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[North Carolina] Intangible value / Old Reynolds sites are economic building blocks

There are few cities and corporations that are as intertwined — past and present — as R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Winston-Salem. That relationship is likely to carry on, through the company's donation and sale of excess real estate.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 29, 2014 01:09
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[Ireland] Big tobacco left gasping: But the power of addiction means it's a noxious weed that's hard to kill

The widow of a man who couldn't kick the habit despite many attempts was awarded a staggering $23.6bn in compensation for his 1996 death.... The power of addiction over even the most sobering common sense is the entire sorry story of tobacco. Like deadly
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jul 28, 2014 20:58
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[Indiana] WEIER: A 30-year public smoking battle

I have selected just a few documents from my very large file of our journey toward Fort Wayne's first anti-smoking ordinance. There is no doubt that the most effective tool in educating the public was the newspapers' support.
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Jul 27, 2014 18:46
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[Australia, USA] KUTEN: Manipulators of public opinion and science are at work again - Opinion - Wanganui Chronicle News

Tony Abbott reversed course and eliminated the carbon tax. I was reminded of similar actions in the US....The trouble with Selye's work and that of the cardiologists is that they were funded in large part by the tobacco industry. Tobacco industry people
New Zealand Herald
added Jul 27, 2014 08:24
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GRAVES: Smoke gets in your eyes

The massive roadblock thrown in the path of medical science to educate the public on the dangers of tobacco smoking seems eerily similar to today's concerted denigration of climate scientists. The fundamental origin of the opposition is exactly the same
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Jul 24, 2014 10:55
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[UK] THOMSON: This is insanity. We’re bringing back smoking ($$)

E-cigarettes are everywhere and supposedly ‘saving lives’. In fact we have no idea how dangerous they are to health When the Wills family started making cigarettes for the masses in Britain at the end of the 19th century, the new-fangled craze from Ameri
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 24, 2014 06:35
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[Virginia] Tobacco exhibit expands

The Olde Dominion Agricultural Complex in Chatham has expanded its tobacco exhibit that it began offering for visitors last year. The free, ongoing exhibit lines the hall and alcoves in the complex at 19783 U.S. 29 and includes memorabilia from the former
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Jul 23, 2014 15:33
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[Canada] Freedom of Speech and the right to lie to Parliament

The unresolved issues today are whether or not the company presidents were liers or outliers and, if the former, whether they can ever be held responsible for using Parliament as part of their efforts to mislead the public.
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jul 22, 2014 14:58
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[Florida] After 150 Years of Rolling Them, Tampa Is Close to No Cigars

In Ybor City, a neighborhood in Tampa, history is cloaked in the woody, earthen notes of a cigar, the product that helped define this once-quiet town and propel it well into the 20th century. Today, the 150 cigar factory sites that dotted this historic n
New York Times
added Jul 22, 2014 07:08
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[North Carolina] Reynolds' strategy: Transform an industry

"I am absolutely confident that our journey to transforming the tobacco industry is enhanced by this transaction. "After 139 years operating in the Triad, Reynolds American remains committed to the region and to continuing to be an engine for regional ec
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 20, 2014 10:16
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