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[Asia, Japan, Mexico] Let’s go to the museum / A salty saint, a smoking god

he renovated Tobacco & Salt Museum opened in its current location this April... Tobacco-related displays are on the third floor, with a reproduction of a shrine at the Palenque ruins in Mexico displayed at the entrance. Visitors are welcomed by a pillar t
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Sep 20, 2015 21:53
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INTERACTIVE: Tobacco’s Powerful Ally Inside the Chamber of Commerce

Thomas J. Donohue...has proven a powerful ally of the tobacco industry over the past three decades. ...Tobacco industry records made public as part of government litigation, which are detailed below, highlight the longevity of Mr. Donohue’s ties and the e
New York Times
added Oct 9, 2015 21:04
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[Wyoming] TWO YEARS AGO What the editorial board said Sept. 17, 2013: It didn't have to be this way

The issue is now mired in technicalities and has nothing to do with smoking. Instead, the issue hinges on a technicality — the verifiability of signatures on a ballot...we wonder if whatever decision is reached will have any credibility since the smoking
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Sep 17, 2015 17:26
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[UK] Chinese restaurant slammed for disrespecting the Queen with smoking area right under Her Majesty's birthplace plaque

A Chinese restaurant on the site of the Queen's birthplace was slammed for showing disrespect to Her Majesty after it positioned a smoking shelter right under plaques commemorating her birth and Silver Jubilee.
The Mirror (uk)
added Sep 17, 2015 12:32
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American Live Wire Why Do Drug Stores Sell Cigarettes? -- 'The Why'

Selling cigarettes in drug stores is a concept that has its roots steeped in history. Despite the fact that our modern-day physicians are telling us smoking is bad for you, the truth is drug stores selling cigarettes is actually something we’ve been doin
American Live Wire
added Sep 17, 2015 10:39
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Review: ‘Pawn Sacrifice,’ Another Take on the Royal Game

Tobey Maguire stars as Bobby Fischer in "Pawn Sacrifice," about the 1972 chess match with Boris Spassky....rated PG-13 (Parents strongly cautioned) for a hint of sexuality and a smattering of strong language. Oh, and cigarette smoke.
New York Times
added Sep 16, 2015 11:08
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[UK] Winston the spendaholic: He teetered on the brink of bankruptcy and was saved by secret backhanders. Yet a new book on Churchill's finances reveals he spent £40,000 a year on casinos and £54,000 on booze

Churchill was smoking a dozen cigars a day, at about £13 a month [£1,300] — and he had not paid his suppliers, J Grunebaum & Sons, for five years.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 13, 2015 13:09
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“What Is Our Story?” Philip Morris’s Changing Corporate Narrative.

PMC replaced its market success–oriented corporate narrative with a new one centered on responsibility....new narrative was unconvincing to many of its employees...repositioning that would help the company continue business as usual. Moving toward a tobac
American Journal of Public Health
added Sep 11, 2015 14:25
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[UK] Smoking and health (1962)

This report highlighted the link between smoking and lung cancer, other lung diseases, heart disease and gastrointestinal problems...It created a media storm at the time, with an ambivalent, even hostile response from some parts of the media, government a
Royal College of Physicians (uk)
added Jun 29, 2018 14:33
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Anti-Tobacco Policies Cut Youth Smoking Rates: Study

"Because smoking initiation typically occurs before youth enter the workplace, smoke-free workplace laws likely affect smoking initiation by showing kids that adult smoking norms reject smoking," said study first author Anna Song, an associate professor
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 9, 2015 09:12
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