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8 ways resigning EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt suppressed science

Eleven new members of the EPA’s board have a history of downplaying the health risks of secondhand smoke, air pollution and other hazards, including two who have spun science for tobacco companies
Reveal (Center for Investigative Reporting)
added Jul 8, 2018 14:44
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[New Jersey] SHAPIRO: Trump's Taj Mahal tobacco proposal shows his willingness to put profit over people

I searched for Trump's name in the Truth Tobacco Industry Documents...willing to sell out the health of his employees and casino guests for $150,000...three big signs emblazoned with the Marlboro logo at the casino, heralding a new Marlboro Poker Room. Th
NBC News
added Jul 8, 2018 02:12
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SULLIVAN: Iowa's smoking ban was never about protecting workers

All this, even though there is no reliable evidence showing smoking outside is hazardous to other people’s health. The same goes for e-cigarettes and chewing tobacco, which Iowa City’s ordinance also outlawed....The smoker’s lobby has lost this fight, but
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Jul 5, 2018 22:47
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: On-line abuse and trolling by pro-tobacco and vaping activists

This document provides a cross-section of examples of florid, vile, bizarre and sometimes wonderfully funny abuse I have received in the past eight or so years from activists opposed to tobacco control and/or aggressively promoting e-cigarettes and att
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added Jul 5, 2018 21:55
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Smoke-Free Casino Issues Revisited After Iowa 10-Year Study Shows No Adverse Affects on Businesses

Ten years after the Iowa Smoke-Free Air Act was put into law, state officials say there is no evidence to suggest the ban has adversely affected any businesses — including bars and restaurants — where smoking is prohibited. In fact, the number of licens
Casino.org
added Jul 5, 2018 15:26
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Plumes of smoke

smoking was still considered a fashionable act for men...Apperson's 1914 book The Social History of Smoking satirically lists "taking tobacco with a grace" as one of the accomplishments... Enter the smoking jacket, designed to protect the proper gentleman
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 5, 2018 15:04
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9 reasons why many people started smoking in the past

we take a look at some of the weird reasons people started smoking back in the day. 1. Torches of freedom Before the 1920s, women who smoked were seen as immoral. Smoking a cigarette and the various techniques used to smoke were seen as a display of mas
Health 24 (za)
added Jul 3, 2018 20:27
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[UK] England's AD MEN: Harry Kane's moody Hugo Boss advert is a far cry from the hilarious pictures of former stars who flogged everything from cigarettes to nude-look tights!

1952: In an era when adverts still trumpeted the supposed health benefits of smoking, leading sportsmen such as Stanley Matthews queued up to puff cigarettes. The Wizard of the Dribble, pictured in his England shirt, reveals: 'It wasn't until I changed t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 3, 2018 16:09
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EDITORIAL: Our opinion: Smoke-free Iowa doesn't apply at casinos

It’s disingenuous to tout the state’s smoke-free environment and then, in an effort to preserve state gambling revenue, force casino workers to continue enduring an indoor smoking environment. A decade is long enough. It’s time to end the loophole that
Dubuque (IA) Telegraph-Herald
added Jul 2, 2018 15:26
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STREIT: Marking a decade of smoke-free air in Iowa

It was significant for me, as a longtime volunteer for the American Cancer Society and its advocacy affiliate, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. We worked hard... But I’d be remiss if I left you with the idea that our work is done. It’s
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Jul 1, 2018 18:32
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