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Transnational Tobacco Company Interests in Smokeless Tobacco in Europe: Analysis of Internal Industry Documents and Contemporary Industry Materials

BAT's early interest in introducing SLT in Europe was based on the potential for creating an alternative form of tobacco use in light of declining cigarette sales and social restrictions on smoking, with young people a key target. We conclude that by inve
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Sep 11, 2013 13:11
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[UK] Half-smoked cigar belonging to Britain's greatest engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel goes on show - alongside the case he used for his 40-A-DAY habit

One of the most ingenious and prolific engineers in history, Brunel oversaw the building of 25 railway lines, more than 100 bridges and three ships - and was rarely seen without a cigar between his lips.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 27, 2014 18:44
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[New Jersey] GIANFICARO: Fuming over smoking ban

After my column last week saluting New Jersey towns that have or are considering banning smoking in municipal parks and other public places outdoors, you’d have sworn I advocated banning free religion and pepperoni pizza.
phillyBurbs.com
added Mar 28, 2013 13:43
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[Florida] LETTER: No Cigars, No Cigar Illness

What about tobacco’s impact on the national economy through increased medical costs and lost productivity, and on public health through more than 400,000 deaths a year? Nostalgia shouldn’t undermine the F.D.A.’s authority to regulate products that kill w
New York Times
added Jul 31, 2014 08:15
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[Missouri] 10 years ago: In bed with Big Tobacco

Rep. Blunt finished up the paperwork on his divorce. Altria finished up the paperwork on a new policy recusing Perlman from lobbying House leadership. The soon-to-be Mrs. Majority Whip will still be allowed to lobby rank and file members of the House. Th
Patheos.com [Hosting the Conversation on Faith]
added Sep 23, 2013 10:43
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[West Virginia] A look back at WV tobacco litigation

More than a decade in the making and it's not over yet for West Virginia's tobacco litigation cases. A Kanawha County jury recently returned a verdict finding in favor of the defendant tobacco companies in all but one of six claims.
Charleston (WV) State Journal
added May 23, 2013 13:28
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Documents Show That Big Tobacco Has Been Interested In Pot For At Least 45 Years

With medical marijuana now legal in nearly half the country and pot now a legal retail item in Washington and Colorado, it would make sense that the nation’s tobacco companies would be seeing the potential for making green from green. And a new report unc
The Consumerist (blog)
added Jun 5, 2014 11:18
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[California] Manteca may allow hookah lounges, other tobacco uses

The city that led the drive in California in the 1970s to ban the sale of cigarettes from vending machines accessible to children may now make hookah lounges legal. The Manteca Planning Commission on Tuesday is considering a municipal code amendment tha
Manteca (CA) Bulletin
added May 26, 2014 05:28
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Florida Supreme Court upholds Engle punitive damages

smokers ... would have to prove that the manufacturers made a fraudulent claim about the dangers of cigarette smoking between May 5, 1982, and May 5, 1994, and that they relied detrimentally on those fraudulent claims in continuing to smoke.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 3, 2015 22:15
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PROCTOR: Camels: 100 years and still killing

The first modern cigarette arrived in 1913, a mild and sweet blend delivered in a neat pack. A century later, there's not much to party about. ... Camel's success has been literally breathtaking, caravaning millions into that sleep from which we never aw
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 23, 2013 14:43
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