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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

[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

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
added Feb 27, 2016 16:26

[Australia] Pub told it is allowed to KEEP its controversial vintage tobacco advertisements - days after the health department demanded they be taken down

Premier Colin Barnett called the health department's decision 'ridiculous' and said the pub can 'keep their decorations'. 'They are collectors pieces, they show an era gone by... it is not promoting smoking or selling cigarettes and if that's the way they
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 19, 2016 16:16

State and Local Legislators Keep Tobacco in Their Crosshairs

In the ensuing 27 years, local legislatures have moved from nixing cigarette vending machines to banning self-service displays and restricting promotions and pricing—all the way up to last year’s unsuccessful attempt to outlaw the sale of all tobacco prod
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Feb 11, 2016 16:45

What actors are actually smoking and snorting in movies / If you're Liam Neeson, chamomile tea.

“You used to be able to call up a company and say, ‘I’m doing a movie and need cigarettes,’ and they would send you a case,” Butcher recalled. “For the movie Mystery Train, I remember getting a giant case of Silk Cut cigarettes and we all smoked them.”
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:31

[Washington] 100 years ago in Spokane: Banned from booze, saloons turn to tobacco sales

said the new statewide prohibition law did not appear to be hurting business. “Yesterday, we were visited by half a dozen proprietors of what were formerly saloons, who placed orders with us for cigars and tobacco,” he said. “They will continue in busine
The Spokesman-Review
added Jan 6, 2016 16:50

2015: Taking the Fight to Big Tobacco

2015 has been a year of groundbreaking victories in the fight against tobacco...but only if the proven strategies that drive progress are fully implemented. We cannot let up because the tobacco industry never lets up – as the industry’s actions remind us
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 23, 2015 22:25

Confronting America’s Smoking Pandemic, Part 2: 1967–1985

In Washington, DC, recent law school graduate John F. Banzhaf, III, files a petition with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to apply the Fairness Doctrine to broadcast cigarette commercials... In 1992, the nicotine patch (Nicoderm, among others
Oncology News (
added Dec 23, 2015 21:04

[North Carolina] How Smoking Became a Global Pandemic

Despite concerted public health campaigns, cigarette smoking remains a global pandemic that kills thousands around the world, Allan Brandt told listeners... In his talk, “The Global Tobacco Pandemic: Historical and Ethical Reflections on the Persistence
Duke Today (Duke University)
added Nov 14, 2015 14:01
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