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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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[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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[Canada] Canadian Historians: Come Clean About Your Relationship with Big Tobacco

"Under-the-table" research like this sidesteps the scrutiny of peer review and scholarly criticism. Their status as "expert witnesses" would seem entirely a function of tobacco firms paying them to act as such. Second, the tobacco-financed reports form
History News Network
added Jun 22, 2013 16:32
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Camel (cigarette)

Camel is a brand of cigarettes that was introduced by American company R.J. Reynolds Tobacco in the summer of 1913. Most current Camel cigarettes contain a blend of Turkish tobacco and Virginia tobacco. Early in 2008 the blend was changed as was the pack
Wikipedia
added Apr 27, 2013 11:57
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[Latin America, Mexico, South Africa] JTI celebrates Camel centenary

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) will begin celebrating Camel's the 100th anniversary in Latin America this month. Events will take place at duty-free locations such as Mexico City International airport in Dufry outlets, Cancun airport in World Duty
DFNI (uk)
added Apr 10, 2013 08:54
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[New York] William Thourlby, the Marlboro Man, Spends His Time Alone

IN the 1950s William Thourlby squinted at America from billboards and invited smokers to Marlboro Country.
New York Times
added Aug 5, 2012 20:30
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Bad Acts: The Racketeering Case Against the Tobacco Industry

Drafting the racketeering statute, as I did, only put it on the books. Eubanks tenacity in litigating under it against Big Tobacco, despite the odds against her, made it effective against one of its most egregious offenders. I heartily recommend her story
amazon.com
added Jun 29, 2012 15:24
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Blog: Five Tobacco Headlines for 2016

As I looked at the most newsworthy stories of the past year, it struck me how many question marks hang over 2016. Sure the TPSAC (Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee) panel weighed in on snus as a modified risk product, but the U.S. Food and D
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jan 6, 2016 18:55
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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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