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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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VIDEO: Wall Street Journal, New York Times and 48 other dailies to carry anti-smoking ads to warn Americans [VIDEO]

Have you watched the movie "The Insider"...also includes American basketball player Michael Jordan, English footballer Wayne Rooney, Italian ace Mario Balotelli, American football player Randy Moss, Nicaraguan professional boxer Ricardo Mayorga, Canadian
IBT - International Business Times
added Nov 25, 2017 04:05
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After Taking On Big Tobacco 20 Years Ago, Former Mississippi AG Is Trying Again With Opioids

MOORE: Well, Purdue is the culprit. What they did was they lied about the addictive nature of these drugs just like the tobacco industry did. Purdue said that there was less than 1 percent chance of getting addicted by taking their OxyContin under a doct
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Oct 18, 2017 16:07
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[UK] After a decade of the smoking ban, the tobacco industry's real fight begins now

Yet 10 years on from the smoking ban, the tobacco industry continues to generate cash almost unabated, surviving wave after wave of public legislation...tobacco giants have become key constituents of most UK equity income funds available to retail invest
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 15:07
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[UK] Ex-pub landlord who is the only person to be jailed over smoking ban which began 10 years ago today reveals he's finally stubbed out the cigarettes

Nick Hogan, 50, held a 'mass light-up' at the Swan and Barristers pub in Bolton on the day the anti-smoking legislation came into force on July 1, 2007 He was jailed for six months but served 11 days thanks to a fundraising campaign
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 19:53
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[Indiana] Clean-air ordinance celebrates five-year anniversary

The change was highly publicized and hotly contested, but some in Terre Haute have seen positives appear through the lifted haze. Boo Lloyd, longtime restaurateur and owner of the Corner Grind, chose to make her businesses smoke free years before it bec
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Jul 1, 2017 15:46
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[UK] LETTERS: Friday, June 30, 2017

The Yorkshire Evening Post used the tenth anniversary of the smoking ban to ask readers if they thought smoking should be banned outdoors. Here’s what you told us: Barbara Bell I don’t smoke – I gave up the cigs decades ago but what harm are they doing to
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 03:19
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Infographic: Tobacco lobbying in the US, year by year

While lobbying on tobacco in the U.S. has fallen over the last few years, the amounts being spent to gain political influence by tobacco firms, and those with an interest in the industry, is still high - in the last full year, the Center for Responsive P
NewsChannel 5 (Nashville, TN)
added May 31, 2017 16:20
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[UK] Countdown to standard packaging — how the tobacco industry uses packaging to target women and girls

. In order to entice the next generation of smokers, brands like Silk Cut produced a line of Superslims which were developed to target to women and teenage girls. The new rules on standardised “plain” packaging puts a stop to these techniques in the UK.
ASH London (uk)
added May 19, 2017 12:38
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[North Carolina] Richard Burr Leads Russia Inquiry, Whether He Likes It or Not

In 2009, he tried to filibuster a bill that would allow the Food and Drug Administration to regulate the cigarette industry, a measure that eventually passed.
New York Times
added May 13, 2017 18:37
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