Headlines Tagged with History — 4,478 headlines found
tobacco companies knew their product was unhealthy, knew it was addictive, and knew other people were starting to know this, too. They had to do something. So they hired a PR company. And the flacks came up ways to fight back, first assailing the resear
Mar 5, 2015 NJ.com
added Mar 9, 2015 16:38
sow doubt and discredit science to maintain industry profits was one honed by the tobacco industry... Among the many thousands of documents, is Bad Science: A Resource Book – described in Merchants of Doubt as a “how-to handbook for fact fighters”. Produ
Mar 5, 2015 The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 7, 2015 18:46
“Merchants of Doubt” links cigarettes and climate — with a fascinating and troubling detour into an investigation by The Chicago Tribune of the flame-retardant industry — by noting that both the playbook and many of the players are the same.
Mar 5, 2015 New York Times
added Mar 5, 2015 10:41
This material might be familiar to Frontline viewers and readers of serious magazines, but Kenner's telling of the stories proves independently dramatic: It's heartening to hear Chicago Tribune reporters Patricia Callahan and Sam Roe dish about exposing
Mar 4, 2015 LA Weekly
added Mar 8, 2015 15:38
“We are celebrating 10 years of protecting Rhode Islanders from secondhand smoke,” said Karina Holyoak Wood, director of Tobacco Free Rhode Island. “We are happy to see that 10 years later we have a healthier state.” One person very happy to see a healt
Mar 4, 2015 Cranston (RI) Herald
added Mar 4, 2015 18:00
Decades Of Hallmark Cards Come To Life Virtually With The Launch Of eCards "Time Machine" Hallmark opens up the vaults to create virtual greetings from decades past
Hallmark Cards has cracked open its century-old archives. Hallmark eCards' new web experience, called "Time Machine,".... Smoking was more common, if the "up in smoke" birthday card (1950s) is any indication.
Mar 3, 2015 PR Newswire
added Mar 5, 2015 16:37
Now, in 2015, Tobacco Free Rhode Island is hosting a 10th anniversary celebration, to recognize and honor the legislators, business owners and advocates who were essential in securing the Public Health And Workplace Safety Act.
Mar 3, 2015 Beacon Communications (Warwick, RI)
added Mar 3, 2015 13:30
these plaintiffs who continued to fight after the Florida Supreme Court's ruling — who amount to a sliver of what the industry could be fighting today — deserve their day in court, however that might turn out, either for them or for the industry.
Mar 3, 2015 Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Mar 3, 2015 08:38
In essence, both industries funded their own scientists, like Willie Soon, who would produce research to cast doubt on the prevailing scientific consensus. Members of Congress then cite this shoddy research to claim the science isn’t settled, and to just
Mar 2, 2015 The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 17, 2015 11:31
8.7% (95% CI=6.8%, 11.2%) of annual healthcare spending in the U.S. could be attributed to cigarette smoking, amounting to as much as $170 billion per year. More than 60% of the attributable spending was paid by public programs, including Medicare, other
Mar 1, 2015 American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Apr 6, 2015 17:16