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[Iowa] Editorial: Clearing the air

Thumbs-up to a dec­ade of the Smokefree Air Act in Iowa. Iowa banned smoking in enclosed areas inside workplaces as well as some outdoor areas on July 1, 2008. As reported in The N’West Iowa REVIEW last week, it has help numerous people quit this deadly
N'West Iowa REVIEW
added Sep 2, 2018 13:25
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[Illinois] Pat Martin, dead at 93, helped create iconic ‘You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby’ ads

Pat Martin is credited with coining a famed advertising slogan that dressed up smoking in a kicky, 1960s-print pantsuit and captured the zeitgeist of the era’s women’s liberation movement...Virginia Slims became a big-money sponsor of women’s tennis
Chicago Sun-Times
added Aug 31, 2018 12:05
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Maryland Celebrates 10th Anniversary Of Smoke-Free Bars, Restaurants, And Workplaces

Clean Air Maryland officially went into effect on February 1, 2008 and the Department has been commemorating the anniversary throughout 2018. The law prohibits smoking in virtually all indoor public places, including bars and restaurants, protecting Mary
WCBC Radio (Cumberland, MD)
added Aug 30, 2018 22:53
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VIDEO: Inside the ad agency which changed Australia

The voiceover rang out: “If you could wring out the cancer-producing tar that goes into the lungs of a smoker every year, this is how much you’d get. It’s enough to make you sick". The anti-smoking campaign was the brainchild of John Bevins.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Aug 30, 2018 21:10
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[Arkansas] Historian Publishes New Book on Tobacco in Imperial Russia

approaches tobacco from the perspective of users, producers and objectors...introduces readers to the addictive, nicotine-soaked Russian version of the cigarette ― the papirosa ― and the sensory, medical, social, cultural and gendered consequences of this
University of Arkansas
added Aug 30, 2018 16:53
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Pete Davidson rocks old school 'Kool' cigarette T-shirt to run errands in New York

The 24-year-old Saturday Night Live star rocked a T-shirt bearing the logo of old school cigarette brand Kool.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 30, 2018 16:18
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Duke historians ask to remove Confederate veteran’s name

The building is currently named for Julian Carr, a Confederate veteran and tobacco magnate...Carr is also known for his 1913 speech at the... monument known as Silent Sam. During the speech he bragged about whipping a black woman
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 29, 2018 07:16
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[Australia] Back on the ciggies? Paul Hogan is caught smoking on the set of his new Crocodile Dundee movie in Melbourne after revealing he regrets starring in the iconic Winfield adverts in the '70s

Paul Hogan has been spotted puffing on a cigarette on the set of The Very Excellent Mr Dundee in Melbourne, after revealing he regrets starring in advertisements for Winfield cigarettes. The actor, 78, who introduced Australians to the Winfield brand in
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 07:09
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[North Carolina] Whitaker Park developer pursues Brownfields certification which allows state tax credits for cleaning up R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. campus buildings

When Reynolds opened Whitaker Park in 1961 at a cost of $32 million, it was considered the world’s largest and most modern cigarette-manufacturing plant. In today’s dollars, the plant would have cost $270.2 million to build, according to U.S. Bureau of L
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 29, 2018 06:56
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[South Carolina] POLAND: 'Fields of death' are on the decline across our state

can we admit that a field of tobacco is a beautiful sight, though a deadly one and a vanishing one, like so much smoke dissipating. You'll see fewer fields of tobacco in times to come. Its day has come and gone. But if you still smoke? Well, the odds ar
The Sumter (SC) Item
added Aug 26, 2018 20:59
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