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How Trump Ally Myron Ebell Spread Misinformation for Big Tobacco and Big Oil

The former head of President Trump's EPA transition team played a central role in the corporate-led attack on public perceptions about smoking and climate change...When Phillip Morris didn’t like new FDA regulations that targeted cigarette sales to child
AlterNet.org
added Mar 29, 2017 10:19
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[Wisconsin] LETTER: From The Star's Mailbag: Celebrate Black History Month by reducing tobacco disparities

One additional inequity often overlooked that continues to this day is the burden that tobacco places on the African-American community...Join the Tobacco-Free Columbia Dane County Coalition (TFCDC), like I did, to help in the effort. Visit www.tfcdc.com
Sun Prairie (WI) Star
added Mar 28, 2017 03:53
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LETTER: The Smell of Old Books

The effort by Columbia University and the Morgan Library & Museum to record scents in old books and associated objects is a worthy project....A dictionary owned by Mark Twain still had a distinct aroma of tobacco in its pages. Twain, of course, was an in
New York Times
added Mar 28, 2017 00:16
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[Kentucky] Supreme Court nominee helped win big award here

Roberts worked with Gorsuch during months of preparation. The four-week trial concluded with a jury awarding $1.05 billion for their client, Conwood Sales Company, a major manufacturer of smokeless tobacco products which changed its name in 2010 to The A
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Mar 27, 2017 04:00
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IRVING: SMOKESCREEN Inside Big Tobacco’s Academy of Lies, the Inventor of ‘Alternative Facts’

an industrial scale exercise in the promotion of an alternative scientific reality. It involved not just alternative facts but an entire body of false scientific... Hill & Knowlton outlined a four-point strategy to deal with scientific critics: “(a) smear
The Daily Beast
added Mar 25, 2017 17:01
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[Australia] Scheduling delegate's final decisions, March 2017

The delegates have confirmed the interim decision and reasons for the decision as no evidence has been received to alter the interim decision. The delegates' final decision is that the scheduling for nicotine remains appropriate. Reasons for the final de
Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) (Australian Government Department of Health) (au)
added Mar 24, 2017 18:22
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[Pennsylvania] 10 Philadelphia Area Billionaires on Forbes’ 2017 “Richest” List

John Middleton sold his family’s storied tobacco business to Philip Morris-parent Altria for $2.9 billion in 2007...He sits on the board of trustees at Amherst, his alma mater
Philadelphia Magazine
added Mar 22, 2017 16:52
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HARFORD: The problem with facts / Tim Harford on how today’s politicians deal with inconvenient truths

Just before Christmas 1953, the bosses of America’s leading tobacco companies met John Hill, the founder and chief executive of one of America’s leading public relations firms, Hill & Knowlton. Despite the impressive surroundings — the Plaza Hotel, overl
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 19, 2017 14:00
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how tobacco companies have used women’s history and equality struggles to sell cigarettes

“you’ve come a long way, baby.” That Virginia Slims cigarette slogan debuted in 1968 and spread across ads featuring modern, stylish women...Here, we rounded up 10 examples from the early to late 20th century.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 14, 2017 01:25
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[Illinois] Simpson: Where smoke still gets in your eyes

"Sounds awful," my daughter said when I told her about the smoky bar down the road. She's a creature of her era, a blooming health care professional just like her mom, and wasn't around when bars smelled like, well, bars. Newsrooms smelled like smoke wh
Pekin (IL) Times
added Mar 10, 2017 23:24
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