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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for October 24: Profile America

One of the nation's most successful brand names went on sale for the first time this month in 1913 — Camel cigarettes, the first pre-blended, packaged cigarettes. While machine-rolled cigarettes had been around since 1881, Ca
PR Newswire
added Oct 24, 2014 13:47
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[Canada] Day 245: Anodyne advertising? A failed conspiracy?

On his third day of presenting the final arguments of his client, JTI-Macdonald, Mr. Guy Pratte turned to the subjects of cigarette advertising and industry collusion... After showing a few dull ads from this period, Mr. Pratte then showed the next phase
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:06
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Day 244:The history of tobacco in Canada: JTI-Macdonald's counter-narrative

While not conceding that it mattered whether people believed that smoking caused disease, Mr. Pratte argued that the evidence showed that they did. He pointed to the plaintiff's claims that a large percentage of people did not agree with statements about
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 22, 2014 09:34
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[UK] History of Forest

According to a confidential industry document, Foxley-Norris wrote to British American Tobacco in 1978 seeking a paid position running a consumers' association for smokers. At a meeting, BAT staff told him that "the industry had been giving thought to th
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:17
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[North Carolina] Have a whirl through Wilson

Wilson is full of pleasant surprises and interesting discoveries. For instance, did you know that this North Carolina city was once the world's largest Bright Leaf Tobacco market and is now the first city in the state to build its own fiber-optic Interne
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 21, 2014 10:33
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OGE: Blowing Smoke at Global Warming

In 1993, my office at the Environmental Protection Agency released a landmark study...cigarette companies were already decades-long veterans of a war against facts. Since at least the 1960s, the tobacco industry had refined an innovative technique to cou
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 20, 2014 22:32
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Smoking ban

The rationale for smoking bans posits that smoking is optional, whereas breathing is not. Therefore, proponents say, smoking bans are enforced to protect people from the effects of second-hand smoke, which include an increased risk of heart disease, canc
Wikipedia
added Oct 20, 2014 15:24
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[New York] AUDIO: The Brian Lehrer Show: Family Meeting 2004: Foodies' Paradise - WNYC

WNYC Radio
added Oct 20, 2014 12:18
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[California] DENNEY: Measure D and Tobacco Tactics

Walker Merryman of the Tobacco Institute said it best in 1991 “It’s barely controlled chaos [at the local level]. We can’t be everywhere at once.” The Daily Planet’s editor hasn’t endorsed Measure D, sidetracked by the idea that sugary soda is only one
Berkeley (CA) Daily Planet
added Oct 18, 2014 08:09
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PARSONS: How Did We Become a Society Suspicious of Science?

. By generating doubt about the science, Big Tobacco avoided meaningful regulation for years. What worked for Big Tobacco now works even better for Big Oil and Big Coal. By funding obscurantist opposition to climate science, they have effectively scuttled
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 16, 2014 11:23
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