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State and Local Legislators Keep Tobacco in Their Crosshairs

In the ensuing 27 years, local legislatures have moved from nixing cigarette vending machines to banning self-service displays and restricting promotions and pricing—all the way up to last year’s unsuccessful attempt to outlaw the sale of all tobacco prod
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 11, 2016 16:45
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What actors are actually smoking and snorting in movies / If you're Liam Neeson, chamomile tea.

“You used to be able to call up a company and say, ‘I’m doing a movie and need cigarettes,’ and they would send you a case,” Butcher recalled. “For the movie Mystery Train, I remember getting a giant case of Silk Cut cigarettes and we all smoked them.”
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:31
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[Washington] 100 years ago in Spokane: Banned from booze, saloons turn to tobacco sales

said the new statewide prohibition law did not appear to be hurting business. “Yesterday, we were visited by half a dozen proprietors of what were formerly saloons, who placed orders with us for cigars and tobacco,” he said. “They will continue in busine
The Spokesman-Review
added Jan 6, 2016 16:50
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2015: Taking the Fight to Big Tobacco

2015 has been a year of groundbreaking victories in the fight against tobacco...but only if the proven strategies that drive progress are fully implemented. We cannot let up because the tobacco industry never lets up – as the industry’s actions remind us
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 23, 2015 22:25
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Confronting America’s Smoking Pandemic, Part 2: 1967–1985

In Washington, DC, recent law school graduate John F. Banzhaf, III, files a petition with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to apply the Fairness Doctrine to broadcast cigarette commercials... In 1992, the nicotine patch (Nicoderm, among others
Oncology News (CancerNetwork.com)
added Dec 23, 2015 21:04
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[North Carolina] How Smoking Became a Global Pandemic

Despite concerted public health campaigns, cigarette smoking remains a global pandemic that kills thousands around the world, Allan Brandt told listeners... In his talk, “The Global Tobacco Pandemic: Historical and Ethical Reflections on the Persistence
Duke Today (Duke University)
added Nov 14, 2015 14:01
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Uncle Sam collectibles help us remember Veterans Day

Uncle Sam isn’t usually pictured smoking a pipe, but this advertising poster from about 1910 is praising a tobacco product. This 36- by 46-inch framed paper sign would be appraised today for about $3,500.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 8, 2015 14:02
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[UK-Scotland] Definitive list of the Top 100 best things from the last 30 years.. according to Scots

23. The Smoking ban
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Sep 24, 2015 12:27
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[Michigan] No smoking? It used to be a burning issue for state biz

It wasn't until Dec. 18, 2009, that Michigan became the 38th state to pass a general smoking ban, which took effect May 1, 2010. It banned smoking in restaurants and bars with the exemption of casinos and cigar bars. That was called the Dr. Ron Davis A
Crain's Detroit Business
added Sep 6, 2015 19:35
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[UK] Scientists Detect Traces of Cannabis on Pipes Found in William Shakespeare’s Garden

Some centuries-old pipes found in the garden of William Shakespeare still contain traces of cannabis, according to South African scientists who examined the relics with forensic technology. The study, published in the South African Journal of Science, e
TIME Magazine
added Aug 10, 2015 13:00
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