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SHILLERS FOR KILLERS / Revealed: How the tobacco industry paid journalists, scientists, activists and lawyers to cover up the most deadly crime in human history.

even those whose financial relationships with Big Tobacco are above-board...have been denounced in judicial court decisions as accessories to RICO...I’m going to name names. Some are surprising; some shocking; others downright horrifying.
Pando
added Jul 9, 2015 13:38
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Cigarette Companies Will Have Ads on TV, but They Won't Help the Bottom Line

In the new ads, the tobacco companies will be vilifying themselves. One includes language saying the tobacco companies "intentionally designed cigarettes with enough nicotine to create and sustain addiction." Another says, "Smoking kills, on average, 1,2
Motley Fool
added Nov 1, 2017 16:33
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A Caustic Detective on the Beat / Rainn Wilson Stars in ‘Backstrom’ on Fox

Rainn Wilson portrays an ill-mannered, cigar-smoking investigator in Portland, Ore., on the Fox series "Backstrom."...it’s almost insulting that Fox would squander energy, talent and money on this one.
New York Times
added Jan 21, 2015 17:12
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[Kentucky] Tobacco Farmer To 'Daily Show': It's OK To Employ Kids In The Fields Because Society's 'Too Soft'

a devastating reality that even "The Daily Show" struggled to make funny. On the heels of a shocking recent Human Rights Watch (HRW) report, "The Daily Show" dispatched Samantha Bee, "most senior correspondent," to investigate the child labor practices
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 29, 2014 03:03
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[Florida] Speedy Tobacco Trial Ends in $2.2M Verdict

Fort Lauderdale attorneys won a $2.2 million verdict in an unusually fast-paced tobacco wrongful-death trial. The Kelley/Uustal plaintiffs team secured the win after seven trial days, including the jury's deliberation, lead attorney Eric Rosen said. Hund
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Aug 23, 2017 04:26
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[Canada, South America/Caribbean] Conan O'Brien takes talk show to Cuba for cigars, rum and rumba

To mark the historic event, O'Brien took it upon himself to serve as an unofficial ambassador and tour guide, visiting a Cuban cigar factory...socialite Paris Hilton dined with British supermodel Naomi Campbell at the closing gala of the International Ha
Calgary (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Mar 8, 2015 09:32
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"Whiskey And Cigarettes" Radio Show Announces Spin-Off Talk Show, "Whiskey And Conversations"

we are now reaching a global audience and attracting some top name entertainers. It seemed like a natural progression to move into the talk radio format, and really take the mother show to the next level."
Music Industry News Network
added Oct 24, 2013 13:14
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Say goodbye to cigarettes, hello to booze

Alcohol is more prevalent now than it ever has been. Booze billboards are everywhere... That’s not to suggest alcohol should be shunned the way of the cigarette. But a conversation about our high consumption level of booze needs to happen. Our attitudes a
Moose Jaw (SK) Times-Herald (ca)
added Aug 31, 2015 13:39
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[UK] E-CIGARETTES: Leading distributor defends decision to screen advert, while devices have the backing of Burton smokers

Mr Levin also defended the decision by stating that the person seen in the advert is actually exhaling vapour, rather than cigarette smoke, which is not as harmful to a person's health. ... Shanese McPhillips, from Swadlincote "To be honest they're no di
Burton Mail (uk)
added Nov 11, 2014 05:23
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Italy moves to widen smoking ban

Italy is making moves to ban smoking in parks, beaches and stadiums, while actors could be stopped from lighting up on film and television sets. Ten years after smoking was stubbed out in indoor public places, Italy's Health Minister Beatrice Lorenzin s
The Local Italy (it)
added Jan 12, 2015 23:43
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