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[North Carolina] Winston Cup Museum could reopen this month

Spencer, the president of JKS Motorsports Inc., established the museum to commemorate 33 years of R.J. Reynolds TobaccoCo.'s sponsorship in NASCAR. RJR, through its Winston brand, sponsored NASCAR's top series from 1971 through 2003.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 5, 2015 12:27
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[UK] Queen meets the war pilot she told off for smoking 72 years ago

He bumped into a 16-year-old Princess Elizabeth after sneaking out for a cigarette and was promptly “politely admonished” for not being where he should.
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:15
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[Asia, Malaysia] Penang gets ‘smoke signals’

The Health Ministry has advised its Penang department to declare George Town Unesco heritage enclave a cigarette smoke-free zone tomorrow. State Welfare, Caring Society and Environment Committee chairman Phee Boon Poh said the state Health Department wou
The Star (my)
added Jul 3, 2015 15:34
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ARCHIVE: LETTERS: GLASSER/MINTZ: Tobacco and the American Civil Liberties Union: ACLU’s Charges

none of the support we received from companies whose products include tobacco was for issues directly related to those companies’ interests / It could open all ACLU records relating to tobacco. It could repudiate tobacco money, as has the Southern Califor
Nieman Reports
added Jul 3, 2015 12:57
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'Influence Machine' reveals how U.S. Chamber of Commerce oils the engine of politics

Katz has assembled a work of synthesis and insight. She carefully marshals the historical record and supplements it with interviews and documents ...the chamber has fought against consumer protections, environmental regulations, tobacco taxes, regulation
Los Angeles Times
added Jul 3, 2015 11:10
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FOX: Why the Chamber of Commerce Shills for Tobacco

Fighting tobacco regulation is clearly at odds with the public interest...It's also, well, despicable. Maybe this will be the issue that finally puts a halt to the almost purely mercenary turn the organization has taken under Donohue.
Bloomberg View
added Jul 3, 2015 10:22
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[UK] Deadly legacy of trying to appear seductive in the 1970s: Record numbers of women suffering from lung cancer after being lured into smoking by adverts

They were lured to start smoking in their thousands by advertisements that promised to make them look glamorous and independent. Now record numbers of women are suffering the legacy of 1970s commercials – and tragically are developing lung cancer.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 30, 2015 20:24
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RIVKIN/FOLEY: The Supreme Court's bad call on Affordable Care Act

the precedent upon which the King majority relied for this contextual interpretation, FDA vs. Brown and Williamson Tobacco Corp. (2000)...manufacturers challenged [FDA's] authority to regulate tobacco products as “medical devices” or “drugs.” The court co
Los Angeles Times
added Jun 30, 2015 08:36
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[New Zealand] CROSBIE: Save lives and don't buckle to tobacco industry on plain packaging

My research suggests tobacco industry trade threats and challenges are having a chilling effect and attempt to pre-empt Government regulatory authority. However, early analysis also suggests the Government, and more importantly the media, continues to fr
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 29, 2015 09:33
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[North Carolina] What's killing us? Today's top killers were also among top 10 reasons for deaths in 1914

The highest number of cancer deaths — 213 — was from trachea, bronchus and lung cancers.... Cancer became No. 1 as improved prevention and treatment helped heart disease fall from the top mortality spot for the first time in more than 70 years. But 100 hu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 28, 2015 08:32
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