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[Canada] Editorial: Tobacco lawsuit still drags on

In part, this was due to the work of whistle-blower Jeffrey Wigand... In any event, if the province is right, while this trial meandered along, a whole new generation of smokers was recruited by shameless industry tactics. That is unconscionable.
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Aug 12, 2017 19:24
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[Australia, UK] O'NEILL: Big Tobacco goes after the young in developing markets in a case of history repeated

Britain...enacted anti-smoking measures in a piecemeal fashion, allowing the industry to invest in other avenues such as sport sponsorship...developing countries should take notice of this and tackle tobacco marketing comprehensively, leaving no avenue fo
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 11, 2017 14:31
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[California] How to Do Beverly Hills on a Budget

But beyond the pricey boutiques is an entirely different side to the city — one with businesses with far deeper roots. Kramer’s Pipe & Tobacco Shop...Marsha Kramer Keller, an actress and the current proprietor, took over the store when her parents died.
New York Times
added Aug 9, 2017 15:03
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Menthol Cigarettes' Hidden Link To Black Americans

some argue the black population's attachment to the menthol variety and tobacco in general isn't a coincidence. "The truth is this is exploitation," said Ritney Castine, Truth Initiative director of community and youth engagement. Castine works for Trut
Newsy
added Aug 11, 2017 15:55
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LABASH: In Defense of Cigarettes

I had this thought that America was more civil when everyone smoked. You learned from an early age that people will do something you don’t like but there wasn’t much you could do other than walk away. Then smokers became not just people doing something o
Weekly Standard
added Aug 8, 2017 20:01
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[North Carolina] Northwest Almanac: R.J. Reynolds' funeral brought city to a standstill

He was 68 and had been sick for a year. But the death of R.J. Reynolds 70 years ago, on July 29, 1918, was still a blow to Winston-Salem.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 8, 2017 15:19
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[Virginia] This American Town Was Left to Die, and Suddenly Economists Care

South Boston's National Tobacco Festival was once a mammoth event. A promotional picture from 1938 is on display in the lobby of the Prizery building (now a performing arts center), where R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company once pressed leaves into barrels.
Bloomberg News
added Aug 7, 2017 17:51
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[Oregon] Bureaucrat’s women-only smoking ban ruffles feathers in 1967

A brave man (Editorial) The bureaucrat in Salem who banned smoking on the job for some 25 female employees of the Oregon State Board of Control may deserve some sort of recognition for bravery....is clearly in a battle he has little chance of winning.
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Jul 31, 2017 13:04
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The new FDA plan for regulating cigarettes echoes a tobacco industry idea from the 1950s

A British American Tobacco company report stated in 1959 that “to reduce the nicotine per cigarette as much as possible and thus satisfy the trend of consumer demand…might end in destroying the nicotine habit in a large number of consumers and prevent it
Quartz
added Jul 28, 2017 20:33
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[UK] A stubborn addiction

Tobacco use has come down in the past 40 years yet stamping it out completely remains elusive. Tim Tonkin reports on anti-smoking bodies’ and the Government’s plan to find the last piece of the puzzle
British Medical Association (BMA) (uk)
added Jul 31, 2017 12:47
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