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1999: When Smokers in New York Made Their Last Stand

By 1995, the city was had begun conceding to nonsmokers, leaving the city’s unrepentant tobacco heads searching for chic night spots where they could puff in peace....Enter Circa Tabac... in 2014, he would cave to shifting tastes and remodel the space as
New York Times
added Feb 21, 2018 19:33
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The historical denormalisation of smoking

Twitter
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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Tobacco industry misappropriation of American Indian culture and traditional tobacco

misrepresenting American Indian traditions, values and beliefs to market and sell their products for profit. Findings underscore the need for ongoing monitoring of tobacco industry marketing tactics directed at exploiting Native culture and counter-market
Tobacco Control
added Feb 20, 2018 00:19
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[North Carolina] Review: The Packhouse a Beautiful Nod to Carolina’s Tobacco Past

The décor is thoughtful, making The Packhouse more than just a trendy, history-based name. Baskets large enough to hold tobacco leaves hang from the ceiling, and the door handles are fashioned from aged farming tools. A private dining room is closed off
Charlotte (NC) Magazine
added Feb 20, 2018 00:14
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[Ireland] 'If I can't smoke on the bus, I'll walk' - how smoking was banned on Dublin Bus 30 years ago

This day 30 years ago smoking was banned on Dublin Bus. Shay Healy took to the 48A for RTÉ to gauge opinion and he encountered several passengers who were furious at the 'nanny state' intervention.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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Olympic Curlers Are Buff Now, and Have the Calendars to Prove It

McWilliams, the head trainer for U.S.A. Curling, said that when he joined the organization in 2006, he discovered that he was responsible for conditioning players who were still smoking cigarettes during fifth-end breaks, which is the equivalent of halfti
New York Times
added Feb 18, 2018 18:41
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[Virginia] Back in the Day | Sit-down protests spread to Portsmouth

1993 • A new policy implemented earlier this month aboard the Norfolk-based carrier Theodore Roosevelt restricts smoking to seven bathrooms aboard the ship. Recently, studies revealing the dangers of secondhand smoke have prompted the ship’s officers to
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Feb 18, 2018 18:33
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[Massachusetts] Joyce Brewer: Fight exploitation of African-Americans by Big Tobacco

tobacco companies have spent decades marketing and promoting menthol cigarettes toward African-Americans through tailored messaging and positive imagery. Sadly, the industry's tactics are working; nearly 9 of every 10 African-American smokers prefer menth
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added Feb 18, 2018 03:00
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[UK] Portrait of ‘80s parenting! Photo of little boy blowing out his candles surrounded by ashtrays and beer cans goes viral as people hail the ‘good old days’ before generation snowflake

The picture, posted on the Historical Pictures Facebook page... with the caption: 'The 1980s, when a kid had to blow out his birthday candles over an ashtray and next to an open beer while someone held a lit cigarette 6 inches from their face.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 16, 2018 22:00
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[Louisiana] Convenience store mogul John Dan Gielen dies

John Dan Gielen, who built the Shop Rite and Tobacco Plus stores into a Louisiana entrepreneurial empire, died Wednesday after a long illness. He was 79.
Monroe (LA) News-Star
added Feb 15, 2018 02:00
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