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Why Smoking Rates in the Military Are So High

Big Tobacco deliberately targeted young servicemen and women...Truth Initiative Chief Operating Officer Dave Dobbins. "Then we figured out that they gave away samples in the past to the military, used military people in ads, held special events on bases.
How Stuff Works
added Sep 6, 2017 15:31
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How Top U.S. Law Firms Get Away With Paying Women Less

In January 2014, the law firm Chadbourne & Parke hired Kerrie Campbell ...At various times it represented Winston Churchill, Howard Hughes, Brown & Williamson tobacco
Bloomberg News
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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Tobacco advertising's halcyon days "not recommended for children under 6" (7 is OK) #asthma

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added Sep 4, 2017 14:36
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Victorian asthma cigarettes: who was Dr Batty?

‘Agreeable to use, certain in their effects, and harmless in their action, they may be safely smoked by ladies and children,’ ran the promotional copy. The product was Cigares de Joy, handy little cigarettes designed to smoke out those lung problems and
The Quack Doctor (blog)
added Sep 4, 2017 14:36
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Great moments in health care: cigarettes being sold at hospital bedside. 1960s?

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added Sep 4, 2017 14:36
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[North Carolina] 50 Things We love About Reynolda

Shortly after her marriage to tobacco tycoon R.J. Reynolds, Katharine began making plans to build a lavish “country estate” just north of town—one that would be equal parts stunning and sensible. She envisioned the estate to be completely self-sustaining
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 30, 2017 20:53
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[UK-Wales] Why a town that once had more traditional pubs than lampposts has been invaded with trendy bars and restaurants \

The oldest town in Wales was once full of pubs.... 'The smoking ban hit us hard' Previous co-owner of the pub, Sue Jones said: “We were running the pub for 28 years, and it closed almost ten years ago in 2008.
WalesOnline (uk)
added Aug 28, 2017 22:30
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[Virginia] A "long -term evolution" for tobacco giant: 10 years after opening, Altria's research center in Richmond tackles changing environment

“This has been an analog business for hundreds of years,” he said of tobacco. “If you look at cigars, cigarettes and smokeless tobacco, I would call that the analog execution of tobacco.” “Now what you have is digital involvement in the tobacco space,”
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Aug 28, 2017 05:03
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[Colorado] This Week in History

25 Years Ago • The Loveland City Council began considering a smoking ban in restaurants in the city because of the dangers of second-hand smoke. Smoking was already prohibited, by a 1985 ordinance, in city-owned buildings and public areas with exception
Loveland (CO) Daily Reporter-Herald
added Aug 27, 2017 07:20
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ARCHIVE: Scientific Research and Corporate Influence: Smoking, Mental Illness, and the Tobacco Industry

This paper explores the evolution of tobacco industry interest in smoking and mental illness and the multiple levels on which the influence of industry affected questions and answers about mentally ill smokers.8 Industry scientists first became aware of
Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences
added Aug 24, 2017 16:40
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