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[New York] In 1908 NYC Women Were Prohibited From Smoking In Public

On January 21st, 1908 (that's 106 years ago today), the Sullivan Ordinance was passed ...the MCNY (who claim this ordinance was not rescinded until 1927), has shared a few photos of women smoking in public, all from the Art Students League Ball in 1953
The Gothamist [Blog]
added Jan 21, 2015 10:45
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for January 21: NYC BANS WOMEN SMOKING

New York City council passed an ordinance that made it illegal for women to smoke in public places. The ordinance was the result of a campaign by the National Anti-Cigarette League. At the time, a number of cities had banned smoking, along with the states
PR Newswire
added Jan 21, 2015 10:42
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[Texas] HALE: The history of anti-smoking zealots

To get to the birth of today’s anti-smoking zealotry it is necessary to look back about 85 years. ... Many of the laws and ordinances passed today derive from his beliefs...man behind all this and whose beliefs got it all started was Adolph Hitler.
Waxahachie (TX) Daily Light
added Jan 20, 2015 22:58
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MANN: The Serengeti strategy: How special interests try to intimidate scientists, and how best to fight back [FREE FULL TEXT]

What if the tobacco interests had ultimately been successful in intimidating health researchers out of studying and reporting on the link ...? The cost would have been measured in millions more human lives lost. Unchecked climate change could take an even
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
added Jan 19, 2015 02:47
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[Asia, Maldives] HPA concerned over display of hookah smokers

Health Protection Agency (HPA) has expressed concern over the display of hookah smokers at the Cultural Festival organized by Maldives Broadcasting Corporation (MBC). People smoking hookahs were seen during the Festival, to showcase dying age-old Maldiv
Haveeru Daily (mv)
added Jan 17, 2015 20:15
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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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