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Utah Indoor Clean Air Act enters 20th year

“The Utah Indoor Clean Air Act has protected a whole generation from secondhand smoke by eliminating the smoking section,” said Bear River Health Department Health Educator Emily Jewkes in a press release on the anniversary. Exposure to secondhand smok
Logan (UT) Herald-Journal
added Jul 23, 2015 12:49

[Asia-pacific] MORRIS: Trade Deals Overturn Democracy

In May 2014 the WTO appointed a panel to review the many tobacco product-related lawsuits. It expects to issue a final ruling during the second half of 2016. Given the sordid history of tobacco companies abusing their newly gained ability to sue gover
On the Commons (OTC)
added Jul 28, 2015 11:46

[Wisconsin] State smoking ban turns five

A Public Opinion Strategies poll from 2014 found that 86 percent of Wisconsin voters approve of the law, compared with 75 percent approval in 2011. Nine out of 10 Wisconsinites report going out to bars and restaurants the same or more often since the la
Kenosha (WI) News
added Jul 22, 2015 00:47

[Asia] Time trend of smoking scenes in Iranian movies during the past three decades (1982–2011): a historical analysis

The significant increase in the proportion of movies depicting tobacco consumption and in the duration of smoking depictions over the past 30 years underscores the need for increased regulation of the Iranian film industry to minimise this important sourc
Tobacco Control
added Jul 15, 2015 10:28

After Comic-Con: The Evil Empire’s Minions (ALEC) Come to Town

The right-wing bill mill known as the American Legislative Council will be bringing together (July 22-24) corporate lobbyists and state legislators from around the country to plan for the coming year.
San Diego Free Press
added Jul 10, 2015 10:30

SHILLERS FOR KILLERS / Revealed: How the tobacco industry paid journalists, scientists, activists and lawyers to cover up the most deadly crime in human history.

even those whose financial relationships with Big Tobacco are above-board...have been denounced in judicial court decisions as accessories to RICO...I’m going to name names. Some are surprising; some shocking; others downright horrifying.
added Jul 9, 2015 13:38

[North Carolina] Winston Cup Museum could reopen this month

Spencer, the president of JKS Motorsports Inc., established the museum to commemorate 33 years of R.J. Reynolds TobaccoCo.'s sponsorship in NASCAR. RJR, through its Winston brand, sponsored NASCAR's top series from 1971 through 2003.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 5, 2015 12:27

[UK] Queen meets the war pilot she told off for smoking 72 years ago

He bumped into a 16-year-old Princess Elizabeth after sneaking out for a cigarette and was promptly “politely admonished” for not being where he should.
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:15

[Asia, Malaysia] Penang gets ‘smoke signals’

The Health Ministry has advised its Penang department to declare George Town Unesco heritage enclave a cigarette smoke-free zone tomorrow. State Welfare, Caring Society and Environment Committee chairman Phee Boon Poh said the state Health Department wou
The Star (my)
added Jul 3, 2015 15:34

'Influence Machine' reveals how U.S. Chamber of Commerce oils the engine of politics

Katz has assembled a work of synthesis and insight. She carefully marshals the historical record and supplements it with interviews and documents ...the chamber has fought against consumer protections, environmental regulations, tobacco taxes, regulation
Los Angeles Times
added Jul 3, 2015 11:10
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