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Stressed-Out CVS Back To Selling Cigarettes After Only 3 Months

it’s been a tough quarter for us, and combined with all the stress of the holidays...admitted that after suffering a breakdown over the busy Thanksgiving weekend and selling a few Marlboros, the company was back up to 40,000 packs a day.
The Onion
added Dec 4, 2014 19:49
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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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[California] Glendale tries humor to cut litter

Smoking is banned on city trails and parks, but traditional outreach hasn't prevented cigarette butts from piling up and there aren't enough code enforcement officials to patrol every trail. Tired of having stodgy signs ignored, city officials have decid
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Jul 9, 2013 12:58
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DOWD: Two Presidents, Smoking and Scheming

BARTLET Let’s go in another room, Mr. President. You want a cigarette? OBAMA I stopped smoking. BARTLET Start again.
New York Times
added Oct 7, 2012 17:56
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[UK] Made ya look! Cheeky vandals show off their creative skills by defacing public signs in a hilarious (and often very lewd) manner

One person turned a 'no smoking' sign into a 'no pie' sign, even using the cigarette smoke to create the illusion of pie crust
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 13, 2017 05:31
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[Netherlands] What a Tobacco Company's Office Party Would Feel Like If Everyone There Were Totally Honest Cheers to the addicts!

Stivoro, the country's Foundation for Smoking and Health...worked with Wefilm, last seen on Heineken's HR campaign, to produce "A Deadly Serious Matter." In this odd fable, we get to see a tobacco company from the inside, talking openly about the ugly rea
Ad Week
added Jan 24, 2017 00:07
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Obama pals around with Boehner in WHCD video

“Yesterday, I had a beer at 11:30 in the morning, and you know McDonald's now serves breakfast all day long,” Boehner said before offering Obama a cigarette.
The Hill
added May 1, 2016 13:51
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[China, Mid-east] Richard Smith: A tobacco company CEO writes to his marketing department

We must associate smoking with strength, glamour, ambition, progress, achievement, and above all freedom. What about: “Only the free can smoke” or “Work hard, smoke hard”? You will do better. And what might be our means? Television advertising is both exp
BMJ Group blogs
added Oct 12, 2014 11:54
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VIDEO: COLLEGE HUMOR "EVEN WORSE FDA CIGARETTE WARNINGS" VIDEO GETS SO MUCH RIGHT ABOUT ANTI-SMOKING PSAS

as College Humor observes in their new video “Even Worse FDA Cigarette Warnings,” the efforts to get Americans who do smoke to quit are no less vehement. Funny as it may seem, the video actually touches on a lot of aspects of the anti-smoking mentality
bustle
added Sep 21, 2014 22:58
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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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