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[Illinois] Glancing Back: March 6-7

25 years ago, 1993 MATTOON -- In the wake of new studies that show that second-hand smoke causes cancer...Local governments, restaurants and other businesses have taken steps toward eliminating smoking. Mattoon Mayor Roger Dettro recently made smoking p
Journal Gazette and Times-Courier (IL)
added Mar 6, 2018 18:26
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[Canada] MILTON: Why are Concordia Departments Spreading Fraser Institute Events?

As recently as 1999...It would be wrong to ban smoking in bars and restaurants, they said, because we don’t even know whether second-hand smoke is dangerous! In what is surely a pure coincidence, the Fraser Institute has also received a whole lot of fundi
The Link (Concordia University) (ca)
added Mar 6, 2018 15:34
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BRIEFING|Vladimir Putin, Snow, Italy’s Election: Your Friday Briefing

So where did the name Oscar come from?... A third version has it that the Hollywood columnist Sidney Skolsky coined the term when he referred to an old vaudeville joke “Will you have a cigar, Oscar?” in a 1934 column. No matter who was responsible, it c
New York Times
added Mar 2, 2018 15:21
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Why smoking on flights is banned

A sad reminder came from Varig Flight 820, which made an emergency landing in France in 1973 as a result of smoke inside the cabin, triggered by a fire in one of the lavatories. It resulted in 123 deaths, with only 11 survivors. The suspected cause was a
Jakarta Post (id)
added Feb 28, 2018 17:14
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[France, USA] THE CIGARETTE CAMPS The U.S. Army camps in the Le Havre area

CAMP CHESTERFIELD CAMP LUCKY STRIKE CAMP OLD GOLD CAMP PHILIP MORRIS...After the Allies secured the French harbor of Le Havre...the Americans began ringing the city with camps that served as staging areas for new troops arriving in the ETO
The Skylighters (225th AAA Searchlight Battalion Veterans Association)
added Feb 27, 2018 21:31
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CTP Connect—February 2018

This newsletter serves as a digest of the latest announcements and stories out of CTP / Science, Public Education Among Key Components in FDA’s Tobacco Regulatory Strategy This year marks three decades since the 1988 Surgeon General’s report, The Health
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Feb 27, 2018 14:59
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[UK] KAMM: Policies on smoking have been deliberate, punitive and, above all, successful

Consumers are much readier to commit to give up smoking (or go on a diet) in a month’s time than do it today. Anti-smoking policies can help them give up smoking or at least reduce their consumption. That’s a powerful justification for high taxes on cigar
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:54
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[Mississippi] VIDEO: The war on opioids moves to the courtroom

Now, some 20 years later, Moore has another health crisis on his mind -- and another corporate target: the makers of opioids. "Tobacco, somebody smokes a cigarette, it might be 30 years, 40 years before the disease process works and kills them," Moore sa
CBS News.com
added Feb 25, 2018 16:34
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[UK] Dame Beulah Bewley obituary / Physician who played a key role in improving the place of female doctors in Britain’s medical establishment

Her research project on smoking among primary school children – which made the link between cigarettes, poor attainment and lung disease – was later expanded for a medical degree...She was involved with Action on Smoking and Health
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 23, 2018 16:36
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[North Carolina] What makes Winston-Salem worth watching? C-SPAN aims to show off the city

A film crew from C-SPAN is in town, checking out the old shell-shaped Shell service station...Authors the programming will feature include Michele Gillespie, who wrote a book about Katharine and R.J. Reynolds, and Frank Elliott, whose books include one ab
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 21, 2018 23:28
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