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[Australia] CHAPMAN: On-line abuse and trolling by pro-tobacco and vaping activists

This document provides a cross-section of examples of florid, vile, bizarre and sometimes wonderfully funny abuse I have received in the past eight or so years from activists opposed to tobacco control and/or aggressively promoting e-cigarettes and att
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added Jul 5, 2018 21:55
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[Australia] OBIT: Bill Snow

Bill Snow, known by many as "BUGAUP Bill", or "Billy" passed away on the 8th of March 2018. He was a founding member of BUGAUP...in the 1980s, and continued to engage in activist activity right to the end using his distinctive hand-printed letterpress si
BUGA-UP (Billboard Utilising Graffitists Against Unhealthy Promotions) (au)
added Mar 10, 2018 19:59
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BRIEFING|Vladimir Putin, Snow, Italy’s Election: Your Friday Briefing

So where did the name Oscar come from?... A third version has it that the Hollywood columnist Sidney Skolsky coined the term when he referred to an old vaudeville joke “Will you have a cigar, Oscar?” in a 1934 column. No matter who was responsible, it c
New York Times
added Mar 2, 2018 15:21
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VIDEO: Gilda Radner Documentary to Open Tribeca Film Festival

The film, titled “Love, Gilda,” features...Weekend Update: Roseanne Rosannadanna on Smoking - SNL Video by Saturday Night Live
New York Times
added Feb 6, 2018 22:02
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[Australia] Bernard Tomic To Become New Face of Quitline

Quitline spokesperson Nathan Riley said Tomic, known for his uncanny ability to quit partway through tennis matches and reality TV shows, was the perfect ambassador for the organisation. “There’s no better quitter out there. He’s the perfect fit.
The Shovel (au)
added Feb 1, 2018 04:59
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[Minnesota] This Tongue-in-Cheek Campaign Fixes Big Tobacco’s ‘Corrective Statements’

One of Clearway's corrections reads "For decades, we've denied the truth." According to several industry experts, big tobacco companies designed their court-mandated “corrective statements”—ads explaining the real dangers of smoking—to go unnoticed. That
Ad Week
added Dec 16, 2017 19:50
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[UK] Little Waster's trademark cigarette sees DVD advert banned, plus 4 jokes outlawed because they 'might upset women, the bereaved and encourage drinking'

Bobby Thompson... was known as “the little waster...an advert to promote a DVD using old footage of shows has now fallen foul of advertising rules, which bans cigarettes and smoke. His cigarette has been digitally removed from the footage, but Clearcast,
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Dec 5, 2017 13:18
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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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The 10 hilarious stages of nicotine withdrawal that everyone can relate to

1. You spend your first day without cigarettes pretty much immobilised. But, you’ll be comforted to know that you aren’t really dying, just detoxing from the nicotine. 2. Then, instant regret. You've only been off them for an hour and you're regrett
Her.ie
added Oct 18, 2017 02:34
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A Beginner’s Guide to Vaping

Don’t put up too much of a fight when he charges you seventy-five dollars for the little stick and four cartridges of yellow goo. This is an entirely unregulated market, and you will be taken advantage of!..9. Puke: Whoops! Turns out, you can overdo it—le
The New Yorker
added Sep 17, 2017 15:03
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