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GOODIN-SMITH: Voices: Who is calling the shots on the measles vaccination?

1994 and it was a personal choice to smoke in a restaurant... Flash forward to 2015: The smoking ban has spread to 36 states and secondhand smoke’s presence in the air continues to decline, while unvaccinated children have grown up and are now occupying t
USA Today
added Jan 31, 2015 11:30
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[UK] DOMINIC LAWSON: Why persecuting smokers will cost us all more in the long run

I was editor of the Sunday Telegraph at that time, and I ran a story about this under the headline ‘Passive Smoking Doesn’t Cause Cancer: Official’, revealing that the WHO had initially kept back its research into passive smoking in seven countries which
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 16:36
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[Canada] A Decade of Progress Toward A Smoke-Free Ontario: Helping Ontarians Lead Healthier, More Active Lives

This week is National Non-Smoking Week, and today is Weedless Wednesday. To mark the occasion, Ontario is recognizing the top 10 achievements of its Smoke-Free Ontario Strategy:
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Jan 25, 2015 01:07
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[North Carolina] Upcoming Events: “Tobacco from Jamestown to Winston-Salem”

3 events that take a look at “Tobacco” and its role in developing this community. On January 22nd, Elizabeth Chew, the Betsy Main Babcock Director of the Curatorial and Education Division at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, will outline tobacco in
New Winston Museum (Winston-Salem, NC)
added Jan 23, 2015 14:15
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[North Carolina] Hot Pick: Tobacco Town

TOBACCO TOWN: The New Winston Museum will present “Tobacco from Jamestown to Winston-Salem” at noon today. Elizabeth Chew, the Betsy Main Babcock Director of the Curatorial and Education Division at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, will outline tob
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 23, 2015 14:08
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Wendell Ford, Democratic governor and senator from Kentucky, dies at 90

mounted an opposition to the tobacco tax that was proposed to underwrite the Clinton administration’s ill-fated health-care plan...opposed regulation of tobacco by the [FDA]... “A lot of kids in our state can go to college because they have an acre of tob
The Washington Post
added Jan 22, 2015 19:40
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Wendell Ford, Ex-Kentucky Governor, US Senator, Dies at 90

He also was an unapologetic smoker, sometimes asking photographers not to shoot until he could get a cigarette in his hand. A reception in Ford's honor during the 1996 Democratic National Convention in Chicago was picketed by anti-tobacco protesters cost
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 22, 2015 13:56
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[Kentucky] Former Senate Democratic Whip Wendell Ford dies at age 90

He used his seat on the Senate Commerce Committee to exempt tobacco from the 1972 Consumer Product Safety Act, which established the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Fox News
added Jan 22, 2015 13:54
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[Oklahoma] TOC: January 2015 Volume 48, Issue 1 , Supplement 1, S1-S120

Best Practices, Research, and Relationships: Oklahoma’s Investment in Tobacco Control
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 21, 2015 15:25
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Seedy Business: What Big Food is hiding with its slick PR campaign on GMOs (PDF)

Fleishman Hillard conducted espionage against tobacco control advocates on behalf of the tobacco company R. J. Reynolds... converted the Healthy Buildings Institute into a front group...“Ogilvy will provide … assistance in strategy development and implem
U.S. RIGHT TO KNOW [Gary Ruskin, executive director]
added Jan 21, 2015 13:23
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