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[Asia] Tobacco use in India: It's a cultural practice

According to a study, almost 70 per cent of the tobacco consumed in India is totally outside the tax net and a bulk of it is not even packaged. Tobacco appears to be as old as human civilisation. In India, it was introduced in the 17th century by the Por
Asian Age (in)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:45
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[Utah] Oldest Known Evidence of Tobacco Use in North America Found in Ice Age Hunting Camp

Ice Age Hunting Camp replete with the bird bones and tobacco...According to Western Digs, the discovery took a place in the dead-flat desert of northwestern Utah...researchers discovered a campground used by the prehistoric hunter-gatherers 12,300 years a
Ancient Origins (au)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:39
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[Asia, China] Smoke 'Em If You Got 'Em: Multi-Instrumentalist Djang San Talks New Album 'I Love Cigars!'

Djang San, also known in Chinese as Zhang Si’an, is a talented musician from France who landed in Beijing in 2000 ... his playing ability is equally as diverse – on his newest album, I Love Cigars!, Djang San handles all the instrumentation
The Beijinger (cn)
added Jul 27, 2016 13:46
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[Asia, Uae] Video: Man smokes gold cigar / Cigar worth around Dh5,000

A man was seen on camera boasting about a cigar made of pure gold produced specially for him. The cigar, of 24-carat gold, is worth around QR5,000 (Dh5,000) and is seen along with four other gold cigars in a gold-plated box. A YouTube film published in
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Jul 27, 2016 13:41
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AUDIO: Remembering Robert Swanson, Advertising's 'King Of Jingles'

Robert Swanson revolutionized American advertising and wrote some of the most memorable ad jingles of the 1950s and '60s for products ranging from Campbell's Soup to Pall Mall cigarettes. He died at 95 July 17 at his home in Phoenix, Ariz.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jul 27, 2016 03:05
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The unseen side of war-torn Syria: Hundreds party on the beach and soak up the sun just 100 miles from under-siege Aleppo

Crowds spotted lounging about on sand and smoking from shisha pipes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 23, 2016 20:25
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Gary S. Paxton, Whose Life of Extremes Brimmed With Music, Dies at 77

Paxton joined the hippie Jesus movement, fusing Southern gospel with Christian rock in songs ... that denounced drugs, drink and tobacco. Among them were ... “You Ain’t Smokin’ Them Cigarettes (Baby, They’re Smokin’ You).”
New York Times
added Jul 23, 2016 20:25
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REED: In France, smoking still has that certain je ne sais quoi

My gut tells me that my country’s own culture is partly to blame for this, as smoking in France is still very much associated with the arts and joyous debauchery, rather than fecklessness or a lack of self-control. And to explain this further, I’m afraid
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 23, 2016 00:22
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Absolutely meh, darling: Ab Fab on the big screen serves a silly cocktail of cigarettes, vodka and Chanel No. 5

Not that they’re that hard to get a handle on. Patsy is a magazine editor/hanger-on who survived the ’60s and continues to thrive on a diet of cigarettes and booze – when proper alcohol can’t be found,
National Post (ca)
added Jul 23, 2016 00:10
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[California] Paris Jackson, 18, and boyfriend Michael Snoddy stop for beer and cigarettes after sitting in the back of a pick-up truck

The smoking age in California was recently raised to 21, with an exception for active military personnel, who can buy cigarettes at the age of 18.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 22, 2016 23:46
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