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[Russia] PACEPA: The Secret Roots of Liberation

It was developed by the KGB...Orthodox Church's Department for External Church Relations, managed by Kirill, was granted the privilege of duty-free importation of cigarettes as reward for his loyalty to the KGB...the largest supplier of foreign cigarettes
National Review
added Apr 24, 2015 11:06
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ARCHIVE: OBITUARIES: Edgar Cullman

died on Sunday aged 93, was a cigar maker and campaigned against laws that ban the enjoyment of smoking his products in many public places....cool, slim panatellas that Steve McQueen smoked while seducing Faye Dunaway in The Thomas Crown Affair (1968) and
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 16, 2015 10:58
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Timeline Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act

June 2009 President Obama signed the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act into law July 2009 Established collection of user fees from industry
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 30, 2013 01:20
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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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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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[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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[Canada] Freedom of Speech and the right to lie to Parliament

The unresolved issues today are whether or not the company presidents were liers or outliers and, if the former, whether they can ever be held responsible for using Parliament as part of their efforts to mislead the public.
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jul 22, 2014 14:58
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Should baby boomers worry about the health hazards they grew up with?

“The baby boom really brackets the high rates of smoking in the U.S.,” Diane Lauderdale, professor of epidemiology and chair of the department of health studies at the University of Chicago told FoxNews.com. “The majority of children were probably expose
Fox News
added Feb 11, 2014 17:14
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MULTIMEDIA: Tobacco-Related Events in the United States, 1900-2014

1900 Tobacco Industry and Product Consumption Annual Adult Cigarette Consumption 54 cigarettes per capita 2.5 billion cigarettes smoked 1901 Tobacco Industry and Product Consumption Cigarettes Are Least Popular Tobacco Product Annual Tobacco Consu
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jan 12, 2014 06:01
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[India, Minnesota] DUELLA: TOBACCO KILLS: DON’T BE DUPED*

Roberta Walburn – lead litigator ... Some Ministry of Health officials say it is premature to talk about an endgame in India. They are not alone. “The use of the term ‘endgame’ implies that conditions are in place to be certain that the end of tobacco us
Newslaundry (in)
added Sep 13, 2013 15:32
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