Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with History 4,664 headlines found

3 Views

Georgetown University Alumni Association Announces Winners of Prestigious John Carroll and Patrick Healy Awards

In February, GUAA honored United States Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) with the Timothy S. Healy, S.J. Award for exemplary public service. Senator Durbin has devoted his life and career to the core Jesuit value of service to others ...authored landmark legisl
PR Newswire
added Apr 5, 2018 19:10
4 Views

WHO at 70 - working for better health for everyone, everywhere

Over the past 7 decades, WHO has spearheaded efforts to rid the world of killer diseases like smallpox and to fight against deadly habits like tobacco use. This year, World Health Day is dedicated to one of WHO’s founding principles: “The enjoyment of t
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 5, 2018 15:48
1 View

How picking tobacco in Connecticut influenced King's life

King himself once worked as a manual laborer, earning his first wages in the tobacco fields of Connecticut. He later recalled that his time in the state helped form his view...experienced for the first time life outside of the segregated South. In his le
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Apr 4, 2018 20:32
13 Views

It Happened Here: Washington state attempts to outlaw cigarettes

Washington was the first state to officially take up the challenge in 1893. C.T. Roscoe, an Everett Republican, introduced House Bill 236, which made it illegal for people to “buy, sell, give away or manufacture cigarettes or cigarette papers.”
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Apr 3, 2018 15:39
9 Views

[Arkansas] Tobacco lawsuits from the past may signal future in fight against opioids

“We oversee, monitor and evaluate programs that are funded through the tobacco settlement dollars,” said Matt Gilmore, the director of the tiny Arkansas Tobacco Settlement Commission. For 18 years, it's been this 9-person panel that has funneled million
KTHV-DT CBS (Little Rock, AR)
added Apr 3, 2018 15:27
3 Views

[Germany, New York] ARCHIVE: Gillibrand's trip on Tobacco Road

The New York Times has a detailed investigation of Gillibrand's legal work for big tobacco in the 1990s. It turns out then-Kirsten Rutnik played a middle-of-the-pack role in defending Phillip Morris against lawsuits, twice traveling to a controversial la
Politico
added Mar 31, 2018 16:43
4 Views

[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] ARCHIVE: Chimneys finally quit smoking at Gallaher tobacco plant

Half past eight on October 24 will go down in history as the moment Britain ceased to be a tobacco manufacturer. Once the final product — a pouch of fine-cut tobacco for roll-your-own cigarettes — came off the production line at the plant in Ballymena, t
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 31, 2018 14:14
38 Views

The Tobacco Cases

a series of lawsuits beginning in the 1980s have succeeded in holding Big Tobacco companies accountable for their dangerous products and in making them change some of their practices...CIPOLLONE CASE / MASTER SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT / FLORIDA CASES
American Museum of Tort Law
added Mar 30, 2018 01:17
2 Views

Today in History, 30/3

1999 - A jury in Portland, Oregon, orders Philip Morris to pay $US81 million to the family of a man who died of lung cancer after smoking Marlboros for four decades. / 2003 - New York's bars and restaurants become no-smoking zones.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:25
5 Views

a look at how big tobacco infiltrated baseball

Here’s a closer look at three major ways the tobacco industry infiltrated baseball culture...1. Baseball cards / 2. In-game promotions Does the term bullpen come from a tobacco company? / 3. Stadium advertising Can tobacco companies advertise at baseba
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:22
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines