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Removing the emperor’s clothes: Australia and tobacco plain packaging (PDF)

no illusions about the obstacles entailed in taking on massive global industries. Chapman and Freeman offer encouragement that, given persistence, good science, research-based recommendations, skilled advocacy and perhaps above all, politicians with integ
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added Nov 26, 2014 11:19
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Variation in Nicotine Intake Among U.S. Cigarette Smokers During the Past 25 Years: Evidence From NHANES Surveys

Reductions in cigarette consumption have been offset by increased nicotine intake per cigarette smoked.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 26, 2014 11:08
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[Canada] Backgrounder: Taking the Next Steps for a Smoke-Free Ontario

Since 2000, Ontario's smoking prevalence rate has fallen from 24.5 per cent to 18.1per cent in 2013, which equals approximately 332,000 fewer smokers in Ontario. Despite significant progress in curbing the use of tobacco products, 13,000 Ontarians still
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Nov 24, 2014 14:54
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[Australia, UK] The battle for control of the cigarette packet

companies have been finding other ways to give their products a distinctive look and feel...these were meant to be unbranded, but a mysterious three-letter call sign had begun to appear near the filter. For Benson and Hedges, it was LDN. For Holliday, it
BBC Online
added Nov 24, 2014 02:54
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Raleigh Trevelyan, Chronicler of a Notable Family, Dies at 91

His best-known work, “Sir Walter Raleigh” (2004), argued for the elevation of his ancestor to the upper reaches of the pantheon of British greats...based on his achievements as an explorer, courtier, poet, American colonizer and early purveyor of tobacco
New York Times
added Nov 24, 2014 02:21
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[New York] ARCHIVE: EDITORIAL: SMOKING IN THE SUBWAY

Tobacco smoke should be banished from the platforms of the underground railway....the odor of one partly burned cigar, disagreeable anywhere, is positively nauseating in a Subway car.
New York Times
added Nov 21, 2014 23:06
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[Michigan] Investigative journalist talks media coverage of tobacco industry

Charles Lewis discussed the history of investigative journalism in the tobacco industry during a lecture titled “The Truth About the Lies.” Lewis, a former investigative reporter for ABC News and producer of the CBS program “60 Minutes,” is the founder o
Michigan Daily [U. of Michigan]
added Nov 21, 2014 12:05
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The Great American Smokeout: a great day to quit smoking

In 1974, the Monticello Times in Minnesota launched the first "Don't Smoke Day" (or "D-Day") in the state. D-Day led to the California Division of the American Cancer Society holding the first Great American Smokeout on 18th November, 1976.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Nov 21, 2014 11:57
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[UK] Merchants of Doubt film exposes slick US industry behind climate denial

Kenner’s film is about deception and profiles many of the charming and always smiling professional deceivers who work for the tobacco, chemical, pharmaceutical, and fossil fuel...tobacco industry used media-friendly pseudo-experts, doctored ‘science’ stud
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 20, 2014 09:55
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Eclipse set stage for Revo

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.'s first national attempt at a heat-not-burn cigarette, Eclipse, came and went in a four-year period —2003 to 2007 — and it struggled to gain traction among smokers. Rather than write it off, Reynolds executives chose to keep fine
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 19, 2014 15:35
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