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[UK] 'It's a no-brainer': are hydrogen cars the future?

in 1995, Spowers’ team introduced a car decorated with an anti-smoking campaign, it caused a commotion. At a party the night before the car was set to debut at the British Grand Prix, the chairman of the British Racing Drivers’ Club summoned Spowers, outr
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 22, 2018 20:05
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[Arizona] The 747 Had a Great Run. But Farewell Doesn’t Mean the End.

The desert climate makes county-owned Pinal Airpark, between Phoenix and Tucson, an ideal place to store airplanes long term, and about 120 aircraft are here...whole seating sections are preserved — filled ashtrays (dating back to at least 2000, when the
New York Times
added Jan 20, 2018 15:57
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Smoking was good for you back then

we support the Town of Oliver’s plan to establish a bylaw to prohibit smoking in local parks, which a number of municipalities already enforce. Some people spoke against this proposal when we published the story on our website. The fact is people don’t l
Oliver (BC) Chronicle
added Jan 20, 2018 01:29
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[UK] A vending machine that dispenses already lit cigarettes for a penny, England, 1931.

Twitter
added Jan 19, 2018 09:06
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[Pennsylvania] 75 Years Ago - Lucky Strike coming to Scranton

American Tobacco Co. announced that it would be converting a building in Scranton into a large factory for the manufacture of Lucky Strike cigarettes and cigars.
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Jan 18, 2018 01:59
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NOCERA: With Trump MIA on Opioids, Here Come the Lawyers

I remember in particular the tobacco litigation...few in the anti-tobacco community believe that the settlement has made much of a difference. Though smoking rates have declined, there are still 400,000 Americans who die each year from cigarettes.
Bloomberg News
added Jan 14, 2018 21:18
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Origins of tobacco harm reduction in the UK: the ‘Product Modification Programme' (1972–1991)

1972 to 1991, the British government sought to investigate safer smoking...Current tobacco harm reduction premises and policies supported...and leading British public health organisations may reflect the historical influence of the tobacco industry.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 14, 2018 16:00
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Trump Is in ‘Excellent Health,’ Doctor Says After Exam

During checkups for President Barack Obama, his doctors expressed concern about the difficulty Mr. Obama had quitting smoking. But they never disclosed how often Mr. Obama smoked, making it impossible to calculate what doctors call pack-years, a measure
New York Times
added Jan 14, 2018 15:58
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This surgeon general’s famous report alerted Americans to the deadly dangers of cigarettes

Dozens of distinguished physicians have served as the U.S. surgeon general in our nation’s history. That said, we rarely remember their names, including the surgeon general who may have had the farthest-reaching influence on our collective health. That
PBS
added Jan 12, 2018 04:18
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BARRON: Suing the Industrial Age / New York City’s lawsuit against oil companies for having caused Superstorm Sandy is absurd.

A case can be made that the tobacco companies defrauded individual smokers by addicting them to a deadly product while lying about its safety. Energy companies, on the other hand, sell a product that was an integral element of the historical epoch called
City Journal (Manhattan Institute)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:06
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