Headlines Tagged with History — 2,944 headlines found
“By presenting ads that resemble editorial content, an advertiser risks implying, deceptively, that the information comes from a non-biased source.” The law gives the FTC the power to police deceptive advertising and marketing, a power that it routinely d
Dec 6, 2013 Reuters
added Dec 8, 2013 01:18
The video had me interested at the beginning, but it wasn't until 3:35 and the story of "Smokey Joe" that my eyes widened. I know it's easy to get pessimistic, but watch this clip all the way through for the good news. Be critical, not cynical.
Dec 5, 2013 Upworthy.com
added Dec 5, 2013 14:37
Because the movie was shot almost entirely on location, in present-day, bohemian-unfriendly and indoor-smoking-adverse New York City, we asked Bruno Delbonnel, the film’s cinematographer, and Jess Gonchor, the production designer (and a lifelong New York
Dec 3, 2013 New York Times
added Dec 3, 2013 18:57
WARNER: 50 Years Since the First Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health: A Happy Anniversary?
January 11, 2014, marks the 50th anniversary of what is arguably one of the most important documents in the history of public health in America: Smoking and Health. Report of the Advisory Committee to the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service, more
Nov 14, 2013 American Journal of Public Health
added Dec 3, 2013 13:56
Although The Los Angeles Times reported that the fire had its origins from a smoldering cigarette butt, later sources, including the show’s historical display, say that it began with an electrical short.
Dec 3, 2013 New York Times
added Dec 3, 2013 02:06
Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming Paperback
tell an important story about the misuse of science to mislead the public on matters ranging from the risks of smoking to the reality of global warming. The people the authors accuse in this carefully documented book are themselves scientists—mostly physi
May 25, 2011 amazon.com
added Dec 2, 2013 14:00
"Smokey Joe" Barton is known for apologizing to BP after the 2010 Oil spill ... Archival footage from ABC News on the tobacco wars of the 90s turns up sequences of Smoky Joe in action on behalf of Big Cancer, digs up haunting parallels between the tactics
Nov 25, 2013 Climate Denial Crock of the Week with Peter Sinclair (blog)
added Dec 2, 2013 13:55
the barn won't be used to cure tobacco; it instead will serve as a demonstration area to teach children and visitors about the "gold leaf" at the Fuquay-Varina Museums Complex. Tobacco was a big industry in Fuquay-Varina, with five warehouses, a cotton b
Nov 25, 2013 Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Nov 30, 2013 14:43
November marks the 15th anniversary of the landmark agreement ... Many states used their settlement payments to fill budget holes, but Oklahoma protected tobacco settlement payments and used them for programs and grants to improve health.
Nov 29, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Nov 29, 2013 21:56
Moore said in an email. "We got on a plane and took those documents to Congress and the FDA." "The three big lies — cigarettes don't cause cancer, nicotine is not addictive and we don't market to kids — were all refuted by the B&W documents Merrell obtain
Nov 26, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Nov 26, 2013 23:21