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Smoke-Free Illinois marks 7th anniversary

January marks the seventh anniversary of the Smoke-Free Illinois Act which protects everyone from the health risks associated with secondhand smoke exposure. Seven years ago, Illinois enacted one of the strongest clean indoor air laws in the country. Il
De Kalb (IL) Midweek
added Jan 7, 2015 13:52
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Smoking tied to cancer: Jan. 11, 1964

But the release of a report by U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry saying that smoking cigarettes could cause lung cancer is expected to have huge repercussions—so huge that President Lyndon Johnson had ordered that the announcement be delayed until this Sa
HealthCentral.com
added Jan 5, 2015 19:25
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LETTERS: Children Who Labor in Fields: Yes, Here

For years, Big Tobacco denied the harmful effects of its product. It now stands guilty of asphyxiating the lives of children toiling amid its lucrative commodity...Unless funding is given back to enforcement, young people will remain at risk in the field
New York Times
added Jan 4, 2015 20:01
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Unusual tobacco cabinet presents puzzle

“Vernacular Tobacco Cabinet” was the name of this piece in a Nov. 2014 Garth’s auction. It doesn’t seem to be made by a skilled cabinetmaker. Although it looks like two pieces, the back construction shows that it was made to be one piece — a fitted cabin
Aberdeen (SD) American News
added Jan 4, 2015 10:26
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[Virginia] ‘A Tale of Two Plantations,’ by Richard S. Dunn

to reconstruct “the individual lives and collective experiences of some 2,000 slaves on two large plantations” ...Mount Airy, a tobacco and grain estate on the Rappahannock ...“during the final three generations of slavery in both places.”
New York Times
added Jan 2, 2015 21:13
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[North Carolina] 5 years later, businesses say smoking ban not a problem

Touted as a game changer for a tobacco-producing state, the ban has been embraced to the point it has become a nonissue for most restaurant operators, employees and the public. "Because it was a statewide ban, most people just accepted the limitations fo
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 3, 2015 22:51
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[North Carolina] Editorial: Ahead of the curve on smoking limits ($$)

The area's policies on smoking are thoughtful and forward-looking, something of which we can be proud.
Henderson (NC) Dispatch
added Jan 3, 2015 22:40
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Bidding Farewell to Congress, and the Lost Art of the Deal

Waxman, who proved both a highly skilled legislator and an expert in oversight of government laws and programs during his 40 years in the House, is an example of some traits valuable to legislators: tenacity and perseverance.... Longer still were the 15 y
New York Times
added Jan 2, 2015 12:49
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TOC: January 2015 Volume 48, Issue 1 , Supplement 1, S1-S120: Best Practices, Research, and Relationships: Oklahoma’s Investment in Tobacco Control

Best Practices, Research, and Relationships: Oklahoma’s Investment in Tobacco Control
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 21, 2015 15:25
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[Kentucky] Tobacco auction system is all but snuffed out

This tobacco-belt tradition, once as much a part of Kentucky's fabric as bourbon or horse racing, is fading away — and it's taking the maestros like Foy with it. "The chant of an auctioneer can sound as good as a song," said Foy, 63, who has spent four
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 10, 2015 23:49
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