Headlines Tagged with History — 4,646 headlines found
In a legal argument relying on a Roman-era law doctrine, the Indian government aims to take away the tobacco industry's right to trade in an effort to limit opposition to new regulations.
Jan 30, 2018 Christian Science Monitor
added Feb 1, 2018 03:19
Black consumers are significantly different from the rest of the population in their attitudes, interests and values . Consequently, they also differ from the general market in the nature and intensity of their response to advertising and promotional ap
Jul 10, 1990 Legacy Tobacco Documents Library
added Jan 31, 2018 15:54
Secret tobacco industry documents lay bare the industry's targeting, seduction, and recruitment of minority groups and children. They also unmask Big Tobacco's disdain for its targets.
Jul 1, 2002 American Journal of Public Health
added Jan 31, 2018 15:52
From MIT Technology Review: This riveting story looks at how propagandists use science against itself to secretly influence policymakers... describes the smoking industry’s decades-long disinformation campaign to sow doubt about whether smoking causes can
Jan 30, 2018 New York Times
added Jan 31, 2018 04:20
40 years or more after the Reader’s Digest article....The reason for this sluggishness is easy to see in hindsight and described in detail...in The Merchants of Doubt...How easy is it for malicious actors to distort the public perception of science?...Tod
Jan 22, 2018 MIT Technology Review
added Jan 31, 2018 04:13
From Raymond the smoking newsboy to garment workers as young as FIVE: Newly colorized images show child labor in early 20th century America
The photograph was taken by sociologist and photographer Lewis Wickes Hine - and its original caption read 'Newsies at Skeeterís Branch, Jefferson near Franklin. They were all smoking'.
Jan 26, 2018 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:49
The Indian government is pushing the Supreme Court to apply a rarely used doctrine that would strip the $11 billion tobacco industry's legal right to trade, an effort aimed at deterring tobacco companies from challenging tough new regulations. New Delhi
Jan 29, 2018 Reuters
added Jan 30, 2018 03:35
Iran's anti-smoking efforts reflect the wider difficulties faced by the government: Tobacco use is a deeply ingrained habit, and appeals to Islamic values, which had an impact on other social issues years ago, have failed to win over the population. Whet
Jan 29, 2018 Chicago Tribune
added Jan 30, 2018 02:25
Far from a coincidence, this statistic reveals a tobacco industry strategy to appeal to lower-income, less-educated consumers. Tobacco companies have targeted low-income populations in many ways over many years, creating smoking rate disparities that did
Jan 24, 2018 Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:16
[North Carolina] He cut a wide swath when tobacco was king. Now, colorful auctioneer gets posthumous tribute.
tobacco so dominated North Carolina’s culture that the men who auctioned it became national celebrities....And by most accounts, the greatest of all came from tiny Louisburg in Franklin County – a tenant farmer’s boy named Percy W. Joyner. He once sold 1.
Jan 25, 2018 Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Jan 25, 2018 21:13