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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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[New York] Ex-CDC director Frieden accused of groping woman's buttocks

Frieden became New York City's health commissioner in 2002 and was known for his aggressive measures to attack chronic diseases. In 2003, New York banned smoking in almost all workplaces, a precedent-setting move that inspired other cities to do the same
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 26, 2018 16:10
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[Georgia] SIMPSON: When health went up in smoke

In my youth, there were no restrictions on tobacco advertising, and the slogans and claims became fixed in our brains. The producer of Old Golds claimed there was “not a cough in a carload.” Lucky Strike printed and shouted their main slogan, “LS/MFT — L
Columbus (GA) Ledger-Enquirer
added Aug 31, 2018 02:04
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[Virginia] Halifax County tobacco exhibit now open at local museum

permanent exhibit at the Halifax County-South Boston Museum of Fine Arts and History... highlighting the golden era of tobacco in Halifax County... “It’s an exhibit we had been planning since the medical exhibit, ‘Hospitals of Halifax County,’ opened
South Boston (VA) Gazette-Virginian
added Aug 24, 2018 12:41
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[Europe] The youngest smoke more

The researchers in the large EU research project ALEC, have studied the age of 120 000 persons from 17 European countries. One of the questions asked the ALEC participants was when they started smoking between 1970 and 2009. The data showed that all age
EurekAlert
added Aug 31, 2018 01:27
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[North Carolina] Auction a throwback to tobacco’s heyday

The live auction, the primary means of selling tobacco for more than a century, has been a rare format ever since the tobacco buyout in 2004. Today, about 92 percent of tobacco sold in the country is under contract, but the remainder is sold in a nontra
Wilson (NC) Daily Times
added Aug 24, 2018 12:59
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Will evolving e-cigarette policies help or hinder vape stocks?

It is worth considering that while overall levels of smoking are declining, the effects will last much longer and the cost to the public purse will continue to grow well after the world, if it ever manages it, eradicates smoking altogether. Governments e
IG (au)
added Aug 23, 2018 12:12
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sex sells: a look at the tobacco industry’s use of sexual themes to sell products

The implications in the Greys cigarettes ad — and many others like it, including the selection of examples shown below that range from the 1970s to 2016 — are at odds with the actual health effects of tobacco use. Research has shown that smoking can caus
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 22, 2018 20:06
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