Headlines Tagged with History — 4,768 headlines found
The trek back to Orange County following the Civil War marked the beginning of Washington Duke's rise to prominence in the tobacco business. He gathered his family and returned to his virtually barren homeplace. Having been unable to make the proper paym
Oct 24, 2013 Duke Homestead
added Oct 24, 2013 03:23
[UK] Winston the spendaholic: He teetered on the brink of bankruptcy and was saved by secret backhanders. Yet a new book on Churchill's finances reveals he spent £40,000 a year on casinos and £54,000 on booze
Churchill was smoking a dozen cigars a day, at about £13 a month [£1,300] — and he had not paid his suppliers, J Grunebaum & Sons, for five years.
Sep 12, 2015 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 13, 2015 13:09
we recall the time when Rochester was remarkable for its cigarettes. Yes, cigarettes. Credit that distinction, dubious or not, to William S. Kimball, whose story has been well told by several local historians, among them Blake McKelvey, Donovan Shilling,
Oct 30, 2013 Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Oct 30, 2013 15:51
Tobacco was first grown by enterprising Wisconsin settlers in 1844 in Walworth County. Twenty years later, the Civil War boosted the popularity of cigars in the state, but it was ultimately the significant German immigrant population that created a huge
Apr 24, 2015 Sheboygan (WI) Press
added Apr 25, 2015 12:31
One doesn’t hear much about exploding cigars these days, however, and that could be because of cases like Clem Nieman’s. He sued Dow Drug Co., as well as S. Frieder Sons. (He apparently didn’t sue the Helena Cigar Company, probably because of the difficu
Feb 8, 2015 Ukiah (CA) Daily Journal
added Feb 11, 2015 06:49
Spanning three centuries, the following timeline lists the most significant milestones from Liggett's long and illustrious history.
Oct 24, 2013 Liggett Vector Brands
added Oct 24, 2013 03:18
Lespérance opened his presentation by weaving together events in 1977 to show how the answers to these were woven together. This morning he took Justice Riordan back to what he saw as the beginning of the breach between the companies' knowledge and its ac
Sep 23, 2014 Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Sep 24, 2014 11:07
Ohio Statehouse can help snuff out disturbing trend 50 years after Surgeon General's landmark smoking report: Toby Cosgrove and Michael F. Roizen
But Ohio has now sullied itself by being one of the few states -- if not the only state -- with increased tobacco use since 2009. Why?... We need leadership in Columbus; we in the United States, and in Ohio especially, can’t afford for additional progre
Jan 11, 2014 Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Jan 12, 2014 04:00
In the face of increasing pressure from anti-smoking lobbyists, the three main players in New Zealand's tobacco industry - British American Tobacco, Imperial and Philip Morris - are all still raking it in.
Oct 13, 2013 New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Oct 13, 2013 01:09
Bowman Gray School of Medicine …became increasingly awkward to have an emblem of the leading cause of preventable death headlining an esteemed medical institution … quietly went back to being just the Wake Forest University School of Medicine.
Jan 15, 2015 New York Times Blogs
added Jan 15, 2015 12:40