Headlines Tagged with History — 4,473 headlines found
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
Nov 21, 2017 New York Times
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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
Nov 21, 2017 CNN
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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.
Nov 21, 2017 NBC News
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Ms. Cantrell was elected to the City Council in 2012. Her best-known accomplishment was an ordinance to end smoking in city bars and casinos, though only after a contentious debate about whether a city famous for hedonism might be giving up its identity.
Nov 21, 2017 New York Times
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[Minnesota] Tobacco Companies Forced to Correct Lies About Deadly Products After Two-Decade Legal Battle
"Tobacco companies now seek to portray themselves as responsible corporate citizens working to curb smoking, when in fact their actions are the root cause of tobacco's horrific impact,"... In Minnesota, tobacco companies spend more than $115 million annu
Nov 20, 2017 PR Newswire
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The heiress was given a 42% share in her family’s investment firm in 2007 and is ranked the world’s second-youngest billionaire...The family’s wealth stems originally from its acquisition of the celebrated Norwegian tobacco company JL Tiedemanns Tobaksfa
Nov 17, 2017 The Guardian (uk)
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Zimbabwean tobacco farmers protest at the low prices being offered for their crop at an auction in Harare on the first day of marketing season in March 2015. Exports of tobacco, the nation’s biggest foreign-currency earner among agricultural products, co
Nov 17, 2017 Bloomberg News
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[UK-Scotland] THE BIG SMOKE When did the UK smoking ban come in for pubs, prisons and stations and are the rules different in England and Scotland?
Smoking indoors is also banned in Scotland but those savvy Scots were a few steps ahead of their English cousins. The smoking ban came into place more than a year earlier north of the boarder on March 26, 2006.
Nov 17, 2017 The Sun (uk)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:12
In 2000, Mugabe’s government authorized the often-violent seizure of about 4,500 mostly white-owned commercial farms to redistribute to blacks in a land-reform program that human-rights groups slammed. Exports of tobacco, the nation’s biggest foreign-cur
Nov 16, 2017 Bloomberg News
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E-cigarette manufacturer NJOY and importer Smoking Everywhere have hired the same firms that previously helped the tobacco industry evade regulation... THE ATTACKS ON SONEJI ARE SIMILAR TO THOSE LOBBED AT ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO SPEAKS OUT ABOUT THE POSSIBLE H
Nov 16, 2017 The Verge (Vox Media)
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