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[Mississippi] Retired Miss. Court of Appeals Judge Myers dies at 71; as chancellor, oversaw tobacco suit

- Retired Judge William Myers, who served on the Mississippi Court of Appeals and was the Gulf Coast chancery judge who oversaw Mississippi's landmark lawsuit against the tobacco industry, has died.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 8, 2013 21:45

[Massachusetts] Is tobacco a gay issue?

In an article in the journal of Cancer, Causes, and Control . . . . Groups like the Boston-based The Fenway Institute are looking to bring to light statistics about the prevalence of tobacco use amongst LGBT’s and create support groups for those trying t
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
added Jan 31, 2013 13:37

U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health: Individual Behaviors

Figure 5-2 shows that the United States now has the lowest adult smoking rates of all peer countries but Sweden and one of the lowest among OECD countries. In many countries, the mass adoption of smoking occurred earlier among males than among 1 
National Academies Press
added Jan 10, 2013 08:47

[Australia] CHAPMAN: Whiff of desperation as tobacco lobby loses its puff over packaging

I've never met a smoker who wanted their kids to smoke. Australia moves into 2013 with a record low proportion of both adults and children smoking. We're making smoking history, but lung remains by far our biggest cause of cancer death in men and women,
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jan 7, 2013 13:54

[Kentucky] "Tobacco Burn" Begins Filming

South Windsor residents open their doors to cast and crew members of a Columbia University graduate film project.
added Nov 29, 2012 16:06

[Korea - South] The ‘diverse, dynamic new world of global tobacco control’? An analysis of participation in the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control [FREE FULL TEXT]

Developing countries face particular barriers to participating in the COP process, and their engagement in global tobacco control is likely to diminish in the absence of specific measures to support their effective participation.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 21, 2012 14:33

AUDIO: James Buchanan Duke: Father of the modern cigarette

Jordan Goodman, the author of Tobacco in History, says that as a historian he is careful about pointing the finger at individuals, "but in the history of tobacco I feel much more confident saying that James Buchanan Duke - otherwise known as Buck Duke -
BBC Online
added Nov 15, 2012 18:13

The evolution of health warning labels on cigarette packs: the role of precedents, and tobacco industry strategies to block diffusion

Beginning in 2005, as a result of the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), GHWLs began to spread. Effective implementation of FCTC labelling provisions has stimulated diffusion of strong health warning labels despite
Tobacco Control
added Oct 23, 2012 06:33

[Canada] Day 49: Conflicting ITL testimony

This morning Bruce Johnston resumed his questioning of Imperial Tobacco's main witness, Ed Ricard. Again the witness faced a barrage on his credibility and the credibility of the company where he had spent his 28 year career and where his father was once
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Aug 29, 2012 20:20

Rewind: 1949 Cigarette Spot Declares 'Doctors Smoke Camels'

Actors Dressed as Medical Professionals Once Touted Tobacco
Advertising Age
added Aug 14, 2012 20:48
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