U.S. Chamber of Commerce fights anti-smoking laws worldwide. So what?

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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, it turns out, actively campaigns against anti-tobacco laws in countries around the world. The New York Times... Read more

Smoking and the Oscars: A Scary Movie

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Something to ponder on Academy Awards night: 57 percent of Oscar-nominated movies include tobacco imagery. That’s actually the lowest... Read more

Tobaccoism: “Rapidity in the spread of a disease-producing vice”

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This post is part of an exchange between The Public's Health and “Books, Health, and History,” a blog at the New York Academy of... Read more

Smoking chocolate

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A report released Monday (the executive summary is here) by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids reminds us that the fight against tobacco and... Read more

World No Tobacco Day: A brief review

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It was a half-century ago that the U.S. Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health alerted Americans to the risks of smoking. You can... Read more

University of Pennsylvania must end its investments in tobacco

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Across the United States, the tide continues to turn against tobacco. The struggle to stem the local, national and global health crisis created... Read more

Without regulation, e-cigarette liquid is used for . . . eye drops

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Here’s a quick quiz: what do the following have in common?: Pink Bubble Gum, Peanut Butter Cup, Strawberry Shortcake, Gummi Bear, Mountain... Read more

Putting pressure on tobacco retailers

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Last month's announcement by CVS/Pharmacy that it would “stop selling cigarettes and all tobacco products at its more than 7,600 stores... Read more