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Donald Trump's Long History of Trying (and Failing) to Do Business in Russia

Trump wasn't deterred. In 1996, five years after the Soviet Union had crumbled, he tried to partner with the US tobacco company Brooke Group to build a hotel in Moscow.
Mother Jones Magazine
added Jul 28, 2016 18:37
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[California] 12th Annual Art Deco Festival Returns to the Queen Mary - August 19-21

Daily activities include a showcase of vintage cars, a colorful Bazaar offering collectibles and vintage goods for sale and expert lectures spanning topics from filmmaking, the evolution of smoking
PR Newswire
added Jul 27, 2016 21:13
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[Asia] Tobacco use in India: It's a cultural practice

According to a study, almost 70 per cent of the tobacco consumed in India is totally outside the tax net and a bulk of it is not even packaged. Tobacco appears to be as old as human civilisation. In India, it was introduced in the 17th century by the Por
Asian Age (in)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:45
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[Utah] Oldest Known Evidence of Tobacco Use in North America Found in Ice Age Hunting Camp

Ice Age Hunting Camp replete with the bird bones and tobacco...According to Western Digs, the discovery took a place in the dead-flat desert of northwestern Utah...researchers discovered a campground used by the prehistoric hunter-gatherers 12,300 years a
Ancient Origins (au)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:39
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How Big Oil taught Big Tobacco to bend science

Muffett said the two industries often acted as corporate frenemies, with embattled tobacco executives sometimes expressing jealousy of their petro-colleagues. At other times, they tried to shift responsibility for their products' problems to one another.
Vice.com
added Jul 24, 2016 15:35
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[Pennsylvania] Of cigars and Civil War: History impressionist channels US Grant in Mt. Lebanon

“And they’re a bit superstitious. Imagine baseball players who don’t change their socks because they’ve won, and all those other habits people have when they’re superstitious.” So they started bestowing boxes of smokes on Grant, Serfass explained, with
The Almanac (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Jul 22, 2016 18:50
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McELRATH: The Unholy Alliance Between Big Oil and Big Tobacco: It’s Been Going On For Decades

Big Oil is a different animal. Not only does it have more resources than big tobacco, it sells a product that runs so much of society’s machinery. Nonetheless,...it’s a good bet that the day of reckoning will come. We can only hope that it comes in time
Ring Of Fire Network
added Jul 22, 2016 16:52
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[Puerto Rico] CORRESPONDENCE Kool Customer | by Hunter S. Thompson

There are god knows how many cigarette machines in San Juan, and in only three of them can I find king-size Kools. This is working a tremendous hardship on me, and I’m writing you in hopes that you’ll do something about it. I’m quite willing to do my p
The Paris Review
added Jul 21, 2016 16:01
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EUBANKS: Big Oil and Big Tobacco: A Deadly Partnership Rooted in Deception

The federal government’s investigation and the civil lawsuit against Big Tobacco that followed placed front and center the precise issue presented in the attorneys general investigations involving ExxonMobil: Did the company, in its public statements sug
Union of Concerned Scientists
added Jul 21, 2016 14:44
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OIL AND TOBACCO: THE SAME RESEARCHERS SWAYED PUBLIC OPINION ON SMOG AND CIGARETTES

The links between the two industries come naturally. Gas stations were and still are among the largest sellers of cigarettes. Conversely, cigarette sales form the largest percentage of gas station retail figures. Historically, there were many joint advert
Inquisitr
added Jul 21, 2016 13:59
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