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Olympics & Cigars – A David Garofalo Editorial

Here is Jesse Owens, in 1936...Following the Olympics, he is shown here pushing White Owl Cigars... Do you remember when the athletes who won the gold would light up a cigar? Oh ya, even the ladies would do it, but not this year. The advertisers would rat
The Cigar Authority
added Aug 28, 2016 19:57
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[New York] American Museum Of Natural History And Cuban National Museum Of Natural History Sign Agreement To Formalize And Deepen Collaboration On Research, Exhibitions, And Education

¡CUBA!, A NEW EXHIBITION ABOUT THE ISLAND'S RICH BIODIVERSITY AND CULTURE, WILL OPEN AT AMNH ON NOVEMBER 21...and a room revealing the craft of cultivating one of Cuba's most famous crops, tobacco.
PR Newswire
added Jul 12, 2016 15:17
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[Florida] The Ybor City Issue 2016: The lost world of Ybor City (WITH VIDEO)

from 1977 to 1983, I interviewed hundreds of elderly cigar makers, green grocers, and boliteros (numbers peddlers). In a ritual, they arrived daily, settling in the cantinas of El Centro Asturiano, El Centro Español, and El Círculo Cubano to sip café con
Creative Loafing
added Apr 14, 2016 21:47
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[Illinois] The 50-year war on smoking is far from won

Public health and medical organizations know what needs to be done to reduce the number of smokers and prevent kids from starting to smoke, Sward said. Policy changes are needed, she added, but politicians are afraid to challenge the tobacco industry's st
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 26, 2015 17:25
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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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INFOGRAPHIC: milestones in FDA's work on tobacco product regulation (PDF)

FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 27, 2013 05:23
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[California] Richard Fink: The Koch Brothers’ Big Tobacco Man Behind the Kochtopus Curtain

relatively few people have heard of Richard Fink. And even fewer know of his connections to Big Tobacco – connections which may have influenced the creation and actions of Koch-funded front groups for decades to come. With the Kochs’ support, Fink estab
The Checks and Balances Project
added Feb 6, 2013 05:41
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[Canada, UK, USA] Smoke and mirrors: The tobacco industry pursuit of the cancer-free cigarette

“We’ve got consumers getting sick because they use our products.” It’s a statement that previous BAT executives wouldn’t have dreamed of making. Incredibly, tobacco companies in North America were still denying the link between smoking, addiction and di
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Oct 8, 2012 14:29
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[New York] A Rich Feast of Folk Art at the New-York Historical Society

“The Folk Art Collection of Elie and Viola Nadelman,” a marvel of an exhibition that opens Friday at the New-York Historical Society. ... The displays range from several large cigar-store figures and a marvelous ship’s figurehead of a flirtatious woman
New York Times
added May 21, 2016 01:08
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[Florida] How they roll: Ybor's cigar industry may have faded, but its storefront biz thrives

Her shop, which like many cigar joints doubles as an espresso bar, is decorated with multiple photos — some of sprawling cigar factories in Cuba, some of Matos with her fans, a few celebrities among them. Passersby in search of the next watering hole may
Creative Loafing
added Apr 14, 2016 21:47
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