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Iran is losing its jihad on tobacco

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
Chicago Tribune
added Jan 30, 2018 02:25
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why are 72% of smokers from lower-income communities?

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
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:16
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[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.
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Jan 25, 2018 21:13
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[Ireland] Feel the Burns – An Irishman’s Diary about Scotland’s national poet

farmers I grew up around had a bad habit of smoking Sweet Afton cigarettes, an unfiltered brand made by Carroll’s of Dundalk, and named indirectly for the poet...they used to put poetry on cigarette packets....But only in small, safe amounts, of course, b
Irish Times (ie)
added Jan 25, 2018 17:35
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ASH: THE BIG PICTURE

2017 has been a very exciting year at ASH. We celebrated our 50th anniversary, announced our pivot away from “tobacco control” and towards “cigarette free” and earned numerous victories across each of our programs. As we begin looking forward into 2018 a
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:05
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[Minnesota] PHILLIPS: Changes in attitudes about smoking mostly a result of social engineering

It’s interesting that social engineering, which Americans generally oppose, and restricting individual rights, also detested by Americans, were so effective in turning people against tobacco. The main reason the restrictions were accepted by the America
Bluff Country (MN) Newspaper Group
added Jan 23, 2018 23:58
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Smoking, women’s rights and a really great fake bar

a cartoon by illustrator Harry Grant Dart that appeared in the centerfold of the March 18th, 1908 issue of the political satire magazine Puck went viral.... Cleopatra’s Cafe...populated entirely by women...every single woman in the scene is smoking
The History Blog
added Jan 23, 2018 15:12
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Women And Smoking In America, 1880-1950 1st Edition by Kerry Segrave (Author)

From 1880 to 1908, women were not allowed to smoke in public places, with strong opposition based on moral concerns. Most smoking was done by upper class women in the home, at private parties, or at socials. By 1908, women smokers went public in greater n
amazon.com
added Jan 23, 2018 15:03
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When New York Banned Smoking to Save Women’s Souls

A cop ran toward Katie Mulcahey, making sure he got her attention. “Madam, you mustn’t,” he shouted. “What would Alderman Sullivan say?” Then he arrested her.... she had just become the victim of New York’s newest law, a short-lived ordinance that banned
The History Channel (A&E Television Networks)
added Jan 23, 2018 14:58
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[New York] San Francisco Call, Volume 103, Number 37, 6 January 1908: "LITTLE TIM" HORRIFIED AT WOMEN SMOKING

Bowery Moralist Will Urge Ordinance ForbiddingIt in Public...he says that when It comes to permitting women to smoke In miscellaneous public assemblages then it is time to call in the police.
California Digital Newspaper Collection (University of California, Riverside)
added Jan 23, 2018 14:49
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