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[California] Fairfield's infamous 'Glass House' destroyed in Atlas Fire

The house was built in 2003 on the south summit by John Roscoe, founder of the "Cigarettes Cheaper!" discount chain....he spent $19 million in legal fees going up against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company who sued the Roscoes "for selling 'gray-market' cigar
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Oct 18, 2017 16:11

[UK] Teenagers have always been trouble - even before there was a word for them! Hilarious photos from the 19th and early 20th century show smoking and selfies decades before the term was coined

A group of young women smoke and pose for the camera in the US in about 1900 / A young teenage couple pose together, with the teen boy smoking a cigar with his girl sitting on his lap / Grinning teenagers from the USA, pictured around 1900, post while p
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 18, 2017 02:34

[USA] THOMAS: Big Tobacco went up against the US and lost. Now it’s India’s turn to fight back

Fifty years on, thanks to various initiatives, that number has declined to just over 15%... This has saved the lives of over 8 million Americans, it says. This is particularly relevant to India, where big tobacco firms such as Philip Morris have spotted a
added Oct 17, 2017 13:35

The Link Uniting Donors and Doers for Social Change

With the Bloomberg administration acting as a field catalyst, New York’s ban on smoking inside bars and restaurants spread to other cities.
New York Times
added Oct 14, 2017 08:01

[Russia] A Revolutionary Attack on Tobacco: Bolshevik Antismoking Campaigns in the 1920s

Although Lenin and the Bolsheviks brought the first communist government to the world, they were not the first to attempt antitobacco legislation in Russia. Indeed, Russia had the distinction of having maintained the longest ban in the world against the w
American Journal of Public Health
added Oct 13, 2017 06:34

Winston Churchill's half-smoked cigar sells for more than £9,000

A cigar half-smoked by British Prime Minister Winston Churchill during a 1947 trip to Paris has sold for just over $12,000 (£9,000) during an online auction. Boston-based RR Auction says the 4-inch cigar was bought on Wednesday evening by a collector fro
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 14, 2017 08:13

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017

On Oct. 10, In 1997, tobacco companies agreed to a settlement in a class-action lawsuit by 60,000 flight attendants who said second-hand smoke made them ill.
added Oct 10, 2017 20:35

The not-so-friendly face of the temperance movement: Middle-aged mother destroyed illegal bars and saloons during prohibition with a HATCHET after being married to an alcoholic

Carry thought tobacco was unhealthy and she particularly hated second hand smoke... 'It was not unusual for her, if somebody was smoking in her presence, to take the cigar or cigarette from their mouth and throw it on the ground and step on it and lecture
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:11

[Asia, India] Tobacco epidemic is biggest tragedy in history of mankind: Dr Arsheed Hakeem

In his lecture on Tobacco Leads To Cancer - Stop Cancer Before It Starts organised by Public Garden Walkers Association here on Sunday, Dr Hakeem said, "Tobacco was a significant public health hazard and killing almost 7 million people a year. Out of the
United News of India (in)
added Oct 8, 2017 16:18

[Virginia] Danville Harvest Jubilee ro feature a tobacco auctioneer demonstration

The demonstration, set to take the stage prior to Trace Adkins, will feature renowned auctioneers Sandy Houston, John Kessler, Mac Burnette, Ralph Tyndall and Mitch Ashby, according to a news release from Danville Parks and Recreation. Danville Harvest
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Oct 8, 2017 10:09
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