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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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6159 Transmission of the Notice of Appeal, Order Appealed, and Docket Sheet to US Court of Appeals. (Entered: 07/24/2015) (794pp) (PDF)

WARNING: contains 1. the entire USA v. Philip Morris...DOCKET from 1999 on, including all parties involved. (786 pp) 2. RJR’s 7/23/15 Notice of Appeal (previously posted) 3. Judge Kessler’s 5/28/15 ORDER #55-Remand (previously posted) ie, nothing new
Tobacco On Trial
added Jul 24, 2015 17:36
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[Wisconsin] State smoking ban turns five

A Public Opinion Strategies poll from 2014 found that 86 percent of Wisconsin voters approve of the law, compared with 75 percent approval in 2011. Nine out of 10 Wisconsinites report going out to bars and restaurants the same or more often since the la
Kenosha (WI) News
added Jul 22, 2015 00:47
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[Asia, Malaysia] Penang gets ‘smoke signals’

The Health Ministry has advised its Penang department to declare George Town Unesco heritage enclave a cigarette smoke-free zone tomorrow. State Welfare, Caring Society and Environment Committee chairman Phee Boon Poh said the state Health Department wou
The Star (my)
added Jul 3, 2015 15:34
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The new improved UCSF Legacy Tobacco Documents Library is now live

The new site features easier searching, better display of results, and linkage to other industry document collections. Check it out at https://industrydocuments.library.ucsf.edu/tobacco/.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 25, 2015 20:13
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[Asia-pacific] Why Singapore still needs tobacco control measures

can Singapore afford to lighten up on lighting up? Why is increased vigilance needed when smoking rates are relatively low? The reality is that tobacco use continues to have a wide-ranging negative impact on society, and the case for prevention and cessa
Straits Times (sg)
added Jun 3, 2015 10:09
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[UK] How do you sell death? The tangled world of illicit tobacco

The 12 year agreement is now coming to an end – but the European Commission is now discussing its ‘renewal’ with Phillip Morris. This is incredibly worrying. There’s a fundamental conflict here, considering that the international community recognises t
Cancer Research UK (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 07:30
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[USA] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: protecting the private good?

CDC’s anti-tobacco campaign “serves as an important counter to the more than $950 000 [£630 000; €860 00] that the tobacco industry spends each hour—more than $23m a day—on cigarette advertising and promotion.” Funding of CDC took a turn in 1983, when th
British Medical Journal
added May 27, 2015 14:39
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[North Carolina] MARTIN: The 'chew' bound many, but not all

The staff at the Journal of that era had something else: nicotine. I was accustomed to smokers when I arrived, but nothing, except maybe watching Major League Baseball, had prepared me for chewers
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 19, 2015 10:20
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APRIL 01 THIS DAY IN HISTORY: 1970 Nixon signs legislation banning cigarette ads on TV and radio

Nixon, who was an avid pipe smoker... Presidential cigarette smokers include Taft (who quit during his term), Harding, Franklin Roosevelt (who was frequently photographed with his trademark cigarette holder), Hoover (a chain smoker) and Eisenhower. Adams,
The History Channel (A&E Television Networks)
added Apr 1, 2015 16:45
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