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Targeted Drugs Among Successes Against Cancer, Says New Report

"Prevention has been the biggest contributor, with smoking cessation as a bigger overall driver of the decline in mortality" than scientific treatment advances, Brawley said. "People who stopped smoking in the 1960s and 1970s did not die in the 1990s and
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 16, 2014 15:22

[West Virginia] Tobacco industry is wiped out

West Virginia once was a producer of burley tobacco, one of several varieties blended to make cigarettes. It was a cash crop that helped farmers get through the winter. But changes in markets and federal price supports wiped out the industry and the mil
Charleston (WV) State Journal
added Sep 16, 2014 04:33

[Korea - South] NHIC Confident of Winning Tobacco Litigation

The attorneys will focus on the fact that the defendants were aware of the risks but have tried to hide it and further exacerbated the risks by putting additives to the cigarettes
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Sep 16, 2014 04:27

Philip Morris Products S.A. Celebrates 50 Years of History in Switzerland

“The 50th anniversary of Philip Morris in Neuchâtel highlights the heritage of one of the largest international companies in our region – proof that Switzerland, and particularly Neuchâtel, offers a positive environment for economic development. I would
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Sep 15, 2014 14:42

Museum to Hone Image of the P.R. Profession

Bernays organized a campaign to present cigarettes as “torches of freedom”....His wife, Doris E. Fleischman, became a lifelong smoker and died of a stroke in 1980. Mr. Bernays spent much of his later career pushing public relations companies not to work
New York Times
added Sep 15, 2014 00:39

[Philippines] ARANETA: Tobacco talk

I never imagined how precarious tobacco cultivation could be until I happened upon a 19th century booklet by Rafael Zaragosa, aforador mayor (assessor) of the tobacco monopoly... Tobacco farmers in the Cagayan Valley had to be eagle-eyed to protect the s
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Sep 14, 2014 11:38

Study: Cigarette Consumption in Greece Declines to 20 Bln Pieces

The study, entitled “World Cigarettes Greece,” focused on the way the cigarette market has evolved in the country over the last 12 years. Researchers observed the changes in the smoking habits of Greek people as well as the competitive environment and ec
Greek Reporter
added Sep 13, 2014 18:01

[North Carolina] From the Archives: Tobacco sold at high prices in 1964

"Tobacco is still selling well, especially smoking types," says sales supervisor Bradley Smith. The day's average of $54.10 per 100 pounds is only slightly below the day before's record-setting $59.15.
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Sep 13, 2014 18:00

[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesday Series 2, #1: Howard Acosta

we’re introducing Series 2 of our the trading cards. Each Tuesday, we’ll issue a new card featuring a case or attorney that has made a significant impact in this landmark litigation.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 13, 2014 06:02

Answers to Questions About New York

Q. Would you know who posed for the giant Camel billboard in 1940s Times Square that showed the man blowing big smoke rings? A. The original face belonged to Lyman Clardy, a professional model, according to Richard Goldstein in “Helluva Town: The Story
New York Times
added Sep 12, 2014 22:32
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