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[Europe] JOOSENS: Traceability: the tobacco industry is part of the problem, not the solution [FREE FULL TEXT]

track and trace systems should therefore take into consideration at least the following three principles. Investigate thoroughly possible industry connections with so-called independent third-party contractors. / Never accept traceability codes generated
Tobacco Control
added Jun 14, 2018 09:35
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BITSOLI: Do Anti-Smoking Campaigns Work?

Activists might prefer that every tobacco field is salted, the crop destroyed (though not burned), but harm reduction demands campaigners try what works, not what is futilely desire. In the absense of substantial evidence of harm, vaporisers and other sm
The Market Mogul (uk)
added May 24, 2018 07:31
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[California] GLANTZ: The tobacco industry is using the same old arguments against San Francisco law ending the sale of flavored tobacco products

their unsuccessful campaign in 1988 to block Proposition 99, California’s landmark tobacco control education and research program. Back then they argued that if the voters increased cigarette taxes there would be a huge increase in crime. Check out thei
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 19, 2018 19:28
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Ads for E-Cigarettes Today Hearken Back to the Banned Tricks of Big Tobacco

The collection, archived within the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, highlights the tobacco industry’s efforts ...Jackler has close to 13,000 items in his collection pertaining to this recent fad, and his research has revealed troubling
Smithsonian Magazine
added Apr 15, 2018 17:46
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[UK] LETTERS: Many reasons to be grateful to Bristol’s tobacco women

Jane Nation (Letters, 9 April) gives proper attention to the thousands of women workers who fuelled the success of WD & HO Wills in their Bristol tobacco company, providing the profits for which Bristol University can be thankful. In fact the Wills famil
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 12, 2018 20:06
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[Germany, New York] ARCHIVE: Gillibrand's trip on Tobacco Road

The New York Times has a detailed investigation of Gillibrand's legal work for big tobacco in the 1990s. It turns out then-Kirsten Rutnik played a middle-of-the-pack role in defending Phillip Morris against lawsuits, twice traveling to a controversial la
Politico
added Mar 31, 2018 16:43
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Camp Lucky Strike (Janville, France)

Remembrances of Josephine Bovill, 77th Field Hospital, Camp Lucky Strike (added June 2003) "In March 1945, my American Red Cross unit of five women was transferred from the 166th Tent General Hospital located in a field outside Le Mans, France to th
The Skylighters (225th AAA Searchlight Battalion Veterans Association)
added Feb 27, 2018 21:31
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[North Carolina] Man of Tobacco? Highway Art was Discussed More Than 60 Years Ago

We apparently almost had massive statues of a strapping farmhand — think the Statue of David, shirtless with blue jeans and gripping a tobacco leaf — standing by highways leading into the city in the 1950s, as part of a planned-but-never-completed festiv
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 5, 2018 01:24
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British American Tobacco shows no sign yet of running out of puff

Despite there being fewer smokers in the more health-conscious US, the tobacco business is booming
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 10, 2018 23:47
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An archaeological dig unearths one of the earliest slave remains in Delaware

tobacco was king. The crop was heavily cultivated. It was smoked incessantly in hard clay pipes. And it served as the standard currency. Fines, as well as belongings, were valued in pounds of tobacco. A good horse was worth 1,500 pounds of tobacco. A fr
Washington Post
added Dec 7, 2017 13:27
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