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HAYNES-MASLOW: A Lunchroom Lesson, Part 1: Repackaging Tobacco for a Food Fight

They claimed that since consumers were presented with enough information to make an informed choice about tobacco, they should be allowed to choose whether or not to smoke...often cited that restricting tobacco was just another way the government could ta
Union of Concerned Scientists
added Apr 1, 2015 11:23
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[Wisconsin] Oshkosh once home to booming cigar industry

Larry Spanbauer, a local historian and secretary of the Oshkosh Memorabilia Club, has discovered a little known fact about Oshkosh - it once had a booming cigar industry. After two years of research, he recently published a book detailing how Oshkosh ma
Washington Times
added Mar 30, 2015 21:02
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VIDEO: CANCER: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES: Advertising Cigarettes

PBS
added Mar 30, 2015 20:17
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AACR Supports and Promotes New Documentary on Cancer and Cancer Research

Forty-one members of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), including 17 fellows of the AACR Academy, are featured in the upcoming documentary CANCER: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES. The film, a three-day, six-hour television
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
added Mar 30, 2015 19:53
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ARCHIVE: The Mind of a Disease: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES

Mukherjee is good on the propaganda campaign waged by the tobacco companies, “the proverbial combination of smoke and mirrors.” As one internal industry report noted in 1969, “Doubt is our product, since it is the best means of competing with the ‘body of
New York Times
added Mar 30, 2015 19:52
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VIDEO: MERCHANTS OF DOUBT, Robert Kenner

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Vimeo
added Mar 30, 2015 13:09
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Tobacco advertising goes back a lot further than Sterling Cooper

In honor of Mad Men Week at The A.V. Club, we’re looking at the lifeblood of early-season ad agency Sterling Cooper: tobacco advertising...was nearly always at the forefront of new marketing methods, even as it became more controversial once people realiz
The Onion
added Mar 30, 2015 12:13
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Reflections on a 38-year career in public health advocacy: 10 pieces of advice to early career researchers and advocates

I learnt a big lesson very quickly: sunlight makes a very strong antiseptic for malodorous health policy. And there is no sunlight stronger than getting an issue major media attention. I soon discovered that there were remarkably few analytical historie
Public Health Research & Practice (au)
added Mar 30, 2015 08:19
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ARCHIVE: DOLL/PETO: The Causes of Cancer: Quantitative Estimates of Avoidable Risks of Cancer in the United States Today

It is sometimes suggested that because a percentage of smokers do not get lung cancer, there must be other causes, or genetic variability . The conclusion may or may not be correct, but the argument for it is bogus.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Mar 29, 2015 03:29
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TOC: JNCI'S 75TH ANNIVERSARY

The Causes of Cancer: Quantitative Estimates of Avoidable Risks of Cancer in the United States Today Richard Doll and Richard Peto / Clinical and Biological Features Associated With Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Gene Mutations in Lung Cancers / Ep
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Mar 29, 2015 03:13
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