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Bouchard: Tobacco Company Still Responsible for Florida Settlement Payments

The Delaware Court of Chancery on Thursday blocked an attempt by tobacco company ITG Brands to extricate itself from a dispute over $30 million in annual settlement payments owed to the state of Florida after the company acquired four popular brands of c
Law.com
added Dec 1, 2017 02:35
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A Spotlight on the Season’s Top Photography Books

Irving Penn ...in the ’70s he took that idea to the limit in his extensive studies of cigarette butts, gigantically enlarged, at once nobly pillar-like, irredeemably filthy and weirdly infused with personality.
New York Times
added Nov 28, 2017 21:35
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[Minnesota] Hurt: Don't be fooled by Big Tobacco smokescreen

I have seen the same cycle repeated too many times. Spread the message they don't want you to hear, the true story of their history: what they knew, when they knew it and what they did about it. Help make the 21st century the time in history when Big Toba
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Nov 27, 2017 15:39
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[North Carolina] Tobacco ads return to broadcast TV to warn consumers of cigarette risks

ads will run in major U.S. metropolitan areas, including Charlotte... cost several millions of dollars for each manufacturer. [RJR] has said that compliance could cost $20 million... manufacturers continue to spend more than $8 billion annually on the mar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 27, 2017 15:50
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PROCTOR: A Forced ‘Corrective’ on Cigarettes

There is no mention of the industry’s long campaign of deception, nothing about what is actually being “corrected.”... for the industry itself not to own these truths shows once again how far these kings of concealment and disinformation are from admitti
New York Times
added Nov 25, 2017 01:19
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VIDEO: Wall Street Journal, New York Times and 48 other dailies to carry anti-smoking ads to warn Americans [VIDEO]

Have you watched the movie "The Insider"...also includes American basketball player Michael Jordan, English footballer Wayne Rooney, Italian ace Mario Balotelli, American football player Randy Moss, Nicaraguan professional boxer Ricardo Mayorga, Canadian
IBT - International Business Times
added Nov 25, 2017 04:05
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Report: Industry Hid Decades-Old Study Showing Sugar's Unhealthy Effects

Instead, the sugar industry pulled the plug on the study and buried the evidence... Glantz likened this to suppressed Big Tobacco internal research linking smoking with heart disease and cancer. "This was an experiment that produced evidence that contra
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 22, 2017 17:26
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Sugar Industry Long Downplayed Potential Harms

In 1972, an internal tobacco industry memo on Mr. Hickson noted that he had a reputation for manipulating science to achieve his goals. The confidential tobacco memo described Mr. Hickson as “a supreme scientific politician who had been successful in cond
New York Times
added Nov 22, 2017 04:59
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Big Tobacco's court-ordered ads make their debut

CNN reached out to major tobacco companies for comment about their ad campaigns during this era. Only R.J. Reynolds, maker of Newport, Camel and Pall Mall, replied. "I am not in a position to provide any insights or comments on advertisements that are mo
CNN
added Nov 22, 2017 03:41
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VIDEO: From the Archives: Smoking Causes Lung Cancer

The federal government’s report presented January 11, 1964 on smoking and health was a landmark report spelling out the negative health effects of smoking. NBC’s Frank McGee reports.
NBC News
added Nov 22, 2017 02:36
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