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[Jamaica] BURKE: Tobacco, history and irony

Is the government merely meeting the conditions of some lending agency or other? True, it does not really matter once the health of the nation is improved but I must admit that as a political analyst, I am very curious as to the real reason for the ban.
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jul 18, 2013 10:23

[Wisconsin] SHERPE: Across the Fence: Tobacco planting, not just a memory

I thought tobacco planting was just a distant memory for most of us. Now I know a drive down some country roads can still catch us a glimpse of what was once a big part of our lives.
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Jul 17, 2013 14:58

Tobacco has killed 100 million young men in India in 100 years

The startling figures are part of a report released recently by the Union South-East Asia Office, International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, in the Capital. The report, authored by Pranay G. Lal and Nevin Wilson, also stated that nearly
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 11, 2013 02:19

[Illinois] Remember Twist cigarettes? Lemon flavored brand was test-marketed in Peoria in the 70s – Minding Business

Being the historic test market that it is, Peoria may have had the first shot at Twist, a lemon-flavored menthol cigarette, back in the 1970s. A recent Facebook posting recalled the brand with a number of folks recounting their experiences with the produ
Peoria (IL) Journal-Star
added Jul 8, 2013 16:38

Celebrating Women's Independence in Tennis

Images flashed on two giant video screens of Billie Jean King and the dozen or more women, most of them Americans, who rebelled against tournament organizers in 1973 to form their own international tour, initially financed by a tobacco company.
New York Times Blogs
added Jun 8, 2013 17:33

Frank Lautenberg's Legacy Includes Saving Airline Passengers From Secondhand Smoke

The New Jersey Democrat, who helped pass the '87 bill, had once been a two-pack-a-day smoker himself. But over the course of his career he had come to care deeply about advancing public health through the legislative process.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 4, 2013 02:44

Remembering Frank Lautenberg's Progressive Legacy

helped write the law banning smoking on airplanes, which helped start the movement towards smoke-free public spaces. … Wrote the law banning smoking in all federally funded places that serve children. ... author of legislation to ban smoking in federal b
Think Progress (blog)
added Jun 3, 2013 11:27

Tobacco control in Asia

Tobacco control is being restructured in Asia. It has moved from being isolated, individualistic, and ad hoc, to a mainstream public health approach.30 One new challenge is the integration of tobacco control in the framework of prevention of non-communic
The Lancet (uk)
added May 7, 2013 08:25

[UK] Students' controversial smoking play to run at Cheltenham's Everyman Theatre

SMOKING is a controversial issue, so when a group of students wrote a play about the history of tobacco as a commodity, it was bound to grab attention. And their script was so gripping that Cheltenham's Everyman Theatre decided to produce the play for a
This Is Gloucester
added Apr 30, 2013 11:52

[Canada] David Stewart's first presidential report.

miscellaneous assortment of documents have been put on the trial record. Many of them are worth a second look. ... Among those deposited earlier this month were short corporate histories ... a colourful history of Macdonald Tobacco written by one of its
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 20, 2013 12:21
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