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[UK] Great snuff: Tobacco company celebrates 275th anniversary

Wilsons of Sharrow, based at Sharrow Mills just off Ecclesall Road, was founded in 1737 by Sheffielder and former Master Cutler Joseph Wilson.
Postcode Gazette - London (uk)
added Aug 3, 2012 19:14
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[Russia, USA] MIKHAILOV: Smoking easily kills even Marlboro cowboys

Wayne McLaren is believed to have initiated a large-scale anti-tobacco campaign around the world. The great promoter of smoking became a great advocate of a healthy lifestyle. This struggle continues, albeit with varying degrees of success.
Pravda Online
added Jul 24, 2012 13:38
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[UK] WEST: The smoking ban was right – I love Big Brother

I didn’t want to be a full-on smoker; now I’m quite happy to be an occasional social smoker who puffs away on those rare occasions when a big social gathering coincides with a nice day. By making heavy smoking a massive hassle, the ban has made it easier
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 28, 2012 11:41
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[Canada] Smokin’ / Historian’s new book smokes out the reasons women take up tobacco

University of Ottawa professor Sharon Anne Cook has written a book called “Sex, Lies and Cigarettes” about the relationship between women and cigarettes since the 1880s to the year 2000.
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jun 25, 2012 10:54
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SACHS: A memory of the smoking car

The smoking car was a wonderful combination of improvised theater and voyeuristic give-and-take.
Chicago Reader
added May 22, 2012 01:01
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Books Do Elephants Resent Being Fed Tobacco?

The Stranger (Seattle, WA)
added May 21, 2012 19:12
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[Canada, UK] BC doctors trace origins of smoking and cancer research; pay homage to Sir Richard Doll

In their article in the current issue of the BC Medical Journal, a trio of BC doctors pay homage to Richard Doll whose research has had a profound impact on health and humanity.
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added May 15, 2012 16:44
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[Virginia] The Real Jamestown Colony

Joie Chen Visits The Site Of The First Permanent English Settlement In The Americas
CBS
added Apr 29, 2007 00:00
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NCD ADVOCACY REPORT: Fool Me Twice (PDF)

This report offers evidence that the same unacceptable practices used by the tobacco industry are being employed by the food and alcohol mega-industries and argues that governments should consider policies to curtail such influence on public health policy
VitalStrategies.org
added Dec 7, 2017 22:28
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An archaeological dig unearths one of the earliest slave remains in Delaware

tobacco was king. The crop was heavily cultivated. It was smoked incessantly in hard clay pipes. And it served as the standard currency. Fines, as well as belongings, were valued in pounds of tobacco. A good horse was worth 1,500 pounds of tobacco. A fr
Washington Post
added Dec 7, 2017 13:27
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