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[UK] IEA: History of Close Ties with the Tobacco Industry

Documents from the tobacco industry archives show that the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) was funded by British American Tobacco from 1963.[1] [2] In the 1970s, the IEA was being paid £2,500 by BAT, which increased to £5,000 in 1980. The money was r
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Feb 27, 2015 09:54
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Review: ‘Everything Is Design’ Showcases Paul Rand, Master of Brand Identity

Some of his magazine advertisements are comically dated. In a campaign for El Producto cigars in the 1950s, he added hand-drawn hands, hats and other accouterments to cutout photographs of cigars, turning them into goofy characters. Yet a cigar box desig
New York Times
added Feb 26, 2015 19:31
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[Illinois] The 50-year war on smoking is far from won

Public health and medical organizations know what needs to be done to reduce the number of smokers and prevent kids from starting to smoke, Sward said. Policy changes are needed, she added, but politicians are afraid to challenge the tobacco industry's st
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 26, 2015 17:25
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Flight Attendant Union Celebrates 25 Years of Smoke-Free Skies

(AFA) fought relentlessly to achieve this major victory for our crew and passengers as well as the standard it set for workplaces around the country. AFA took on the tobacco industry and brought public pressure to prohibit smoking by raising two main co
PR Newswire
added Feb 25, 2015 20:13
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[Florida, Tennessee] Analysis: How Kenneth Kerrivan Struck a Blow Against Big Tobacco

with their apparent advantage now gone in federal court and at least 12 new cases on the docket through the spring, Big Tobacco blinked. With more than $100 million in federal judgements already on appeal, another $100 million was a relatively cheap pric
Nashville (TN) Scene
added Feb 25, 2015 16:39
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FAMILIAR ‘SMOKE AND MIRRORS’ PROMOTE E-CIGS

A new study investigates how the tobacco industry managed to raise the levels of tar and nicotine in “light” cigarettes for decades without a regulatory crackdown—despite mounting proof of health hazards. The findings could shed light on the current con
Futurity
added Feb 25, 2015 10:01
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Smokefree Skies Memory Book

Do you remember smoking on airplanes? Feel free to read the amazing stories in our Smokefree Skies Memory Book and to submit your own! "For those non-smoking flight attendants who flew before the smoking ban, the cabin conditions were horrific. Indelib
Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights (ANR)
added Feb 25, 2015 09:41
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NO SMOKING ON PLANES: LUNG ASSOCIATION REFLECTS ON MAJOR LEGISLATIVE WIN

Before we got rid of smoking in restaurants, we got rid of smoking on airplanes. That first step helped turn secondhand smoke from a (cough, hack) fact of life into a (deep breath) rare occurrence. And the American Lung Association (ALA) is proud of its
Associations Now (ASAE)
added Feb 25, 2015 09:18
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Will Vaping Reignite The Battle Over Smoking On Airplanes?

Now the big question is whether e-cigarettes should fall under the same restrictions. The Department of Transportation considers the current smoking ban to include e-cigarettes, and the department is in the process of determining whether they need an e
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Feb 25, 2015 00:11
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[Illinois] Flight Attendant Union Joins Senator Durbin to Celebrate Smoke-Free Skies -- CHICAGO, Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

Today, members of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) join Senator Durbin (D-IL) at a press conference at O'Hare to celebrate 25 years of the in-flight smoking ban and the epic battle waged to achieve smoke-free skies.
PR Newswire
added Feb 23, 2015 21:59
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