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[UK] Facing Britain: Simon Schama Takes a Gallery Tour / THE FACE OF BRITAIN A History of the Nation Through Its Portraits

Here are Churchill, “the most famous Briton alive or dead,” photographed by Yousuf Karsh (who plucked a cigar from the great man’s mouth and captured his dour response for all eternity)
New York Times
added Sep 24, 2016 21:46
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JACKSON: Smoking Helps Protect Against Lung Cancer? [Video]

For years, scientists have refuted this theory with claims that smoking cigarettes may actually prevent lung cancer. ...“Trinity Test,” reports that “humble organic tobacco has never hurt anyone...A professor at the Simon Fraser University in Canada uses
Guardian Liberty Voice
added Sep 18, 2016 12:40
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[Massachusetts] NATO Brings Unity Amid Volatility

NATO was the brainchild of Bores, a longtime tobacco veteran who owned the trade publication Tobacco Outlet Business...“they have also been a great asset in helping shape favorable outcomes at the local and state level,”...NATO has added to its staff to h
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 16, 2016 20:51
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Tobacco industry tactics influential in e-cigarette policy

By employing the same tactics it used to drive policymaking from the 1970s-1990s, the tobacco industry has become successful in influencing pro-industry e-cigarette laws at the state level, according to a UCSF study published in the September issue of Mi
ScienceDaily
added Sep 16, 2016 17:00
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Can Teenage Defiance Be Manipulated for Good?

In 2000, an antismoking ad, created in consultation with teenagers, featured a group of young people that piled up 1,200 body bag...The spot and others in the campaign turned the Marlboro Man narrative upside down, reframing smoking as an act of corporat
New York Times
added Sep 12, 2016 22:04
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[UK] RIDLEY: Warning: junk science damages your health ($$)

One of the most salutary examples of people in authority getting risks wrong is a paper written in 1955 by the first head of the environmental cancer section of the US National Cancer Institute, Wilhelm Hueper. The title was “Lung cancers and their cause
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 12, 2016 15:35
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[North Carolina] September 6, 1856: The Beginning of Brightleaf Tobacco in NC

Abisha Slade of Caswell County spoke at an agricultural meeting about “the new process of curing yellow tobacco.” The talk reflected an agricultural breakthrough that had been discovered by one of Slade’s slaves by mistake in 1839. The slave, named Steph
WFMY NEWS 2 (NC)
added Sep 6, 2016 21:52
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Changes in Smoking Intensity Over Time by Birth Cohort and by Latino National Background, 1997–2014

we learned that smoking intensity declined significantly since the late 1990s, but this decline slowed among younger generations of smokers and certain Latina women. Findings suggest that future patterns of smoking intensity may only marginally decline in
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 5, 2016 16:45
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[Cuba, USA] A transcript of Jill Stein’s meeting with The Washington Post editorial board

in Cuba at that time ...one of the things they couldn’t afford is cigarettes — it was an extremely heavy smoking society before that...Couldn’t the lack of smoking, the decline in smoking have accounted for a lot of those health improvements?
Washington Post
added Sep 3, 2016 21:56
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[Maryland] COLLINS: Georgetown University, Learning From Its Sins

The Jesuit cemetery in St. Inigoes, Md., used to be surrounded by tobacco fields. Over the course of roughly 150 years, those fields were worked by hundreds of slaves owned by the Jesuits... I am convinced that the past matters in the present. That is one
New York Times
added Aug 31, 2016 21:34
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