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[Mississippi] Eubanks: Cigars with The Smokin' Hot Ladies Club

I finally found the October meeting place of The Smokin’ Hot Ladies Club. Almost as soon as I walked in, I was offered a White Russian. These gals are all right.... They just lit their pipes, cigars and cigarillos and began to talk. And they didn't jus
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Oct 29, 2016 01:14
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[California] Big Tobacco Forced to Pull Down Campaign Ad After Latest Big Lie is Exposed

Big Tobacco’s ads claimed the California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is opposed to Proposition 56. One small problem: It’s simply not true... The false claims were made in two separate ads for the Tobacco-funded No campaign, which were taken off the air
Yes on 56.org
added Oct 11, 2016 02:12
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[Pennsylvania] In hard-hitting ad campaign, Philly targets tobacco industry marketing practices

Philadelphia's "Break the Cycle" public-health campaign uses dramatic statistics, photos, and maps to press its case that the industry positions its products for sale near candy and plasters ads on corner stores near schools to ensure a continuing line o
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jul 25, 2016 16:15
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Secondhand Smoke / An Unequal Danger

More than 1 in 3 nonsmokers who live in rental housing are exposed to SHS. No level of secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure is safe. SHS exposure occurs when nonsmokers breathe in smoke exhaled by smokers or from burning tobacco products. It kills more than 4
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Feb 3, 2015 19:31
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The Worth of Black Men, From Slavery to Ferguson

This is the “Scale of Valuation of Slaves,” from the papers of Tyre Glen — a prosperous North Carolina slave trader and tobacco planter who was, paradoxically, also an abolitionist and antisecessionist.
New York Times
added Oct 9, 2014 13:59
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[South Carolina] COLUMN: The tale of two tobacco murals

painted in the lobby of the Mullins Post Office ...A book on the program published by the S.C. State Museum in 1990 quoted one complainant’s letter that said the piled tobacco in the sketch looked “more like the method of hauling hay or trash to a dump ra
WBTW Channel 13 (Myrtle Beach, Florence SC)
added Aug 17, 2014 06:26
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AUDIO: Amid Smoking Decline, Look Who's Still Lighting Up

So Legacy trains educators and targets its anti-smoking message to these populations. But Koval says companies like Reynolds and Lorillard know their market well. "I think this merger, for instance, is very much about menthol," she says. "While mentho
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jul 31, 2014 17:09
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Tobacco Deal Gives Menthol Critics a New Soapbox

sets up a fresh showdown between the tobacco industry and foes who say mint-flavored cigarettes pose a threat to black smokers and youths. For Reynolds, Newport was the biggest selling point in yesterday’s $25 billion agreement to acquire its tobacco riv
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 17, 2014 09:55
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[USA] FERDMAN: The young and poor are keeping big American tobacco alive

If the big tobacco deal is approved, Reynolds will suddenly find itself with more than 30 percent of the American market, and Imperial will find itself with more than 10 percent... Don't be surprised if both turn to those Americans who have been slowest
Washington Post
added Jul 16, 2014 21:48
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[Singapore] Higher taxes do curb smoking: World Health Organisation

S'pore's 71% tobacco tax not as high compared with at least 50 countries / The Health Promotion Board (HPB) says there is a disproportionate number of Malay and lower-income smokers in Singapore. WHO adds that for every 10 per cent increase in the price
Straits Times (sg)
added May 31, 2014 14:04
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