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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 (, a web site tailored for women, provides in
Maysville (KY) Ledger Independent
added Aug 27, 2015 14:21

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

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 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

ARCHIVE: Tobacco industry projects & operations

Documents about tobacco industry Projects and Operations can be found by searching the Legacy Tobacco Documents Library using terms like "Project" or "Operation." The links in red below represent projects whose names are known, but for which no informatio
SourceWatch (Center for Media & Democracy)
added Aug 16, 2015 10:59

‘Évocateur’ on CNN Revisits the Bullying and Bluster of Morton Downey Jr.

CNN revisits Downey’s loud, grating heyday with the television premiere of “Évocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie.” The documentary sketches a biography of Downey, who died at 67 in 2001 of lung cancer. (In one clip, he is seen bragging about his heavy s
New York Times
added Aug 12, 2015 12:29

[UK] Scientists Detect Traces of Cannabis on Pipes Found in William Shakespeare’s Garden

Some centuries-old pipes found in the garden of William Shakespeare still contain traces of cannabis, according to South African scientists who examined the relics with forensic technology. The study, published in the South African Journal of Science, e
TIME Magazine
added Aug 10, 2015 13:00

[Asia, Iraq, Mid-east] 'Stub it out': Saddam Hussein's doctor ordered him to quit smoking

"I said: "I don’t think you’re going to stop smoking and therefore I’ve no intention of coming to see you again.'...later discovered that the Iraqi dictator had shot dead his minister of health after a similar disagreement.
The [London, UK] Express
added Aug 10, 2015 09:56

Passive smoking

A WHO inquiry, conducted after the release of the tobacco-industry documents, found that this controversy was generated by the tobacco industry as part of its larger campaign to cut the WHO's budget, distort the results of scientific studies on passive sm
added Aug 6, 2015 13:21


Once the leaves are cured they’re shipped to factories in Nicaragua or the Dominican Republic where the cigars are made, then reimported and sold. What Borysiewicz gets back will be blended with tobacco from other regions to come up with different flavor
WMFE 90.7 FM (Orlando, FL)
added Aug 5, 2015 14:22
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