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Tobacco: Symptoms of Slump

Latest symptoms of the effect the Surgeon General's report is having on the health of the tobacco industry: > Top tobacco distributors across the nation...

Tobacco: Tarred on All Sides

When someone offers a cigarette to pipe-puffing Surgeon General Luther Terry, he always grabs it. "Every one I accept I tear up," he says. "That way there's...

TOBACCO: The Long & Short of It

Chesterfield had the rest of the tobacco industry chain-smoking nervously. Chesterfield's maker, Liggett & Myers, had brought out the first king-size version of...

TOBACCO: Light Up

In the highly competitive cigarette industry, there were some significant changes in the standing of the leaders While domestic consumption in 1950 rose to a...

TOBACCO: Honor System

Suspicion, wheedling, indignation, and the haunting eyes of the tobaccoless have hounded the nation's cigaret retailers since the coming of the great famine...

Medicine: Indian Tobacco v. Tobacco

MEDICINE Indian Tobacco v. Tobacco A Spanish physician whom American Indians taught to smoke tobacco introduced that indigenous American plant to Europe in...

Religion: Methodists v. Tobacco

Before they can be admitted to their district conference, all Methodist ministers are asked, "Will you abstain from the use of tobacco and other indulgences...

Business: American Tobacco

Earnings of the American Tobacco Co., according to its 1924 report, were the largest in its history. Total income last year amounted to $20,844,993, as against...

National Affairs: Tobacco Policy

Sir A. Maurice Low, suave Washington correspondent of the London Post (diehard Tory), suggested recently that the President's tobacco policy is different from...

Business: Tobacco Consumption

The principal effect of the War period upon the tobacco business has been the increased sales of cigarettes as compared with cigars. Under growing use of...

Business & Finance: Tobacco Merger?

The absence abroad of J. B. Duke, George Whelan and other leading figures in the tobacco business, is held to confirm rumors of a $250,000,000 tobacco...

How Where We’re Failing at Preventing Cancer

We’ve made lots of progress in preventing cancer, but still have a long way to go in convincing people to drop the most prevalent cancer-causing habits

Smoking News to Make You Cringe

Read TIME's reports from the era when the medical community thought it was O.K. to smoke

China Bans Smoking in Schools

Now schools will have to stop posting tobacco ads and selling cigarettes on campus