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[UK] GILBEY: It’ll kill you – so what is the eternal allure of the on-screen cigarette?

It seems unfair of the US public health organisation Truth Initiative to single out Netflix...One alternative for those filmmakers who want to kick the habit without relinquishing the aura of coolness might be found in the vitality of the vape, seen rece
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 22, 2018 16:00
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GOLDMAN: Scott Pruitt Will Restrict EPA's Use of Legitimate Science

In a 1996 memo out of R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, industry consultant (and later part of the Trump administration’s landing team at EPA), Chris Horner, laid out the “secret science” strategy as a way to fend off tobacco regulations as the science inc
Scientific American
added Mar 24, 2018 00:20
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The graphic that proves obesity is the new smoking? How Australians got fat on cheap junk food as the rate of lighting up dropped - with cigarettes now costing $30 a pack

Smoking and obesity levels have gone in the opposite direction since the 1970s In 1977, almost 40 per cent of Australia smoked - today that number sits at 15% By contrast, obesity has risen from about 7% up to closer to 30% of population Health experts
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 19, 2018 20:28
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[Cuba, Spain] The Converted Jews Who Played Their Part in Europe's Love of Tobacco

When the expulsion of the Jews was announced, De Torres converted to Christianity in order to save himself; he thus became a converso...De Torres tried smoking the tobacco and apparently became the first European to smoke a cigarette. He and his fellow s
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Mar 18, 2018 01:20
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Behind the push to limit lawsuits by injured workers and consumers

The tort reform movement was launched in the 1980s by tobacco company Philip Morris...Tobacco Institute laid out the plan to conceal the industry's backing..."the grassroots effort must appear to be spontaneous rather than a coordinated effort."
Facing South (The Institute for Southern Studies)
added Mar 16, 2018 20:37
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BELLUZ: We have an opioid overdose crisis, but cigarettes still kill 15 times more people

But the FDA announcement hasn’t catalyzed change overnight, however; it only commenced a rule-making process...The US hasn't updated the health warnings on packs in 33 years Cigarette packaging in the US, on the other hand, hasn't changed much since 1985
Vox Media
added Mar 16, 2018 14:54
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[Asia, China] Chinese craftsman's dedication to snuff bottle painting

In the late 17th century, European merchants and envoys introduced the aromatic tobacco mixture to China known as snuff. Before entering China, snuff was typically stored in boxes. Chinese craftsmen created airtight bottles to protect against the local c
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 15, 2018 22:57
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Motley Rice co-founding member Joe Rice awarded SCAJ top honor

Serving as lead private counsel for 26 jurisdictions, including several State Attorneys General, Joe and Ron went on in 1998 to reach the largest civil settlement in U.S. history with the tobacco industry, the $246 billion Tobacco Master Settlement Agreem
Moultrie (SC) News
added Mar 15, 2018 14:12
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Family that found 7 baseball cards worth millions finds 8th

"He just held on to these cards that were most likely given to him after buying a particular tobacco product." ... There are now 24 known copies of the card featuring the famed Detroit Tigers slugger that on the back reads, "Ty Cobb - King of the Smoking
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 14, 2018 17:28
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[Australia] ROWELL: Big Tobacco is funding the anti-smoking lobby – but leaked documents reveal the real reason why

documents also outline PMI’s intention to use the PR strategy of divide and rule, splitting the public health community...both Big Tobacco & Oil/Gas co’s are still using the same law companies, advertisers, promoters and “spin doctors”, tactics and method
The Conversation (au)
added Mar 13, 2018 17:18
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