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[Pennsylvania] SPIEGLER: Assessment of Maher's tenure misses mark

retiring Republican state Rep. John Maher...a smoker, shamefully voted against the Clean Indoor Air Act...Did he see no conflict of interest in voting on the measure as one who wished to continue inflicting secondhand smoke on others? How many of us would
Washington (PA) Observer-Reporter
added Mar 11, 2018 14:46
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[UK] The truth behind our darkest days: The Munich Air Disaster, the Zeebrugge ferry sinking... a new series hosted by James Nesbitt investigates the real stories – and scapegoats – of tragedies that have shaped our nation

. I was living in London as a drama student at the time of the King's Cross fire [caused by a lit match falling on a wooden escalator], and I remember riding those flammable wooden escalators at a time when smoking was still allowed on the Underground.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 10, 2018 20:42
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[Australia] ARCHIVE: CHAPMAN: Civil disobedience and tobacco control: the case of BUGA UP. Billboard Utilising Graffitists Against Unhealthy Promotions (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco Control
added Mar 10, 2018 20:02
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] ARCHIVE: TIENHAARA: Tobacco carve-out highlights risks of TPP

But by the very act of including it, the TPP parties are indicating that the "safeguards" alone would be insufficient to prevent tobacco control measures from being challenged under the settlement mechanism. Allowing governments to retain the right to reg
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 10, 2018 17:40
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[Saudi Arabia, UK] DORSEY: Smoking And Drinking: Churchill Sets An Example Today’s Western Leaders Can Learn From – Analysis

Enjoying tobacco and alcohol is certain not to have featured in Ms. May’s talks this week with Prince Mohammed. Human rights...in Yemen did. In contrast to Mr. Churchill, who, perhaps insensitively and arrogantly, refused to compromise on his principles a
Eurasia Review (blog)
added Mar 9, 2018 20:24
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Philip Morris research on precursors to the modern e-cigarette since 1990

Conclusions Rather than a disruptive technology, PM developed e-cigarette technology to complement, not compete with, conventional cigarettes and evade tobacco control regulations.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 9, 2018 19:58
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[North Carolina] New mural to highlight area's tobacco history ($$)

The mural, which showcases tobacco, is part of the public arts initiative that includes the renovations of several signs around town
Sanford (NC) Herald
added Mar 8, 2018 23:07
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Will NRA follow the path of Big Tobacco?

A big industry defended by powerful lobbyists. A product popular with grassroots supporters but reviled by critics as lethal. A nationwide debate that touches on deep aspects of American culture. Guns in 2018? No, tobacco in 1998.
Christian Science Monitor
added Mar 7, 2018 04:04
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[Illinois] Glancing Back: March 6-7

25 years ago, 1993 MATTOON -- In the wake of new studies that show that second-hand smoke causes cancer...Local governments, restaurants and other businesses have taken steps toward eliminating smoking. Mattoon Mayor Roger Dettro recently made smoking p
Journal Gazette and Times-Courier (IL)
added Mar 6, 2018 18:26
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[Canada] MILTON: Why are Concordia Departments Spreading Fraser Institute Events?

As recently as 1999...It would be wrong to ban smoking in bars and restaurants, they said, because we don’t even know whether second-hand smoke is dangerous! In what is surely a pure coincidence, the Fraser Institute has also received a whole lot of fundi
The Link (Concordia University) (ca)
added Mar 6, 2018 15:34
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