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[UK-Scotland] Tributes paid after Labour minister McCabe dies at 60 ($$)

Tributes from across the political spectrum were paid to Tom McCabe...Among his achievements was introducing the ban on smoking in public places.
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 20, 2015 14:35
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[Asia, Mid-east, UK] How tobacco firms tried to undermine Muslim countries' smoking ban

Attempts to tackle sales threat by framing criticism of smoking as fundamentalist fanaticism are outlined in cache of documents from 1970s...“‘You couldn’t make it up’...we had tobacco industry lawyers actually developing theological arguments."
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 20, 2015 09:51
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Gwynn speaks on Hall of Fame father's use of smokeless tobacco on HBO's "Real Sports" on Tuesday

It's been less than a year since the death of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn from salivary gland cancer, and Gwynn's passing has brought many calls for Major League Baseball to ban the use of smokeless tobacco. As baseball and its players association move towa
MASN
added Apr 19, 2015 17:18
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[North Carolina] MARTIN: The 'chew' bound many, but not all

The staff at the Journal of that era had something else: nicotine. I was accustomed to smokers when I arrived, but nothing, except maybe watching Major League Baseball, had prepared me for chewers
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 19, 2015 10:20
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[Arizona] Anti-smoking group's goal: Don't smoke in the car

If you're smoking in the car with a minor, you could pay a fine. That's what the Kingman Youth Coalition Beating Up Teen Tobacco (KYCBUTT) will be pursuing at the next City Council meeting on Tuesday. The group is asking the council to enact an ordinanc
Kingman (AZ) Daily Miner
added Apr 17, 2015 12:00
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ARCHIVE: Philip Morris Money

Though the company has used its tobacco profits to support charitable and educational works for decades, what's new now is that its $60-million corporate giving program is suddenly being dwarfed by a $100-million-a-year image-rebuilding campaign launched
The American Prospect
added Apr 14, 2015 17:19
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[New Jersey] Local History: Cigarette warning makes smoking history

The report told "only facts the public already knew," wrote The Millville Daily's Dave Gifford, an admitted smoker for years. Many would read "and for the most part shrug" off the report, wrote Gifford. "That's the way Americans are."
Vineland (NJ) Daily Journal
added Apr 14, 2015 01:41
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[China] Just a Lot of Hot Air: It's Smoking Ban Time (Again)!

this June, the ‘Beijing Smoking Control Regulation’ will be implemented. It’s the strictest regulation on tobacco ever... The smoking ban has a long and sad history in China. On May 1, 2008, Beijing first implemented the ‘Beijing Ban on Smoking in Public
The Beijinger (cn)
added Apr 13, 2015 11:34
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[Iowa] U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for April 11

FIRST TAX ON CIGARETTES Profile America -- Saturday, April 11th. On this date in 1921, Iowa became the first state to enact a tax on cigarettes, rolling paper and associated paraphernalia. The tax was very modest, being just $1 per 1,000 cigarettes. Iow
PR Newswire
added Apr 13, 2015 10:24
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Richard L. Bare, Director of ‘Green Acres,’ Dies at 101

first professional work was a comedy short that he wrote and directed called “So You Want to Give Up Smoking.”.... a bumbling Everyman named Joe McDoakes who was trying to kick the habit. Warner Bros....released it in theaters in 1942.
New York Times
added Apr 13, 2015 10:00
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