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Tobacco Wars

It's enough to make a cowboy spit. While the beer and liquor flowed and cigars flared in the new sky boxes of Montana State University's football stadium, local...

Medicine: Tobacco Wars

Woes in smoke-filled rooms Nonsmokers have been fighting for years to get smoking banned from public places. They argue that the habit subjects nonsmokers...

Tobacco: It's True

From P. Lorillard Co., the smoke signals came up clearer and cleaner. Two weeks ago, Lorillard announced that it would henceforth ignore the cigarette...

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