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[New York] Fashion and smoking: Celebrities “rebel” at the MET Gala

The Marlboro cigarette packet can be clearly seen in Mr Jacobs’ hand. Associating the Marlboro brand with exclusivity, celebrity, fashion, and rebellion... No doubt Philip Morris is pleased to see its brand being held up as a fashion accessory. It sure be
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added May 5, 2017 02:19
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Introducing 22nd Century Group (NYSE MKT: XXII) and Tobacco Harm Reduction…

In independent clinical studies, their very low nicotine (VLN) tobacco has demonstrated remarkable efficacy as a smoking cessation aid. For smokers who are not ready to quit, their high nicotine tobacco lets them produce a cigarette with what they belie
Stock News Watch
added May 4, 2017 15:04
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[California] 'Please applaud with hands only': Bizarre century-old posters encouraging etiquette in movie theaters were the first 'switch off your cell phone' warnings

California became the first state to introduce a smoking ban in 1995 - but in 1912 those whose attended a film screening were told to keep their cigarettes in their pockets
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 1, 2017 22:14
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The English women who built America: The true tale is told in new period drama Jamestown (and the cast say you can expect lashings of lust and brutality)

Tells the true tale of women shipped out on the first English settlement It was 100 women were selected to sail over as wives to the men already there
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 1, 2017 22:14
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Virginia's 2019 Commemoration, AMERICAN EVOLUTION™, Receives $500,000 Sponsorship From Altria Group

announced Altria Group as a Virginia Colony Partner. Altria's $500,000 sponsorship will support commemoration projects marking the 400th anniversary of pivotal 1619 Virginia events that set Virginia and America on a course towards the ideals of democracy,
PR Newswire
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
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[California] Calabasas' Second-Hand Smoke Ordinance Celebrates 11th Anniversary

Reaction to the Calabasas secondhand smoking laws has been extremely positive and in the eleven years since initial passage. “I’m so proud to have played a role in enacting this vital ordinance,” said Calabasas Mayor Mary Sue Maurer, “one that has become
Patch.org
added Apr 24, 2017 23:11
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Don’t Blame the Russians, Tax Judge Tells Sotheby’s Expert

Wachter defended his initial valuation of “Maypole”...when he inspected it, the value of the work had been diminished by a dense film of dirt and grime that covered its surface as well as an extreme yellow discoloration, caused in part by years of exposur
New York Times
added Apr 24, 2017 23:09
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[Africa, Nigeria] Smoking: Licensed to Kill

Sunday Vanguard X-rays the impact of smoking on heart health and why it remains an avoidable risk factor for heart diseases. When the late former Minister of Health, Professor Olikoye Ransome-Kuti, began his anti-smoking campaign in 1989, not many saw i
Vanguard (ng)
added Apr 23, 2017 13:22
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[Virginia] River District tobacco mural ‘a great reminder of the history of this area’

A mural highlighting Danville’s tobacco history was dedicated in the River District on Friday morning. The 20-by-30-foot Tobacco Heritage Mural was painted in December on the side of 308 Craghead St. that faces Patton Street and is visible from the Rive
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added May 11, 2017 03:26
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[UK] Yes, Nell Gwynne had a good time, but life with Charles II was mostly savage - and short

Sulphurous smoke from coal fires hung in the air — and everyone smoked tobacco. As it was believed that smoking was beneficial to health, children were beaten for not smoking.... Restoration Britain is about as appealing as North Korea.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 21, 2017 19:26
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