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Smoke-Free Illinois marks 7th anniversary

January marks the seventh anniversary of the Smoke-Free Illinois Act which protects everyone from the health risks associated with secondhand smoke exposure. Seven years ago, Illinois enacted one of the strongest clean indoor air laws in the country. Il
De Kalb (IL) Midweek
added Jan 7, 2015 13:52
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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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[Asia, China] Graphic cigarette warnings not in keeping with Chinese traditions, official says

Scare pictures of cancer-ravaged lungs printed on cigarette packets do not fit with "Chinese cultural traditions", state media on Tuesday reported an official of China's state-owned tobacco monopoly as saying.
Reuters
added Mar 16, 2016 14:52
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AUDIO: CLERMONT TOBACCO FARMER KEEPING PIECE OF FLORIDA HISTORY ALIVE

Once the leaves are cured they’re shipped to factories in Nicaragua or the Dominican Republic where the cigars are made, then reimported and sold. What Borysiewicz gets back will be blended with tobacco from other regions to come up with different flavor
WMFE 90.7 FM (Orlando, FL)
added Aug 5, 2015 14:22
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AUDIO: Connecticut Grown Tobacco

While farmers in several North Central towns, like Enfield, are still growing tobacco in deceptively simple wood barns, tobacco is no longer the economic engine that once required farmers to recruit help from all over the country. It’s hard to find someo
WNPR - The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN)
added Mar 17, 2015 14:51
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[UK] If the afterlife had a smoking lounge this is what it'd look like

Nearly 1,000 artefacts related to the famous Victorian engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel have been donated by collector Clive Richards to the SS Great Britain Trust. The collection will go on display to the public in 2016. By far the strangest object will
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Aug 28, 2014 19:38
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[UK] Did harsh contract send cigar firm's reputation up in smoke?

150 ago this week, a miserable and overworked young Leicester girl was taken to court by her taskmaster employers - but their strong-arm tactics backfired. Priscilla Langton was 12 when, in 1864, she left school to work at Leicester cigar- making firm, G
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Aug 16, 2014 16:47
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TOC: JNCI'S 75TH ANNIVERSARY

The Causes of Cancer: Quantitative Estimates of Avoidable Risks of Cancer in the United States Today Richard Doll and Richard Peto / Clinical and Biological Features Associated With Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Gene Mutations in Lung Cancers / Ep
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Mar 29, 2015 03:13
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From Marlboro Man to smoking ban: a timeline of tobacco in America

As a town in Massachusetts debates a ban on the sale of all tobacco products, we look back on the history of tobacco in America
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 14, 2014 17:19
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Baseball and Showbiz in 1924

90 YEARS AGO...He is accustomed to smoke a cigar after lunch — a custom which is very strong — and he was compelled to get his after-lunch smoke at the game. He puffed a cigar slowly so that the smoke should not descend into the eyes of Mrs. Coolidge.”
New York Times
added Oct 6, 2014 20:24
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