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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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Tobacco enemas for everyone!

Made by Evans & Co of London, this apparatus was used to revive people who were ‘apparently dead’, by making use of tobacco’s stimulant qualities. The bellows were used to blow tobacco smoke up the rectum (or into the lungs) … Tobacco enemas were popular
Boing Boing
added Oct 8, 2012 18:43
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[Zimbabwe] US$240m tobacco passes through auction floors

This year, the number of tobacco growers plunged by 22% from 92 430 last season to 71 728 after farmers failed to raise money for inputs due to poor prices. Production this year is projected to dwindle to 170 million kg from 199 million kg recorded last
Zimbabwe Independent (zw)
added May 27, 2016 22:23
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[North Carolina] The Trading Cards That Sold Tobacco

the Rubenstein Library’s new digital collection of advertising materials from W. Duke, Sons & Co. has trading cards of just about everyone else of note. The great boxer Jack Johnson is in the collection, as are Benjamin Franklin and Martha Washington. Th
Duke University News Service
added Nov 7, 2015 02:34
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[Virginia] Tobacco exhibit expands

The Olde Dominion Agricultural Complex in Chatham has expanded its tobacco exhibit that it began offering for visitors last year. The free, ongoing exhibit lines the hall and alcoves in the complex at 19783 U.S. 29 and includes memorabilia from the former
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Jul 23, 2014 15:33
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[UK-Scotland] Scots tobacco health warning.. from 1799

A NEWLY discovered letter shows doctors knew of the health risks of smoking more than 200 years ago. William Adams, a medical student at Edinburgh University, described the dangers of tobacco in graphic detail in a letter to his father in 1799.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Sep 3, 2012 23:48
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Would You Like an Irish-American Athlete With That Cigarette?

Slate
added Aug 9, 2012 13:15
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[Indiana] The snuff that stories are made of

The snuff ball I found in the Bindley Pharmacy at the Museum weighs a pound. The ornate label, which takes up about one third of the ball’s surface, tells us that it is ACCO SCOTCH & BAPPEE SNUFF, MANUFACTURED and Sold by American Snuff, Memphis, Tenn. O
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Aug 21, 2017 00:30
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Denise Richards Is 'Obsessed' With Ashtrays

Denise Richards is "obsessed" with collecting vintage ashtrays, despite the fact she does not smoke.
MALExtra (uk)
added Sep 20, 2012 01:23
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