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[Asia, Malaysia] Penang gets ‘smoke signals’

The Health Ministry has advised its Penang department to declare George Town Unesco heritage enclave a cigarette smoke-free zone tomorrow. State Welfare, Caring Society and Environment Committee chairman Phee Boon Poh said the state Health Department wou
The Star (my)
added Jul 3, 2015 15:34
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The new improved UCSF Legacy Tobacco Documents Library is now live

The new site features easier searching, better display of results, and linkage to other industry document collections. Check it out at https://industrydocuments.library.ucsf.edu/tobacco/.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 25, 2015 20:13
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[Asia-pacific] Why Singapore still needs tobacco control measures

can Singapore afford to lighten up on lighting up? Why is increased vigilance needed when smoking rates are relatively low? The reality is that tobacco use continues to have a wide-ranging negative impact on society, and the case for prevention and cessa
Straits Times (sg)
added Jun 3, 2015 10:09
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[UK] How do you sell death? The tangled world of illicit tobacco

The 12 year agreement is now coming to an end – but the European Commission is now discussing its ‘renewal’ with Phillip Morris. This is incredibly worrying. There’s a fundamental conflict here, considering that the international community recognises t
Cancer Research UK (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 07:30
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[USA] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: protecting the private good?

CDC’s anti-tobacco campaign “serves as an important counter to the more than $950 000 [£630 000; €860 00] that the tobacco industry spends each hour—more than $23m a day—on cigarette advertising and promotion.” Funding of CDC took a turn in 1983, when th
British Medical Journal
added May 27, 2015 14:39
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[North Carolina] MARTIN: The 'chew' bound many, but not all

The staff at the Journal of that era had something else: nicotine. I was accustomed to smokers when I arrived, but nothing, except maybe watching Major League Baseball, had prepared me for chewers
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 19, 2015 10:20
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APRIL 01 THIS DAY IN HISTORY: 1970 Nixon signs legislation banning cigarette ads on TV and radio

Nixon, who was an avid pipe smoker... Presidential cigarette smokers include Taft (who quit during his term), Harding, Franklin Roosevelt (who was frequently photographed with his trademark cigarette holder), Hoover (a chain smoker) and Eisenhower. Adams,
The History Channel (A&E Television Networks)
added Apr 1, 2015 16:45
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Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Siddhartha Mukherjee, tells the complete story of cancer, from its first description in an ancient Egyptian scroll to the gleaming laboratories of modern research institutions. At six hours, the film interweaves
PBS
added Mar 24, 2015 12:11
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KILL THE BASTARD: THE MONEY BACKING THE OBAMACARE SUPREME COURT CASE

Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) was founded in 1984, backed by tobacco companies and other corporate and foundation funders. It ran tobacco disinformation campaigns in the 1980s while the industry faced growing government regulation and private law
Washington Spectator
added Mar 5, 2015 11:14
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VIDEO: Leonard Nimoy's final interview: Star spoke out to warn his fans of the dangers of smoking

Leonard recalled the difference in attitude towards smoking in his youth, and how it was seen as a harmless thing to do back then. "It was something that was part of my life, part of my culture," he said. "It was cool to light a cigarette."
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 28, 2015 10:46
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