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[Illinois] PANIERI: Cigarettes a sign of revolution?

Nary a day goes by that I don’t see a hand surreptitiously flicking a cigarette butt from vehicle windows (especially pickup trucks, for some reason). I have to wonder if this butt-tossing is a passive/aggressive action in protest to $5 per pack cigarette
Joliet (IL) Herald News
added Sep 24, 2012 17:24
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[USA, New York] Review: ‘The Plains Indians,’ America’s Early Artists, at the Met

The oldest is a carved stone pipe in the form of man with a double-bun hairdo … its function is evidence of traditions sustained over time. For the first Americans, for as far back as we know, the sharing of a tobacco pipe was a ceremonial way to strength
New York Times
added Mar 12, 2015 14:16
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[Maryland, Virginia] Vestiges of earlier America, tobacco barns hold allure for preservationists

A Japanese tobacco company is launching a $100,000 pilot grant program this month through Preservation Virginia, a nonprofit group, to help restore tobacco barns. Preservation groups also are promoting private and local government restorations, such as t
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 29, 2014 13:57
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[North Carolina] Old Cigarette Machines Get a New Life as Art

Today, Whittington's refurbished cigarette machines – dubbed Art-o-mats – have taken on its own cult status with locations around the world. More than 61,000 pieces of art about the size of a cigarette pack were sold in 2016.
PR Newswire
added Mar 23, 2017 21:57
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[UK] Cigarette packaging from 1940s found under carpet

Jo Vallom and Duncan Smith found six sheets of uncut packaging beneath 1949 newspapers while renovating their house - and have donated some to a museum. The thick paper was designed for boxes of Players Navy Cut, Rough Rider and Double Ace - all linked
BBC Online
added Feb 3, 2016 01:22
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] $200m realised at tobacco auction floors

THE Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has recorded close to $200 million from sales of the golden leaf as more farmers continue to deliver their crop, it has emerged.
Newsday (zw)
added Apr 8, 2013 08:23
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking out health letter

Doctors were aware of the dangers of smoking as early as the 18th century, a newly discovered letter from Edinburgh has shown.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Aug 30, 2012 12:19
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[UK] John Player 'tobacco' artwork sold at auction

Artwork from a tobacco firm, some showing people smoking and children handing out cigarettes, has raised more than £20,000 at auction. The items were displayed as corporate art by Imperial Tobacco in Nottingham, but were never on public display.
BBC Online
added Jun 7, 2017 18:05
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[France] Indulging the Man Who Has It All

when it was still a fashionable source of pleasure, objects associated with its use were considered the height of sophistication. . . . Galerie Kugel, a leading Paris antique store, is currently showing a collection of exquisite snuffboxes from the 18th c
New York Times
added Nov 22, 2012 06:05
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[UK] Winston Churchill's cigar bills and draft war speeches put online

Winston Churchill's newly-digitised archives show cigars sent to him as gifts were routinely scrutinised. Photo: GETTY
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 12, 2012 15:41
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