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[South Carolina] A 250-Year-Old Plantation Hits the Market for $9.5 Million

“The [Waddell] family only came there on weekends to shoot, when duck season was on,” Constance says. “It needed a lot of love.” The house reeked of tobacco smoke (the walls and ceilings had tobacco smoke stains), and the plaster walls were flaking.
Bloomberg News
added Aug 2, 2018 23:44
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Losing Earth

This narrative by Nathaniel Rich is a work of history, addressing the 10-year period from 1979 to 1989: the decisive decade when humankind first came to a broad understanding of the causes and dangers of climate change.
New York Times
added Aug 2, 2018 19:44
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Tobacco Regulatory Science Research Program at FDA s Center for Tobacco Products: Summary and Highlights FISCA YEARS 2010

Dr. Ashley’s vision was for CTP-OS to be recognized nationally and internationally as the premier scientific organization for the regulation of tobacco products. There is no other tobacco regulatory organization in the world that has this responsibility
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 2, 2018 13:46
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What it means to be a whistleblower

While Wigand did not take down the tobacco industry, his information aided in lawsuits that ended up costing the industry hundreds of billions of dollars. His decision to come forward got him an undesirable amount of attention from the media and as well
KERA (Dallas, TX)
added Aug 2, 2018 00:28
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VIDEO: The Rise And Fall Of Big Tobacco

Big Tobacco once had a lot of influence in the U.S. through advertisements and television. In 1964, however, that began to change. "The Day Ahead" is examining the dramatic downfall of Big Tobacco and the influence the industry has had on our country si
Newsy
added Aug 1, 2018 16:37
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[New York] AUDIO: HORNER: An Anniversary Of A Public Health Achievement

Last week was the 15th anniversary of a law that has helped to dramatically improve the public’s health. Despite the intense opposition from the tobacco industry and its front groups, on July 24, 2003 a state law was approved that prohibited smoking in m
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio (Albany, NY)
added Jul 31, 2018 20:45
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EDITORIAL: Anti-tobacco effort a long slog in Oklahoma

Yet recent public approval of smoking marijuana runs counter to the trend of reducing tobacco smoking. And some who tout cannabis as a medical treatment also tout “natural” tobacco. ...Oklahoma's pattern may continue of never taking two anti-tobacco step
NewsOK
added Jul 27, 2018 23:27
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CELEBRATING 15 YEARS OF BREATHING CLEAN AIR IN NEW YORK

Tuesday, July 24th marks the 15th Anniversary of New York State’s Clean Indoor Air Act, the historic legislation that protects workers from second-hand smoke and helps reduce smoking rates. The 2003 state law banned smoking in almost all workplaces, ba
WIVT/WBGH NewsChannel 34 (Binghamton, NY)
added Jul 26, 2018 04:29
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In U.S., Smoking Rate Hits New Low at 16%

Smoking rate has fallen most sharply among young adults / Middle-aged adults now more likely to smoke than youngest adults / Sixteen percent of U.S. adults say they smoked a cigarette in the past week, by one percentage point the lowest level on record s
Gallup Organization
added Jul 26, 2018 02:09
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Impact assessment of the WHO FCTC over its first decade: methodology of the expert group [FREE FULL TEXT]

The EG’s report and supporting documents represent important sources of the positive impact of the Convention over its first decade. As development of the FCTC increasingly shifts to mechanisms for accelerating global implementation, the EG’s process mode
Tobacco Control
added Jul 26, 2018 00:30
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