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[Asia-pacific, Japan, Korea - South] Rolling tobacco in Joseon

When the American journalist, Frank Carpenter, visited Seoul in 1888, he wrote..."All Corean women smoke and the majority of them smoke pipes." ... American cigarettes were used exclusively at the palace, where large quantities were consumed making them
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 14, 2018 14:22
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From tax discs to cars with wind-up windows: The motoring features that were ubiquitous just 20 years ago and are now all but obsolete

There was a time when all new cars had an ashtray - and most had more than one, with the more luxurious the car the more spots for cigarette ends on offer. And those owned by smokers tended to be heavily used. Now, with tighter smoking regulations, some
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 12, 2018 00:37
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[Massachusetts] Framingham: The study and the town that changed the health of a generation

Smoking. Cholesterol. Blood pressure. Obesity. It's common knowledge today that these all can lead to heart trouble. But in the 1940s... And as early as 1960, it pinned smoking as one of the culprits for heart disease. But the work continues to branch o
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Oct 12, 2018 00:37
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On This Day: Chiang Kai-shek becomes chairman of China

In 1997, major tobacco companies agreed to a settlement in a class-action lawsuit by 60,000 flight attendants who said second-hand smoke made them ill. About a week earlier, tobacco executives admitted that tobacco causes lung cancer and other diseases.
UPI
added Oct 12, 2018 00:35
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E-cigarettes: Where do we stand?

"They say they've changed from the days of Joe Camel," Gottlieb said. "But look at what's happening right now. They must demonstrate that they're truly committed to keeping these new products out of the hands of kids, and they must find a way to reverse
WENY-TV (Horseheads, NY)
added Oct 10, 2018 15:27
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[Lebanon] AKKAOUI: Smokers’ rhapsody / No longer feeling the burn: an addict’s take on IQOS

my sons are obviously extremely concerned for my health. They’re not alone; I was troubled by these three incidents as well. I need to be more conscientious about my addiction, and the effect it is having on my family. That same week, my brother gifted m
Executive Magazine (lb)
added Oct 6, 2018 14:07
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Unusual features of figure carved into 2,000-year-old tobacco pipe do NOT depict dwarfism as previously thought, but reveal iodine deficiency in ancient Ohio Valley, study claims

A bulge at the base of the figure’s neck is a tell-tale sign of thyroid disease, as is the short stature, researchers now say, and it appears even shorter due to the squatted position that likely represents a ceremonial dance. 'What caught my eye on thi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 5, 2018 20:20
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Senate Democrats highlight use of tobacco playbook to implement Trump’s anti-EPA agenda

Booker pointed to the use of the “secret science” term by opponents of EPA regulations. It’s the same rhetoric that was used by the tobacco industry in the 1990s when that industry was fighting tighter regulations of secondhand smoke, the New Jersey sena
Think Progress (blog)
added Oct 4, 2018 18:19
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[Alabama] Editorial: Smoking's example for America

One of the failings of the modern-day Alabama Legislature is its refusal to pass a statewide ban on smoking in most public spaces and enclosed workplaces. Twenty-six states have chosen to protect the health of their residents against smoking and secondha
Anniston (AL) Star
added Oct 3, 2018 08:19
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[Germany] WHAT ARE THE 5 STAGES OF GIVE-UP-ITIS?

In concentration camps...Cigarettes were highly valuable in camps and could be traded for food. 'When a prisoner took out a cigarette and lit it, their campmates knew the person had truly given up, had lost faith in their ability to carry on and would s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 28, 2018 02:55
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