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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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[UK] Media advisory: Tenth anniversary of smokefree legislation

1. The first of July 2017 is the tenth anniversary of the most important public health reform in generations – the ending of smoking in enclosed public places in England. 2.This media advisory is designed to provide background to journalists in advance
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 13, 2017 08:21
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[Asia-pacific, China] A burning need to stub out smoking in Hong Kong

Next Wednesday, the Legislative Council will discuss several amendments to the Smoking (Public Health) Ordinance, including increasing the size of health warnings on cigarette packaging from the current 50 per cent to at least 85 per cent, and the differe
South China Morning Post
added Jun 10, 2017 15:51
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[Pennsylvania] PRENTISS: Don’t include us in your master plan

here’s what I owe to smoking: One heart attack, 14 heart catheterizations, four balloon angioplasties,... All I’m asking is that you don’t include others, especially members of my family and me, in your plan.
Milton (PA) Standard-Journal Newspapers
added Jun 9, 2017 12:14
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[UK] John Player 'tobacco' artwork sold at auction

Artwork from a tobacco firm, some showing people smoking and children handing out cigarettes, has raised more than £20,000 at auction. The items were displayed as corporate art by Imperial Tobacco in Nottingham, but were never on public display.
BBC Online
added Jun 7, 2017 18:05
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[Bosnia-herzegovina] World No Tobacco Day observed: Effective tobacco control important for all

opened the Event Exhibition “Tobacco – a threat to development in BiH“ today at the Historical Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina.” On this occasion, Head of the EU Delegation to BiH and EU Special Representative in BiH Ambassador Lars-Gunnar Wigemark, toge
European Western Balkans (Centre for Contemporary Politics) (rs)
added Jun 2, 2017 20:30
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3 Books That Help Make Sense of the Climate Change Debate

these scientists have not limited their scientific dissents to climate-related issues; they have also argued against the adverse health effects of tobacco smoke. Calling them “Merchants of Doubt,” Oreskes and Conway explore the motivations behind their st
New York Times
added Jun 1, 2017 18:09
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[Australia] Decade after indoor smoking ban at venues, pub owners, liquor accord, musician find positives

The Leader spoke with pub owners, the local liquor accord, the Cancer Council and a musician ahead of the anniversary on July 1, all of whom said the changes had been positive for the industry and patrons. Australia is among the countries toughest on sm
Tamworth (NSW) Northern Daily Leader (au)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:02
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Infographic: Tobacco lobbying in the US, year by year

While lobbying on tobacco in the U.S. has fallen over the last few years, the amounts being spent to gain political influence by tobacco firms, and those with an interest in the industry, is still high - in the last full year, the Center for Responsive P
NewsChannel 5 (Nashville, TN)
added May 31, 2017 16:20
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[UK] Sparking controversy: Children toying with cigarettes and glamorous women smoking revealed in rare artwork from England's last tobacco factory walls

Rare paintings from England's last tobacco factory which show children playing with cigarettes are set to go up for auction. The artwork, which has never been on public display, show glamorous women smoking, children handing out cigarettes and even a to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 31, 2017 15:22
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