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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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[Nebraska] EDITORIAL: OPINION: Smoking

For every study that came out proving that smoking was killing people, nicotine peddlers trolled up another shill in a white lab coat who’d be willing to concoct fictitious controversy...When you finally quit, you won’t just be saving your health. You’ll
Scottsbluff (NE) Star-Herald
added Dec 2, 2014 07:24
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[Canada] Day 245: Anodyne advertising? A failed conspiracy?

On his third day of presenting the final arguments of his client, JTI-Macdonald, Mr. Guy Pratte turned to the subjects of cigarette advertising and industry collusion... After showing a few dull ads from this period, Mr. Pratte then showed the next phase
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:06
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Cigarettes or war: which is the biggest killer?

Tobacco killed more than WW1 and WW2 together Whichever estimates you use, tobacco is responsible for more deaths than the greatest wars of the 20th century. Did tobacco kill more people than all the wars? This is where myth begins and reality ends.
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 26, 2013 11:21
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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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[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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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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[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesdays: Series 1Flashback, Take Two

Since we issued his card in 2011, Carlton Fields’s Benjamine Reid has represented R.J. Reynolds in four more Engle cases, punitives awarded in only one case....Bill Geraghty has won two of the four CVN-broadcast Engle cases he’s tried since we issued his
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 3, 2014 18:02
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Jim Dey: High court extinguishes Illinois tobacco case

Plaintiffs' lawyer Stephen Tillery said the court's action was "obviously disappointing" but that his investment of time and money was worth it. "... the case was socially significant and brought into public view facts that needed to be revealed," he sa
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Jun 26, 2016 19:52
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