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[North Carolina] Past, future intertwine in landmark deal

The Forsyth County community and the Reynolds company have been intertwined for 141 years.... The BAT offer for Reynolds came two days after the 28th anniversary of a day that will live in infamy in Winston-Salem — when F. Ross Johnson set in motion the d
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 23, 2016 14:00

[Colombia, South America/Caribbean, Uruguay] LYNN: In Memoriam: Yul Francisco Dorado Was a True Champion for People and the Environment

Dorado, who served as the Latin America director of the nonprofit Corporate Accountability International...Philip Morris International lost its lawsuit against the country of Uruguay for passing strong public health laws.... Dorado played an important ro
added Oct 23, 2016 13:52

[UK] Coffin display warns of smoking risks throughout Stoptober

Filled with smoking paraphernalia including a tobacco holder, 1970s psychedelic match holder, smoking cap, and cigarette packets from the 1930s, the coffin highlights how smoking habits and attitudes have changed through the ages.
Wakefield Express (uk)
added Oct 20, 2016 13:47

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] 24 smokers fined in Penang heritage zone

Twenty four smokers who were caught lighting up in the heritage zone today have until Nov 19 to settle a RM250 fine for smoking in a smoke-free zone or risk being hauled to court. The court summonses were issued against them by the Smoke Free Penang (Pen
Sun Daily (my)
added Oct 19, 2016 20:53

Confronting Americas Smoking Pandemic, Part 4: 2000–2016

According to the Sun-Sentinel article, “tobacco companies said they could afford $150 million to $375 million” in punitive damage awards. Although the verdict is overturned on appeal, individual plaintiff cases are permitted. Upwards of 9,500 cases are f
Oncology News (
added Oct 19, 2016 16:39

Smoking is Bad for You by Anton Chekhov

What an extremely funny depiction of a long suffering husband. How patient he is. This play has always helped me to better comprehend Chekhov's basic state of mind--which is brilliant and human.
added Oct 19, 2016 16:06

CHEKHOV: Smoking is bad for you: a monologue (1889 version)

As the subject for my lecture today I’ve chosen the harmful effects of smoking and taking snuff on the human race. To explore the full significance of the theme in the scope of a single lecture is naturally difficult, but I shall endeavor to be brief and
International Journal of Epidemiology
added Oct 19, 2016 16:03

Emails show Clinton campaign mulled over the FDA commissioner's ties to the pharma industry

"Califf the Obama nominee does have real ties to the drug industry...on Clinton Admin FDA Commissioner - it was David Kessler...We could certainly signal that we want someone willing to stand up to Pharma (in the same way Kessler stood up to Tobacco).
Business Insider
added Oct 18, 2016 00:17

[Canada] Blowing smoke: the history of tobacco-specific nitrosamines in Canadian tobacco

In view of this information brought to light in this paper, any claims by tobacco companies that they were acting prudently by lowering TSNA levels are unwarranted. They fail to acknowledge that it was their actions that raised TSNA levels in the first p
Tobacco Control
added Oct 17, 2016 15:52

[Pennsylvania] Parents, researchers fight to stamp out smoking on the big screen

But there's disagreement on how far to take the fight to stamp out smoking on the big screen... Romer says smoking in films has shaped behavior and what society considers normal and proper, but it works the other way too, society's changing attitudes sha
WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added Oct 14, 2016 18:27
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