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[Washington] 100 years ago in Spokane: Banned from booze, saloons turn to tobacco sales

said the new statewide prohibition law did not appear to be hurting business. “Yesterday, we were visited by half a dozen proprietors of what were formerly saloons, who placed orders with us for cigars and tobacco,” he said. “They will continue in busine
The Spokesman-Review
added Jan 6, 2016 16:50
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2015: Taking the Fight to Big Tobacco

2015 has been a year of groundbreaking victories in the fight against tobacco...but only if the proven strategies that drive progress are fully implemented. We cannot let up because the tobacco industry never lets up – as the industry’s actions remind us
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 23, 2015 22:25
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Confronting America’s Smoking Pandemic, Part 2: 1967–1985

In Washington, DC, recent law school graduate John F. Banzhaf, III, files a petition with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to apply the Fairness Doctrine to broadcast cigarette commercials... In 1992, the nicotine patch (Nicoderm, among others
Oncology News (CancerNetwork.com)
added Dec 23, 2015 21:04
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[North Carolina] How Smoking Became a Global Pandemic

Despite concerted public health campaigns, cigarette smoking remains a global pandemic that kills thousands around the world, Allan Brandt told listeners... In his talk, “The Global Tobacco Pandemic: Historical and Ethical Reflections on the Persistence
Duke Today (Duke University)
added Nov 14, 2015 14:01
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Uncle Sam collectibles help us remember Veterans Day

Uncle Sam isn’t usually pictured smoking a pipe, but this advertising poster from about 1910 is praising a tobacco product. This 36- by 46-inch framed paper sign would be appraised today for about $3,500.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 8, 2015 14:02
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[UK-Scotland] Definitive list of the Top 100 best things from the last 30 years.. according to Scots

23. The Smoking ban
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Sep 24, 2015 12:27
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[Michigan] No smoking? It used to be a burning issue for state biz

It wasn't until Dec. 18, 2009, that Michigan became the 38th state to pass a general smoking ban, which took effect May 1, 2010. It banned smoking in restaurants and bars with the exemption of casinos and cigar bars. That was called the Dr. Ron Davis A
Crain's Detroit Business
added Sep 6, 2015 19:35
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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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