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Smoking in 2015 Oscar® nominated films moving to minor characters

The proposed R-rating for smoking exempts films that depict an actual, historical person who actually smoked, as in a bio-drama or documentary. What Hollywood seems to be doing is populating these films with invented smokers to pump up the smoking
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Jan 20, 2016 15:29

[Australia] AUDIO: Change Agents: fighting big tobacco

Australia has long been at the forefront...Chapman, says the campaign was built on the gains won by generations of anti-tobacco advocates. It aimed to 'finish the job' of previous advocates who had managed to ban cigarette advertising in almost all public
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 14, 2016 21:46

‘Smoking and Health’ report issued by Surgeon General

Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 11, 1964, U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry issued "Smoking and Health," a report which concluded that "cigarette smoking contributes substantially to mortality from certain specific diseases and to the overall dea
Marquette (MI) Mining Journal
added Jan 11, 2016 21:34

[North Carolina] VIDEO: Reynolds residences offer iconic views from downtown Winston-Salem

What was once the exclusive high-rise view of captains of capitalism is about to be handed off to luxury apartment residents. The Residences @ the R.J. Reynolds Building expects to have its first dwellers “in legendary living” in early March, with the bu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 11, 2016 00:56
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Jane Ahlin: There's an inevitable parallel between smoking and guns

change occurred in America’s smoking culture when facts replaced fictions. That took studies – lots of them over a period of years. Big tobacco fought meaningful research, hid the results and even lied about results, but public health problems caused by s
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jan 11, 2016 17:57

The impact of Spain’s smoking ban, five years on

But despite complaints from the bar and restaurant industry, the general public seems to have backed the ban, at least according to Francisco Rodríguez Lozano, president of a Europe-wide anti-smoking network. “Society supported the law,” he says, pointin
Diario el Pais (uy)
added Jan 11, 2016 15:44

[Virginia] Editorial: As a state senator, Bill Mims lit a campaign against smoking

We, too, appreciate the absence of cigarette smoke...Mims was ahead of his time. He contributed to an improved atmosphere in all meanings of the word. His elevation to the Supreme Court recognizes his great gifts.
added Jan 7, 2016 05:35

Blog: Five Tobacco Headlines for 2016

As I looked at the most newsworthy stories of the past year, it struck me how many question marks hang over 2016. Sure the TPSAC (Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee) panel weighed in on snus as a modified risk product, but the U.S. Food and D
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jan 6, 2016 18:55
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[Spain] Stacked blocks form Spanish tobacco and art museum by Losada García Arquitectos

La Gota Cultural Center Tobacco Museum by Losada Garcia Architects Each box projects in a slightly different angle from the one below it – a reference to the leaves and stalk of a tobacco plant – and hosts a balcony overlooking the town.
Dezeen (uk)
added Jan 6, 2016 16:06

[Washington] 100 years ago in Spokane: Banned from booze, saloons turn to tobacco sales

said the new statewide prohibition law did not appear to be hurting business. “Yesterday, we were visited by half a dozen proprietors of what were formerly saloons, who placed orders with us for cigars and tobacco,” he said. “They will continue in busine
The Spokesman-Review
added Jan 6, 2016 16:50
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