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[Denmark] The increase in smoke signals a realisation of pipe dreams

Denmark has long been a hot-bed of pipe smoking and making, a culture that has been enjoying a second wind in recent years. According to Michael Iversen – the head of the Nordic Tobacco Guild and the organiser of the recently-held 2016 Open Danish Champ
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Apr 1, 2016 20:19
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ARCHIVE: Remarks by the President at the signing of the family smoking prevention and tobacco control act

When Henry Waxman opened that first hearing back in '94 on tobacco with the industry CEOs, he began by quoting an ancient proverb: "A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step." Our journey for change is far from over.
The White House
added Apr 1, 2016 17:25
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COLLIN: Why should Hollywood quit smoking?

how best to put it? – cool. On screen, smoking adds movement to stillness, and pricks the dark with momentary flares of warmth and light. It’s a catalyst for intimacy, and particularly in the film noir era, there was often no fire without it.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 1, 2016 17:19
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for April 1: Cigarette Ads Banned

Broadcast advertising was confronted with a major downsizing on this date in 1970 as President Nixon signed a bill into law prohibiting cigarette advertising on the nation's airwaves. The ban went into effect on January 1 of the following year — the first
PR Newswire
added Apr 1, 2016 16:05
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NFL would face uphill battle in legal clash with New York Times, experts say

"...a co-owner of the Giants, Preston R. Tisch, also partly owned a leading cigarette company, Lorillard, and was a board member of both the Tobacco Institute and the Council for Tobacco Research, two entities that played a central role in misusing scienc
Poynter Online
added Mar 31, 2016 09:01
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New York Times Response to NFL (PDF)

Your letter, in summing up the "grand total" of reported connections, inexplicably misses an essential one - the influential role that Preston R. Tisch played in the NFL... (a) Mr. Bogdanich, a named defendant, refused to sign the apology that ABC ga
Capital New York
added Mar 31, 2016 05:01
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LETTER from NFL to NEW YORK TIMES (PDF)

NFL found interlocking board memberships between the Times and Philip Morris...a fundraising letter to the Tobacco Institute asking for the purchase of a $25,000 table ... over one hundred million dollars in tobacco advertising the Times accepted long aft
Capital New York
added Mar 30, 2016 15:19
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[UK-Scotland] Smoke-free pubs save Scots from half a tonne of toxins

as saved the Scottish adult population from breathing in over half a tonne of toxic material, according to new research. Health campaigners Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Scotland worked with academics at the University of Aberdeen to calculate what
The Scotsman (uk)
added Mar 29, 2016 19:33
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[UK-Scotland] NHS health chief reckons smoke-free Scotland 'possible' by 2034

Emilia Crighton, interim director of public health in Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board , believes the ban is only the first step. She said: “I believe a smoke-free Scotland by 2034 is possible. “I would ask people to refrain from smoking anywhere
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Mar 29, 2016 13:38
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TOC: Critical Examination of Factors Related to the Smoking Trajectory among African American Youth and Young Adults

Understanding Tobacco Use Onset Among African Americans / Race and Tobacco Use: A Global Perspective / Why We Must Continue to Investigate Menthol’s Role in the African American Smoking Paradox
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 28, 2016 17:39
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