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ARCHIVE: BERKOW: Sports of The Times; A Match For Smoking, Not Tennis

Her view, that since the women aren't portrayed smoking then they aren't promoting smoking, is ingenuous, at best...is a businesswoman. Tennis was and is her business. Her loyalty to Philip Morris, however, is misplaced. It is dishonest and destructive to
New York Times
added Jul 11, 2017 18:04
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ARCHIVE: Billie Jean King Full Film

During her professional tennis career, King won 39 Grand Slam titles, helped form the Virginia Slims Series (pre-cursor to WTA Tour), founded the Women’s Sports Foundation and Women’s Sports magazine, and co-founded World TeamTennis (WTT).
PBS
added Jul 11, 2017 17:34
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New Kentucky Law Aims to Help More Smokers Kick the Habit

A new state law now in effect requires insurance coverage of all forms of tobacco cessation services recommended by the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force. That includes smoking and tobacco-use cessation counseling, group health education, and federal
WKU Public Radio (Western Kentucky University)
added Jul 6, 2017 16:13
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MASHEY: Familiar Think Tanks Fight For E-cigarettes

Anti-science think tanks learned tactics from the tobacco industry and got paid for their help by tobacco companies, who fostered the Tea Party with the Koch brothers. When the Kochs needed better PR, they knew who to hire, Steve Lombardo, an experienced
DeSmogBlog
added Jul 5, 2017 19:08
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[New York] ARCHIVE: TENNIS; Forgetful Capriati Recalls How to Win

organized by Smokefree Educational Services, to protest the continued sponsorship of women's tennis by Philip Morris...Two hundred protesters gathered on Seventh Avenue outside Madison Square Garden carrying placards castigating the link between women's t
New York Times
added Jul 5, 2017 17:20
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[UK] People who vape ‘still deemed a smoker by insurers’

People who smoke e-cigarettes are still deemed to be a smoker by life insurers, Compare Cover has warned. The life insurance comparison site said in order to be deemed a non-smoker, policyholders need to have quit all nicotine products, including e-cigare
Health Insurance Daily (uk)
added Jul 5, 2017 15:01
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Please, Can We Have Some More?

As noted by my esteemed blogging colleague Dick Puddlecote, the report from ASH is nothing more than a running commentary of how lies, half-truths and misdirection has been used to engineer situations to ASH’s advantage.
Facts Do Matter (Paul Barnes blog) (uk)
added Jul 4, 2017 19:06
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[California] Tobacco-based product tax rate increase to begin Saturday

State legislators will use a portion of the $1.26 billion in new tobacco tax revenue to increase Medi-Cal provider rates for doctors and other health professionals. Doctors, dentists and others who provide publicly funded care for the poor will receive
Barstow (CA) Desert Dispatch
added Jul 1, 2017 16:14
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[UK] Inside Voices – No smoke but fire

The smoking ban will be torture to some inmates, it will be looked on as a punishment and yet another way the prison system degrades and undermines the prisoner who has no rights, human or otherwise, in many people’s eyes including the Ministry of Justice
Inside Time (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:00
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[Kentucky] Tobacco cessation coverage takes effect ($$)

Smokers in Kentucky will be able to have more affordable access to smoking cessation after resources are officially mandated as being covered under medical insurance in the state. June 29 will mark 90 days since "Senate Bill 89: Insurance Coverage for T
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Jun 30, 2017 23:51
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