumble 206 47 Why even “wowsers” argue about smoke bans 209 48 How Santa and the Tooth Fairy collaborated to allow smoking at 212 casino 49 Is a smoking ban in UK pa
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added Nov 12, 2016 23:07

Johnny Cash, the Poet in Black

A book of his poems, edited by the poet Paul Muldoon, is about to published... “We try to live by the moral guide that he laid down,” Mr. Cash said, which, among other things, means no alcohol or tobacco ads.
New York Times
added Nov 12, 2016 02:17
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Review: Nell Zink’s ‘Nicotine’ Is Hard to Put Down, Despite Its Unruly Plot

This book’s title, “Nicotine,” refers to a house in a rundown section of New Jersey that’s been occupied by friendly anarchist squatters. They’re all smokers, or chewers, or (God help us) vapers. They’ve banded together because they’re sick of being ostr
New York Times
added Nov 11, 2016 17:18

Squatters and Cigarettes: Nell Zink’s New Novel, ‘Nicotine’

Nicotine is an addictive stimulant, and so is “Nicotine,” the new novel by Nell Zink...she finds that the house has been named Nicotine and is occupied by an approachable band of squatters, ostracized by other activist households because of their tobacco
New York Times
added Nov 11, 2016 17:17

Why English Keeps On, Like, Totally Changing: WORDS ON THE MOVE Why English Won’t — and Can’t — Sit Still (Like, Literally) By John McWhorter

I personally appreciated the book’s comprehensive and entertaining section on “backshift,” when the emphasis on a word enrages me when people in British historical dramas say “CIG-arette” when at the time they would have said “cigar-ETTE.”
New York Times
added Nov 3, 2016 15:35

Throw Open the Doors: The World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

[FCTC] is a closed long as the sole strategy is supply and demand reduction and the dominant tactic is to use exclusion to silence debate, little progress will be evident. These weaknesses can be overcome by throwing open the doors of the Conven
added Oct 22, 2016 19:35

Smoking is Bad for You by Anton Chekhov

What an extremely funny depiction of a long suffering husband. How patient he is. This play has always helped me to better comprehend Chekhov's basic state of mind--which is brilliant and human.
added Oct 19, 2016 16:06

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] JTI Korea opens book cafe for elderly

implementing a project over the past few years to overhaul old community centers for the elderly in Seoul, drawing positive responses... "We will continue to do what we have been doing to make a difference for the elderly," a JTI spokeswoman said. "We wil
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 14, 2016 17:02

[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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