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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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[UK] MONBIOT: Dark money lurks at the heart of our political crisis

Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)...for many years, it has been funded by British American Tobacco (BAT), Japan Tobacco International, Imperial Tobacco and Philip Morris International. When this funding was exposed, the IEA claimed that its campaigns ag
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:55
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[Ohio] 6th Circuit delivers a lovely gift to class action plaintiffs. Will it stand?

In a footnote in 1996’s Castano v. American Tobacco, the 5th Circuit said the limited issue clause doesn’t allow class plaintiffs to sidestep the predominance requirement. “A district court cannot manufacture predominance through the nimble use of subdiv
Reuters
added Jul 18, 2018 14:22
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[Mississippi] Tobacco whistleblower details dangers of drug addiction

In 1994, Victor DeNoble anonymously mailed a photo of a lab-tested rat to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, becoming the first whistleblower against the tobacco industry. That was what he told the audience of more than 100 gathered in the Better
Columbus (MS) Commercial Dispatch
added Jul 16, 2018 23:22
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FOX: How the Supreme Court Unleashed Business

Lewis Powell’s appointment in 1971 marked a sea change for corporate America. It’s his seat that Brett Kavanaugh now hopes to fill...Powell —...a member of multiple corporate boards of directors, including that of tobacco giant Philip Morris (now Altria
Bloomberg News
added Jul 16, 2018 15:24
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Plumes of Smoke ($$)

Traditionally in silk or velvet, the smoking jacket is a leisurely after-dinner eveningwear piece for men... Tobacco was popular, too; it was brought to Europe primarily from the Americas. Though its use was extensively regulated during the era, smoking
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 14, 2018 09:44
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GLANTZ: The FDA needs to look beyond nicotine alone in developing its standard for nicotine delivery in tobacco products

recently submitted this public comment to the FDA on its proposed Nicotine Product Standard...neurobiology and pharmacology explain only a small part of cessation. Nonetheless, tobacco companies have a vested stake in reducing smoking to a problem of nico
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 11, 2018 20:02
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[Minnesota] Wisconsin man wants to turn tobacco warehouse into museum

The building is not just a time capsule for his family, but for Edgerton's entire tobacco industry, Dickinson told The Janesville Gazette . That's why he wants to transform the first floor of his family's warehouse into a museum, a space that would pay
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jul 9, 2018 17:53
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[California] 100 Years Ago: Human toe found in chewing tobacco containers, man fined for sassing firefighters

Tobacco chewers in Greeley received a warning from a law court in California. It seems as though pieces of a decomposed human toe have been found in some containers of chewing tobacco. If you find a toe in your tobacco, the California attorneys warned th
Greeley (CO) Tribune
added Jul 9, 2018 17:53
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10 years after Illinois went smoke-free, complaints have fallen off

"I checked around, and we haven't written any citations in recent memory," said Melissa Haynes, a crime analyst for the Urbana police. "Anecdotally, we have taken complaints in the past and sent them to public health." In general, local police issue tic
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Jul 9, 2018 15:14
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