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Strong, silent ranch hand who helped to put machismo into the Marlboro Man

By the time Winfield retired, Marlboro had become the bestselling cigarette in the world and “Marlboro Country” had entered the collective consciousness. Philip Morris found itself inundated with letters from people wanting to visit and asking for instr
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 16, 2015 10:53
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[North Carolina] Welcome to (Your Name Here) Medical School

Bowman Gray School of Medicine …became increasingly awkward to have an emblem of the leading cause of preventable death headlining an esteemed medical institution … quietly went back to being just the Wake Forest University School of Medicine.
New York Times Blogs
added Jan 15, 2015 12:40
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[North Carolina] New Winston Museum Salon Series- “Tobacco from Jamestown to Winston-Salem”

Kicking off New Winston Museum’s 2015 Salon Series will be three events that take a look at “A Town Built on Tobacco” The first event, “Tobacco from Jamestown to Winston-Salem,” will take place on January 22nd at 12:00pm Elizabeth Chew, the Betsy Main Ba
Camel City Dispatch
added Jan 14, 2015 11:06
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IN OUR PAGES: 1965: New U.S. Effort to Cut Cigarette Smoking Urged

Terry called today [Jan. 11] for a new national effort to “convince people of the danger of cigarette smoking.” Dr. Terry made the appeal on the first anniversary of his advisory committee’s report that cigarette smoking could cause lung cancer and other
New York Times Blogs
added Jan 11, 2015 16:54
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[Australia] MOODIE: Paying tribute to Dr Nigel Gray, a pioneer of global tobacco control

Simon Chapman describes him as “the unequivocal father of global tobacco control”. Gray started the International Cancer Control Union (UICC) Tobacco Program, which brought together a small group in the mid-70s to start making tobacco control happen in a
Crikey (au)
added Jan 11, 2015 15:36
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Fitness fads, from smoking, to diet gadgets to FitBit

1925: "Attain for a Fortunate alternatively of a sugary treat" campaign was instigated by Fortunate Strike cigarettes. The ads, primarily based on nicotine's potential to suppress appetite, glamorized smoking and proclaimed that cigarettes enable "keep a
Detroit (MI) Free Press
added Jan 11, 2015 15:33
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[New York] Surgeon general reports that smoking causes cancer in 1964

published by the Daily News on Jan. 12 1964. ... In a hard-hitting, 150,000-word report, they indicted cigarettes as the chief cause of lung cancer in men, “the most important cause” of chronic bronchitis...10-man committee includes five smokers and five
New York Daily News
added Jan 11, 2015 03:07
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‘Removing the Emperor’s Clothes’ review: how Australia’s tobacco plain packaging laws were won

At its simplest, the story is one of the public good against commercial evil – governments and health authorities introducing an evidence-based measure in the face of ferocious opposition from a lethal and discredited, but still powerful industry. But th
Crikey (au)
added Jan 9, 2015 11:33
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[North Carolina] RJR Tobacco’s philanthropy stretches across city’s history, landscape

Reynolds has been conducting an informal passing of the economic torch with Wake Forest for more than 25 years. If you count real estate from Reynolds family members and heirs, the company’s relationship with the university goes back to the initial wooin
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 8, 2015 10:26
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[Maine] Monumental Trove of Rare Baseball Cards Set to Cross the Block on Proxibid

More than 100 years ago, a gentleman began collecting baseball cards that came with his packs of cigarettes. His impressive collection stayed in his family, and after all these years, it is finally being offered to the public. This century-old haul featur
Business Wire
added Jan 8, 2015 10:43
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