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Connecticut's Tobacco Farmers Face Land Use Choices In A Disappearing Industry

Tobacco has been grown in Connecticut for hundreds of years. But the number of acres has shrunk dramatically, from more than 20,000 a century ago down to do 2,000 today. Now, growers are facing economic pressure to develop their land.
WNPR - The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN)
added Nov 28, 2018 23:00

[Australia] GUNDERMAN: Smoking rates in US have fallen to all-time low, but how did they ever get so high?

Although cigarette marketing has declined considerably since its heyday, the timeliness of its lessons remains undiminished....So long as there is money to be made in moving such merchandise, it seems, someone will be on hand with a battery of techniques
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 27, 2018 02:31

[North Carolina] Master Settlement Agreement remains flawed enigma even after 20 years

Despite the hefty sums, the MSA has been dogged by high expectations, criticized as inadequate and deemed a flawed disappointment by public-health advocates for not delivering a crippling blow to the traditional-cigarette sector. There’s little doubt th
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 26, 2018 05:17

[Canada, USA] Smoking Cessation: More than Just Lip Service

Canadian and U.S. lung cancer specialists share how they built and launched successful quit-smoking programs / In 2012, CCO implemented a "Framework for Smoking Cessation" at 14 regional centers. "This framework included the '5As- -- asking about whethe
MedPage Today
added Nov 24, 2018 15:39

[UK-Scotland] IRONSIDE: No ifs, no butts: the only answer to smoking is a total ban

Scotland has some of the most progressive tobacco controls in the world. We restrict advertising, conceal cigarette shelves and place a legal age on when a person can smoke. However, the real answer is to ban completely this toxic and outdated habit. B
This is North Scotland (Press & Journal / Evening Express) (uk)
added Nov 23, 2018 16:43

Court-ordered 'corrective statements' to appear on cigarette boxes

Cigarette boxes sold across the United States soon will display a new court-ordered accessory. Starting Wednesday, tobacco brands have been ordered to put "corrective statements" on product packaging that clearly state the harmful health effects of smoki
added Nov 21, 2018 15:00
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The site of the REAL first Thanksgiving: Ancient clay pipes found in Virginia reveal where English settlers celebrated their arrival to the New World two years before Plymouth Rock feast

‘The most striking were clay tobacco pipes, of Native American manufacture, but closely following English designs, which have also been found in the earliest levels at Jamestown, founded in 1607,' Horton said.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 20, 2018 19:54
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[Vermont] History Space: VT battled to reduce tobacco use

Fifty years ago almost half of Vermont adults smoked. Today that number is 18 percent. At one time close to 35 percent of high school kids in Vermont smoked cigarettes, today that number is closer to nine percent. Thirty years ago, Vermonters smoked in r
Burlington (VT) Free Press
added Nov 20, 2018 18:54

[Colorado] Cigarette advertising lights up conversation about Aspen's ski pass art

Advertising tobacco taglines from the 1960s, '70s and '80s appear on the lift tickets in white text set against a black or blue background. Two examples are Newport's "Alive with Pleasure!" and Salem cigarettes' "You've got what it takes."Skico helps skie
Aspen (CO) Times
added Dec 6, 2018 19:43

The FDA is taking aim at menthol and other tobacco flavorings. Here’s why that may be tricky

Can he do that? It’s not entirely clear whether the FDA has the power to ban menthol in cigarettes... What about menthol in e-cigarettes? Unanticipated by the landmark Tobacco Control Act, the delivery of nicotine by electronically heated dispensers — va
Los Angeles Times
added Nov 18, 2018 20:59
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