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Tobacco Timeline

Tobacco Atlas.org (World Lung Foundation)
added Mar 12, 2009 00:00
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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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3 Reasons Why Tobacco Is the Most ‘Successful’ Industry in History

First, there was the bad news. John Oliver skewered the industry for its litigation frenzy in his popular show last week. Then came the good news. According to a Credit Suisse research report released last week, tobacco is America’s most successful indu
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
added Feb 21, 2015 10:16
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IDAHO HISTORY: Cigar stores, smoking were big part of Idahoans' lives

Though hardly palatial, Hannifin's Cigar Shop at 11th and Main has outlasted them all. It has occupied its present building since 1908. Today's photograph is of another elegant Boise cigar store: Samuel Parrott's at 807 Main St. The glass showcase displ
The Idaho Statesman
added Jun 1, 2014 08:22
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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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[Canada] Day 159: Filling in some missing pieces

"I have also asked Counsel for JTIM to provide me with any documents from the Attorney General discovery that are directly responsive to my mandate," ... A theme underlying the questions put to Mr. Perrins today involved the information he left out of hi
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Aug 22, 2013 10:44
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[Russia] STAN: Nine ways Mitt is morally bankrupt

If true morality is evidenced by how one treats his fellow man, Romney’s reputation should be under water
Salon Magazine
added Nov 5, 2012 12:07
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Mr. Freeze's 'Batman & Robin' Cigars Were Actual Cubans From A Famous Musician

Arnold Schwarzenegger starred as Mr. Freeze, securing the role at what might have been the peak of his career. Stogie Kenyatta, who played one of the villain's thugs, recalled, "Jon Bon Jovi came by and he brought Cuban cigars for Arnold."
Comicbook.com
added Jun 25, 2017 13:34
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