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[UK] Why do planes still have ashtrays?

FAA rules that lavatory doors must still be fitted with ashtrays because if someone were to have, illegally, a cheeky fag, they still need to stub it out, and it's best they have somewhere to do that rather than cause a fire by dropping it in the bin...in
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 1, 2016 18:56
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[UK-Scotland] Ashes to ashes: How our relationship with smoking has changed in a decade

It's no secret the cancer-causing sticks have been increasingly stigmatised since Scotland became the first country in the UK to implement a nationwide ban in public places. Now research from Scottish universities show fewer teenage girls (albeit margin
STV (uk)
added Feb 29, 2016 15:56
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Supreme Court resumes without Scalia

Roberts noted that Scalia argued a case only once. (It was a 1976 dispute involving tobacco company Dunhill and the Cuban government, as well as businesses that took over firms forced out during the Cuban Revolution.) "He prevailed, establishing a perfec
Politico
added Feb 27, 2016 16:29
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SHAPIRO: How Scalia played with fire

In Food and Drug Administration v. Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp., for example, the Supreme Court decided 5-4 that the FDA did not have the authority to regulate tobacco... a pure textual analysis might well have required allowing the regulation. Ironic
CNN
added Feb 27, 2016 16:26
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[Vermont] EXHIBIT 4 (PDF)

June 2, 2009 Robert Iger, CEO THE DISNEY COMPANY... This Office and Attorneys General from numerous states have repeatedly called upon the motion picture indstry to take a leadership role in protecting the health and lives of our children by eliminati
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Feb 25, 2016 21:38
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[Maryland] EXHIBIT 5 (PDF)

May 10, 2007...Dear General Gansler: On behalf of the Chief Executive Officers of my member companies, I am writing in response to your letter of May 1, 2007...MPAA has assumed a leadership role to determine how we can best address the issue of smoking
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Feb 25, 2016 21:34
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LETTER: The Daily Telegraph through the eyes of its readers: Railway nuisances 15 November 1855

If people cannot be happy without (to them) the “indulgence” of a weed during a short journey by railway, why not have compartments expressly for that purpose...so that those who do not wish to inhale the fumes of stale tobacco may be released from the nu
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 25, 2016 14:58
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[UK] FREEMAN: Tobacco used as a smoke screen ($$)

my former career in PR, when clients included tobacco firms, and the meetings I attended at which tobacco smoke wafted. In truth, nobody on the business scene regrets that the era of the smoke-filled meeting room is gone. ... There were some subtle ritua
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 21, 2016 16:32
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[Australia] Pub told it is allowed to KEEP its controversial vintage tobacco advertisements - days after the health department demanded they be taken down

Premier Colin Barnett called the health department's decision 'ridiculous' and said the pub can 'keep their decorations'. 'They are collectors pieces, they show an era gone by... it is not promoting smoking or selling cigarettes and if that's the way they
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 19, 2016 16:16
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New Databases Offer Insights Into the Lives of Escaped Slaves

New databases are enabling historians and descendants of slaves to piece together family trees and identify patterns in the lives of runaways...A portrait of Elisa Greenwell, a slave who escaped a Maryland tobacco plantation, was acquired by the National
New York Times
added Feb 18, 2016 22:17
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