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[North Carolina] September 6, 1856: The Beginning of Brightleaf Tobacco in NC

Abisha Slade of Caswell County spoke at an agricultural meeting about “the new process of curing yellow tobacco.” The talk reflected an agricultural breakthrough that had been discovered by one of Slade’s slaves by mistake in 1839. The slave, named Steph
WFMY NEWS 2 (NC)
added Sep 6, 2016 21:52
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Obituary: Yul Francisco Dorado, a visionary tobacco control leader in Latin America

Before he joined Corporate Accountability International in 2005 as Director for Latin America, he worked for Consumers International, supervising and supporting the ratification and implementation processes of the FCTC in Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatema
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jun 6, 2016 13:03
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E-Cigarettes, Are They Really the Healthier Alternative?

The history of e-cigarettes goes back as far as 1963. Herbert A. Gilbert filed a patent for this type of product in August...Smokers are trading up their cigarettes for e-cigarettes for health reasons or to get around smoking laws. It would now seem that
Guardian Liberty Voice
added May 18, 2016 20:10
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KRUGER: A very short history of the vaping genie's escape from the bottle

1. kids aren't taking up e-cigarettes 2. OK, there is no substantial amount of e-cigarette use by kids 3. OK, there is no regular use by kids 4. OK, there is no use by kids who were not already smoking 5. OK, there is use by kids and this is preventing s
Twitter
added May 17, 2016 18:19
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[South Carolina] Lawyers who won Happy Birthday copyright case sue over “We Shall Overcome”

Striking tobacco workers sang the song in the 1940s during a strike in South Carolina. Peoples' Songs Inc., a company created by legendary folk singer Pete Seeger, published a songbook in 1948 that included the song. "This simple and moving hymn tune be
Ars Technica (blog)
added Apr 13, 2016 22:41
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[Denmark] The increase in smoke signals a realisation of pipe dreams

Denmark has long been a hot-bed of pipe smoking and making, a culture that has been enjoying a second wind in recent years. According to Michael Iversen – the head of the Nordic Tobacco Guild and the organiser of the recently-held 2016 Open Danish Champ
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Apr 1, 2016 20:19
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Comparison of Smoking History Patterns Among African American and White Cohorts in the United States Born 1890 to 1990

The results suggest that some of the existing disparities in smoking-related disease may be due to the lower cessation rates in African Americans compared to whites. However, the number of cigarettes smoked is also lower among African Americans. Further w
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 28, 2016 17:38
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[UK-Scotland] LYONS: SCOTLAND’S SMOKING BAN: MOURNING PERSONAL CHOICE ROB LYONS

it’s 10 years since the drive to deny us free choice, even over the pettiest aspects of lives, really got into gear. And then we should charge our glasses and resolve to fight back.
spiked (uk)
added Mar 24, 2016 16:24
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[Texas] John O'Quinn Still Looms Large at the Courthouse, Even in Death

When legendary Houston attorney John O’Quinn died in 2009,he had more than 1,200 automobiles. . . He was known most for winning a $17 billion lawsuit against Big Tobacco companies
Houston (TX) Press
added Mar 22, 2016 11:15
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SHAPIRO: How Scalia played with fire

In Food and Drug Administration v. Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp., for example, the Supreme Court decided 5-4 that the FDA did not have the authority to regulate tobacco... a pure textual analysis might well have required allowing the regulation. Ironic
CNN
added Feb 27, 2016 16:26
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