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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Korea - North] North Korea's halting anti-smoking efforts

Things only began to change in the early 2000s, when Kim Jong Il decided to start a massive anti-smoking campaign...North Koreans are exposed to the view of Kim Jong Un, who is said to be a chain-smoker. He is often shown with cigarettes (usually, his fav
NK News
added Dec 5, 2015 17:59
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Cigarettes

Camel was the first brand to become nationally popular. Coincidentally, Camels pioneered the now almost universal 20-cigarette pack. By 1919, with increasing advertising and product availability, cigarettes overtook pipe tobacco in the number of pounds co
U.S. Census Bureau
added Oct 25, 2015 19:44
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[UK] Did harsh contract send cigar firm's reputation up in smoke?

150 ago this week, a miserable and overworked young Leicester girl was taken to court by her taskmaster employers - but their strong-arm tactics backfired. Priscilla Langton was 12 when, in 1864, she left school to work at Leicester cigar- making firm, G
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Aug 16, 2014 16:47
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[Florida] $13.8M Verdict in Smoking Case That Harkened Back to Tobacco-Fighting 'Dream Team'

Scott Schlesinger, whose late father Sheldon Schlesinger worked alongside heavy-hitting Tampa attorney C. Steven Yerrid.. It's a battle his family has been fighting for decades, including when Chiles' "dream team" recovered $11.3 billion in Medicaid expen
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added May 9, 2017 14:53
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ASK HALFWHEEL: WHAT HAPPENS TO NEW CIGARS POST-FDA?

What’s interesting is that the agency has not established any similar rules for post Feb. 15, 2007. Because flooding the market with 15 new products before Aug. 8 is not ideal for just about any cigar company, many are planning on selling one or a few s
HalfWheel
added Jun 27, 2016 01:54
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[Wyoming] TWO YEARS AGO What the editorial board said Sept. 17, 2013: It didn't have to be this way

The issue is now mired in technicalities and has nothing to do with smoking. Instead, the issue hinges on a technicality — the verifiability of signatures on a ballot...we wonder if whatever decision is reached will have any credibility since the smoking
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Sep 17, 2015 17:26
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[Illinois] The 50-year war on smoking is far from won

Public health and medical organizations know what needs to be done to reduce the number of smokers and prevent kids from starting to smoke, Sward said. Policy changes are needed, she added, but politicians are afraid to challenge the tobacco industry's st
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 26, 2015 17:25
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Baseball and Showbiz in 1924

90 YEARS AGO...He is accustomed to smoke a cigar after lunch — a custom which is very strong — and he was compelled to get his after-lunch smoke at the game. He puffed a cigar slowly so that the smoke should not descend into the eyes of Mrs. Coolidge.”
New York Times
added Oct 6, 2014 20:24
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[District of Columbia] Cigar Advisor Magazine Publishes Piece on "Cigars in Politics"

Their August 2013 issue features an interview with former Arizona Congressman JD Hayworth, who discusses the role that cigars play in the political scene.
PR Web
added Aug 26, 2013 06:31
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[Pennsylvania] Gettysburg re-enactor saves stogie for event finale

"It's a really good Dominican cigar," he said, of the thick stogie he'd been storing in rags to keep it from drying out. ... The history of tobacco during the Civil War has spurred business at Gettysburg Cigar Co. since owner Gary Mohan opened the doors
Lebanon (PA) Daily News
added Jul 8, 2013 03:52
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