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[UK] Will Shane ever stub it out? From getting busted smoking in Barbados after signing a $200,000 deal with Nicorette to quit to bending the rules on I'm A Celeb for his 50-a-day habit… why Warnie STILL can’t give it up

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 19, 2017 21:30
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[New Zealand] Raybon Kan: How to be on the wrong side of history

And put it this way: I bet Adam and Eve didn't smoke in the garden of Eden. Is outdoor non-smoking the relentless goose-step of the nanny state? Well, maybe, but I think there's a lot to be said for nannies. Imagine if the McCanns had hired one.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Oct 18, 2017 22:28
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After Taking On Big Tobacco 20 Years Ago, Former Mississippi AG Is Trying Again With Opioids

MOORE: Well, Purdue is the culprit. What they did was they lied about the addictive nature of these drugs just like the tobacco industry did. Purdue said that there was less than 1 percent chance of getting addicted by taking their OxyContin under a doct
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Oct 18, 2017 16:07
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KOZLOWSKI: George Orwell and the ethics of dealing in or dealing with cigarettes

But individuals can make moral decisions about the ethics of how they participate ...All of the players in the business of dealing in or dealing with cigarettes should think less about ‘business as usual’ and more about taking action as soon as possible
Hektoen International Journal
added Oct 18, 2017 15:32
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[California] Fairfield's infamous 'Glass House' destroyed in Atlas Fire

The house was built in 2003 on the south summit by John Roscoe, founder of the "Cigarettes Cheaper!" discount chain....he spent $19 million in legal fees going up against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company who sued the Roscoes "for selling 'gray-market' cigar
San Francisco Chronicle
added Oct 18, 2017 16:11
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[UK] Teenagers have always been trouble - even before there was a word for them! Hilarious photos from the 19th and early 20th century show smoking and selfies decades before the term was coined

A group of young women smoke and pose for the camera in the US in about 1900 / A young teenage couple pose together, with the teen boy smoking a cigar with his girl sitting on his lap / Grinning teenagers from the USA, pictured around 1900, post while p
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 18, 2017 02:34
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[USA] THOMAS: Big Tobacco went up against the US and lost. Now it’s India’s turn to fight back

Fifty years on, thanks to various initiatives, that number has declined to just over 15%... This has saved the lives of over 8 million Americans, it says. This is particularly relevant to India, where big tobacco firms such as Philip Morris have spotted a
Quartz
added Oct 17, 2017 13:35
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The Link Uniting Donors and Doers for Social Change

With the Bloomberg administration acting as a field catalyst, New York’s ban on smoking inside bars and restaurants spread to other cities.
New York Times
added Oct 14, 2017 08:01
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[Russia] A Revolutionary Attack on Tobacco: Bolshevik Antismoking Campaigns in the 1920s

Although Lenin and the Bolsheviks brought the first communist government to the world, they were not the first to attempt antitobacco legislation in Russia. Indeed, Russia had the distinction of having maintained the longest ban in the world against the w
American Journal of Public Health
added Oct 13, 2017 06:34
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Winston Churchill's half-smoked cigar sells for more than £9,000

A cigar half-smoked by British Prime Minister Winston Churchill during a 1947 trip to Paris has sold for just over $12,000 (£9,000) during an online auction. Boston-based RR Auction says the 4-inch cigar was bought on Wednesday evening by a collector fro
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 14, 2017 08:13
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