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TOBACCO, A CATALOGUE OF THE BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, AND ENGRAVINGS ACQUIRED SINCE 1942 IN THE ARENTS TOBACCO COLLECTION AT THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY, FROM 1507 TO THE PRESENT

New York Public Library
added Dec 16, 2015 22:55
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[New York] George Arents Collection

the largest and most comprehensive library in the world devoted to the history, literature, and lore of tobacco. The collection contains both printed and manuscript works—as well as prints, drawings, and ephemera—dating from 1507 to the present, represent
New York Public Library
added Dec 16, 2015 22:45
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[Ireland] New York historic collection of Irish cigarette pack cards celebrates Irish towns (PHOTOS)

the New York Public Library is in the process of digitalizing Player’s Cigarettes' cards dating from the late 1920s. These treasures, depicting towns and areas in Ireland with a description of the locale on the flipside, were created by Irish artist Jack
IrishCentral LLC (New York, NY)
added Dec 15, 2015 17:56
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GOLDBERG: Why the war on guns is failing, but the war on cigarettes isn't

Sure, conservatives and libertarians complained — often correctly by my lights — about lost liberties, but an attack on smoking, backed up by solid evidence, didn’t simultaneously feel like an attack on one cultural group by another.
New York Post
added Dec 16, 2015 18:04
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1924: The Cigar Maker Who's the Reason You Work Only 8 Hours a Day Dies

On December 13, 1924, Samuel Gompers, the cigar-maker who became the father of the mainstream American labor movement, died, at the age of 74. From 1886, when he forged the creation of the American Federation of Labor, until his death – with the exception
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Dec 14, 2015 15:00
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[UK] Put that fag out — Dad's Army drama attacked over cigarettes

The widow of Dad’s Army’s co-writer and producer David Croft says she is “enormously offended” that the actor who plays her late husband in the drama is seen puffing on a cigarette when in real life he was “violently anti-smoking”. Set in 1967, We’re Doo
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 13, 2015 20:37
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[Michigan] 1937 cigar industry strike

A history of the sit down strikes by predominantly Polish women workers in Detroit during the great depression: part of a national wave of sit-ins.
libcom.org (libertarian communism)
added Dec 13, 2015 16:45
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GLANTZ: In James Bond's Spectre, a little tobacco goes global

Spectre’s opening shot shows a giant skeleton puffing a cigar in a Mexico City parade on the Day of the Dead. Bond (Daniel Craig) soon has Spectre assassin Marco Sciarra (Alessandro Cremona) — and Sciarra’s cigarette — in his sniper scope. Those are the
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 10, 2015 18:09
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[Washington] 10 years of clean indoor air

Public health officials across the state are celebrating 10 years of clean indoor air today. On Dec. 8, 2005, the state’s Smoking in Public Places law went into effect, banning smoking in all indoor workplaces and public places, including restaurants, b
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Dec 9, 2015 14:08
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MASHEY: Big Tobacco, Big Fossil Power Machinery of Doubt

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce helps fossil interests fight the EPA, but by 1997-1998 was sold to Big Tobacco. It can be easy to stall action in the U.S. Congress, but sometimes the Executive Branch, Courts or individual states move faster. Congress did l
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 8, 2015 22:03
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