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[North Carolina] Historic Reynolds building will be known as Kimpton Cardinal Hotel

The “Grand Old Lady” of downtown Winston-Salem has a new name — Kimpton Cardinal Hotel — and a debut date of February. Kimpton Hotel & Restaurants confirmed Thursday it will operate a 174-room boutique hotel on the bottom six floors of the historic forme
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 6, 2015 20:42

Smoking, silver service food trolleys and Hugh Hefner lounging on rugs in his 'Big Bunny' plane: Remarkable black-and-white images show how glamorous air travel for both the public and celebrities used to be

The images are also a reminder that health and safety rules used to be far more relaxed, with smoking allowed inside the cabin during flights.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 27, 2015 12:42


Camel was the first brand to become nationally popular. Coincidentally, Camels pioneered the now almost universal 20-cigarette pack. By 1919, with increasing advertising and product availability, cigarettes overtook pipe tobacco in the number of pounds co
U.S. Census Bureau
added Oct 25, 2015 19:44
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[UK] Fascinating images of RMS Queen Mary surface after 80 years revealing the building and fitting out of the famously opulent transatlantic liner

The first class lounge (left) was frequented by many famous superstars, as was the first class smoking room (right)
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 23, 2015 19:12

[Australia] CHAPMAN: Spotless leopards? Decoding hype on e-cigarettes

there are major concerns about the core claims being made for e-cigarettes. Australia should consider any policy changes in harm reduction very carefully. We should all be open to quality evidence that might suggest that this time we have something diffe
The Conversation (au)
added Oct 21, 2015 14:08
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[UK] LETTER: Prestigious address with an unhealthy undertone

prestigious Canary Wharf development advertised in your October 10 edition: “10 Park Drive”...As a kid growing up in Salford...Many shop floor workers in the northern power house grew up smoking Park Drive, better known as coffin nails.
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 17, 2015 10:17

Latest New York Times Report: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Ties to Big Tobacco Go Back Decades

Until the U.S. Chamber of Commerce stops fighting tobacco control measures, we again call on members of the Chamber’s Board of Directors to withdraw from the Chamber. We also call on the U.S. government to ensure that its personnel do not support the Cha
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 15, 2015 23:25

[Australia] CHAPMAN: Are today’s smokers really more ‘hardened’?

(going cold turkey) remains the most common way that most ex-smokers have quit, despite more than 20 years of the availability and heavy promotion of nicotine-replacement therapy and other drugs. We need to be very circumspect about voices trying to downp
The Conversation (au)
added Oct 14, 2015 15:10

ARCHIVE: Interstate Cigarette Bootlegging: Extent, Revenue Losses, and Effects of Government Intervention

This paper, published by the National Bureau of Economic Research, examines the empirical effect of federal cigarette excise taxes and enforcement actions on interstate commercial cigarette smuggling.
Heartland Institute
added Oct 14, 2015 14:06


Contraband Cigarette Act...we find it had the opposite effect In contrast, an increase in the federal tax is not intended to affect smuggling, but we find it increases the portion of cigarette sales that is commercially smuggled.
Heartland Institute
added Oct 14, 2015 14:06
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