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[California] ARCHIVE: A Close- Up Look At People Who Matter : Crusader Takes a Tough Stand on Tobacco

The letter was a response to Andres' complaint to the Los Angeles Dodgers about tobacco advertising in game broadcasts, one of the first blows he struck in a three-decade fight against the tobacco industry. "I don't mind being unpopular if I know I'm ri
Los Angeles Times
added Apr 2, 2017 16:57
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Top Premium Cigar Retailer Launches Cigar Smokers' Rights Guide

Famous Smoke Shop, the leading online distributor of discounted premium cigars, has debuted...The Smokers' Rights Hub also offers cigar smokers a detailed understanding of how FDA's new regulations will negatively impact the premium cigar industry, and th
MarketWired
added Apr 1, 2017 17:21
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IRVING: SMOKESCREEN Inside Big Tobacco’s Academy of Lies, the Inventor of ‘Alternative Facts’

an industrial scale exercise in the promotion of an alternative scientific reality. It involved not just alternative facts but an entire body of false scientific... Hill & Knowlton outlined a four-point strategy to deal with scientific critics: “(a) smear
The Daily Beast
added Mar 25, 2017 17:01
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[UK] LEWIS: Why has Nottingham got a smoking problem?

The nation's adult smokers are stubbing out their fags ... but in cities where cigarettes were once manufactured, the tobacco habit is proving tougher to break. Is there a connection? Jeremy Lewis reports
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Mar 6, 2017 02:19
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Learn To Spot ‘Alternative Facts’ In Science

Elliott adds that when it comes to the tobacco industry, the “alternative facts” issue dates all the way back to the 1950s. “When it comes to big tobacco, the industry developed a whole playbook of strategies to help manufacture doubt among consumers ab
Michigan State University (MSU)
added Feb 21, 2017 21:26
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[North Carolina] ARCHIVE: SEDARIS: LETTING GO Smoking and non-smoking.

When I was in fourth grade, my class took a field trip to the American Tobacco plant in nearby Durham, North Carolina... Given my reputation as a strident non-smoker, it was funny how quickly I took to cigarettes. It was as if my life were a play, and th
The New Yorker
added Dec 3, 2016 00:18
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Surgeon General's Warnings Turn 50; Cigarettes Still Killing Oklahomans

But while Oklahoma's Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust can point to some progress made in reversing the widespread use of tobacco in the state, Oklahoma still ranks among the worst states in the nation for smoking. According to the state health departme
Lawton (OK) Constitution
added Oct 28, 2016 15:55
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[North Carolina] Past, future intertwine in landmark deal

The Forsyth County community and the Reynolds company have been intertwined for 141 years.... The BAT offer for Reynolds came two days after the 28th anniversary of a day that will live in infamy in Winston-Salem — when F. Ross Johnson set in motion the d
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 23, 2016 14:00
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[Colombia, South America/Caribbean, Uruguay] LYNN: In Memoriam: Yul Francisco Dorado Was a True Champion for People and the Environment

Dorado, who served as the Latin America director of the nonprofit Corporate Accountability International...Philip Morris International lost its lawsuit against the country of Uruguay for passing strong public health laws.... Dorado played an important ro
AlterNet.org
added Oct 23, 2016 13:52
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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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