Headlines Tagged with History — 4,427 headlines found
In new VMA spots, Truth Initiative asks whether Big Tobacco is exploiting veterans and the mentally ill
Over the course of a minute each, the videos trace how the tobacco industry has targeted military personnel and mental health patients as ideally positioned to become smokers, a revelation that Truth hopes will outrage the VMAs’ woke-teen viewers. "It’s
Aug 24, 2017 Campaign US
added Aug 24, 2017 16:34
Barrett was representing five state attorneys general who were suing large tobacco companies to recoup the billions of dollars states were spending on treating sick smokers. At the time, Kasowitz was representing Liggett, the smallest of the five major U.
Jul 11, 2017 Village Voice
added Aug 23, 2017 14:42
The snuff ball I found in the Bindley Pharmacy at the Museum weighs a pound. The ornate label, which takes up about one third of the ball’s surface, tells us that it is ACCO SCOTCH & BAPPEE SNUFF, MANUFACTURED and Sold by American Snuff, Memphis, Tenn. O
Aug 20, 2017 Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Aug 21, 2017 00:30
[UK, UK-Scotland] A shot in time: Breakfast of champions for Jack Charlton and Billy Bremner as they celebrate FA Cup victory over Arsenal... with cigarettes on the menu!
Two of Leeds United’s greats, Billy Bremner and Jack Charlton, are coming round from celebrating winning the 1972 FA Cup. On the breakfast menu are cigarettes, beans and toast.
Aug 13, 2017 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:25
they were relieved when they figured out that most physicians did not use it properly and that, when used over the counter without counselling, they actually inhibited quitting. The companies developed their own NRT products as complements to cigarettes,
Aug 17, 2017 Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 02:27
Take action: Even for Trump, This is a Terrible Nominee: We can't trust a chemical industry hired gun to put our health first.
Michael Dourson...not only helped Big Tobacco play down the health impacts of second-hand smoke, but...paid for by the very chemical industry he could soon be in charge of regulating, now that President Trump has nominated him to lead the EPA's toxics off
Aug 17, 2017 Environmental Defense Fund
added Aug 18, 2017 01:08
In commemoration of the 15th anniversary of the passage of the New York City Smoke-Free Air Act, GPH is proud to collaborate with Public Health Solutions' NYC Smoke-Free program for a special screening...Karen Blumenfeld...Kevin R. J. Schroth...Diana Silv
Aug 15, 2017 NYU College of Global Public Health
added Aug 16, 2017 16:14
In part, this was due to the work of whistle-blower Jeffrey Wigand... In any event, if the province is right, while this trial meandered along, a whole new generation of smokers was recruited by shameless industry tactics. That is unconscionable.
Aug 12, 2017 Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Aug 12, 2017 19:24
some argue the black population's attachment to the menthol variety and tobacco in general isn't a coincidence. "The truth is this is exploitation," said Ritney Castine, Truth Initiative director of community and youth engagement. Castine works for Trut
Aug 8, 2017 Newsy
added Aug 11, 2017 15:55
[Australia, UK] O'NEILL: Big Tobacco goes after the young in developing markets in a case of history repeated
Britain...enacted anti-smoking measures in a piecemeal fashion, allowing the industry to invest in other avenues such as sport sponsorship...developing countries should take notice of this and tackle tobacco marketing comprehensively, leaving no avenue fo
Aug 10, 2017 The Conversation (au)
added Aug 11, 2017 14:31