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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016

In 1987, broad no-smoking rules took effect for 890,000 employees in 6,800 U.S. federal buildings nationwide.
UPI
added Feb 6, 2016 22:07
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DOLACK: Fanaticism and Fantasy Drive Purported TPP ‘Benefits’

Heartland began as a Big Tobacco outfit...Bast claimed that there were “few, if any, adverse health effects” associated with smoking and boasted to a Phillip Morris executive that “Heartland does many things that benefit Philip Morris’s bottom line, thin
CounterPunch
added Feb 5, 2016 20:17
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[Illinois] PHILLIPS: Cigarettes on screen leave us breathless

And there can never be a vaping equivalent to the line in "Sweet Smell of Success" spit out, like a threat, by Burt Lancaster as he quietly humiliates Tony Curtis with three little words: "Match me, Sidney."
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 4, 2016 20:28
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BRIAN VINER: Censoring smoking in films would stub out the most smouldering scenes of all

There's a video on YouTube that purports to show a version of Casablanca, edited to cut out the smoking scenes to avoid having the film re-classified. It cuts from the famous map-of-Africa opening credits straight to 'The End' flashing up.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 4, 2016 19:57
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What actors are actually smoking and snorting in movies / If you're Liam Neeson, chamomile tea.

“You used to be able to call up a company and say, ‘I’m doing a movie and need cigarettes,’ and they would send you a case,” Butcher recalled. “For the movie Mystery Train, I remember getting a giant case of Silk Cut cigarettes and we all smoked them.”
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:31
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[Europe, Germany] How essential are cigarettes in movies?

Does smoking on screen encourage young people to take up the habit? The WHO wants to ban tobacco from film. We take a look back at iconic classics that wouldn't have been quite the same without cigarettes.
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:21
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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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[UK] KENNY: Not only is cancer a lot more treatable, we can talk about it

When King George VI, father of the present Queen Elizabeth, died from lung cancer in 1952, it was not openly referred to at the time. When his brother, the abdicated Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor, died in 1972, also from cancer, neither was that made know
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 1, 2016 00:04
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CPSC May Get New Authority Over Liquid Nicotine Containers for E-Cigarettes

the agency distinctly does not have authority over tobacco or tobacco products. This arguably wasn’t always the case. Early on, the American Public Health Association petitioned the CPSC to regulate cigarettes containing more than 21 mg of tar. When the C
National Law Review
added Jan 30, 2016 20:59
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Winter 2016 Tobacco Control Legal Consortium Legal Update

Q “I know some states have raised the minimum legal age to purchase tobacco products. Can they really do that? If we pass a “Tobacco 21” law, what are the chances we will get sued … and lose?” A On June 19, 2015, Hawaii became the first state to raise the
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Jan 30, 2016 05:59
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