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Winston Churchill's half-smoked Cuban cigar left in an ashtray onboard HMS Duke of York during WWII is set to fetch £1,200 at auction

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 24, 2018 16:16
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Cancer-Related Deaths In The U.S. Dropping, Report Says

the generally positive trend can be credited to fewer Americans smoking in recent years. “I think it really reflects a decrease in smoking over the past five decades,” NCI lead author Kathleen Cronin said. “Smoking still accounts for probably half of canc
WNEW 99.1 FM (Lanham, MD)
added May 24, 2018 15:21
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BITSOLI: Do Anti-Smoking Campaigns Work?

Activists might prefer that every tobacco field is salted, the crop destroyed (though not burned), but harm reduction demands campaigners try what works, not what is futilely desire. In the absense of substantial evidence of harm, vaporisers and other sm
The Market Mogul (uk)
added May 24, 2018 07:31
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Framingham at 70: What We’ve Learned About Women and Heart Disease

Dr Levy:Yes. In Framingham, as is the case for the nation as a whole, risks for heart disease have begun to decline. Rates of cigarette smoking have declined and are really quite low at about 10% to 13% of Framingham participants in the third generation
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added May 23, 2018 21:57
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DVORAK: Can Americans ditch guns the way we ditched cigarettes?

The turning point for smoking came in 1964, when Surgeon General Luther Terry issued the first report that outlined the dangers of smoking. That’s the report that health-care workers need to write about gun violence. The doctors who treat the carnage, t
Washington Post
added May 21, 2018 23:51
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EPA Agenda is a Threat to Public Health, Experts Say

Requiring that all data from scientific studies be made public would also allow industry and other special interests to "abuse and reanalyze" the data in an effort to debunk it, Thurston said. "A lot of the ideas for this rule originated with the tobacco
MedPage Today
added May 21, 2018 14:50
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Illinois banned smoking in businesses 10 years ago. Here's what owners and smokers have learned

there’s been a 20.5 percent decrease in hospitalizations for conditions aggravated by secondhand smoke -- like asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and heart attacks -- according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. The youth smoking rate
Decatur (IL) Herald & Review
added May 19, 2018 19:03
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ARCHIVE: The Role of the Media in Promoting and Reducing Tobacco Use (PDF) (700pp)

1979 Philip Morris pays to have Marlboros featured in the movie Superman II. 1980 RJR contracts with Rogers & Cowan to develop a relationship with the television and movie industry that includes product placement, providing free products to key entert
Cancer Control and Population Services (NCI)
added May 19, 2018 02:49
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The Cigarette, The Batman, and The Youth: a History of Tobacco Regulations and Comic Books – Part IV: Smoking Depictions and the First Amendment

we will explore Winters v. New York, Brown v. Entertainment Merchant Association, and Miller v. California to provide a framework to analyze whether smoking depictions could be statutorily regulated and withstand the heightened scrutiny applied to First A
ComicCritter
added May 18, 2018 17:11
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The Cigarette, The Batman, and The Youth: a History of Tobacco Regulations and Comic Books – Part II: The Codes

Comics Code Authority seal...the code regulated advertising, which included banning all tobacco and liquor advertisements. The Comics Code of 1954 did not, however, regulate the depiction of tobacco use by comic book characters.
ComicCritter
added May 18, 2018 17:05
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