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[UK-Scotland] Glasgow 2014: E-cigarettes banned from all venues

ELECTRONIC cigarettes are to be banned in and around Commonwealth Games venues in Scotland, it has been revealed. Last year, the Glasgow 2014 organisers said smoking would not be allowed in the vicinity of sites hosting sporting events. They have now de
The Scotsman (uk)
added Feb 9, 2014 23:23
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[Germany] Glasnost at Glacial Pace: Russian Hockey Breaks Silence

Throughout the years, relations between the Russian team and the news media have gone through cold wars and détentes. A recent low point came in 2010, when the team decided to freeze out reporters of every nationality after a publication, Life Sports, pub
New York Times
added Feb 9, 2014 21:21
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, 2/5/2014

Q Has he spoken to Billie Jean King, who is not going to be traveling? MR. CARNEY: I don’t think he -- I’m not sure that he has. ... Q Did the President have anything to do with that? Was that a pen and phone call to CVS to consider that? (Laug
The White House
added Feb 6, 2014 14:01
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Check Out This Picture Of The Starting Quarterback In Super Bowl 1 Smoking A Cigarette During Halftime...

Bill Weir of CNN just tweeted this extraordinary photograph of Len Dawson, the quarterback of the Kansas City Chiefs, during halftime of Super Bowl 1 in 1967 (See the original photo here).
Business Insider
added Feb 4, 2014 11:16
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E-Cigarette Super Bowl Ad Could Save Lives Because E-Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit Smoking Tobacco

But Despite the Health Benefits, Anti-Smoking Activists Want the Federal Government to Ban The Ads
The National Center for Public Policy Research
added Feb 2, 2014 13:28
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Nocturnalist at the Super Bowl | A Near-Cigar With Mike Ditka

offered Nocturnalist a Ditka brand cigar that was secreted in his jacket pocket. “You got a man?” he asked, proffering the cigar, before tucking it away. (Nocturnalist never knew that only men were capable of smoking cigars. Party reporting is so edifying
New York Times Blogs
added Feb 1, 2014 22:18
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Anti-tobacco activists aflame about ad for tobacco-less e-cigs

A public policy group says the health community should be celebrating instead of opposing the fact that e-cigarettes are being advertised during the Super Bowl. ... Amy Ridenour, chairman of the National Center Public Policy Research (NCPPR), admits the c
OneNewsNow (American Family Radio)
added Feb 1, 2014 21:10
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[New Jersey] Local Businesses See Scant Benefit From the Game That Can’t Be Named

Richard Yanuzzi, the owner of The Cigar Emporium near MetLife stadium, hoped that the Super Bowl would lead to a boom in business. ... But he canceled those plans after some customers who are lawyers advised him against it, and after online research dem
New York Times
added Jan 28, 2014 08:24
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[California] US Reps. Don't Want TV Networks 'Glamorizing' E-Cigs ($$)

Two House Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats on Thursday fired off a letter to broadcast networks ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox urging them to avoid “glamorizing” the use of electronic cigarettes on their programs. Reps. Frank Pallone Jr., the senior Democr
Law360
added Jan 17, 2014 16:03
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[UK] The Joy of Six: smoking sports stars

1. Tennis Rosie Casals in Virginia Slims branded dress. Photograph: Colorsport/REX ... 4. Cricket Tennis is not the only sport to have benefitted from an injection of tobacco. Formula One has been fuelled by smoke, overtly or otherwise, for most of it
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 14, 2013 13:58
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