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[California] BENTLEY: Stanford smoking: University lacks courage of 1,477 others to go smoke-free

It's incredibly disappointing to learn that Stanford once investigated the "sunny side of smoking" with Big Tobacco to conclude that nicotine enhances the performance of nonsmoking airline pilots. Yet hope is renewed as the Stanford School of Medicine an
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Dec 14, 2014 14:15
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[China, North Carolina] The Chinese Government Is Getting Rich Selling Cigarettes

China National runs more than 160 cigarette brands, manufactured in about 100 factories across the country, and uses its earnings to invest in banks, luxury hotels, a hydroelectric plant, a golf course, and even drugmakers. Most of its money goes to its o
Bloomberg News
added Feb 11, 2015 23:34
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[UK] Imperial Tobacco celebrates 100 years of Embassy

1914 was a year full of historic news, not only was it the birth year of Embassy cigarettes it also saw the start of the First World War, the launch of Henry Ford’s T-Ford car and Charlie Chaplin’s film debut.
Talking Retail (uk)
added Dec 5, 2014 17:25
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[Africa, South Africa] The mystery of Mandela the smoker

“Oh well, you see, I was just showing off. The cigarette was not lit,” Mandela told Schadeberg, and laughed. Schadeberg, refusing to back down from this clear attempt to rewrite history, remembers saying to the former president: “But there were ashes on
Daily Mail and Guardian (za)
added Dec 5, 2014 17:03
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Explore a timeline of the history of cancer from BCE to 2011.

70 – 80 million years ago Evidence of cancer cells in dinosaur fossils, found in 2003.
American Cancer Society
added Dec 4, 2014 21:25
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[New York] Sharing and Liking Photos From Day 1

“Public Eye: 175 Years of Sharing Photography”...Mr. Pinson learned that the library had acquired a small portfolio of August Sander’s work, a dozen photos of people smoking. The images were part of a tobacco-related collection at the library.
New York Times Blogs
added Dec 3, 2014 11:36
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[Nebraska] EDITORIAL: OPINION: Smoking

For every study that came out proving that smoking was killing people, nicotine peddlers trolled up another shill in a white lab coat who’d be willing to concoct fictitious controversy...When you finally quit, you won’t just be saving your health. You’ll
Scottsbluff (NE) Star-Herald
added Dec 2, 2014 07:24
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EDITORIAL: Tobacco has affected Virginia politics since Colonial time

As long as states impose onerous tobacco taxes, a black market will thrive…Human history often can be interpreted as the history of natural resources. Mundane workings by the Virginia State Crime Commission have cosmic connotations.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Dec 2, 2014 06:11
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The Rapid Rise Of Graphic Warnings On Cigarette Packages [Infographic]

Back in 2001, Canada became the very first country in the world to add pictorial warnings to its cigarette packets. Over the past decade, countless other governments followed suit in an attempt to discourage their citizens from smoking. By 2014, the num
Forbes
added Dec 2, 2014 07:54
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[UK] A History Of Tobacco In London

Despite what Bob Newhart appears to have thought, it was Sir Francis Drake, not Sir Walter Raleigh, who first brought tobacco to English shores from the New World in 1573. Even then, British sailors had previously obtained tobacco, either for chewing or s
Londonist (uk)
added Nov 28, 2014 14:29
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