Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with History 4,668 headlines found

2 Views

[UK] Chinese restaurant slammed for disrespecting the Queen with smoking area right under Her Majesty's birthplace plaque

A Chinese restaurant on the site of the Queen's birthplace was slammed for showing disrespect to Her Majesty after it positioned a smoking shelter right under plaques commemorating her birth and Silver Jubilee.
The Mirror (uk)
added Sep 17, 2015 12:32
4 Views

American Live Wire Why Do Drug Stores Sell Cigarettes? -- 'The Why'

Selling cigarettes in drug stores is a concept that has its roots steeped in history. Despite the fact that our modern-day physicians are telling us smoking is bad for you, the truth is drug stores selling cigarettes is actually something we’ve been doin
American Live Wire
added Sep 17, 2015 10:39
2 Views

Review: ‘Pawn Sacrifice,’ Another Take on the Royal Game

Tobey Maguire stars as Bobby Fischer in "Pawn Sacrifice," about the 1972 chess match with Boris Spassky....rated PG-13 (Parents strongly cautioned) for a hint of sexuality and a smattering of strong language. Oh, and cigarette smoke.
New York Times
added Sep 16, 2015 11:08
46 Views

[UK] Winston the spendaholic: He teetered on the brink of bankruptcy and was saved by secret backhanders. Yet a new book on Churchill's finances reveals he spent £40,000 a year on casinos and £54,000 on booze

Churchill was smoking a dozen cigars a day, at about £13 a month [£1,300] — and he had not paid his suppliers, J Grunebaum & Sons, for five years.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 13, 2015 13:09
22 Views

“What Is Our Story?” Philip Morris’s Changing Corporate Narrative.

PMC replaced its market success–oriented corporate narrative with a new one centered on responsibility....new narrative was unconvincing to many of its employees...repositioning that would help the company continue business as usual. Moving toward a tobac
American Journal of Public Health
added Sep 11, 2015 14:25
3 Views

Anti-Tobacco Policies Cut Youth Smoking Rates: Study

"Because smoking initiation typically occurs before youth enter the workplace, smoke-free workplace laws likely affect smoking initiation by showing kids that adult smoking norms reject smoking," said study first author Anna Song, an associate professor
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 9, 2015 09:12
2 Views

[New York] Justin Liberman’s Tobacco Burn Is Doing the Film Festival Circuit

Tobacco Burn picked up a Best Short Film award at the Kingston (New York) Film Festival...this 17-minute-long narrative film is based on an oral history from the Works Progress Administration’s collection of slave narratives.
Philipstown.info and The Paper (Cold Spring, NY)
added Sep 6, 2015 19:43
7 Views

[Michigan] No smoking? It used to be a burning issue for state biz

It wasn't until Dec. 18, 2009, that Michigan became the 38th state to pass a general smoking ban, which took effect May 1, 2010. It banned smoking in restaurants and bars with the exemption of casinos and cigar bars. That was called the Dr. Ron Davis A
Crain's Detroit Business
added Sep 6, 2015 19:35
6 Views

[New Mexico] Ancestral Puebloans chewed tobacco, study finds

Researchers have discovered that ancestral Puebloans chewed small wads of fiber filled with tobacco, according to a recent paper published in the Journal of Field Archaeology. The authors also suggest that the tobacco may have been used for personal plea
Albuquerque Journal
added Sep 6, 2015 18:18
3 Views

[Asia, China] Increased lung cancer mortality rates in the Chinese population from 1973-1975 to 2004-2005: An adverse health effect from exposure to smoking [FREE FULL TEXT]

Comprehensive mandatory tobacco-control policies, together with strong and specific public health education and publicity campaigns against the tobacco epidemic, should be implemented in China.
Cancer
added Sep 3, 2015 11:29
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines