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[Spain] La Gota Cultural Center and Tobacco Museum

The geometry of the building was inspired by the structure of the tobacco plant and principles of equality and diversity that are seen in their leaves: they are similar but different at the same time. The building contains a core for vertical connections
Architect Magazine
added Jan 6, 2016 15:58
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Spotless leopards? Decoding hype on e-cigarettes

there are major concerns about the core claims being made for e-cigarettes. Australia should consider any policy changes in harm reduction very carefully. We should all be open to quality evidence that might suggest that this time we have something diffe
The Conversation (au)
added Oct 21, 2015 14:08
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[UK] LETTER: Prestigious address with an unhealthy undertone

prestigious Canary Wharf development advertised in your October 10 edition: “10 Park Drive”...As a kid growing up in Salford...Many shop floor workers in the northern power house grew up smoking Park Drive, better known as coffin nails.
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 17, 2015 10:17
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Latest New York Times Report: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Ties to Big Tobacco Go Back Decades

Until the U.S. Chamber of Commerce stops fighting tobacco control measures, we again call on members of the Chamber’s Board of Directors to withdraw from the Chamber. We also call on the U.S. government to ensure that its personnel do not support the Cha
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 15, 2015 23:25
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Are today’s smokers really more ‘hardened’?

(going cold turkey) remains the most common way that most ex-smokers have quit, despite more than 20 years of the availability and heavy promotion of nicotine-replacement therapy and other drugs. We need to be very circumspect about voices trying to downp
The Conversation (au)
added Oct 14, 2015 15:10
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[Europe, Ireland] O'REILLY: Brussels must resist lobbying by the tobacco industry

No argument was too alarmist or too cynical when the industry set out to water down EU plans to discourage smoking, says the European Ombudsman...How many more lives might be saved or public health further safeguarded if the tobacco directive had been ev
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 10, 2015 13:16
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[Australia] VIDEO: Are e-cigarettes really safer?

Doctors and health authorities are concerned about the possible side effects of vaping.
Yahoo!
added Oct 10, 2015 11:42
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ORESKES: Exxon’s Climate Concealment

Tragically, that understanding was long delayed because the tobacco industry worked for decades to hide the truth, promoting a message of scientific uncertainty instead...like the tobacco industry--Exxon chose the path of disinformation, denial and delay.
New York Times
added Oct 10, 2015 10:07
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[Ireland] U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Focus on Advocacy a Boon to Tobacco

His latest effort is the boldest. The chamber and its foreign affiliates are pressuring governments around the world to turn back antismoking legislation... Two insurance giants on the chamber’s board, Anthem and the Health Care Service Corporation, have
New York Times
added Oct 9, 2015 17:43
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] ARCHIVE: TIENHAARA: Tobacco carve-out highlights risks of TPP

But by the very act of including it, the TPP parties are indicating that the "safeguards" alone would be insufficient to prevent tobacco control measures from being challenged under the settlement mechanism. Allowing governments to retain the right to reg
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 10, 2018 17:40
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