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[North Carolina] 50 Things We love About Reynolda

Shortly after her marriage to tobacco tycoon R.J. Reynolds, Katharine began making plans to build a lavish “country estate” just north of town—one that would be equal parts stunning and sensible. She envisioned the estate to be completely self-sustaining
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 30, 2017 20:53
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[UK-Wales] Why a town that once had more traditional pubs than lampposts has been invaded with trendy bars and restaurants \

The oldest town in Wales was once full of pubs.... 'The smoking ban hit us hard' Previous co-owner of the pub, Sue Jones said: “We were running the pub for 28 years, and it closed almost ten years ago in 2008.
WalesOnline (uk)
added Aug 28, 2017 22:30
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[Virginia] A "long -term evolution" for tobacco giant: 10 years after opening, Altria's research center in Richmond tackles changing environment

“This has been an analog business for hundreds of years,” he said of tobacco. “If you look at cigars, cigarettes and smokeless tobacco, I would call that the analog execution of tobacco.” “Now what you have is digital involvement in the tobacco space,”
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Aug 28, 2017 05:03
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[Colorado] This Week in History

25 Years Ago • The Loveland City Council began considering a smoking ban in restaurants in the city because of the dangers of second-hand smoke. Smoking was already prohibited, by a 1985 ordinance, in city-owned buildings and public areas with exception
Loveland (CO) Daily Reporter-Herald
added Aug 27, 2017 07:20
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In new VMA spots, Truth Initiative asks whether Big Tobacco is exploiting veterans and the mentally ill

Over the course of a minute each, the videos trace how the tobacco industry has targeted military personnel and mental health patients as ideally positioned to become smokers, a revelation that Truth hopes will outrage the VMAs’ woke-teen viewers. "It’s
Campaign US
added Aug 24, 2017 16:34
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[Indiana] The snuff that stories are made of

The snuff ball I found in the Bindley Pharmacy at the Museum weighs a pound. The ornate label, which takes up about one third of the ball’s surface, tells us that it is ACCO SCOTCH & BAPPEE SNUFF, MANUFACTURED and Sold by American Snuff, Memphis, Tenn. O
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Aug 21, 2017 00:30
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GLANTZ: What the tobacco companies know about NRT: Without counselling, it keeps people smoking

they were relieved when they figured out that most physicians did not use it properly and that, when used over the counter without counselling, they actually inhibited quitting. The companies developed their own NRT products as complements to cigarettes,
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 02:27
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Take action: Even for Trump, This is a Terrible Nominee: We can't trust a chemical industry hired gun to put our health first.

Michael Dourson...not only helped Big Tobacco play down the health impacts of second-hand smoke, but...paid for by the very chemical industry he could soon be in charge of regulating, now that President Trump has nominated him to lead the EPA's toxics off
Environmental Defense Fund
added Aug 18, 2017 01:08
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[New York] Film Screening: "The Insider" | Co-sponsored with NYC Smoke-Free

In commemoration of the 15th anniversary of the passage of the New York City Smoke-Free Air Act, GPH is proud to collaborate with Public Health Solutions' NYC Smoke-Free program for a special screening...Karen Blumenfeld...Kevin R. J. Schroth...Diana Silv
NYU College of Global Public Health
added Aug 16, 2017 16:14
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[UK, UK-Scotland] A shot in time: Breakfast of champions for Jack Charlton and Billy Bremner as they celebrate FA Cup victory over Arsenal... with cigarettes on the menu!

Two of Leeds United’s greats, Billy Bremner and Jack Charlton, are coming round from celebrating winning the 1972 FA Cup. On the breakfast menu are cigarettes, beans and toast.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:25
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