Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with History 3,532 headlines found

3 Views

[Massachusetts] SEYLER: Celebrating 25 years of smokefree skies and looking forward to further progress

I think about what my daughters might be telling their kids about smoking 25 years down the road. I hope their kids will find it unbelievable that people once smoked in their apartments and in their cars. I hope the change is just as dramatic as it has be
Fall River (MA) Herald News
added Feb 28, 2015 20:19
1 View

Has a Global Tobacco Treaty Made a Difference?

The sources of progress on the FCTC are about the same tactics that have long been effective in public health: identifying the strategies that work, reducing them to implementable and measureable programs, supporting and coordinating local implementation
The Atlantic Monthly
added Feb 28, 2015 19:39
11 Views

ARCHIVE: NICOTINE: HARDER TO KICK...THAN HEROIN

Interdisciplinary research in pharmacology, psychology, physiology and neurobiology is just beginning to shed light on the incredible hold that tobacco has on people. Scientists have found, for instance, that nicotine is as addictive as heroin, cocaine o
New York Times
added Feb 28, 2015 12:01
4 Views

VIDEO: Leonard Nimoy's final interview: Star spoke out to warn his fans of the dangers of smoking

Leonard recalled the difference in attitude towards smoking in his youth, and how it was seen as a harmless thing to do back then. "It was something that was part of my life, part of my culture," he said. "It was cool to light a cigarette."
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 28, 2015 10:46
1 View

ARCHIVE: VIDEO: Leonard Nimoy on contracting lung disease: ‘I was an Olympic championship smoker’

“The big advertising campaign for Camels was, ‘More doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette,’” Nimoy told Morgan, adding that they were billed as being good for one’s lungs.... I could smoke in the shower. I could smoke anyplace. It was part of my
Raw Story
added Feb 28, 2015 10:29
1 View

[North Carolina] Tobacco union discussion rescheduled

“Tobacco Unionism and Civil Rights,” originally planned for 5:30 p.m. today, has been rescheduled for 5:30 p.m. March 5, at New Museum of Winston-Salem, 713 S. Marshall St. Local expert Will Cox and former N.C. Sen. Earline Parmon will discuss the links
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 27, 2015 16:18
7 Views

Robert Mugabe admits Zimbabwe's land reform flaws

"I think the farms we gave to people are too large. They can't manage them," the 91-year-old leader said in unusually candid comments.
BBC Online
added Feb 27, 2015 13:47
4 Views

SULLUM: Today's Pothead Is Yesterday's Cigarette Fiend

As symbols of all the things that might go wrong on the path from birth to maturity, drugs offer what every adult confronted by a troublesome teenager longs for: the illusion of control.
Reason Magazine
added Feb 27, 2015 13:32
5 Views

CHAN: The FCTC is 10: should we celebrate?

Mixed results, to be certain. Should we celebrate? Absolutely! No one expected the FCTC to be an instant cure. At the outset, the curve of the epidemic was simply too steep to believe that, in 10 years’ time, it could be reversed. We’ve made great strid
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:23
1 View

The FCTC turns 10 on 27 Feb 2015

Besides celebrating this anniversary with the 180 Parties to the treaty, it’s also a time to recommit to fighting the devastating health, social, economic and environmental consequences of tobacco and tobacco use. FCA will be at the World Health Organiz
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:21
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines