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[Kentucky] CEOs recall their summer jobs

Kroger’s CEO Rodney McMullen got started working on the family farm in Williamstown, Kentucky. “Every summer in my youth consisted of performing different tasks on the farm,” he says. He recalls being paid 6 cents for each stick of tobacco he cut. He st
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 24, 2017 18:19
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Will the Law Treat Opioids More Like Cigarettes or Handguns?

Governments are suing pharmaceutical makers over the opioid epidemic. They'll need to prove that companies borrowed “a page from Big Tobacco’s playbook.”
Bloomberg News
added Jun 22, 2017 15:28
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A Blast From the (Smoky) Past: Are Opioid Suits the New Big Tobacco? ($$)

Litigation Daily
added Jun 22, 2017 13:51
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Yeaman, A. Implications Of Battelle Hippo I & II And The Grifffith Filter. 1963 July 17 (PDF)

Moreover, nicotine is addictive. We are, then in the business of selling nicotine, an addictive drug.
Legacy Tobacco Documents Library
added Jun 20, 2017 17:53
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[UK] LEWIS: Regulating the smoke ban 10 years on

It just goes to show that if you get the right blend of education and enforcement then landmark pieces of public health legislation can be comprehensive successes.
Medium
added Jun 20, 2017 15:48
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[New York, North Carolina, Virginia] Bronx cigarette smuggling could be financing more than just fancy houses and jewels; police worry about terror funding

Jean Walsh told PIX11 her office is still working to track all the money, but she and the NYPD, along with state investigators and federal agents, are well aware of how cigarette smuggling has been tied to terror funding in the past. Going way back to 1
WPIX-TV (New York, NY)
added Jun 19, 2017 16:37
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[France] London, U.S.S. Fitzgerald, Japan: Your Morning Briefing

In France, Father’s Day was introduced in 1950 by a manufacturer of cigarette lighters as part of an effort to lift sales during the slow summer season.
New York Times
added Jun 19, 2017 04:05
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[UK] 11 things that have changed since the smoking ban was brought in 10 years ago

11. Support for the smokefree legislation has grown in the ten years since its introduction. The current level of public support in England has been measured by YouGov surveys at 83%. Reader vote Do you think the smoking ban in restaurants and bars ha
Winsford Guardian (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:04
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Price of a Pack of Cigarettes the Year You Were Born

Avg. price per pack: $0.23 > State and federal cigarette taxes: $0.11 > Inflation adjusted price: $1.44 > Annual consumption per capita: 2,380 cigarettes > Lung & bronchus cancer deaths: 18.6 per 100,000
24/7 Wall Street
added Jun 14, 2017 21:50
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[Iraq, Mid-east] IN HIS FINAL DAYS, SADDAM HUSSEIN SHARED STORIES WITH AMERICAN SOLDIERS AND SMOKED CUBAN CIGARS

Saddam appeared to derive immense satisfaction from simple pleasures, like smoking his cigars. He would carefully—almost theatrically—pull a Cohiba from the emptied wet wipe box he carried them in. Then he’d light the cigar, savoring every inhalation befo
Newsweek
added Jun 14, 2017 21:35
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