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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

“What Is Our Story?” Philip Morris’s Changing Corporate Narrative.

PMC replaced its market success–oriented corporate narrative with a new one centered on 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

[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

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

[New York] Justin Liberman’s Tobacco Burn Is Doing the Film Festival Circuit

Tobacco Burn picked up a Best Short Film award at the Kingston (New York) Film Festival...this 17-minute-long narrative film is based on an oral history from the Works Progress Administration’s collection of slave narratives. and The Paper (Cold Spring, NY)
added Sep 6, 2015 19:43

[Michigan] No smoking? It used to be a burning issue for state biz

It wasn't until Dec. 18, 2009, that Michigan became the 38th state to pass a general smoking ban, which took effect May 1, 2010. It banned smoking in restaurants and bars with the exemption of casinos and cigar bars. That was called the Dr. Ron Davis A
Crain's Detroit Business
added Sep 6, 2015 19:35

[New Mexico] Ancestral Puebloans chewed tobacco, study finds

Researchers have discovered that ancestral Puebloans chewed small wads of fiber filled with tobacco, according to a recent paper published in the Journal of Field Archaeology. The authors also suggest that the tobacco may have been used for personal plea
Albuquerque Journal
added Sep 6, 2015 18:18

[Florida] ARCHIVE: What is the “Engle Progeny” Litigation? (PDF)

The Saga of Engle v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. / 1994 was a watershed year for the tobacco industry. In the wake of embarrassing testimony by cigarette manufacturer CEOs before a Congressional subcommittee,2 an announcement by the Commissioner of t
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Jan 9, 2018 22:32

[Asia, China] Increased lung cancer mortality rates in the Chinese population from 1973-1975 to 2004-2005: An adverse health effect from exposure to smoking [FREE FULL TEXT]

Comprehensive mandatory tobacco-control policies, together with strong and specific public health education and publicity campaigns against the tobacco epidemic, should be implemented in China.
added Sep 3, 2015 11:29

[Asia] EDITORIAL: An overview of Cancer's special issue on lung cancer in China [FREE FULL TEXT]

Suddenly, China, Taiwan, Korea, and Japan became an epicenter not only of the major cause of cancer-related death, but increasingly of the development of new drugs targeting lung cancers in particular. As such, we at Cancer resolved to examine the state o
added Sep 3, 2015 10:55
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