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ARCHIVE: MAD MAGAZINE’S GLORIOUS ANTI-SMOKING CAMPAIGN

Perhaps because Mad’s offices were largely smoke-free—its publisher, William Gaines, was fanatically opposed to the habit—its writers and editors have lived long lives: Feldstein was eighty-eight when he died; Jaffee is now ninety-three. He isn’t seeking
The New Yorker
added Dec 3, 2016 00:21
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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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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] '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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BYKOFSKY: The future for smokers

To mark the 70th anniversary of the publication of George Orwell's 1984, Mayor Olivia Nutter today signed an executive order banning cigarette smoking within the city limits. ...exempted new postal zone 19019...as a "refuge" where smokers will be forced
Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added May 6, 2014 16:39
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Smoking, women’s rights and a really great fake bar

a cartoon by illustrator Harry Grant Dart that appeared in the centerfold of the March 18th, 1908 issue of the political satire magazine Puck went viral.... Cleopatra’s Cafe...populated entirely by women...every single woman in the scene is smoking
The History Blog
added Jan 23, 2018 15:12
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Did Phillip Morris Just Release a New Marlboro Marijuana Cigarette? Here's the Full Story.

It's a fake news story from a fake news website. In case you missed your ninth grade Spanish class, "Abril Uno" translate to "April First," a.k.a. April Fools'. If that didn't tip you off, maybe some key lines in the article should have given you an idea
PolicyMic
added Jan 25, 2014 21:44
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Are Marlboro Marijuana Cigarettes Being Designed By Phillip Morris? Abril Uno Trolls Internet With 'Marlboro M' Story

Although Phillip Morris won't be producing any new marijuana cigarettes called "Marlboro M," it seems the internet didn't pick up on the joke. The story is being spread far and wide as the next viral hoax to hit the web. Only published three days ago, th
International Design Times
added Jan 25, 2014 21:46
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