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[Pennsylvania] Of cigars and Civil War: History impressionist channels US Grant in Mt. Lebanon

“And they’re a bit superstitious. Imagine baseball players who don’t change their socks because they’ve won, and all those other habits people have when they’re superstitious.” So they started bestowing boxes of smokes on Grant, Serfass explained, with
The Almanac (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Jul 22, 2016 18:50
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WHITEHOUSE: What phony op-eds about climate change have in common

They almost always overlooked the government’s victory in the tobacco fraud lawsuit. Ignoring the tobacco lawsuit allowed these writers to feign horror over use of the civil RICO statute...But the civil RICO law has been used to sue other organizations,
Columbia Journalism Review
added Jul 12, 2016 22:38
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[UK] Electronic Cigarette Sales Increase In Month Of June

Despite data that shows that the anti-vaping special interests are impacting public opinion, consumers themselves are not buying it and turning to electronic cigarettes in record numbers. The sales numbers don’t lie and they show that ecigarette sales
Parse (uk)
added Jul 6, 2016 14:42
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[California] LGBT community aims to trim its higher tobacco use

This June, the LGBT organization Equality California became the first minority rights group to endorse the Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016... Bringing the smoking rates down also means pushing against the tobacco companies, wh
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jul 5, 2016 11:46
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Disney must cut ties with Big Tobacco

The Walt Disney Company owns a major stake in VICE Media, a youth-oriented media company. The Financial Times and other news outlets recently reported that VICE has been helping Philip Morris International...market its deadly products to young people arou
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 29, 2016 20:11
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[Canada] Time to quit using word ‘habit’ for smoking on P.E.I.

the University of Ottawa professor is hoping that physicians, health-care providers and the general public begin refraining from using the word in the same sentence as smoking altogether. “(Using the word habit) immediately reveals a failure to understan
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Jun 24, 2016 10:56
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Kim Kardashian's latest accessory is a cigarette — and it's so out of character

Kardashian is famously anti-smoking — her father, Robert Kardashian, died from esophageal cancer that may have been brought on by smoking. Ever since having her daughter, North, she's also cracked down on hubby Kanye West's cigar habit, sources say.
SheKnows Media
added Jun 17, 2016 21:11
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Campaign to Snuff out Smokeless Tobacco in Baseball Intensifies

Meanwhile, tobacco companies continue to advertise their smokeless products prominently in such publications as Sports Illustrated and ESPN The Magazine. Chase Utley of the Dodgers said in a recent ESPN interview that he estimates 25 percent of major-leag
Vice.com
added Jun 17, 2016 00:50
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BALL: Congratulations, Elizabeth Drew

my friend Elizabeth Drew was inducted into Hall of Fame of the Society of Professional Journalists...Elizabeth reported that while Congress was patting itself on the back and claiming to have acted on the Surgeon General's landmark report on the health ef
The Atlantic Monthly
added Jan 12, 2017 06:14
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Old Time Kentucky: Robert Summers was a rare anti-smoking advocate over a century ago

the Columbus Dispatch ran a front-page story trashing tobacco.... No doubt more than a few of editor Robert Summers’ readers and advertisers puffed, dipped and chawed. No matter, he allied the Dispatch with tobacco’s enemies. In an editor’s note to The R
KyForward
added Jun 6, 2016 17:36
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