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[China, UK, Georgia] A discussion of the tobacco industry’s exploitation of “smoke-free” Olympic Games

internal documents released as a result of the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (.pdf). While excluded from the venue itself, the industry extended its far-reaching tentacles into the immediate areas adjacent to and surrounding the Olympic Ring. T
Stanford Law & Policy Review
added Aug 6, 2012 18:02
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Big Tobacco Indicts Itself

Golden Holocaust Origins of the Cigarette Catastrophe and the Case for Abolition . . . Drawing on formerly secret industry records, Proctor explores how cigarettes became the most widely used drug on the planet—and argues for a ban on their manufacture
Science
added Jul 31, 2012 13:36
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[Florida] Takeaways from Tallahassee — Tobacco decision cheers one former judge

The appellate decision included a 226-page dissent from Judge Gerald Tjoflat.... That had former 1st District Court of Appeal judge Simone Marstiller, now in private practice, tweeting, “#DissentsIWontBeReading.” A tweet also came out under her law fi
SaintPetersBlog
added May 20, 2017 15:39
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SMOKING GUN: STRATEGIC CONTAINMENT OF CONTRABAND TOBACCO AND CIGARETTE TRAFFICKING IN CANADA (PDF)

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
Macdonald-Laurier Institute (ca)
added Oct 25, 2016 00:23
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[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.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 13, 2015 13:09
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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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Chart of the Week: Where the smokers are

Through the interactives you can investigate smoking prevalence (defined as the percentage of the population that smokes every day), cigarette consumption per smoker, and other indicators in 187 countries by age and sex, for all years between 1980 and 20
Pew Research Center
added Jan 10, 2014 14:15
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[China] Decision to honor museum questioned

Residents and experts questioned Shanghai's decision to honor a tobacco museum for its service as an education base for teenagers. The China Tobacco Museum in Shanghai, said to be the largest of its kind in the world, opened in 2004. It was built by the
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 19, 2012 14:39
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[North Carolina] Duke Homestead: Cultivation of a Tobacco Empire

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
Duke Homestead
added Oct 24, 2013 03:23
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[UK, USA] 16 outrageous tobacco ads that would be illegal today

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Stanford School of Medicine's "Research into the Impact of Tobacco Advertising." Over the years, the project has published more than 16,000 vintage tobacco ads. Most of them would be completely illegal in man
Business Insider
added Jun 30, 2016 20:31
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