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A brief history of DARE, the anti-drug program Jeff Sessions wants to revive

Speaking at a DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) conference this week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions praised the past work of the ...
Washington Post
added Jul 18, 2017 01:52
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[UK] INSIGHT: Ten years since the smoking ban hit Somerset

But now - the number of smokers across the South West is at a record low. And to the rest of you that just can’t shake those nicotine cravings, why not use this anniversary as an excuse to kick the habit? This month marks ten years since England decide
Chard and Ilminster News (uk)
added Jul 17, 2017 13:02
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GLANTZ: Big tobacco is terrified of SF law ending sale of flavored and menthol tobacco products; the Empire Strikes Back

“Let’s Be Real” is composed of a tobacco industry official and attorneys from a law firm with longstanding ties to the industry...can mobilize an army of paid signature gatherers. These employees, however, don’t really care about the issue and, because
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 16, 2017 03:22
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[Florida] Philip Morris' Youth Push Led To Smoker's Death, Jury Told ($$)

told the jury that Philip Morris USA Inc. crafted its image, including the iconic “Marlboro Man” corporate mascot, in a successful effort during the booming post-war years to grow its business by specifically targeting young people as smokers, and that Do
Law360
added Jul 13, 2017 19:49
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Sarah Silverman A Match For ‘Battle Of The Sexes’

is set to play Gladys Heldman. She was the founder of World Tennis magazine; she supported Billie Jean King and other female players who formed the Virginia Slims Tour in the early 1970s that was the precursor of today’s WTA Tour. She is a member of the I
Deadline Hollywood
added Jul 11, 2017 18:44
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ARCHIVE: Billie Jean King Elected To Philip Morris Board

US Women's Soccer Team has taken an active role in persuading young women, and young men, from taking up smoking. They appear in tobacco control advertisements, and speak to youngsters...King is not passing on a similar message to young tennis players.
CleanLungs.com (Citizens for Clean Air in Apartments (CCAA))
added Jul 11, 2017 18:27
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ARCHIVE: PUCIN: Billie Jean Is Blowing Smoke at Her Responsibility to Youth

pioneer of women's professional tennis and an outspoken proponent of equality for women's sports, has joined the board of directors of Philip Morris International, a tobacco company that provided the first big, brassy sponsor of women's pro tennis, Virgin
Los Angeles Times
added Jul 11, 2017 18:14
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[New York] ARCHIVE: HERBERT: In America; 'If I Had Known'

Sackman was 17...this afternoon at Madison Square Garden we have the finals of the Virginia Slims tennis championships, and the continuing irony of exceptionally vital and very young women being used to promote cigarettes, a product that destroys life.
New York Times
added Jul 11, 2017 18:11
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ARCHIVE: LETTER: KING: Women Tennis Pros Are Not 'Being Used' to Promote Smoking

Women in the professional tennis community are proud of our relationship with an enlightened company like Philip Morris and the people associated with Virginia Slims. I feel I can speak for women in professional tennis when I say Mr. Herbert has done us
New York Times
added Jul 11, 2017 18:08
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ARCHIVE: BERKOW: Sports of The Times; A Match For Smoking, Not Tennis

Her view, that since the women aren't portrayed smoking then they aren't promoting smoking, is ingenuous, at best...is a businesswoman. Tennis was and is her business. Her loyalty to Philip Morris, however, is misplaced. It is dishonest and destructive to
New York Times
added Jul 11, 2017 18:04
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