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Tobacco has killed 100 million young men in India in 100 years

The startling figures are part of a report released recently by the Union South-East Asia Office, International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, in the Capital. The report, authored by Pranay G. Lal and Nevin Wilson, also stated that nearly
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 11, 2013 02:19

[Illinois] Remember Twist cigarettes? Lemon flavored brand was test-marketed in Peoria in the 70s – Minding Business

Being the historic test market that it is, Peoria may have had the first shot at Twist, a lemon-flavored menthol cigarette, back in the 1970s. A recent Facebook posting recalled the brand with a number of folks recounting their experiences with the produ
Peoria (IL) Journal-Star
added Jul 8, 2013 16:38

Celebrating Women's Independence in Tennis

Images flashed on two giant video screens of Billie Jean King and the dozen or more women, most of them Americans, who rebelled against tournament organizers in 1973 to form their own international tour, initially financed by a tobacco company.
New York Times Blogs
added Jun 8, 2013 17:33

Frank Lautenberg's Legacy Includes Saving Airline Passengers From Secondhand Smoke

The New Jersey Democrat, who helped pass the '87 bill, had once been a two-pack-a-day smoker himself. But over the course of his career he had come to care deeply about advancing public health through the legislative process.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 4, 2013 02:44

Remembering Frank Lautenberg's Progressive Legacy

helped write the law banning smoking on airplanes, which helped start the movement towards smoke-free public spaces. … Wrote the law banning smoking in all federally funded places that serve children. ... author of legislation to ban smoking in federal b
Think Progress (blog)
added Jun 3, 2013 11:27

Tobacco control in Asia

Tobacco control is being restructured in Asia. It has moved from being isolated, individualistic, and ad hoc, to a mainstream public health approach.30 One new challenge is the integration of tobacco control in the framework of prevention of non-communic
The Lancet (uk)
added May 7, 2013 08:25

[UK] Students' controversial smoking play to run at Cheltenham's Everyman Theatre

SMOKING is a controversial issue, so when a group of students wrote a play about the history of tobacco as a commodity, it was bound to grab attention. And their script was so gripping that Cheltenham's Everyman Theatre decided to produce the play for a
This Is Gloucester
added Apr 30, 2013 11:52

[Canada] David Stewart's first presidential report.

miscellaneous assortment of documents have been put on the trial record. Many of them are worth a second look. ... Among those deposited earlier this month were short corporate histories ... a colourful history of Macdonald Tobacco written by one of its
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 20, 2013 12:21

[UK] Simon Calder: No smoke but plenty of ire

Ridgway said I should have commended his airline for jettisoning the ridiculous notion that it was acceptable to have naked flames lighting toxic substances to produce fumes that were then inhaled by everyone on board the plane. "Virgin Atlantic was the
The Independent (uk)
added Mar 30, 2013 15:40

[Oklahoma] Looking Ahead to Local Control of Tobacco Regulation

“A direct vote to the people is very new, and is a dramatic new tactic to repeal tobacco control preemption in Oklahoma,” said Michael Givel, a University of Oklahoma political scientist and the co-author of the upcoming book Heartland Tobacco War, out t
KGOU Radio (Norman, OK)
added Mar 26, 2013 13:58
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