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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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[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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[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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[UK] If the afterlife had a smoking lounge this is what it'd look like

Nearly 1,000 artefacts related to the famous Victorian engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel have been donated by collector Clive Richards to the SS Great Britain Trust. The collection will go on display to the public in 2016. By far the strangest object will
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Aug 28, 2014 19:38
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KROLL: What Are Bidis And Why Is The FDA Regulating Tobacco Products?

The Act continues to raise concerns as to the ethics of a regulatory safety agency should continue to allow sales of products know to still be the leading cause of death in the United States.
Forbes
added Feb 25, 2014 12:29
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[Asia, Israel, USA] A breath of fresh air

Israel was among the first to pass legislation restricting smoking in workplaces and other public places as long ago as the early 1980s. One doesn’t suffer from secondhand smoke in elevators, cinemas, taxis, health-fund clinics, lecture halls or buses an
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 26, 2014 07:06
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[Canada] Day 197: Peter Hoult holds forth

I struggled to recall details of the previous appearance of former RJR-Macdonald president, Peter J. Hoult ... after the barbarians at the gate gave Mr. Hoult the heave-ho in 1989 he was considered by BAT for a position within its ranks. Headhunters colle
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jan 14, 2014 12:13
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NOVOTNY: Irreconcilable Conflict: The Tobacco Industry and the Public Health Challenge of Tobacco Use

it should never be treated as a stakeholder because it is unlikely that the industry will ever be part of the solution to the public health challenge of tobacco use. The profits from selling cigarettes and alternative tobacco products are simply too great
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Aug 28, 2013 16:45
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