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ARCHIVE: December 2003, Volume 12, suppl 3: "One of the darkest markets in the world" - insights from Australian tobacco industry documents [FREE FULL TEXTS]

“Some convincing arguments to pass back to nervous customers”: the role of the tobacco retailer in the Australian tobacco industry’s smoker reassurance campaign 1950–1978 / “Avoid health warnings on all tobacco products for just as long as we can”: a hist
Tobacco Control
added Jan 20, 2016 20:26
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ARCHIVE: CHAPMAN/FARRELLY: Four Arguments against the Adult-Rating of Movies with Smoking Scenes

a view of movies that assumed they were nothing more than the equivalent of religious or moral instruction...This nascent momentum toward censorship and classification of smoking in movies deserves critical scrutiny from all who cherish open, civil societ
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jan 20, 2016 16:12
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Smoking in 2015 Oscar® nominated films moving to minor characters

The proposed R-rating for smoking exempts films that depict an actual, historical person who actually smoked, as in a bio-drama or documentary. What Hollywood seems to be doing is populating these films with invented smokers to pump up the smoking
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Jan 20, 2016 15:29
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Smoking in 2015 Oscar® nominated films moving to minor characters

The proposed R-rating for smoking exempts films that depict an actual, historical person who actually smoked ...What Hollywood seems to be doing is populating these films with invented smokers to pump up the smoking and keep audience exposures high.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 20, 2016 15:28
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[Australia] AUDIO: Change Agents: fighting big tobacco

Australia has long been at the forefront...Chapman, says the campaign was built on the gains won by generations of anti-tobacco advocates. It aimed to 'finish the job' of previous advocates who had managed to ban cigarette advertising in almost all public
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 14, 2016 21:46
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‘Smoking and Health’ report issued by Surgeon General

Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 11, 1964, U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry issued "Smoking and Health," a report which concluded that "cigarette smoking contributes substantially to mortality from certain specific diseases and to the overall dea
Marquette (MI) Mining Journal
added Jan 11, 2016 21:34
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Jane Ahlin: There's an inevitable parallel between smoking and guns

change occurred in America’s smoking culture when facts replaced fictions. That took studies – lots of them over a period of years. Big tobacco fought meaningful research, hid the results and even lied about results, but public health problems caused by s
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jan 11, 2016 17:57
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The impact of Spain’s smoking ban, five years on

But despite complaints from the bar and restaurant industry, the general public seems to have backed the ban, at least according to Francisco Rodríguez Lozano, president of a Europe-wide anti-smoking network. “Society supported the law,” he says, pointin
Diario el Pais (uy)
added Jan 11, 2016 15:44
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[North Carolina] VIDEO: Reynolds residences offer iconic views from downtown Winston-Salem

What was once the exclusive high-rise view of captains of capitalism is about to be handed off to luxury apartment residents. The Residences @ the R.J. Reynolds Building expects to have its first dwellers “in legendary living” in early March, with the bu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 11, 2016 00:56
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[Virginia] Editorial: As a state senator, Bill Mims lit a campaign against smoking

We, too, appreciate the absence of cigarette smoke...Mims was ahead of his time. He contributed to an improved atmosphere in all meanings of the word. His elevation to the Supreme Court recognizes his great gifts.
Richmond.com
added Jan 7, 2016 05:35
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