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HAYNES-MASLOW: A Lunchroom Lesson, Part 1: Repackaging Tobacco for a Food Fight

They claimed that since consumers were presented with enough information to make an informed choice about tobacco, they should be allowed to choose whether or not to smoke...often cited that restricting tobacco was just another way the government could ta
Union of Concerned Scientists
added Apr 1, 2015 11:23
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AUDIO: Connecticut Grown Tobacco

While farmers in several North Central towns, like Enfield, are still growing tobacco in deceptively simple wood barns, tobacco is no longer the economic engine that once required farmers to recruit help from all over the country. It’s hard to find someo
WNPR - The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN)
added Mar 17, 2015 14:51
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State-of-the-Art Office-Based Interventions to Eliminate Youth Tobacco Use: The Past Decade

Pediatric providers can and should play an important role in addressing tobacco use and dependence, both in the youth they care for and in parents who use tobacco.
Pediatrics
added Mar 16, 2015 14:35
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[South Carolina] Birth of a Freedom Anthem

“Dear Brothers,” one miner entreated in 1909, “let us not drop that old song"...decades later in Charleston, S.C., when 1,100 black and white employees of the American Tobacco Company cigar factory struck for higher pay and better working conditions. For
New York Times
added Mar 14, 2015 17:56
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[USA] PROCTOR: The cigarette catastrophe continues

The fundamental defect of cigarettes is sugar: cigarettes today are made from tobaccos containing high levels of sugar...which makes the resulting smoke inhalable....the immense financial—and therefore political—power of this industry.
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:29
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[USA, New York] Review: ‘The Plains Indians,’ America’s Early Artists, at the Met

The oldest is a carved stone pipe in the form of man with a double-bun hairdo … its function is evidence of traditions sustained over time. For the first Americans, for as far back as we know, the sharing of a tobacco pipe was a ceremonial way to strength
New York Times
added Mar 12, 2015 14:16
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VIDEO: MERCHANTS OF DOUBT, Robert Kenner

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Vimeo
added Mar 30, 2015 13:09
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Documents Detail Sugar Industry Efforts To Direct Medical Research

"What this shows is that sugar interests were running science manipulation in as sophisticated a manner as 'Big Tobacco' was back in the 50s and 60s," said Stanton Glantz, a professor at UCSF, coauthor of the study and longtime anti-tobacco advocate.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Mar 11, 2015 15:00
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AACR Supports and Promotes New Documentary on Cancer and Cancer Research

Forty-one members of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), including 17 fellows of the AACR Academy, are featured in the upcoming documentary CANCER: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES. The film, a three-day, six-hour television
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
added Mar 30, 2015 19:53
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AUDIO: Brian Lehrer Show: Selling Climate Change Doubt (Tuesday, 3-10m 10 AM-12 Noon)

"Merchants of Doubt" is a new documentary that explores the world of "pundits for hire" - supposed experts hired by companies to sow doubt and confusion in the public on topics like climate change or tobacco... Robert Kenner discusses the film
WNYC Radio
added Mar 10, 2015 09:52
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