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‘Mama Says That Santa Claus Does Not Come to Poor People’

Two of the year’s standout books about niche collections delve into antiques that protected smokers’ hands from heat, smells and stains. “A Token of Elegance: Cigarette Holders in Vogue”...“Box of Cigar Bands” (Schiffer Publishing; $34.99) and analyzed
New York Times
added Nov 27, 2015 01:36

‘Soda Politics’ and ‘Saving Gotham’

The book’s most interesting section recounts a multiyear campaign to bring down New York’s smoking rate through a series of antismoking TV ads. In 2006, the data-obsessed Frieden noted a sudden decline in the smoking rate among Hispanic men. It was thank
New York Times
added Nov 23, 2015 20:41

History of the Great American Smokeout Event

The Smokeout event has helped dramatically change Americans’ attitudes about smoking. These changes have led to community programs and smoke-free laws that are now saving lives in many states. Annual Great American Smokeout events began in the 1970s, whe
American Cancer Society
added Nov 23, 2015 01:29

[UK] Cigarettes and suffragettes: The terribly un-PC cracker prizes which would appal modern sensibilities

A 1921 box of crackers called La Cigarette included real cigarettes and ‘a magic matchbox’. Each cracker came with a verse promoting the ‘joys’ of the vice, such as: ‘Some says girls shouldn’t smoke; What stuff! What do they know about it; When every wom
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 22, 2015 16:47

[Australia] History (75+ years): The 2010s

2012 Every single cigarette is now sold in drab coloured packets after the Federal Government’s plain packaging legislation came into effect...2013 Victoria records the lowest levels of smoking amongst adults in Australia (13.3 percent).
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added Nov 21, 2015 15:24

[Australia] History (75+ years): The 2000s

2006 Professor David Hill AM, PhD Director of the Cancer Council, announces that the Cancer Council has invested $175 million in cancer research in its 70-year history. Professor Hill is also voted President Elect of the International Union Against Cance
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added Nov 21, 2015 15:23
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[Australia] History (75+ years): The 1990s

In 1997 satirist John Clarke became a member of our governing Council. He was also involved in some highly successful anti-smoking campaigns.
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added Nov 21, 2015 15:21

[Australia] History (75+ years): The 1980s

The Victorian Tobacco Bill was passed in 1987, which changed the nature of the battle to eradicate tobacco-associated disease, and established the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation. Years of intense lobbying by the Cancer Council, against strong lobb
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added Nov 21, 2015 15:20

[Australia] History (75+ years): The 1970s

Taking on tobacco: In 1971 the Cancer Council decided to develop TV ads to undermine the glamourisation of cigarette smoking - the subject of massive TV advertising by cigarette companies. Warren Mitchell in an anti-smoking ad The Education Committee wa
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added Nov 21, 2015 15:19

[Australia] History (75+ years): The 1960s

Anti-smoking campaigns: The first pamphlet to help smokers give up was produced in 1967. The Cancer Council also highlighted the harmful substances in cigarette tar, advising smokers to choose a low-tar brand. At the same time it was pressing the Commonw
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added Nov 21, 2015 15:17
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