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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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Nicotine nation: The story of Russia's addiction to the cigarette

RBTH takes a trip back in time to uncover the history of smoking in Russia and the changing attitudes to the habit - which often depended on whether the country’s ruler was a smoker or not.
Russia Beyond The Headlines (Rossiyskaya gazeta) (ru)
added Jul 18, 2014 18:23
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[Canada] Hardworking tobacco pioneer was family rock

After spending a number of years struggling to make ends meet and care for the kids, an Everett farmer approached Stanley to see if he would be interested in doing tobacco crop testing. The first batch of crops showed promise and, in 1946, the family re
Northumberland (ON) News (ca)
added Jul 18, 2014 16:59
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[Canada] Editorial: Coffee, tobacco, booze and pot — oh my!

Despite the perils of coffee, tobacco, booze and pot — and the cross-border temptations that accompanied them — we’re all still here, things aren’t so bad and norms continue to evolve. We’re not likely to experience the legalization of marijuana in Canad
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jul 18, 2014 15:36
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VIDEO: Up in Smoke: The Rise and Fall of Big Tobacco

And while it’s hard to remember the days when Camels were advertised as the most preferred cigarettes by doctors, a small segment of the industry is quickly growing: e-cigarettes. Above, take a quick look at the history of America’s complicated relation
TIME Magazine
added Jul 16, 2014 21:55
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