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Southern California’s First Cracker Barrel and Our Love Affair With New Chain Restaurants

More recently, the company was sued by the NAACP for allegedly segregating black customers by seating them in the smoking section and then giving them subpar service. The chain never admitted wrongdoing, but settled the lawsuit for $8.7 million.
Los Angeles Magazine
added Feb 15, 2018 17:14
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FILLOUX: Facebook has a Big Tobacco Problem

As in the 1990’s, when Big Tobacco felt its home market dwindling, the companies decided to stimulate smoking in the Third World. Facebook’s tactics are reminiscence of that. Today, it subsidizes connectivity in the developing world, offering attractive d
Monday Note (Mediium)
added Feb 15, 2018 01:59
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Greater Minnesota Takes Action to Put Kids Above Tobacco Industry Profits

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of over 50 organizations working to reduce youth tobacco use, applauded the Duluth City Council for voting to protect youth from tobacco addiction. On Monday, the Council passed an ordinance restricting
PR Newswire
added Feb 15, 2018 00:54
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No Philip Morris marijuana cigarettes on sale

you will not find Marlboro brand marijuana cigarettes, despite online articles suggesting they're on sale. The false story has circulated for years and the latest iteration says the 'M' brand cigarettes are being sold in pot-friendly Colorado, Washington
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 14, 2018 17:00
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IKERD: How Big Ag is Borrowing Big Tobacco’s Playbook

The term “sound science” was actually coined by the tobacco industry in the early 1990s... The only defense put forth by CAFO proponents is that there is no “scientific proof” that any specific CAFO represents a specific public health risk. This is the s
In These Times
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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[Canada] P.E.I. marijuana business expects jobs, production to blossom after purchase

The purchase of Canada’s Island Garden by a large American company will allow P.E.I.’s pot plant to grow exponentially, says the company’s president and CEO. ... How wonderful is it to have U.S. tobacco-leaf merchant Alliance One International Inc. acqui
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Feb 14, 2018 03:50
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State Restrictions of e-Cigarette Use Has Slowed

CDC researchers assessed 5 types of state and territorial laws: those that ban the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and conventional tobacco smoking in restaurants, bars, and worksites; require a retail license to sell e-cigarettes; prohibit s
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Feb 14, 2018 03:29
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Quit Smoking with Help from A Trusted Resource: Your Pharmacist by Walgreens

This content is from our sponsor. The sponsor has sole editorial control.... Studies show that consulting with a pharmacist and using pharmacotherapy medications can significantly increase your success rate in quitting smoking.3 Our pharmacists are train
WebMD
added Feb 13, 2018 18:01
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[Maine] Lobbyists Mingled With State Lawmakers At Democrats' Closed-Door Policy Retreat

When Democratic legislators gathered in a hotel in Portland, Maine...“Nicotine Without Smoke: How to Reduce the Harm of Smoking,” featuring Dr. Saul Shiffman...adviser to Pinney Associates...that works with tobacco giant Reynolds American. The company, wh
Huffington Post (blog)
added Feb 13, 2018 17:26
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[Minnesota] Duluth could tighten down on sales of flavored tobacco products

An ordinance proposed by At Large councilors Barb Russ and Zack Filipovich would confine the sale of flavor-infused tobacco products in Duluth to adults-only smoke shops that derive 90 percent or more of their revenues from tobacco and tobacco-related it
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Feb 13, 2018 16:55
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