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[UK] VIDEO: In 60 seconds: A history of smoking laws

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 21, 2017 20:13
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[Florida] Takeaways from Tallahassee — Tobacco decision cheers one former judge

The appellate decision included a 226-page dissent from Judge Gerald Tjoflat.... That had former 1st District Court of Appeal judge Simone Marstiller, now in private practice, tweeting, “#DissentsIWontBeReading.” A tweet also came out under her law fi
SaintPetersBlog
added May 20, 2017 15:39
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[UK] Countdown to standard packaging — how the tobacco industry uses packaging to target women and girls

. In order to entice the next generation of smokers, brands like Silk Cut produced a line of Superslims which were developed to target to women and teenage girls. The new rules on standardised “plain” packaging puts a stop to these techniques in the UK.
ASH London (uk)
added May 19, 2017 12:38
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Smoking age in Oregon could be raised 20 years after campaign against cigarettes began

Oregon Governor Kate Brown marked the 20th year Thursday since Oregon voters became first in the nation to approve an initiative for a fully funded, statewide effort to stamp out cigarettes. The measure passed with 56 percent of the vote and boosted the
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added May 19, 2017 05:29
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North Dakota lawmakers eliminate tobacco prevention agency

The head of North Dakota’s Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy said eliminating the agency could undo several years of work that marked a rapid decrease in youth and adult smoking rates in the state. The agency, also known as BreatheND, is f
AP - Associated Press
added May 17, 2017 13:33
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[Asia, China] This Day, That Year ($$)

Item from May 12, 1996, in China Daily: The free reign of cigarette smokers is being choked off as a batch of municipal bans begins to snuff out smoking in public places throughout the country.
China Daily (cn)
added May 14, 2017 20:57
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[North Carolina] Richard Burr Leads Russia Inquiry, Whether He Likes It or Not

In 2009, he tried to filibuster a bill that would allow the Food and Drug Administration to regulate the cigarette industry, a measure that eventually passed.
New York Times
added May 13, 2017 18:37
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[Virginia] River District tobacco mural ‘a great reminder of the history of this area’

A mural highlighting Danville’s tobacco history was dedicated in the River District on Friday morning. The 20-by-30-foot Tobacco Heritage Mural was painted in December on the side of 308 Craghead St. that faces Patton Street and is visible from the Rive
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added May 11, 2017 03:26
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Electro the Smoking Robot at the 1939 New York World's Fair

See Electro the Smoking Moto Man - from an exhibit at the 1939 New York World's Fair. This robot, created by Westinghouse, is an amazing technological feat for that era and makes for a fascinating clip.
You Tube
added May 11, 2017 00:35
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[Australia] Federal Group, Labor, tobacco giant under spotlight as review of 1973 bribe allegations welcomed

Tasmania's Police Commissioner has agreed to review a four-decades old investigation into bribery allegations surrounding the resignation of the former deputy premier Kevin Lyons, which triggered the fall of the government in 1972.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 9, 2017 20:38
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