Headlines Tagged with History — 4,588 headlines found
70 – 80 million years ago Evidence of cancer cells in dinosaur fossils, found in 2003.
Dec 4, 2014 American Cancer Society
added Dec 4, 2014 21:25
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.
Mar 2, 1909 New York Times
added Nov 21, 2014 23:06
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.
Mar 12, 2014 New York Times
added Mar 12, 2014 01:37
Contraband tobacco is lucrative, it is produced and trafficked systematically alongside other illicit goods, and Canadian crime syndicates are heavily invested in its proceeds. Globally, money from contraband tobacco and cigarettes is a major source of
Sep 23, 2016 Macdonald-Laurier Institute (ca)
added Oct 25, 2016 00:23
[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
SHILLERS FOR KILLERS / Revealed: How the tobacco industry paid journalists, scientists, activists and lawyers to cover up the most deadly crime in human history.
even those whose financial relationships with Big Tobacco are above-board...have been denounced in judicial court decisions as accessories to RICO...I’m going to name names. Some are surprising; some shocking; others downright horrifying.
Jul 7, 2015 Pando
added Jul 9, 2015 13:38
During its halcyon cigar days, Ybor City, named after its founder, a cigar manufacturer, brimmed with radical ideas and people. Strikes were common, mutual aid societies were abundant, women worked alongside men, blacks worked alongside Hispanics and whit
May 3, 2015 New York Times
added May 4, 2015 07:33
ruled today that Engle progeny plaintiffs were not required to show reliance on tobacco industry conduct after May 5, 1982 in order to succeed on their fraudulent concealment claims. ...likely pave an easier path to their recovery of punitive awards again
Apr 2, 2015 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 3, 2015 15:09
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
Mar 28, 2015 Washington Times
added Mar 30, 2015 21:02
[Florida] Big tobacco, Brecht Heuchan, and one of the most interesting food fight of the 2015 Legislative Session
Tobacco companies are now asking the Legislature to apply current law to the cases, which would limit punitive damages. Last year, legislation was filed to do just that, but withdrawn within 24 hours of its filing. This year, sensing a better chance of vi
Feb 13, 2015 St. Petersburg (FL) Times blogs
added Feb 13, 2015 14:00