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[Maine] Monumental Trove of Rare Baseball Cards Set to Cross the Block on Proxibid

More than 100 years ago, a gentleman began collecting baseball cards that came with his packs of cigarettes. His impressive collection stayed in his family, and after all these years, it is finally being offered to the public. This century-old haul featur
Business Wire
added Jan 8, 2015 10:43
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[North Carolina] RJR Tobacco’s philanthropy stretches across city’s history, landscape

Reynolds has been conducting an informal passing of the economic torch with Wake Forest for more than 25 years. If you count real estate from Reynolds family members and heirs, the company’s relationship with the university goes back to the initial wooin
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 8, 2015 10:26
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Long After Loss of its Glamorous Image, Smoking Keeps a Tight Grip on the Mentally Ill

“Smoking has moved from the glamorous to the more marginalized,”... Nonetheless, doctors, psychiatrists and counselors have been reluctant to attack this problem, various experts say, for a number of reasons. A major one is a lingering, but dubious, assu
FairWarning
added Jan 7, 2015 18:01
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Smoke-Free Illinois marks 7th anniversary

January marks the seventh anniversary of the Smoke-Free Illinois Act which protects everyone from the health risks associated with secondhand smoke exposure. Seven years ago, Illinois enacted one of the strongest clean indoor air laws in the country. Il
De Kalb (IL) Midweek
added Jan 7, 2015 13:52
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Smoking tied to cancer: Jan. 11, 1964

But the release of a report by U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry saying that smoking cigarettes could cause lung cancer is expected to have huge repercussions—so huge that President Lyndon Johnson had ordered that the announcement be delayed until this Sa
HealthCentral.com
added Jan 5, 2015 19:25
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LETTERS: Children Who Labor in Fields: Yes, Here

For years, Big Tobacco denied the harmful effects of its product. It now stands guilty of asphyxiating the lives of children toiling amid its lucrative commodity...Unless funding is given back to enforcement, young people will remain at risk in the field
New York Times
added Jan 4, 2015 20:01
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Unusual tobacco cabinet presents puzzle

“Vernacular Tobacco Cabinet” was the name of this piece in a Nov. 2014 Garth’s auction. It doesn’t seem to be made by a skilled cabinetmaker. Although it looks like two pieces, the back construction shows that it was made to be one piece — a fitted cabin
Aberdeen (SD) American News
added Jan 4, 2015 10:26
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[North Carolina] 5 years later, businesses say smoking ban not a problem

Touted as a game changer for a tobacco-producing state, the ban has been embraced to the point it has become a nonissue for most restaurant operators, employees and the public. "Because it was a statewide ban, most people just accepted the limitations fo
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 3, 2015 22:51
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[North Carolina] Editorial: Ahead of the curve on smoking limits ($$)

The area's policies on smoking are thoughtful and forward-looking, something of which we can be proud.
Henderson (NC) Dispatch
added Jan 3, 2015 22:40
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Since 2000, states have enacted about 5 times as many tax hikes on tobacco as alcohol

Tobacco taxes over that period were hiked 111 times and cut just four times. ... according to the National Association of State Budget Officers. All told, 45 states have bumped up tobacco taxes at least once, while only 16 states have done the same to alc
Washington Post
added Jan 2, 2015 21:43
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