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Tobacco industry misappropriation of American Indian culture and traditional tobacco [FREE FULL TEXT]

by misrepresenting American Indian traditions, values and beliefs to market and sell their products for profit. Findings underscore the need for ongoing monitoring of tobacco industry marketing tactics directed at exploiting Native culture and counter-mar
Tobacco Control
added Jul 25, 2018 17:20
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[Asia] ‘The industry must be inconspicuous’: Japan Tobacco’s corruption of science and health policy via the Smoking Research Foundation [FREE FULL TEXT]

Contrary to industry claims, SRF was never meant to be independent or neutral. With active support from foreign cigarette manufacturers, SRF represents the expansion into Asia of the denialist campaign that began in the USA in 1953.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 25, 2018 17:14
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In U.S., Smoking Rate Hits New Low at 16%

Smoking rate has fallen most sharply among young adults / Middle-aged adults now more likely to smoke than youngest adults / Sixteen percent of U.S. adults say they smoked a cigarette in the past week, by one percentage point the lowest level on record s
Gallup Organization
added Jul 26, 2018 02:09
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CELEBRATING 15 YEARS OF BREATHING CLEAN AIR IN NEW YORK

Tuesday, July 24th marks the 15th Anniversary of New York State’s Clean Indoor Air Act, the historic legislation that protects workers from second-hand smoke and helps reduce smoking rates. The 2003 state law banned smoking in almost all workplaces, ba
WIVT/WBGH NewsChannel 34 (Binghamton, NY)
added Jul 26, 2018 04:29
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[New York] Dixie the Dramasaurus: Million dollar lawsuit

The beloved 70-foot-tall, fiberglass statue is now wrapped up in a million-dollar civil lawsuit based around...the property that the dismantled dino currently sits on....Dixie was the brainchild of Tobacco store tycoon John Roscoe. The 15,000-pound dinosa
WTEN TV ABC Channel 10 (Albany, NY)
added Jul 24, 2018 14:40
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[UK] Institute of Public Affairs

(IPA) is a think tank with a history of opposition to tobacco control. The Institute has also been funded by the tobacco industry, in the past as well as in the present. An internal document from British American Tobacco in 1993, for instance, notes tha
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:42
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[Australia] BARNES: The Big Public Health donkeys

That sister countries Canada and New Zealand are abandoning their former opposition to legalise and encourage nicotine vaping means nothing here? In how they wage their war on smoking, the attitude of Australian public health Pooh-Bah bullies is comparab
The Spectator Australia (uk)
added Jul 25, 2018 00:55
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YEARS AGO FOR JULY 21

1993...The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency urges parents not to smoke in their homes and said nonsmokers should be protected from secondhand smoke in public places and on the job.
Youngstown (OH) Vindicator
added Jul 23, 2018 06:14
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[UK] WITHINGTON: Taking to tobacco [FREE FULL TEXT]

It was not just physicians who helped Elizabethans and Jacobeans take to tobacco: England's poets and playwrights did, too. And it is as much the world of cultural representations as medical knowledge that has shaped people's attitudes to tobacco ever si
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 21, 2018 16:00
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[UK] Revealed: No-nonsense nurse fed Winston Churchill cold soup at 5am, scrubbed him in the bath and didn't care that he never wore pyjamas as he fought pneumonia in 1943

During the winter of 1943, a young nurse sat down to write a letter to her husband,...‘He also tells me that he hates cigars, and never smokes more than a quarter of one.... ‘As he gets better so his cigars get larger, and tonight after dinner he was smok
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 04:54
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