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The Extraordinary Story of America’s Most Successful Industry You'll never guess what it was.

Credit Suisse published a report this week on the performance of every major American industry from 1900 to 2010. ... One dollar invested in tobacco stocks in 1900 was worth $6.3 million by 2010. That's 165 times greater than the average industry.
Motley Fool
added Aug 3, 2015 20:02
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[UK] Commentary on Jarvis & Feyerabend (2015): A truly smoke-free upbringing, once rare, is now commonplace [FREE FULL TEXT]

read change under way. Cotinine was detected in saliva of approximately 90% of children in England in the late 1990s; this is true now for fewer than a third. The ashtray is, increasingly, history: a truly smoke-free upbringing, once rare, is now commonpl
Addiction
added Aug 1, 2015 20:25
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[Mid-east, Uae] The long read: smoking kills so why is Big Tobacco’s toxic business thriving in the Middle East?

Thirty-five years ago this month, worried executives at British Ame­rican Tobacco flew the company’s commercial partners in the Arab world to London for an urgent conference to discuss “Smoking and Health in the Middle East”.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jul 31, 2015 13:11
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Utah Clean Air Act is 20 years old

The Utah Indoor Clean Air Act (UICCA) has provided the state with 20 years of smoke free movie theaters and restaurants, going into effect in January of 1995. “We talk to younger people who didn’t realize that at one time you could smoke in a restaurant,
Cache Valley (UT) Daily
added Jul 29, 2015 11:57
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[Pennsylvania] Regulatory Leadership in Tackling Tobacco

Kessler’s presentation captivated the audience with his lively telling of the dramatic backstory to the FDA’s tobacco regulation. It also offered an inspiring account of the power of governmental action pursued in the public interest. Kessler showed that
RegBlog (Penn Program on Regulation)
added Jul 29, 2015 11:18
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[Asia-pacific] MORRIS: Trade Deals Overturn Democracy

In May 2014 the WTO appointed a panel to review the many tobacco product-related lawsuits. It expects to issue a final ruling during the second half of 2016. Given the sordid history of tobacco companies abusing their newly gained ability to sue gover
On the Commons (OTC)
added Jul 28, 2015 11:46
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[UK] Vanishing London: From the 72 tram on the Thames Embankment to the England captain mingling with fans, photographer spends 40 years capturing the sights of the capital before they disappeared

The Griffin, Shoreditch, 30th June 2007: 'Three smokers enjoy their last cigarettes on the final day of legal smoking in public places' / A family sits in a London cafe, with one of the group smoking indoors while smiling for the photo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 25, 2015 15:16
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6159 Transmission of the Notice of Appeal, Order Appealed, and Docket Sheet to US Court of Appeals. (Entered: 07/24/2015) (794pp) (PDF)

WARNING: contains 1. the entire USA v. Philip Morris...DOCKET from 1999 on, including all parties involved. (786 pp) 2. RJR’s 7/23/15 Notice of Appeal (previously posted) 3. Judge Kessler’s 5/28/15 ORDER #55-Remand (previously posted) ie, nothing new
Tobacco On Trial
added Jul 24, 2015 17:36
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Utah Indoor Clean Air Act enters 20th year

“The Utah Indoor Clean Air Act has protected a whole generation from secondhand smoke by eliminating the smoking section,” said Bear River Health Department Health Educator Emily Jewkes in a press release on the anniversary. Exposure to secondhand smok
Logan (UT) Herald-Journal
added Jul 23, 2015 12:49
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[Wisconsin] State smoking ban turns five

A Public Opinion Strategies poll from 2014 found that 86 percent of Wisconsin voters approve of the law, compared with 75 percent approval in 2011. Nine out of 10 Wisconsinites report going out to bars and restaurants the same or more often since the la
Kenosha (WI) News
added Jul 22, 2015 00:47
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