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Smoke Litigation | A resource for following tobacco smoke exposure litigation

This website provides searchable summaries of more than 600 legal cases regarding smoking in the workplace and other places. Whether the dispute is about smoke in the home, disability discrimination, prisons, employment, or child custody, this is where y (Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI))
added Aug 16, 2013 14:46

DAUBE: Forty years on – tobacco control then and now ($$)

Tobacco companies have lost numerous legal actions, and even been found guilty of racketeering, yet the boards and executives who direct their activities remain untouched. Indeed, they are marketing ever more aggressively, whether in developing countries
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
added Jul 31, 2013 13:42

[Florida] UF celebrates importance of being smoke-free campus

On Wednesday, Tobacco Free Florida recognized UF's progress toward becoming a smoke-free campus by awarding it the highest certification possible under its new Tobacco Free Smoke Free Recognition Program. The Continuum, a privately managed apartment comp
Gainesville (FL) Sun
added Jul 26, 2013 14:00

Fast Rise and Fast Fall of Television’s Tough Guy / ‘Évocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie’

Though on the air for less than two years in the late 1980s, “The Morton Downey Jr. Show” (whose chain-smoking host died of lung cancer in 2001) was a lightning rod for death-of-civilization predictions. But Mr. Downey’s aggressive, right-wing populism m
New York Times
added Jun 7, 2013 12:02

[Canada] Day 148: Raymond Duch and public polling

Mr. Duch's mandate from JTI-Macdonald was to focus not on what information Quebecers were exposed to through the media, as the historians had done, but rather to review polling results to assess what the public remembered hearing and what they believed a
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added May 28, 2013 11:20

[UK] Tobacco control efforts in Europe

grounds for optimism are provided by progress in implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, and in the development of a new generation of nicotine-containing devices that could enable more widespread adoption of harm-reduction stra
The Lancet (uk)
added May 7, 2013 08:27

PHOTO: North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Commemorates Tobacco Workers on April 20

African American women were the primary leaf workers in the Winston-Salem tobacco industry, and formed the United Tobacco Workers Local 22 of the Food, Tobacco, Agricultural and Allied Works of America-Congress on Industrial Organizations (FTACIO). ... La
Beach Carolina Magazine
added Apr 17, 2013 13:30

[Australia] Quad bikes: tobacco on four wheels

Comparisons of the quad [bike] and tobacco industry tactics are compelling. As identified, the combination of rigid policy stances requiring irrefutable evidence of risk, social attitudes and interference by vested interests often result in policy makers
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
added Apr 17, 2013 07:30

[Virginia] Star Scientific’s next controversy? Dietary aids

Now, having recently exited the tobacco business to focus instead on its relatively new venture into dietary supplements, Star Scientific has again become a magnet for controversy and is headed back to court, this time facing investors who argue the comp
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Apr 16, 2013 14:34

[UK, USA] Matthew Weiner, season six of Mad Men and why Don Draper’s ahead of his time

As Mad Men returns, its creator Matthew Weiner talks about his Sixties fetish, battling the TV network, and why he feels guilty about making smoking cool
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 4, 2013 09:48
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