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[France] London, U.S.S. Fitzgerald, Japan: Your Morning Briefing

In France, Father’s Day was introduced in 1950 by a manufacturer of cigarette lighters as part of an effort to lift sales during the slow summer season.
New York Times
added Jun 19, 2017 04:05
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[New York, North Carolina, Virginia] Bronx cigarette smuggling could be financing more than just fancy houses and jewels; police worry about terror funding

Jean Walsh told PIX11 her office is still working to track all the money, but she and the NYPD, along with state investigators and federal agents, are well aware of how cigarette smuggling has been tied to terror funding in the past. Going way back to 1
WPIX-TV (New York, NY)
added Jun 19, 2017 16:37
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[UK] 11 things that have changed since the smoking ban was brought in 10 years ago

11. Support for the smokefree legislation has grown in the ten years since its introduction. The current level of public support in England has been measured by YouGov surveys at 83%. Reader vote Do you think the smoking ban in restaurants and bars ha
Winsford Guardian (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:04
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Price of a Pack of Cigarettes the Year You Were Born

Avg. price per pack: $0.23 > State and federal cigarette taxes: $0.11 > Inflation adjusted price: $1.44 > Annual consumption per capita: 2,380 cigarettes > Lung & bronchus cancer deaths: 18.6 per 100,000
24/7 Wall Street
added Jun 14, 2017 21:50
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[Iraq, Mid-east] IN HIS FINAL DAYS, SADDAM HUSSEIN SHARED STORIES WITH AMERICAN SOLDIERS AND SMOKED CUBAN CIGARS

Saddam appeared to derive immense satisfaction from simple pleasures, like smoking his cigars. He would carefully—almost theatrically—pull a Cohiba from the emptied wet wipe box he carried them in. Then he’d light the cigar, savoring every inhalation befo
Newsweek
added Jun 14, 2017 21:35
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[UK] 5 Fires That Shaped Modern London

A fire that started on a wooden escalator in the King’s Cross London Underground station killed 31 people and injured many. Many commuters at the time had ignored a smoking ban in place in the subway system since 1984, and an inquest found that the fire w
New York Times
added Jun 14, 2017 17:39
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Tobacco is a Social Justice Issue: Why the LGBT Community is Among the Hardest Hit by Smoking

It is not an accident that smoking rates among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth are twice the rate for the general population. For decades, African Americans, low-income neighborhoods, LGBTQ communities and those with mental illness have been
PR Newswire
added Jun 14, 2017 16:31
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Child Labor In America Today

In the artical”A history of Child Labor” it says ” Children could only work outside of school hours and that children under 18 unable to work” This is showing that now the laws were comeing to protice there rights and that they would get an eduction, als
PolitiSeek (blog)
added Jun 14, 2017 20:21
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Democrats’ Suit Claims Constitution Means One Thing for Obama, but Another for Trump

—Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809) “maintained his farm and nail factory at Monticello and exported his tobacco crop to Great Britain.” —James Madison (1809-1817) “had a tobacco plantation in Montpelier.” —James Monroe (1817-1825) “grew timber, tobacco, and
Daily Signal (Heritage Foundation)
added Jun 13, 2017 20:43
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[New York] G.E.’s History of Innovation

A man enjoyed a cigarette and a ukulele player hummed a song in the first demonstration of television, broadcast to three homes in Schenectady, N.Y.
New York Times
added Jun 13, 2017 08:20
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