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So when you look back on what you did what has been the impact? Mike Moore: We reduced smoking rates to a place that nobody ever thought was possible. So the number one cause of death in America has been reduced dramatically. That’s pretty powerful. “The
Advertising tobacco taglines from the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s appear on the lift tickets in white text set against a black or blue background. Two examples are Newport’s “Alive with Pleasure!” and Salem cigarettes’ “You’ve got what it takes.”Skico helps skie
In 1963, a year in which U.S. smokers burned through a then-record 523 billion cigarettes, a scrap metal dealer from Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, invented a revolutionary alternative. “I call it the ‘Smokeless,’” Herbert A. Gilbert, then a two-pack-a-da
Tobacco has been grown in Connecticut for hundreds of years. But the number of acres has shrunk dramatically, from more than 20,000 a century ago down to do 2,000 today. Now, growers are facing economic pressure to develop their land.
Despite the hefty sums, the MSA has been dogged by high expectations, criticized as inadequate and deemed a flawed disappointment by public-health advocates for not delivering a crippling blow to the traditional-cigarette sector. There’s little doubt th
Canadian and U.S. lung cancer specialists share how they built and launched successful quit-smoking programs / In 2012, CCO implemented a “Framework for Smoking Cessation” at 14 regional centers. “This framework included the ‘5As- — asking about whethe
Fifty years ago almost half of Vermont adults smoked. Today that number is 18 percent. At one time close to 35 percent of high school kids in Vermont smoked cigarettes, today that number is closer to nine percent. Thirty years ago, Vermonters smoked in r
One of the first serious collectors of Tobacciana (tobacco-related items) was George Arents, and today his collection is housed in the New York Public Library. This collection includes Martin Waldesmuller’s 1507 book about American natives chewing on a
Before Columbus’s fateful voyage in 1492, no European had ever seen, much less tasted, tobacco or chocolate. Initially dismissed as dry leaves and an odd Indian drink, these two commodities came to conquer Europe on a scale unsurpassed by any other Americ
On loan from the Texas Medical Association, the three banners making up the exhibit are decorated with multiple advertisements detailing the growth of both tobacco and anti-tobacco movements. Librarian Roxanne Bogucka, who organized the exhibit at UT, sa