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[Pennsylvania] PRENTISS: Don’t include us in your master plan

here’s what I owe to smoking: One heart attack, 14 heart catheterizations, four balloon angioplasties,... All I’m asking is that you don’t include others, especially members of my family and me, in your plan.
Milton (PA) Standard-Journal Newspapers
added Jun 9, 2017 12:14
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[UK] John Player 'tobacco' artwork sold at auction

Artwork from a tobacco firm, some showing people smoking and children handing out cigarettes, has raised more than £20,000 at auction. The items were displayed as corporate art by Imperial Tobacco in Nottingham, but were never on public display.
BBC Online
added Jun 7, 2017 18:05
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[Bosnia-herzegovina] World No Tobacco Day observed: Effective tobacco control important for all

opened the Event Exhibition “Tobacco – a threat to development in BiH“ today at the Historical Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina.” On this occasion, Head of the EU Delegation to BiH and EU Special Representative in BiH Ambassador Lars-Gunnar Wigemark, toge
European Western Balkans (Centre for Contemporary Politics) (rs)
added Jun 2, 2017 20:30
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3 Books That Help Make Sense of the Climate Change Debate

these scientists have not limited their scientific dissents to climate-related issues; they have also argued against the adverse health effects of tobacco smoke. Calling them “Merchants of Doubt,” Oreskes and Conway explore the motivations behind their st
New York Times
added Jun 1, 2017 18:09
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[Australia] Decade after indoor smoking ban at venues, pub owners, liquor accord, musician find positives

The Leader spoke with pub owners, the local liquor accord, the Cancer Council and a musician ahead of the anniversary on July 1, all of whom said the changes had been positive for the industry and patrons. Australia is among the countries toughest on sm
Tamworth (NSW) Northern Daily Leader (au)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:02
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On the Origins of the Electronic Cigarette: British American Tobacco’s Project Ariel (1962–1967)

Project Ariel tried to reduce smoking to its alkaloid essence: nicotine. By heating instead of burning tobacco, the scientists working on Ariel managed to produce an aerosol smoking device that delivered nicotine with very little tar while retaining the l
American Journal of Public Health
added May 31, 2017 17:16
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Infographic: Tobacco lobbying in the US, year by year

While lobbying on tobacco in the U.S. has fallen over the last few years, the amounts being spent to gain political influence by tobacco firms, and those with an interest in the industry, is still high - in the last full year, the Center for Responsive P
NewsChannel 5 (Nashville, TN)
added May 31, 2017 16:20
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[UK] Sparking controversy: Children toying with cigarettes and glamorous women smoking revealed in rare artwork from England's last tobacco factory walls

Rare paintings from England's last tobacco factory which show children playing with cigarettes are set to go up for auction. The artwork, which has never been on public display, show glamorous women smoking, children handing out cigarettes and even a to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 31, 2017 15:22
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Celebrating 20 years of tobacco control in Europe

The European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention ... To find the answers to those questions, we probably do not need to go very far. Just one generation back in time and there you are. Remember the way we all used to put up with tobacco smoke, de
EurActiv
added May 29, 2017 18:54
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GOFFIN/WARREN/MERRILL: Tobacco Control: A Long War With a New Front

The struggle to control tobacco and its myriad ill effects has spanned almost 70 years...In the end, we find a malign catalog of technical know-how, misinformation, legislative pressure, and outright illegal activity. And now, that story enters a new chap
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
added May 29, 2017 01:16
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