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Lisa Gerrard: ‘My life went from nought to a thousand’

Irish Independent 08 May 2021
Mann was putting together the various components of what would become The Insider — arguably his greatest film — and he sensed that Gerrard’s otherworldly, eerie music and her haunting vocal would be perfect to soundtrack a drama based on the true story of a whistleblower in the tobacco business ... But big-name directors usually get their way ... Expand ... .

Boarding school exhibit illustrates complex history

The Daily Astorian 05 May 2021
Beaded moccasins, a tobacco bag and a woman's purse were contributed to the exhibit by Sallie Thurman's family ... Family members had contributed stories and items to the exhibit ... “Museums have an obligation to accurately tell stories and help explain complicated ones,” said McAndrew Burns, the executive director of the historical society.

Consider BAT an opportunity as a rand hedge annuity

Independent online (SA) 03 May 2021
THE PERFORMANCE of British American Tobacco (BATS) over the past 12 months probably has many investors up in arms, specifically those invested in unit trusts and other savings products with significant holdings in BATS, the world’s largest tobacco company based on sales in 2019. From the outside, it seems like a horror story.

Hoardings promoting beer: HC seeks replies

The Times of India 03 May 2021
Advocate Dhruv Chawla, in his plea, has said that the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (MIB) in September last year put out an advisory for private satellite TV channels to ensure that liquor, tobacco and other intoxicants are not advertised directly or indirectly on their channels in violation of existing law ... Top Stories Right Now.

FDA ban on menthol cigarettes: Bad for criminal justice, health policy

The Hill 01 May 2021
Paired with a potential plan to gradually limit the amount of nicotine in cigarettes to minimally addictive or non-addictive levels, a story which the Wall Street Journal broke earlier this month, the federal government is going after tobacco use at a rate that has not been seen in decades.ADVERTISEMENT.

FDA moves to ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars

Henry Herald 29 Apr 2021
"With these actions, the FDA will help significantly reduce youth initiation, increase the chances of smoking cessation among current smokers, and address health disparities experienced by communities of color, low-income populations, and LGBTQ+ individuals, all of whom are far more likely to use these tobacco products.".

‘Policy disaster waiting to happen’: Civil rights groups caution WH amid reports of racially motivated ...

Russia Today 29 Apr 2021
In the end, tobacco policy will no longer be the responsibility of regulators regulating, but police policing.” ... In addition, any such prohibition would take years to enter into effect and would likely draw legal pushback from the tobacco industry ... That figure goes up to 55% for British American Tobacco.

Artifacts help tell a more complete story of Maryland’s earliest colonial settlement

Wtop 29 Apr 2021
Artifacts recently found at the site of a 386-year-old fort in Southern Maryland are helping tell the story of Historic St ... The fort’s recent discovery and its artifacts help to tell the era’s story from both a colonial perspective and a Native American historical perspective ... That would get us to where we need to go with this story,’” Parno said.

Does culture influence how often countries use behavioural strategies to combat cannabis consumption?

Canoe 29 Apr 2021
study suggests ... We apologize, but this video has failed to load. Try refreshing your browser, or. tap here to see other videos from our team ... Policies around second-hand smoke should look beyond tobacco to cannabis to combat youth exposure at home. Story continues below ... 28 ... Specifically, the U.S ... Story continues below ... Story continues below ... .

A school principal in rural Maine sounds the alarm on the youth vaping epidemic

Bangor Daily News 27 Apr 2021
Last month, I was asked if I thought tobacco use, and vaping in particular, was impacting my students and our school environment ... Tobacco use is disruptive to the school day, disruptive to student attendance, and disruptive to our kids’ health ... Tobacco companies don’t care about our kids — they are targeting our kids.

FDA considers ban on menthol cigarettes

Atlanta Journal 27 Apr 2021
“The tobacco industry must no longer be permitted to use menthol cigarettes to profit at the expense of the health of Black Americans,” they wrote to Xavier Becerra. Delmonte Jefferson is executive director of the Durham-based Center for Black Health and Equity, which was formerly known as the National African American Tobacco Network.

Wayland G. Tobacco

Rapid City Journal 27 Apr 2021
Wayland Gene Tobacco, 44, died April 24, 2021 ... Tobacco ... AP Top Stories April 26 ... AP Top Stories April 26 ...

A Hartford minister takes a U.S. senator on a grim tour

The CT Mirror 25 Apr 2021
The NRA is in bankruptcy, and Murphy said the organizations’s pledge to spend $2 million in advertising opposed to further gun controls — along with the confirmation of President Joe Biden’s nomination to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms — is evidence of weakness.

Vintage sale on today at Kaleva Hall: Author Tom Mattson signing new book

Hibbing Daily Tribune 23 Apr 2021
He said he "meets strangers who become friends—and characters in his stories." ... And, he added, in Guatemala where he has a "tin-roofed shack in the mountains of the Mayan people, and Havana since some stories are rooted in Cuban tobacco fields and Fidel Castro’s 1950s rebel mountains." ... For the April newsletter he tells this story.

Altria extends losses as Biden administration considers forcing cigarette makers to slash nicotine levels

Business Insider 20 Apr 2021
Shares of British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands also lost ground. See more stories on Insider's business page. Shares of Altria shares stretched losses early Tuesday following a report that the Biden administration may require cigarette and tobacco companies to cut down the amount of nicotine in cigarettes sold in the US.