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" one might like. Smoke's anchor is the Brooklyn tobacco shop run by affable but no-nonsense Auggie Wren (Keitel)...."

June 30, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Hightower Report
How Glamorous is Child Labor?; and A Sweet Fix
"...and dissembling that was blazed years ago by the tobacco giants. Not only is the doughnut chain going down..."

Dec. 8, 2006 News Column by Jim Hightower

On The Lege
Big Tobacco, poor smokers gain temporary reprieve, and other tax politics news
"...Big Tobacco and poor smokers gained a temporary reprieve late Monday..."

April 28, 2006 News Column by Amy Smith

The Hightower Report
The dark art of science twisting; and if you're in your fightin' prime, Uncle Sam is watching
"...The ruthless tobacco giants, for example, did this for decades, finding a..."

July 29, 2005 News Column by Jim Hightower

Naked City
Dueling proposals for tweaking -- or gutting -- the smoking ordinance
"...produced two diametrically opposed proposals -- one, by the Tobacco-Free Coalition of Austin, which recommends only minor tweaks to..."

Oct. 17, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Will The Smoke Clear Before Garcia Leaves Office?
The smoking ban gets preliminary approval but its future remains uncertain.
"...dragged, kicking and screaming, a half-step closer toward a tobacco-free future last week, as the City Council voted 4-3..."

May 16, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
The fight over the fees for the lawyers who won the state's multibillion-dollar settlement with the nation's tobacco companies appears to be over.
"...who won the state's multibillion-dollar settlement with the nation's tobacco companies appears to be over. And while that's good..."

Dec. 3, 1999 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Naked City
Tobacco lawyers get a Nov. 19 deadline to decide whether to pursue the 15% fee in their original contract with the state.
"...lawyers who represented Texas in its lawsuit against the tobacco companies have to decide by Nov. 19 whether to..."

Nov. 12, 1999 News Feature by Robert Bryce

California Dreamin'?
"...quietly. Under the current ordinance (and even California's ordinance), tobacco shops, as well as private residences and private clubs,..."

Oct. 8, 1999 News Feature by Mike Jasper

Post Marks
Park and Ride
"...time, and not just after smoking marijuana. Some smoke tobacco or have a beer or one guy, in California,..."

Oct. 31, 1997 Column

Playback: Patio Smoking Ban in Flames
The Central Health Equity Policy Council's efforts to ban smoking on smoking patios meets with community resistance
"...Venue owners nevertheless agreed not to engage the tobacco lobbyists who've been eager to talk since news of..."

Aug. 19, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

He Should Have Smoked Pot Rather Than Drinking
"...far less likely than people becoming "strung out" on tobacco or alcohol. Marijuana is not physically addictive, and according..."

June 15, 2007 Postmarks

Personal Freedom?
"...than 60 known carcinogens have been identified in environmental tobacco smoke. There are strict standards as to what industries..."

April 15, 2005 Postmarks

Point Austin: Smoke This!
Austin voters have a chance to confirm that everybody has a right to breathe free
"...any workplace meant that you were required to inhale tobacco smoke as a matter of course – even if..."

April 15, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Smoking Ordinance Headed for the Ballot
Onward Austin gets its anti-smoking signatures
" violates their personal freedoms. National health officials view tobacco use as an epidemic, responsible for 5 million deaths..."

March 4, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Page Two
If you think we're asinine, don't blame it on our advertisers.
"...Many publications, especially weeklies, have decided not to accept tobacco ads. Others have come out in favor of smoking..."

Nov. 7, 2003 Column by Louis Black

To Your Health
I am ready to stop smoking and plan to use nicotine gum to help. Is nicotine gum safe?
"...stimulant whether you get it from cigarettes, snuff, chewing tobacco, chewing gum, skin patches, inhalers, nasal spray, or lollipops...."

Aug. 1, 2003 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

Naked City
How did the one-time golden boy cross over to the dark side? Dapper Dan now has four years to find out.
"...attorneys' share of the state's massive settlement with the tobacco companies -- and that his declared 1998 income of..."

July 25, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Our readers talk back.
"...have to endure the mother of all chemical weapons: tobacco smoke. Lethal tobacco smoke kills 65,000 innocent Americans each..."

May 9, 2003 Column

Our readers talk back.
"...have to endure the mother of all chemical weapons: tobacco smoke. Lethal tobacco smoke kills 65,000 innocent Americans each..."

May 2, 2003 Column

Morales Takes Federal Rap
"...attempted to defraud Texas of a portion of its tobacco-lawsuit settlement to "enrich" his friend, Houston attorney Marc Murr,..."

March 14, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Our Free Radio coverage generates some audio radiance, and more.
"...not to pick, but I thought most liberals hated tobacco? I thought tobacco was evil? I thought tobacco killed..."

June 29, 2001 Column

Naked City
Former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop's, an Austin-based online pharmacy, has established close ties with a "scientific" organization widely viewed as a front for its corporate underwriters.
"...establishment figure to point out the turd in the tobacco industry punchbowl (i.e., that millions of people were being..."

Jan. 28, 2000 News Feature by Nate Blakeslee

People Place
" Dan Morales' pompous statement that his suit against tobacco companies is "what Texans want," I condemn the action..."

Jan. 30, 1998 Column

"...huge, full-page advertisements from Camel -- or Kamel? -- tobacco advertisements?..."

Dec. 19, 1997 Column

Where There's a Bill...
New Legislation Poses a (Not So) Minor Threat
"...and identify necessary steps required to limit access to tobacco and alcohol by children."..."

Jan. 31, 1997 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Come What May
Shawn Colvin and Steve Earle duet
"...and familiarity: the Rolling Stones' "Ruby Tuesday," Nashville Teens' "Tobacco Road," Ian & Sylvia Tyson's "You Were on My..."

June 10, 2016 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

The Luv Doc: Unrecyclables
Keeping the environment clean is a dirty goddamned business
"...from his song, “Boys 'Round Here,” it was, “Chewin’ tobacco, chewin’ tobacco, chewin’ tobacco, spit!” Nix that last comma..."

Aug. 29, 2014 Column by The Luv Doc

Pepper Pairing Primer
There's more to chiles than just the heat
"...jalapeño that produces smoky, sweet flavor with chocolate and tobacco notes. The medium to high heat lingers and is..."

Aug. 26, 2011 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Reefer Madness: Let's Roll
California voters will decide pot question on November ballot
"...would amend the state's drug paraphernalia law to include tobacco leaves used to roll cigars – aka "blunt wraps."..."

April 2, 2010 News Column by Jordan Smith

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