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The Mugabe Economy in Charts Highlights Challenges for Zimbabwe

In 2000, Mugabe’s government authorized the often-violent seizure of about 4,500 mostly white-owned commercial farms to redistribute to blacks in a land-reform program that human-rights groups slammed. Exports of tobacco, the nation’s biggest foreign-cur
Bloomberg News
added Nov 17, 2017 21:50

[California] SMOKE SCREEN Big Vape is copying Big Tobacco’s playbook

E-cigarette manufacturer NJOY and importer Smoking Everywhere have hired the same firms that previously helped the tobacco industry evade regulation... THE ATTACKS ON SONEJI ARE SIMILAR TO THOSE LOBBED AT ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO SPEAKS OUT ABOUT THE POSSIBLE H
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:54

[South Carolina] EDITORIAL: Smoking has changed much over 40 years

With DHEC’s South Carolina numbers showing more than a third of South Carolina students have used what the agency defines as “a new and emerging tobacco product,” it’s clear that accurately portraying these products and determining their future are impor
Orangeburg (SC) Times & Democrat
added Nov 16, 2017 00:56

A man before his time: Russell's insights into nicotine, smoking, treatment and curbing the smoking problem

This narrative review aimed to provide a brief overview of five key research ‘classics’ produced by the innovative and radical thought leader, Professor Michael Anthony Hamilton Russell (1932–2009),... among the first researchers to explain that smoking w
added Nov 25, 2017 03:36

Editorial: Use big tobacco's Nov 26 corrective statements to reduce smoking AMERICAN THORACIC SOCIETY

"Despite extensive evidence of harm to youth, the FDA has deferred taking action on flavored tobacco products, failed to take action to limit tobacco marketing that is accessible to youth, and has fallen short on actions to regulate or restrict tobacco pr
added Nov 16, 2017 00:45

[North Carolina] Back in the Day: Tobacco festival opens

It was an evening of remembering the past honoring the present and affirming the future as agricultural and community leaders met on Nov. 16, 1987, to salute the tobacco industry. The Southern Flue-cured Tobacco Festival, celebrating its 10th anniversary
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Nov 12, 2017 01:57

[Colorado] Avon’s Riverview Apartments mark first year of tobacco-free rules

Last March, a baseline survey of Riverview residents showed that 79 percent of the respondents lived in tobacco-free homes. However, that same survey showed that 46 percent of the respondents were bothered by second-hand smoke coming into their homes.
Vail (CO) Daily News
added Nov 11, 2017 23:39
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[Florida] David Boies

In 2012, Boies represented three tobacco companies, Philip Morris USA Inc., R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Liggett Group LLC, in their appeal of a $2.5 million Tampa jury verdict in the death of smoker Charlotte Douglas
added Nov 9, 2017 18:16

[Florida] Harvey Weinstein Lawyer David Boies Also in Bed with Sexual Predator Miles Kwok

David Boies has also represented: The DOJ under Bill Clinton / Michael Moore / Al Gore...Philip Morris USA Inc and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co
added Nov 9, 2017 18:15
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Nick Buoniconti Will Donate Brain to Concussion Research

“The fact that the N.F.L. pulled its funding from Ann McKee’s research prompted me to come up here and make a statement that the N.F.L. is only in it for the money, and they don’t care"...became president of U.S. Tobacco
New York Times
added Nov 4, 2017 22:36
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