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Review: ‘Merchants of Doubt,’ Separating Science From Spin

“Merchants of Doubt” links cigarettes and climate — with a fascinating and troubling detour into an investigation by The Chicago Tribune of the flame-retardant industry — by noting that both the playbook and many of the players are the same.
New York Times
added Mar 5, 2015 10:41
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[Rhode Island] RI’s indoor smoking ban marks 10 years

“We are celebrating 10 years of protecting Rhode Islanders from secondhand smoke,” said Karina Holyoak Wood, director of Tobacco Free Rhode Island. “We are happy to see that 10 years later we have a healthier state.” One person very happy to see a healt
Cranston (RI) Herald
added Mar 4, 2015 18:00
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Celebrating 10 years of a healthier Rhode Island

Now, in 2015, Tobacco Free Rhode Island is hosting a 10th anniversary celebration, to recognize and honor the legislators, business owners and advocates who were essential in securing the Public Health And Workplace Safety Act.
Beacon Communications (Warwick, RI)
added Mar 3, 2015 13:30
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EDITORIAL: Big Tobacco in Florida: Bill Would Cap Punitive Damages

these plaintiffs who continued to fight after the Florida Supreme Court's ruling — who amount to a sliver of what the industry could be fighting today — deserve their day in court, however that might turn out, either for them or for the industry.
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Mar 3, 2015 08:38
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[Massachusetts] SEYLER: Celebrating 25 years of smokefree skies and looking forward to further progress

I think about what my daughters might be telling their kids about smoking 25 years down the road. I hope their kids will find it unbelievable that people once smoked in their apartments and in their cars. I hope the change is just as dramatic as it has be
Fall River (MA) Herald News
added Feb 28, 2015 20:19
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Has a Global Tobacco Treaty Made a Difference?

The sources of progress on the FCTC are about the same tactics that have long been effective in public health: identifying the strategies that work, reducing them to implementable and measureable programs, supporting and coordinating local implementation
The Atlantic Monthly
added Feb 28, 2015 19:39
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ARCHIVE: NICOTINE: HARDER TO KICK...THAN HEROIN

Interdisciplinary research in pharmacology, psychology, physiology and neurobiology is just beginning to shed light on the incredible hold that tobacco has on people. Scientists have found, for instance, that nicotine is as addictive as heroin, cocaine o
New York Times
added Feb 28, 2015 12:01
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VIDEO: Leonard Nimoy's final interview: Star spoke out to warn his fans of the dangers of smoking

Leonard recalled the difference in attitude towards smoking in his youth, and how it was seen as a harmless thing to do back then. "It was something that was part of my life, part of my culture," he said. "It was cool to light a cigarette."
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 28, 2015 10:46
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ARCHIVE: VIDEO: Leonard Nimoy on contracting lung disease: ‘I was an Olympic championship smoker’

“The big advertising campaign for Camels was, ‘More doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette,’” Nimoy told Morgan, adding that they were billed as being good for one’s lungs.... I could smoke in the shower. I could smoke anyplace. It was part of my
Raw Story
added Feb 28, 2015 10:29
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[North Carolina] Tobacco union discussion rescheduled

“Tobacco Unionism and Civil Rights,” originally planned for 5:30 p.m. today, has been rescheduled for 5:30 p.m. March 5, at New Museum of Winston-Salem, 713 S. Marshall St. Local expert Will Cox and former N.C. Sen. Earline Parmon will discuss the links
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 27, 2015 16:18
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