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Minnesota marks 10th anniversary of Freedom to Breathe Act

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of Minnesota's leading health organizations, marks the 10-year anniversary of the Freedom to Breathe Act, a law that protects Minnesotans from secondhand smoke in public places including restaurants and
PR Newswire
added Sep 26, 2017 15:09
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BROWN: Dear Hollywood: Smoking Deserves An ‘R’ Rating

A few weeks ago, my organization, the American Heart Association, and 16 other leading health and medical organizations sent a letter putting the six media companies behind the MPAA on the clock. We asked them to implement the R rating for movies depicti
Huffington Post (blog)
added Sep 21, 2017 17:17
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Forbes Magazine: 100 Years Of Hits And Flops

July 1963: A Forbes cover story examines the evidence that tobacco causes cancer and concludes, “The U.S. tobacco industry is headed for trouble of a kind no other industry has ever seen.”
Forbes
added Sep 20, 2017 14:29
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The Real Reason Airplanes Still Have Ashtrays

So there you have it, ashtrays on planes are not relics. Neither are they an invitation to smoke; they are basically there because the FAA does not trust you not to.
TIME Magazine
added Sep 20, 2017 03:38
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[Belgium] PICTURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR Détente, Over a Cigarette

This was not a man who needed to be lectured on the health hazards of smoking. “A wounded German getting a light for his cigarette from a British soldier,” the caption in The New York Times Mid-Week Pictorial. “The German was left behind when his comrade
New York Times
added Sep 15, 2017 02:31
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[New York] Not so prim and proper after all! Edwardian ‘lads’ magazine’ shows turn of the century women downing booze, wrestling and even falling into bed together

Bifurcated girls shrugged off the morals of the Victorian age, which ended in 1901, and were picture smoking, downing booze and getting up to all sorts of raunchy acts
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 01:35
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Billie Jean King Understands Colin Kaepernick

One of the more shocking things in “Battle of the Sexes” is that you went on a tour sponsored by a cigarette company / Those were some of the best people we worked with, at Philip Morris. They were fantastic people. But did I like it? Absolutely not.
New York Times
added Sep 14, 2017 00:52
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CONFRONTING AMERICA’S SMOKING PANDEMIC A Timeline in Four Parts

Dr. Alan Blum and Cancer Network partnered to assemble a four-part slideshow series addressing the history of America’s smoking epidemic. Part 1: From Early Evidence to Global Battle, 1939–1966 Part 2: An Era of Activism, 1967–1985 Part 3: Regulation,
Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society (University of Alabama)
added Sep 12, 2017 04:33
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Using history as a guide to end tobacco addiction

I spoke with Robert Proctor... I also believe we need to explore what I call ‘the causes of causes.’ Cigarette smoking causes disease, but what causes cigarette smoking? Too often we end with the individual, rather than going upstream to the source of th
Stanford Law & Policy Review
added Sep 12, 2017 02:58
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ARCHIVE: Tobacco and Oil Industries Used Same Researchers to Sway Public

Both industries hired public relations company Hill & Knowlton Inc., an influential New York firm, for outreach as early as 1956. And Theodor Sterling, a mathematics professor known for research on smoking that was favorable to the tobacco industry—Phili
Scientific American
added Sep 9, 2017 02:48
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