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Free flights on the company plane

When Ross Johnson was chief executive of RJR Nabisco, the tobacco-to-biscuits conglomerate, in the 1980s, he sent Rocco, his pet dog, on a 2,000-mile flight aboard the company jet. According to the story, made famous in Barbarians at the Gate, a book ab
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 7, 2016 07:40
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[Turkey] KUCUKSAHIN: Are books and movies promoting smoking and drinking? Erdogan thinks so

All this aside, let's entertain the idea that Erdogan may be justified in associating smoking and drinking with literature, poetry and cinema in Turkey. Not so, according to scholars in the field. Emin Ozdemir, a prominent literary scholar and the longe
Al-Monitor
added Feb 25, 2016 03:58
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Kentucky by Heart: Bobbie Bryant’s Tobacco in the Black Patch brings back childhood memories

I reflected on my youth around the family tobacco farm recently while reading Farming in the Black Patch (Acclaim Press, 2015), by author Bobbie Smith Bryant. The book is a well-done account of Bryant’s family (Smiths and a few others) raising dark-fired
KyForward
added Feb 16, 2016 13:28
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[New York] What is Paul Rudnick Doing Writing Young Adult Fiction?

“I liked ‘Dante’s Inferno’ and Machiavelli’s ‘The Prince,’” said one girl, who was smoking... “I know they shouldn’t be smoking,” he said. “But it’s such a mild form of rebellion these days compared with other things that it almost seems quaint to me, li
New York Times
added Feb 13, 2016 15:49
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[UK] Missing Phwoar and Peace? Get ready for these TV scorchers: The murder mysteries, spy dramas and wartime thrillers set to hit screens this year

Rowan Atkinson...to play French detective Jules Maigret...admits he has been a devourer of the Simenon works for many years and he may have to get used to smoking the detective’s trademark pipe if these initial cases prove a success — there are 73 more Ma
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 12, 2016 15:55
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EXCLUSIVE: Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock came from two different planets but William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy bonded over Star Trek slights, anti-Semitic slurs, bad marriages and battles with alcohol - until their final falling out

in February 2014, Nimoy made public that he had been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). He now needed an oxygen tank to help him breathe. He raged and cursed, 'Goddam it' and asked Shatner 'Why didn't you stop me from smoking'.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 11, 2016 18:53
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BRODWIN: 7 ways the soda industry 'follows tobacco's playbook to the letter'

"Soda follows tobacco's playbook to the letter," Marion Nestle...author of the book "Soda Politics," which explores the relationship between soda industries, politics, and public health, told Business Insider. Here are seven ways soda is following in s
Business Insider
added Dec 20, 2015 17:10
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[New York] TOBACCO Its History Illustrated by The Books, Manuscripts and Engravings In the Library of GEORGE ARENTS, Jr: VOLUME ONE I507-l6l5

New York Public Library
added Dec 17, 2015 20:24
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TOBACCO A Catalogue Of The Books, Manuscripts And Engravings ACQUIRED SINCE 1941 IN THE ARENTS TOBACCO COLLECTION AT THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY

New York Public Library
added Dec 16, 2015 23:34
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TOBACCO, A CATALOGUE OF THE BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, AND ENGRAVINGS ACQUIRED SINCE 1942 IN THE ARENTS TOBACCO COLLECTION AT THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY, FROM 1507 TO THE PRESENT

New York Public Library
added Dec 16, 2015 22:55
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