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[North Carolina] Man of Tobacco? Highway Art was Discussed More Than 60 Years Ago

We apparently almost had massive statues of a strapping farmhand — think the Statue of David, shirtless with blue jeans and gripping a tobacco leaf — standing by highways leading into the city in the 1950s, as part of a planned-but-never-completed festiv
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 5, 2018 01:24
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SAMAKOW: Smoking: Aren’t the dangers obvious by now? Health and Legal Analysis

Product liability and wrongful death claims continue to be filed against the tobacco companies. No amount of money to a smoker, or to his or her survivors, is worth developing the smoking habit. For those addicted, every effort should be made to stop sm
Communities Digital News
added Feb 4, 2018 19:00
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IMAGE: To us, it feels like #GroundhogDay every time #PhilipMorris claims they want to quit the cigarette business. They just keep pulling the same PR stunt over and over again…

Philip Morris: A History of Empty Promises
Twitter
added Feb 4, 2018 00:35
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[Russia, South Carolina] Former U.S. Rep. John Jenrette discusses life after politics, new book

Most of his stories include Jenrette at the peak of a lucrative venture that comes crashing down. He spent the early '90s selling cigarettes for Phillip Morris in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus, he said, until Boris Yeltsin, the first president of the fledg
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Feb 3, 2018 18:50
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Civil Rights Song “We Shall Overcome” Part of Public Domain

Ludlow Music, the song’s publisher, agreed in a New York federal court last week to back down on claims of copyright ... In the 1940s, a song called “We Will Overcome” was used by striking tobacco workers in South Carolina. That song was then taught at t
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 1, 2018 18:45
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ARCHIVE: “Avoid health warnings on all tobacco products for just as long as we can”: a history of Australian tobacco industry efforts to avoid, delay and dilute health warnings on cigarettes

Efforts by governments to introduce potent health warnings will be resisted by the tobacco industry. Tobacco control advocates should anticipate and counter the strategies and arguments used by the industry, which are described in this paper if they wish
Tobacco Control
added Feb 1, 2018 05:01
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India moves to deny tobacco industry's right to trade

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.
Christian Science Monitor
added Feb 1, 2018 03:19
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R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY NEW MENTHOL CIGARETTE INTRODUCTION. HOW BLACK CONSUMERS ARE DIFFERENT

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
Legacy Tobacco Documents Library
added Jan 31, 2018 15:54
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ARCHIVE: Burning Love: Big Tobacco Takes Aim at LGBT Youths [FREE FULL TEXT]

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.
American Journal of Public Health
added Jan 31, 2018 15:52
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TIMES INSIDER|What We’re Reading: Scientific Sway

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
New York Times
added Jan 31, 2018 04:20
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