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[Australia] 'It was a staggering success but I was a drug dealer': Paul Hogan goes from selling smokes to pushing cancer research - and you won't believe his first cigarette TV commercial

WARNING: CONTAINS TOBACCO ADVERTISING MATERIAL Paul Hogan, who introduced Australians to Winfield cigarettes in a wildly successful television advertising campaign, is now asking his countrymen to donate money for cancer research.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:59
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[Oklahoma] GLANTZ: The passing of Richard Barnes

He went to war against big tobacco and was instrumental in getting the clean indoor air policy passed in Oklahoma that eliminated smoking in restaurants and public buildings in 2003
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:53
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NEUBERGER: Austria’s new government: a victory for the tobacco industry and public health disaster?

This capitulation not only contributes to Austria’s lack of credibility in global tobacco control, it is likely to further exacerbate Austria’s disastrous tobacco epidemic. The smoking ban reversal and other decisions about the tobacco control law, were d
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jan 11, 2018 02:24
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British American Tobacco shows no sign yet of running out of puff

Despite there being fewer smokers in the more health-conscious US, the tobacco business is booming
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 10, 2018 23:47
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[District of Columbia] Smoking banned in House chamber, Jan. 10, 1896

:03 AM EST On this day in 1896, lawmakers amended their rules to ban smoking in the House chamber....The Senate waited until March 9, 1914, to unanimously agree to ban smoking in its chamber. While senators rarely smoked while the body was in session, th
Politico
added Jan 10, 2018 06:04
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[Illinois] Vrdolyak wants to delay trial while Supreme Court reviews law used to charge him

A 19-page federal indictment against Vrdolyak outlines his role in a scheme to pocket millions of dollars from Illinois’ $9.3 billion settlement with tobacco companies nearly two decades ago. The indictment alleges Vrdolyak was promised $65 million from
Chicago Sun-Times
added Jan 10, 2018 01:12
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[Florida] ARCHIVE: What is the “Engle Progeny” Litigation? (PDF)

The Saga of Engle v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. / 1994 was a watershed year for the tobacco industry. In the wake of embarrassing testimony by cigarette manufacturer CEOs before a Congressional subcommittee,2 an announcement by the Commissioner of t
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Jan 9, 2018 22:32
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Looking Back

1993:...EPA administrator William K. Reilly's endorsement of a report by a panel of scientific advisers to the agency ended a contentious two-year review of the issue during which the panel's evidence and conclusions were denounced repeatedly by the tobac
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Jan 8, 2018 15:51
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Toxic Grants: Food Companies Are Still Funding Biased Nutrition Research, Now Overseas

Tobacco companies pioneered these tactics decades ago, funding biased research that downplayed the risks of smoking, including studies published in the 1990s that dismissed fears of second-hand smoke. Fossil fuel companies have also played this game, fund
Inside Philanthropy
added Jan 5, 2018 21:22
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[North Carolina] Reynolds sale, new Wake Forest Baptist leader lead top 10 business news stories

It took a $54.5 billion offer from British American Tobacco for Reynolds’ board of directors to agree to sell BAT the 57.8 percent of Reynolds it did not already own. With the July 25 completion of the deal, BAT became the world’s largest publicly trade
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 2, 2018 04:08
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