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[Asia, China] Chinese craftsman's dedication to snuff bottle painting

In the late 17th century, European merchants and envoys introduced the aromatic tobacco mixture to China known as snuff. Before entering China, snuff was typically stored in boxes. Chinese craftsmen created airtight bottles to protect against the local c
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 15, 2018 22:57
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Motley Rice co-founding member Joe Rice awarded SCAJ top honor

Serving as lead private counsel for 26 jurisdictions, including several State Attorneys General, Joe and Ron went on in 1998 to reach the largest civil settlement in U.S. history with the tobacco industry, the $246 billion Tobacco Master Settlement Agreem
Moultrie (SC) News
added Mar 15, 2018 14:12
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Family that found 7 baseball cards worth millions finds 8th

"He just held on to these cards that were most likely given to him after buying a particular tobacco product." ... There are now 24 known copies of the card featuring the famed Detroit Tigers slugger that on the back reads, "Ty Cobb - King of the Smoking
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 14, 2018 17:28
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[Australia] ROWELL: Big Tobacco is funding the anti-smoking lobby – but leaked documents reveal the real reason why

documents also outline PMI’s intention to use the PR strategy of divide and rule, splitting the public health community...both Big Tobacco & Oil/Gas co’s are still using the same law companies, advertisers, promoters and “spin doctors”, tactics and method
The Conversation (au)
added Mar 13, 2018 17:18
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BANZHAF: CBS’s “60 Minutes” May Cave Over Stormy Daniels Interview

in a case which may well have cost thousands of lives, says Banzhaf... The prior incident occurred when “60 Minutes” refused to air an interview with former tobacco executive Jeffery Wigand when it was faced with concerns about a legal action based upon
ValueWalk
added Mar 13, 2018 04:13
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[Uae: Dubai] Patrick Reynolds, the Unlikely Anti-Smoking Activist

Reynolds pioneered a playbook that includes a mix of policy, consciousness raising and muckraking to beat back Big Tobacco's empire...wants to take his foundation global. He's launching a goodwill tour that will start in Dubai, with the goal of raising a
Opalesque
added Mar 11, 2018 15:04
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[Pennsylvania] SPIEGLER: Assessment of Maher's tenure misses mark

retiring Republican state Rep. John Maher...a smoker, shamefully voted against the Clean Indoor Air Act...Did he see no conflict of interest in voting on the measure as one who wished to continue inflicting secondhand smoke on others? How many of us would
Washington (PA) Observer-Reporter
added Mar 11, 2018 14:46
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[UK] The truth behind our darkest days: The Munich Air Disaster, the Zeebrugge ferry sinking... a new series hosted by James Nesbitt investigates the real stories – and scapegoats – of tragedies that have shaped our nation

. I was living in London as a drama student at the time of the King's Cross fire [caused by a lit match falling on a wooden escalator], and I remember riding those flammable wooden escalators at a time when smoking was still allowed on the Underground.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 10, 2018 20:42
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[Saudi Arabia, UK] DORSEY: Smoking And Drinking: Churchill Sets An Example Today’s Western Leaders Can Learn From – Analysis

Enjoying tobacco and alcohol is certain not to have featured in Ms. May’s talks this week with Prince Mohammed. Human rights...in Yemen did. In contrast to Mr. Churchill, who, perhaps insensitively and arrogantly, refused to compromise on his principles a
Eurasia Review (blog)
added Mar 9, 2018 20:24
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[Canada] O’RIORDAN: Taxing tobacco and cannabis: history learned – or forgotten?

Smoking prevalence did not decrease by anywhere near the reduction in legal tobacco sales. The huge price increase created a profit incentive for smugglers of contraband tobacco. Many smokers switched to much lower-priced contraband. In 1994, Statistics C
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:46
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