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To Your Health
Most people have no trouble drinking water with either chlorine or chloramine at the levels used in municipal water supplies
"...is negligible compared to other NDMA sources, such as tobacco smoke, cured meats, beer, fish, cheese, shampoos, cleansers, and..."

Aug. 6, 2004 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

The Good Woman of Setzuan
If Brecht's The Good Woman of Setzuan drags some, the actors in the Vortex Summer Youth Theatre production don't, and that keeps the evening engaging
"...with sudden middle-class capital. She chooses to run a tobacco shop while trying to take care of her neighbors,..."

July 30, 2004 Arts Review by Robi Polgar

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Bullets, birds, and Booth
"...While tobacco is linked to about 30% of cancer cases, diet..."

July 30, 2004 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

Fast, Twisted, and Deeply Paranoid
A year of notes on The Manchurian Candidate remake's script
"...boasting no morality, no ethics, no center. Throw in tobacco and you hit the trifecta. Without being too big..."

July 30, 2004 Screens Feature by Louis Black

Fast, Twisted, and Deeply Paranoid
A year of notes on 'The Manchurian Candidate' remake's script
"...boasting no morality, no ethics, no center. Throw in tobacco and you hit the trifecta. Without being too big..."

July 23, 2004 Screens Feature by Louis Black

The Termite King
AMOA hosts Manny Farber at the Movies
"...art" is that which is "reminiscent of the enameled tobacco humidors and wooden lawn ponies bought at white elephant..."

July 2, 2004 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Why Is Pot Illegal?
"...not directly responsible for a single death, while, say, tobacco is responsible for about 450,000 dead Americans a year...."

June 15, 2004 Postmarks

So Angry About the Way Things Are as to be Dizzy
"...since 9/11. Where are the tanks smashing through the tobacco company headquarters? The third leading cause of death is..."

May 21, 2004 Postmarks

Naked City
Austin ISD adopts a new – and obviously important – student dress code
"...clothing that depicts or promotes the use of "alcohol, tobacco or controlled substances," or displays "vulgar language" and forbids..."

May 21, 2004 News Feature by Michael King

Nader: Think Global, Act Texan
Ralph Nader dips into Texas politics while pursuing ballot access
"...smoking and a state policy to increase taxes on tobacco, those are synchronized efforts going to the same objective...."

April 30, 2004 News Feature by Lee Nichols

On the Lege
Legislators offer school finance proposals, but find no consensus.
"...tax; increased and expanded sales taxes; vehicle, boat, and tobacco taxes; and a new business payroll tax. As laid..."

April 30, 2004 News Column by Michael King

Page Two
A few modest school-finance proposals
"...in all its prescient wisdom, diverted most of the tobacco settlement funds away from anti-smoking education, which is an..."

April 23, 2004 Column by Louis Black

Our Country Mapped in Music
The Austin Symphony's concert with Grantham's Southern Harmony, Copland's Appalachian Spring Suite, and Gershwin's Second Rhapsody gives audiences a chance to hear how some composers describe an American sense of place through music
"...page reads, the book was stocked "with groceries and tobacco" in general stores across the American frontier, where it..."

March 19, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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Our readers talk back.
"...Gerberding warned America that obesity is catching up to tobacco as the leading cause of death in America. Obesity..."

March 19, 2004 Column

Don't Eat Meat, Don't Smoke, Don't Do This, Don't Do That, It's for Your Own Good and That of the Planet
"...Gerberding warned America that obesity is catching up to tobacco as the leading cause of death in America. Obesity..."

March 16, 2004 Postmarks

Screening Calls
What to see and when and where to see it at SXSW Film 04
"...this exposé of the shadowy, cloak-and-dagger world of unsanctioned tobacco is a delight, not because of the light it..."

March 12, 2004 Screens Feature

South Austin Treasures
Green Pastures and the Broken Spoke: two old-timers getting better with age
"...with Danish blue cheese, bacon, tomatoes, radicchio, pistachios, and tobacco onions ($5.75) and the Field Green Salad ($5.25). The..."

March 5, 2004 Food Feature by Barbara Chisholm

Pot Policies Determine Her Presidential Choice
"...something that evidence shows is less harmful than alcohol, tobacco, or many legally prescribed substances. Last week in Texas,..."

Jan. 13, 2004 Postmarks

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Our readers talk back.
"...to your tree to protect some Mexican bird! No Tobacco Nazis either! Smoke 'em if ya got 'em!..."

Jan. 9, 2004 Column

Personal Enlightenment
"...to your tree to protect some Mexican bird! No Tobacco Nazis either! Smoke 'em if ya got 'em! 9)..."

Jan. 6, 2004 Postmarks

News Top Tens
"...was on its third ordinance of 2003, and the tobacco-free triumph went up in, well, you know...."

Jan. 2, 2004 News Feature

News Top Tens
"...stemming from his role in the celebrated $17.3 billion tobacco settlement of 1998...."

Jan. 2, 2004 News Feature

Naked City
Breaking news from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...American Smokeout with "a visual representation of the toll tobacco takes on our community" today (Thursday, Nov. 20, 11:15am)..."

Nov. 21, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Why Not Just Give Everyone a Gun?
"...sales, just as we now do for alcohol and tobacco). An added benefit would be that this would effectively..."

Nov. 5, 2003 Postmarks

It's Progressive to Restrict Your Rights
"...not want to take the progressive stance and push tobacco to the wayside? I understand why people would want..."

Oct. 17, 2003 Postmarks

Marijuana Not a Narcotic
"...is what Americans want in relation to cannabis. The prison/drug-testing/alcohol/petrochemical/tobacco/police cabals object to citizens having access to an easily..."

Oct. 15, 2003 Postmarks

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...one City Hall source, "aren't going to make the anti-tobacco forces happy, but they're enforceable" -- and as such..."

Oct. 10, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
The comedian says his jail term for selling bongs is really punishment for his attitudes about U.S. drug policy
"...the feds consider "paraphernalia" by marketing them for smoking tobacco or burning incense -- even though the U.S. Supreme..."

Sept. 26, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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Our readers talk back.
"...Was the article by Mike Clark-Madison, "Tobacco-Free Triumph Goes Up in Smoke" [June 13], a news..."

June 27, 2003 Column

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"...Chronicle does when it takes ad revenues from Big Tobacco. And hey, Michael King ... Chomsky is a fucking..."

June 20, 2003 Column

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