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In Russia, Public Smoking Ban Is In For A Tough Fight

The real challenge is a cultural one. In Russia, cigarettes have been easy to get and widely tolerated for decades -- by now, they’re a fixture. The average price per pack is less than US$2.
IBT - International Business Times
added Oct 18, 2012 14:45

Marguerite Piazza, Popular Singer of Opera, Dies at 86

Along the way she appeared in commercials. "I find Camels have a mildness that agrees with my throat," a bejeweled Ms. Piazza said in a cigarette commercial in the 1950s.
New York Times
added Aug 7, 2012 03:08

[UK] Great snuff: Tobacco company celebrates 275th anniversary

Wilsons of Sharrow, based at Sharrow Mills just off Ecclesall Road, was founded in 1737 by Sheffielder and former Master Cutler Joseph Wilson.
Postcode Gazette - London (uk)
added Aug 3, 2012 19:14

[Russia, USA] MIKHAILOV: Smoking easily kills even Marlboro cowboys

Wayne McLaren is believed to have initiated a large-scale anti-tobacco campaign around the world. The great promoter of smoking became a great advocate of a healthy lifestyle. This struggle continues, albeit with varying degrees of success.
Pravda Online
added Jul 24, 2012 13:38

[UK] WEST: The smoking ban was right – I love Big Brother

I didn’t want to be a full-on smoker; now I’m quite happy to be an occasional social smoker who puffs away on those rare occasions when a big social gathering coincides with a nice day. By making heavy smoking a massive hassle, the ban has made it easier
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 28, 2012 11:41

[Canada] Smokin’ / Historian’s new book smokes out the reasons women take up tobacco

University of Ottawa professor Sharon Anne Cook has written a book called “Sex, Lies and Cigarettes” about the relationship between women and cigarettes since the 1880s to the year 2000.
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jun 25, 2012 10:54

SACHS: A memory of the smoking car

The smoking car was a wonderful combination of improvised theater and voyeuristic give-and-take.
Chicago Reader
added May 22, 2012 01:01

Books Do Elephants Resent Being Fed Tobacco?

The Stranger (Seattle, WA)
added May 21, 2012 19:12

[Canada, UK] BC doctors trace origins of smoking and cancer research; pay homage to Sir Richard Doll

In their article in the current issue of the BC Medical Journal, a trio of BC doctors pay homage to Richard Doll whose research has had a profound impact on health and humanity.
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added May 15, 2012 16:44

[Virginia] The Real Jamestown Colony

Joie Chen Visits The Site Of The First Permanent English Settlement In The Americas
added Apr 29, 2007 00:00
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