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[Massachusetts] Tobacco companies’ efforts to undermine ingredient disclosure

When the State of Massachusetts passed strong ingredient disclosure legislation, in addition to suing, the cigarette companies offered to do a “benchmark” study in which they provided regression equations that they claimed could be used to reliably estim
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 1, 2015 13:28
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SMITH: What the climate movement can learn from the war on smoking

a major problem was that people who talk about climate change don’t repeat themselves enough. “It’s only when you’ve said something so many times that you’re utterly and completely sick of it that someone has even heard it,” he said. Advertising jingles,
Grist
added Aug 31, 2015 19:11
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Ireland's oldest tobacco shop to stub out cigarettes

Eleanor Purcell, who runs Cahill’s on Wickham Street in Limerick city centre, says that with an upsurge in smuggled cigarettes, it no longer makes financial sense to keep them on. Opened in 1870, Cahill’s sells more than 50 varieties of tobacco, snuff a
Limerick Leader (ie)
added Aug 31, 2015 13:02
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[North Carolina] Tobacco Farm Life Museum looks to attract bigger groups

The museum also wants to promote its grounds as rental space for events, such as weddings, family reunions and birthday parties. Founded in 1983, the mission of the Tobacco Farm Life Museum is to preserve and present North Carolina’s heritage of rural a
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Aug 31, 2015 12:08
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[UK] The pubs that were supposed to civilise drinking get a reprieve: 19 inter-war boozers which were built to attract women and families and replaced debauched drinking dens get listed status

Between 1918 and 1939 breweries rebuilt thousands of pubs and also gave them games rooms, restaurants and non-smoking rooms to attract more respectable clientèle.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 30, 2015 22:30
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ARCHIVE: Gladwell Asks Us To Pity the Rich

Philip Morris' top brass loved Gladwell's first book, "The Tipping Point," for its defense of the tobacco industry's strategy of using advertising to lure young smokers. "I recommend you read (or have one of your minions submit a book report on) The Tippi
NSFWCORP (Not Safe For Work Corporation)
added Aug 28, 2015 20:24
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[Kentucky] Women's Equality Day and Smoking

As we celebrate the anniversary of women's right to vote on August 26... It is not by accident that tobacco use has increased to the point of creating an epidemic... Smokefree Women (http://women.smokefree.gov), a web site tailored for women, provides in
Maysville (KY) Ledger Independent
added Aug 27, 2015 14:21
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The world's most dangerous women: Rare vintage photos chart the antics of the 'adventuresses and tough dames' of the early 20th century

Peter Cohen's incredible 60,000-strong collection of photos of 'dangerous women' - some of which have now been parlayed into a book of the same name. Along with a series of smokers and sharpshooters, the collection also includes women indulging in more s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2015 10:37
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Warren Braren, 82, Dies; Urged Ban on Broadcast Tobacco Ads

a reformed smoker who helped trigger a congressional ban on tobacco advertising on television and radio in 1970 by blowing the whistle on broadcasters’ lax self-regulation, died...Mr. Braren “was among a number of unheralded figures who stood up to the to
New York Times
added Aug 18, 2015 03:49
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ARCHIVE: Tobacco Explained / The truth about the tobacco industry …in its own words

This report is a summary of documents collected by ASH ...and fashioned into a number of chronologies...is a compendium of the most telling quotes from these chronologies with additional summarising and contextual information. Editing and editorial by Cl
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 16, 2015 11:10
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