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[UK, New York] KEENAN: APOV: Tobacco in the Olympics! Who would have guessed?

On April 25, tobacco manufacturing giant Lorillard Co. announced that it had purchased electronic cigarette company Blu Cigs. Prior to the start of the Olympics over 5 million “e-cigs” were sent to London for the Games.
Batavia (NY) Daily News
added Aug 16, 2012 13:07
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[Ohio] Toledo Blade Cigar shop not just blowing smoke

A financial adviser by trade, he recently joined three friends and fellow cigar aficionados to open Third Street Cigar, a retail store and two-story smoking lounge where Toledo history mixes with blues music and the rich smell of tobacco. "We've kind of
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Jul 10, 2014 03:13
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[New York] Who Made That Cigarette Filter?

Robert N. Proctor, a professor of the history of science at Stanford . . . Here he talks about the promises made for filters. Were filters used to obscure the dangers of cigarettes? Oh, yes. Filters are the deadliest fraud in the history of human civili
New York Times
added Jul 6, 2012 11:56
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[New York] A Humane Revolution

IN 1903, New Yorkers executed an elephant on Coney Island, effectively torturing her to death. Accounts vary a bit, but it seems Topsy was a circus elephant who had been abused for years and then killed a man who had burned her on the trunk with a cigar
New York Times
added May 16, 2016 14:45
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Thank You for Not Smoking / How the WHO Fought Tobacco Through Treaties

The FCTC, as the first treaty negotiated under the auspices of WHO and the first collective response to non-communicable diseases, provides a critical case study of how developments at the international level can influence domestic policymaking and creat
Foreign Affairs
added Sep 25, 2015 16:09
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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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Who Knew What and When?

Pisgah Forest in North Carolina's transylvania County may seem like an odd place for human health fortunes to have pivoted, but there's something to be said for it. Here in the fall of 1953 an experiment was conducted that would change how tobacco compani
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Sep 13, 2012 15:09
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[Canada, USA] Grand River Enterprises Six Nations, Ltd., et al. v. United States of America

Grand River seeks not less than $310 million to $664 million for damages allegedly resulting from a 1998 settlement agreement between various state Attorneys General and the major tobacco companies, and certain state legislation that partially implements
US Department of State
added Jul 30, 2017 12:41
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[Pennsylvania] Of cigars and Civil War: History impressionist channels US Grant in Mt. Lebanon

“And they’re a bit superstitious. Imagine baseball players who don’t change their socks because they’ve won, and all those other habits people have when they’re superstitious.” So they started bestowing boxes of smokes on Grant, Serfass explained, with
The Almanac (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Jul 22, 2016 18:50
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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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