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[Australia] LITTLE: Plain packaging celebrates its third birthday as France green-lights brand-free tobacco packs

it is important that the arguments made by trademark associations (and other interested parties on both sides of the debate) are heard and assessed in a dispassionate manner. Right now, though, it appears difficult for that to happen.
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Dec 4, 2015 22:17
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How The Gun Industry Has Systematically Thwarted Regulation And Avoided The Fate Of Cigarettes

Without the ability to use the tools that worked against tobacco, activists “have no purchase.”...“no silver bullet, no one policy or regulation that solves the tobacco epidemic. It’s a recipe...gun lobby has gone to great lengths to take every item in th
Think Progress (blog)
added Dec 1, 2015 19:02
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Federal Fumbles: 100 Ways the Government Dropped the Ball: RUSSIAN CIGARETTES

TEAM: National Institutes of Health FUMBLE: $48,500 to study the history of tobacco use in Russia HOW TO RECOVER THE BALL: Utilize resources to provide greater public health outcomes
US Senator James Lankford (R-OK)
added Dec 1, 2015 01:50
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[Russia] Sen. James Lankford's report on wasteful government spending

Lankford calls his report "Federal Fumbles: 100 Ways the Government Dropped the Ball."... While subjective, it is likely that most taxpayers would find the merits of the history of Russian smoking habits outside the scope of NIH's mission and American nat
WUSA 9 CBS (Washington, DC)
added Dec 1, 2015 01:47
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[Illinois] Fire destroys apartment: Cigarette thought to be cause of blaze in historic Alton building

A fire, likely caused by an unwatched cigarette, destroyed an apartment in a historic Alton building and heavily damaged two other single-bedroom units Saturday morning. Firefighters were called to 2441 Mills Avenue at approximately 11:37 a.m. Alton Fire
Illinois River Bend Telegraph
added Nov 29, 2015 15:45
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[Asia, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan] The Heart Disease Conundrum

SOUTH ASIANS today account for more than half of the world’s cardiac patients...Known as the Framingham Heart Study, it is perhaps the most influential investigation in the history of modern medicine... The initial outlay was modest: about $94,000, mostly
New York Times
added Nov 29, 2015 05:13
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[Canada] The ‘common knowledge’ of Quebecers: quantifying the evidence of historians testifying for defendant tobacco companies

even by the tobacco industry's own construct, the information environment surrounding Quebec smokers in the middle 20th century included more prosmoking messages than information about the risks of smoking.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 28, 2015 16:10
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‘Mama Says That Santa Claus Does Not Come to Poor People’

Two of the year’s standout books about niche collections delve into antiques that protected smokers’ hands from heat, smells and stains. “A Token of Elegance: Cigarette Holders in Vogue”...“Box of Cigar Bands” (Schiffer Publishing; $34.99) and analyzed
New York Times
added Nov 27, 2015 01:36
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‘Soda Politics’ and ‘Saving Gotham’

The book’s most interesting section recounts a multiyear campaign to bring down New York’s smoking rate through a series of antismoking TV ads. In 2006, the data-obsessed Frieden noted a sudden decline in the smoking rate among Hispanic men. It was thank
New York Times
added Nov 23, 2015 20:41
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History of the Great American Smokeout Event

The Smokeout event has helped dramatically change Americans’ attitudes about smoking. These changes have led to community programs and smoke-free laws that are now saving lives in many states. Annual Great American Smokeout events began in the 1970s, whe
American Cancer Society
added Nov 23, 2015 01:29
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