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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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80s Promo Video for the Tobacco Institute, A Pro-Smoking Trade Group

The video trumpets the many pro-tobacco activities undertaken by the group, including: lobbying politicians to prevent the passage of smoking laws, fact-checking and disputing anti-smoking statements by the Surgeon General, and researching public attitude
Laughing Squid (blog)
added Mar 10, 2013 11:53
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Dr. Warren Winkelstein Jr. Dies at 90

Dr. Warren Winkelstein Jr., a physician and researcher whose groundbreaking studies connected unprotected sex between men to AIDS, smoking to cervical cancer and air pollution to chronic lung disease, died July 22 at his home in Point Richmond, Calif. He
New York Times
added Aug 6, 2012 07:16
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[Canada] Smoke-free for 10 years: Ottawa remembers anti-smoking advocate Heather Crowe

A decade after Ontario’s smoke-free legislation came into effect, friends and family of anti-smoking advocate Heather Crowe gathered in a Scott Street park to remember her on Tuesday. The small, tree-lined space at the corner of Island Park Drive has bee
Metro (ca)
added May 31, 2016 19:29
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Explore a timeline of the history of cancer from BCE to 2011.

70 – 80 million years ago Evidence of cancer cells in dinosaur fossils, found in 2003.
American Cancer Society
added Dec 4, 2014 21:25
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Traces of Lives, From Scores to Cigarettes / ‘Vienna’s Musical Giants’ Brings Artifacts to Carnegie Hall

he smoked cigars, probably dribbling ashes down his ample front. But here is Brahms’s cigarette-rolling machine and a cigarette of his own manufacture that he apparently never got around to smoking.
New York Times
added Mar 12, 2014 01:37
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[New York] ARCHIVE: EDITORIAL: SMOKING IN THE SUBWAY

Tobacco smoke should be banished from the platforms of the underground railway....the odor of one partly burned cigar, disagreeable anywhere, is positively nauseating in a Subway car.
New York Times
added Nov 21, 2014 23:06
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[Wisconsin] Oshkosh once home to booming cigar industry

Larry Spanbauer, a local historian and secretary of the Oshkosh Memorabilia Club, has discovered a little known fact about Oshkosh - it once had a booming cigar industry. After two years of research, he recently published a book detailing how Oshkosh ma
Washington Times
added Mar 30, 2015 21:02
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[District of Columbia] PHOTOS: Closer Inspection: History in smoke

The contents within the walls of W. Curtis Draper’s downtown location (699 15th St. NW, 202-638-2555, wcurtisdraper .com) are as varied as the clientele. In addition to offering hard-to-find wares, the 125-year-old shop has glass shelves packed with decad
Washington Post
added Mar 7, 2013 15:04
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[Togo] The Time John Boehner Personally Battled To Stop An Anti-Smoking Executive Order

learned that George H.W. Bush was considering signing an Executive Order banning workplace smoking by federal employees, he decided to take a stand for “individual rights and freedoms.” “I has come to my attention that OMB is circulating a proposed Execut
BuzzFeed
added Sep 25, 2015 15:57
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