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[Pennsylvania] Of cigars and Civil War: History impressionist channels US Grant in Mt. Lebanon

“And they’re a bit superstitious. Imagine baseball players who don’t change their socks because they’ve won, and all those other habits people have when they’re superstitious.” So they started bestowing boxes of smokes on Grant, Serfass explained, with
The Almanac (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Jul 22, 2016 18:50
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[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesdays: Series 1Flashback, Take Two

Since we issued his card in 2011, Carlton Fields’s Benjamine Reid has represented R.J. Reynolds in four more Engle cases, punitives awarded in only one case....Bill Geraghty has won two of the four CVN-broadcast Engle cases he’s tried since we issued his
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 3, 2014 18:02
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[Austria] Freud’s City, From Couch to Cafes

Freud was so addicted that nonsmokers offended him. He once offered his 17-year-old nephew a cigarette, and when the young man demurred, Freud admonished him, saying, “My boy, smoking is one of the greatest and cheapest enjoyments in life, and if you deci
New York Times
added Aug 29, 2014 15:47
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Who Knew What and When?

Pisgah Forest in North Carolina's transylvania County may seem like an odd place for human health fortunes to have pivoted, but there's something to be said for it. Here in the fall of 1953 an experiment was conducted that would change how tobacco compani
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Sep 13, 2012 15:09
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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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Jim Dey: High court extinguishes Illinois tobacco case

Plaintiffs' lawyer Stephen Tillery said the court's action was "obviously disappointing" but that his investment of time and money was worth it. "... the case was socially significant and brought into public view facts that needed to be revealed," he sa
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Jun 26, 2016 19:52
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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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Behind this Battle of the Sexes, a Philip Morris brand

displays or mentions the Virginia Slims brand thirteen times, among its eighty tobacco incidents....delivered more than 100 million tobacco impressions...Philip Morris (now Altria) and Fox (formerly News Corp.) have many corporate connections: • Fox's C
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 31, 2017 18:14
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Broken Promises to Our Children: A State-by-State Look at the 1998 State Tobacco Settlement 18 Years Later (PDF) (142pp)

This year’s report finds, once again, that nearly every state gets a failing grade and is spending only a miniscule portion of tobacco revenues to fight tobacco use and the enormous public health problems it causes...are spending less than two cents of
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2016 19:46
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