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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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The Book Big Tobacco Doesn't Want You to Read

With "Golden Holocaust," historian Robert Proctor deconstructs an industry that still kills more than 400,000 Americans a year.
Mother Jones Magazine
added May 15, 2012 10:44
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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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How Big Oil and Big Tobacco Created the Tea Party

In successive phases in the 1990s, with the Kochs' CSE as its core mobilization network partner, Philip Morris and RJR helped create state- based anti-tax and anti-regulation propaganda campaigns such as Get Government Off Our Back, Enough is Enough, and
U.S. News & World Report
added May 14, 2016 04:02
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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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[Hong Kong] Tobacco plain packaging laws: the Australian experience

The Australian Government did not acquire any proprietary benefit from the imposition of the TPP Act on the plaintiffs. Accordingly the constitutional challenge to the TPP Act failed. ...Philip Morris Asia (incorporated in Hong Kong) allegedly only purcha
Mondaq
added Dec 21, 2014 20:12
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[USA] How the US stubbed out their cigarettes: Incredible map shows how Americans stopped smoking over 40 years

Smokers consumed an average of 125 packs of cigarettes a year in the U.S. between the 1950s and 1980s / Today that figure has fallen to just 46 packs of cigarettes per capita every year / However second hand smoke still kills an estimated 41,000 non-smoke
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 10, 2014 06:02
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[Canada] Hardworking tobacco pioneer was family rock

After spending a number of years struggling to make ends meet and care for the kids, an Everett farmer approached Stanley to see if he would be interested in doing tobacco crop testing. The first batch of crops showed promise and, in 1946, the family re
Northumberland (ON) News (ca)
added Jul 18, 2014 16:59
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[North Carolina] Letter: Tobacco

The settlement dollars went up in smoke years ago and smokers will put their dollars up in smoke to pay for the whole mess for years to come. The silliness of this whole scenario is obvious.
New Bern (NC) Sun-Journal
added Jun 28, 2013 14:16
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[Canada] Additions to the summer reading list

By Monday this week there were over 11,000 - count 'em!- new documents. Most of these are the news reports and other 'reliance material' that had been attached to 12 volume expert opinion of David Flaherty ... One of these is by Kip Viscusi - a Vander
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jun 27, 2013 11:11
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