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Perhaps because Mad’s offices were largely smoke-free—its publisher, William Gaines, was fanatically opposed to the habit—its writers and editors have lived long lives: Feldstein was eighty-eight when he died; Jaffee is now ninety-three. He isn’t seeking
The New Yorker
added Dec 3, 2016 00:21

[North Carolina] ARCHIVE: SEDARIS: LETTING GO Smoking and non-smoking.

When I was in fourth grade, my class took a field trip to the American Tobacco plant in nearby Durham, North Carolina... Given my reputation as a strident non-smoker, it was funny how quickly I took to cigarettes. It was as if my life were a play, and th
The New Yorker
added Dec 3, 2016 00:18

[South Carolina] Ten years and 31,315 quitters / Tobacco Quitline celebrates 10th anniversary

The South Carolina Tobacco Quitline has turned 10 years old and the Department of Health and Environmental Control highlightED its success on Nov ember 17, 2016 — the day set aside for the Great American Smokeout. The 3rd Thursday of each November marks
Union Daily Times
added Dec 2, 2016 23:02

History of Tobacco In Australia: Introduction

Smoking in the mid-20th century was ubiquitous in Australia, as in other Western countries. In 1945, more than three out of every four men and one in every four women were regular smokers.1 Smoking rates fell dramatically over the following two decades a
Tobacco in Australia (Cancer Council Victoria) (au)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:46
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History of tobacco in Australia

Chapter 1 Trends in the prevalence of smoking Chapter 2 Trends in tobacco consumption Chapter 3 The health effects of active smoking Chapter 4 The health effects of secondhand smoke
Tobacco in Australia (Cancer Council Victoria) (au)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:44

Get Healthy Carson City: Celebrating 10 years of clean indoor air in Nevada Article

For many Nevadans, smoking in restaurants, grocery stores, and other public spaces is a faint memory, but before 2006, lighting up a cigarette was actually allowed in these spaces. In places like restaurants, where smoking used to be inadequately separat
Nevada Appeal
added Nov 30, 2016 19:37

DiCARA: One Size Doesn’t Fit All: Why the Tobacco Lobby Doesn’t Provide a Blueprint to Defeat the Gun Lobby

Do the tobacco lobby and gun lobby use similar tactics? Yes. Does that similarity mean that the gun lobby can be defeated in the same way that the tobacco lobby was? No. Differences in each lobby’s respective issue necessitate different game plans. Tobac
Harvard Political Review
added Nov 29, 2016 16:57

[Caribbean] From milk to lightbulbs, Fidel Castro reshaped life in Cuba

In 1985, many Cubans stopped smoking when Castro abandoned his ubiquitous cigars as part of a nationwide campaign against tobacco, which remains one of the island's principal exports.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 29, 2016 03:36

[UK] VIDEO: Famous Cigar Merchants Celebrate Churchill’s Birthday By Smoking Indoors

Cigar merchants James J Fox, said to be the oldest cigar merchants in the world, held the bash at their London base in St James’s Street – one of the last remaining public places where people can smoke inside. Phillip Shervington, 71, smokes a cigar whil
Small World News Service (SWNS) (uk)
added Nov 28, 2016 15:11

[Cuba] Fidel Castro’s Sister, an Outspoken Critic, Takes No Joy in His Death

Juanita Castro...They barely exchanged glances at their mother’s funeral in 1963, and she decided to leave soon after when she was detained by a military official, who berated her at a bowling alley for smoking Chesterfields, an American brand of cigarett
New York Times
added Nov 28, 2016 15:08
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