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[Asia, India] New club offers paid passive smoking to those who can't afford buying cigarettes

“This will help the rich feel rich, and the poor will be able to enjoy smoking at an affordable rate. This will also help in bridging the gap between the rich and the poor, and bring harmony in the society,” Smokalaya founder Naresh Agrawal explained the
Firstpost.com (in)
added Jul 11, 2014 06:52
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MAD MAGAZINE’S GLORIOUS ANTI-SMOKING CAMPAIGN

When Al Feldstein, the long-time editor of Mad magazine, died, in April, no one mentioned one of his major accomplishments: warning millions of impressionable boys and girls of the perils of smoking. Had the tobacco industry paid more attention, he might
The New Yorker
added Jun 30, 2014 13:25
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Big Tobacco Tries to Snuff Out T-Shirt Artist

Skylar Shatz smoked Marlboro Reds for a decade .. has designed a T-shirt reminding people that cigs are deadly. He hasn’t sold many shirts, but Shatz has gotten serious interest from one really big name: Philip Morris. The tobacco giant sent Shatz a bit
Vocativ
added Jun 30, 2014 13:02
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[Kentucky] Tobacco Farmer To 'Daily Show': It's OK To Employ Kids In The Fields Because Society's 'Too Soft'

a devastating reality that even "The Daily Show" struggled to make funny. On the heels of a shocking recent Human Rights Watch (HRW) report, "The Daily Show" dispatched Samantha Bee, "most senior correspondent," to investigate the child labor practices
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 29, 2014 03:03
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WURTH: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Takes Down Child Labor on Tobacco Farms

When I set out to investigate child labor on United States tobacco farms last summer, I never imagined our research would end up on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart. Poor Latino kids from rural communities working 60 hours a week on tobacco farms, getting
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 29, 2014 02:59
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[Kentucky] 'The Daily Show' Learns the Nap-Free Reality of Teen Tobacco Labor

"What would you say to people who say 'This work is too dangerous for a 12 year old'?" Bee asked Kentucky State Sen. Paul Hornback, a tobacco farmer himself. "Children need to experience things," Hornback said. "We don't need more laws on the books to t
The Wire
added Jun 27, 2014 16:24
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VIDEO: Nicoteens / Samantha Bee reports on a loophole in American agricultural policy that allows for child labor on tobacco farms. (5:15)

TOBACCO FARMING, ACCORDING TO A NEW REPORT BY HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH. AND THEY'RE PUSHING FOR A LAW TO BAN THE PRACTICE. "WE DON'T NEED MORE LAWS ONTHE BOOKS TO TRY TO PROTECT EVERYBODY FROM EVERYTHING..."
The Daily Show
added Jun 27, 2014 11:58
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[New York] A Somewhat Less Rebellious Rebel / Dave Chappelle at Radio City Music Hall

His performance Wednesday night ... Soon after emerging onstage, wearing tight black clothes and smoking a cigarette, he places himself in his spot and stays there for most of the show, occasionally wandering to get a new cigarette.
New York Times
added Jun 19, 2014 10:55
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[UK] ARCHIVE: Cigarette manufacturers permitted to put ‘Smoking is Cool’ messages on packets

The decision comes following a ruling that the previous messages were too one sided, and unfairly restricted the freedom of speech of the tobacco companies. Kenneth Clarke, an advisor to British American Tobacco, said: ‘People know that smoking is bad fo
NewsBiscuit (uk)
added Jun 9, 2014 14:52
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[UK] 'Nobody wanted to see a guy waving a skull and crossbones' – Death Cigarettes founder on causing controversy

Death has gone down in marketing lore since it shook up the cigarette market in the 90s. "The tobacco industry took massive issue with it – nobody wanted to see a guy waving a skull and crossbones wander into the village," Cunningham said. We relive th
The Drum (uk)
added May 6, 2014 17:26
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