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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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VIDEO: Up in Smoke: The Rise and Fall of Big Tobacco

And while it’s hard to remember the days when Camels were advertised as the most preferred cigarettes by doctors, a small segment of the industry is quickly growing: e-cigarettes. Above, take a quick look at the history of America’s complicated relation
TIME Magazine
added Jul 16, 2014 21:55
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[UK, USA] Tobacco specialists revels in the history of tobacco

Tobacco specialists take tobacco enthusiasts on a journey through time with infographic depicting the history of the industry
Journalism.co.uk (uk)
added Jun 21, 2013 10:48
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Dr. C. Everett Koop: His 5 Most Principled Stands

1. In 1986, Koop issued a landmark report that offered the first official government warning that secondhand cigarette smoke was linked to cancer in nonsmokers. He was among the first to call for bans on smoking in the workplace and public spaces, which t
AARP
added Feb 26, 2013 15:20
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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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[California] SMOKE SCREEN Big Vape is copying Big Tobacco’s playbook

E-cigarette manufacturer NJOY and importer Smoking Everywhere have hired the same firms that previously helped the tobacco industry evade regulation... THE ATTACKS ON SONEJI ARE SIMILAR TO THOSE LOBBED AT ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO SPEAKS OUT ABOUT THE POSSIBLE H
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:54
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[Canada] Blowing smoke: the history of tobacco-specific nitrosamines in Canadian tobacco

In view of this information brought to light in this paper, any claims by tobacco companies that they were acting prudently by lowering TSNA levels are unwarranted. They fail to acknowledge that it was their actions that raised TSNA levels in the first p
Tobacco Control
added Jun 8, 2016 18:45
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[Australia, France] GEMMELL: Smoking has become a public declaration of stupidity

I was struck by how many people still smoke, huddling outside buildings in the freezing cold as if they’ve got huge invisible signs on their foreheads shouting “company loser”....Several girlfriends have recently taken up smoking again after decades of a
The Australian (au)
added Mar 8, 2015 23:56
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