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[Virginia] Perspective: Pocahontas, and her long, 400-year history of being used as a pawn

Since the first years of the Virginia colony, the girl with a short life and a long history has been a pawn, moved this way and that to serve the interests of colonists, nations and tribes, tobacco sellers, moviemakers and activists.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 19, 2018 02:24
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[Massachusetts] Columnist Johanna Neumann: Making a town council government work for you

After months of campaigning, the city council voted 9-2 in favor of citywide smoke-free workplace legislation. And, a few days later, state-level legislation advanced and the vision laid out in the tip-the-scales strategy was realized. Today 26 states, i
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added Oct 19, 2018 03:43
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[Ireland] Famine victims had badly rotten teeth due to heavy smoking new study reveals

New research has found that smoking was rampant among Irish during the time of the famine, and the majority of adults had rotten teeth due to the habit. A study carried out by leading bioarchaeologist Dr. Jonny Geber examined the teeth of 363 impoverishe
IrishCentral LLC (New York, NY)
added Oct 19, 2018 01:55
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[Massachusetts] Shepard Law Co-Counsel in Lawsuit Against Asbestos and Tobacco Defendants That Results in $43 Million Verdict

In Summerlin, et al. v. Philip Morris...ury was swayed by the evidence of the manipulation of nicotine and menthol and by evidence that the tobacco companies had created confusion and controversy for decades by publicly debating the health effects of smo
PR Web
added Oct 15, 2018 19:16
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[Asia-pacific, Japan, Korea - South] Rolling tobacco in Joseon

When the American journalist, Frank Carpenter, visited Seoul in 1888, he wrote..."All Corean women smoke and the majority of them smoke pipes." ... American cigarettes were used exclusively at the palace, where large quantities were consumed making them
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 14, 2018 14:22
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From tax discs to cars with wind-up windows: The motoring features that were ubiquitous just 20 years ago and are now all but obsolete

There was a time when all new cars had an ashtray - and most had more than one, with the more luxurious the car the more spots for cigarette ends on offer. And those owned by smokers tended to be heavily used. Now, with tighter smoking regulations, some
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 12, 2018 00:37
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[Massachusetts] Framingham: The study and the town that changed the health of a generation

Smoking. Cholesterol. Blood pressure. Obesity. It's common knowledge today that these all can lead to heart trouble. But in the 1940s... And as early as 1960, it pinned smoking as one of the culprits for heart disease. But the work continues to branch o
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Oct 12, 2018 00:37
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On This Day: Chiang Kai-shek becomes chairman of China

In 1997, major tobacco companies agreed to a settlement in a class-action lawsuit by 60,000 flight attendants who said second-hand smoke made them ill. About a week earlier, tobacco executives admitted that tobacco causes lung cancer and other diseases.
UPI
added Oct 12, 2018 00:35
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E-cigarettes: Where do we stand?

"They say they've changed from the days of Joe Camel," Gottlieb said. "But look at what's happening right now. They must demonstrate that they're truly committed to keeping these new products out of the hands of kids, and they must find a way to reverse
WENY-TV (Horseheads, NY)
added Oct 10, 2018 15:27
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[Lebanon] AKKAOUI: Smokers’ rhapsody / No longer feeling the burn: an addict’s take on IQOS

my sons are obviously extremely concerned for my health. They’re not alone; I was troubled by these three incidents as well. I need to be more conscientious about my addiction, and the effect it is having on my family. That same week, my brother gifted m
Executive Magazine (lb)
added Oct 6, 2018 14:07
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