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[New York] Jean McClelland: Cigarette cases prove to hold value

One of the first serious collectors of Tobacciana (tobacco-related items) was George Arents, and today his collection is housed in the New York Public Library. This collection includes Martin Waldesmuller's 1507 book about American natives chewing on a
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Nov 12, 2018 00:39

[Central America, Latin America] Sacred Gifts, Profane Pleasures: A History of Tobacco and Chocolate in the Atlantic World

Before Columbus's fateful voyage in 1492, no European had ever seen, much less tasted, tobacco or chocolate. Initially dismissed as dry leaves and an odd Indian drink, these two commodities came to conquer Europe on a scale unsurpassed by any other Americ
added Nov 3, 2018 15:36

[Texas] 'Smoke and Mirrors' exhibit clears air on smoking advertisements

On loan from the Texas Medical Association, the three banners making up the exhibit are decorated with multiple advertisements detailing the growth of both tobacco and anti-tobacco movements. Librarian Roxanne Bogucka, who organized the exhibit at UT, sa
The Daily Texan (Univ. of Texas at Austin)
added Nov 2, 2018 20:39
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Interior Northwest Indians used tobacco long before European contact

Washington State University researchers have determined that Nez Perce Indians grew and smoked tobacco at least 1,200 years ago, long before the arrival of traders and settlers from the eastern United States. Their finding upends a long-held view that in
added Oct 30, 2018 21:49

Ron Colone: The changing landscape of smoking

Whether the advent of vaping and cannabis will come to be seen as a significant health advancement, like vaccines, antibiotics and imaging techniques, remains to be seen, but I find the evolution of smoking, through the lens of health, public safety, fas
Santa Maria (CA) Times
added Oct 30, 2018 17:08

GREENBERG: Tobacco Pushes to the Front of the Line

It’s odd to think of FDA as the regulator of tobacco. Maybe it’s my own bias because I have been at this FDA regulatory game for a few decades now. I tend to expect things to look the same as they always have in the past. That means I think most about FD
Healthcare Packaging
added Oct 26, 2018 21:01

Former Surgeons General Recount Political Pressure on the Job

The four described battles over AIDS, smoking, teenage pregnancy and drugs...Dr. Carmona testified before Congress that the second Bush White House had prevented him from speaking out on many issues, including the dangers of secondhand smoke
New York Times
added Oct 26, 2018 20:50

[Ireland] Smoking led to rotten teeth among famine dead

Heavy smoking by people during the Great Famine caused their teeth to rot badly, researchers have claimed. More than half of adults were missing teeth and 80 per cent had tooth decay as a result of widespread pipe smoking in both men and women, the stud
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 26, 2018 00:21

[Ireland] Too much smoking left Great Famine victims with rotten teeth, study suggests

Researchers from Queen’s University in Belfast studied the teeth of 363 victims who died in the Kilkenny Union Workhouse between 1847 and 1851. Archaeologists discovered their remains in 2005 in an unmarked mass burial ground.
Press Association (uk)
added Oct 24, 2018 23:50

MALONE: Reflections on a decade of editing Tobacco Control [FREE FULL TEXT]

Supported by a tremendous team of senior editors and deputy editors, as well as a stellar editorial board and BMJ staff, the journal has thrived. Over the last decade, we marked 20 years of publication with a state-of-the-field anniversary issue, publishe
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2018 01:37
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