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[Germany, UK] The integrity and chain-smoking of these East German Commies is rather attractive

It makes Channel 4's Deutschland 83 a seductive Sunday night rival to BBC's War and Peace...there’s something rather underdog-engaging about their grave, warped integrity, their relentless chain-smoking (everyone in the West has given up, apparently) and
The Spectator (uk)
added Jan 22, 2016 23:50
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[New York] U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for January 21: NYC Bans Women Smoking

the more things change, the more they resemble 1908. On this date that year, the New York City council passed an ordinance that made it illegal for women to smoke in public places. The ordinance was the result of a campaign by the National Anti-Cigarette
PR Newswire
added Jan 21, 2016 20:06
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New York Today: Making It Official

On this day, in 1908...City Council passed the Sullivan Ordinance, which...made it illegal for anyone managing or owning “a public place”...to allow women to smoke...vetoed two weeks later by Mayor McClellan...one woman did get arrested...Katie Mulcahey.
New York Times
added Jan 21, 2016 15:38
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Smoking in 2015 Oscar® nominated films moving to minor characters

The proposed R-rating for smoking exempts films that depict an actual, historical person who actually smoked ...What Hollywood seems to be doing is populating these films with invented smokers to pump up the smoking and keep audience exposures high.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 20, 2016 15:28
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Smoking in 2015 Oscar® nominated films moving to minor characters

The proposed R-rating for smoking exempts films that depict an actual, historical person who actually smoked, as in a bio-drama or documentary. What Hollywood seems to be doing is populating these films with invented smokers to pump up the smoking
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Jan 20, 2016 15:29
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[Australia] AUDIO: Change Agents: fighting big tobacco

Australia has long been at the forefront...Chapman, says the campaign was built on the gains won by generations of anti-tobacco advocates. It aimed to 'finish the job' of previous advocates who had managed to ban cigarette advertising in almost all public
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 14, 2016 21:46
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‘Smoking and Health’ report issued by Surgeon General

Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 11, 1964, U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry issued "Smoking and Health," a report which concluded that "cigarette smoking contributes substantially to mortality from certain specific diseases and to the overall dea
Marquette (MI) Mining Journal
added Jan 11, 2016 21:34
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[North Carolina] VIDEO: Reynolds residences offer iconic views from downtown Winston-Salem

What was once the exclusive high-rise view of captains of capitalism is about to be handed off to luxury apartment residents. The Residences @ the R.J. Reynolds Building expects to have its first dwellers “in legendary living” in early March, with the bu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 11, 2016 00:56
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Jane Ahlin: There's an inevitable parallel between smoking and guns

change occurred in America’s smoking culture when facts replaced fictions. That took studies – lots of them over a period of years. Big tobacco fought meaningful research, hid the results and even lied about results, but public health problems caused by s
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jan 11, 2016 17:57
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The impact of Spain’s smoking ban, five years on

But despite complaints from the bar and restaurant industry, the general public seems to have backed the ban, at least according to Francisco Rodríguez Lozano, president of a Europe-wide anti-smoking network. “Society supported the law,” he says, pointin
Diario el Pais (uy)
added Jan 11, 2016 15:44
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