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[New York] Today in History, December 30

2002 - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg signs a law banning smoking in almost all bars and restaurants in the city starting March 30, 2003.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Dec 31, 2017 15:39
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Surgeon General’s Reports on Tobacco: A Continued Legacy of Unbiased and Rigorous Synthesis of the Scientific Evidence

The author of a recent letter, who declared interests related to the tobacco and electronic cigarette industries, critiqued the objectivity and evidence related to the 2016 US Surgeon General’s Report, E-cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults.1
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59
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'WSJ' Analysis Shows Fake Comments Submitted To Government Agencies

It may be weaponizing of Astroturf lobbying. It's creating bots to do it. I mean, it does go back to the tobacco industry where they were opposing the rule back in the '90s to regulate cigarettes. And they went to racecar events and got people to sign pos
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59
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[North Carolina] Reynolds leaf buildings gain listing on national historic register

The three-story Reynolds leaf buildings known as 2-1 and 2-2 are located at 951 Reynolds Blvd... According to the department, building 2-1 “housed two essential elements of the tobacco manufacturing process: stemming and redrying, both necessary to reduc
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 27, 2017 15:18
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Winston Churchill Movie ‘Darkest Hour’ Viewers Find Strange Smoking Warning At The End

Another history expert, Sir Richard Evans, saw the anti-smoking message as pointless, telling the British paper, “I don’t suppose the film will prompt many to rush out and buy cigars.” Hugo Vickers, a Winston Churchill biographer, noted the Darkest Hour
Inquisitr
added Dec 24, 2017 16:55
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[Kentucky] Former tobacco barns repurposed for anti-smoking message

The mural is one of two on iconic tobacco barns that the state of Kentucky has paid for using federal grant money to help drive home the anti-smoking message. It is part of a campaign targeting the state with one of the highest smoking rates in the count
WHIO-TV Channel 7 (Dayton, OH)
added Dec 25, 2017 23:03
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GLANTZ: Who forced the cigarette companies to run those anti-smoking ads?

Big tobacco is still doing everything it can to prey on its “customers” and protect its profits. The most recent entry into this field is Philip Morris International’s IQOS, a product that delivers nicotine by heating tobacco without burning it. Like “lig
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 21, 2017 20:35
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PROJECTID: 33738-the-philip-morris-files

10-year corporate affairs objectives, strategies / 2014 Reduced-risk products briefing...115 Pages - Contributed by Reuters News, Thomson Reuters - Dec 18, 2017 / 2015 iQOS market update - Japan / 2017 Philip Morris International letter to Israeli gove
Reuters
added Dec 21, 2017 16:32
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ASH: THE BIG PICTURE

2017 has been a very exciting year at ASH. We celebrated our 50th anniversary, announced our pivot away from “tobacco control” and towards “cigarette free” and earned numerous victories across each of our programs. As we begin looking forward into 2018 a
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:05
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[Canada] North American Cannabis Holdings and Puration Announce Canadian Plan to Become McDonald's of Dispensaries and Sun Maid Raison of Growers

The alcohol and tobacco industry have spent decades and billions overcoming the stigma of prohibition and class action law suits to achieve the downright sex appeal they enjoy today. The investment capital necessary to transition from judged and goofy to
PR Newswire
added Dec 21, 2017 06:19
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