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Reefer Madness
U.S. ranks tops in drug use
"...Olympics – takes the gold for the use of tobacco, pot, and cocaine, far outpacing other countries, even the..."

July 18, 2008 News Column by Jordan Smith

Off the Record
Welcome to "Spazmodica," the future of Austin music
"...Stone's parent company, Wenner Media, and Camel's R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. for the allegedly inadvertent, unsolicited association with the..."

Dec. 28, 2007 Music Column by Austin Powell

Reefer Madness
War on Prohibition is the new War on Drugs
"...the most dangerous drugs are legal – alcohol and tobacco – while the least dangerous drug, marijuana, is prohibited...."

Nov. 2, 2007 News Column by Jordan Smith

The Hightower Report
All hail King George; and the congressional king quid pro quo
"...flights on corporate jets – including those of US Tobacco, R.J. Reynolds, and Philip Morris. Now, guess who has..."

Jan. 20, 2006 News Column by Jim Hightower

Unwittingly?
"...venue showcasing a sleazy new marketing ploy for big tobacco. Austin Music Hall opened its doors to music fans..."

Nov. 4, 2005 Postmarks

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"...school girls with important information about the dangers of tobacco use. Just like several other thousands of Austinites, the..."

May 20, 2005 Column

Thanks Austin for Ban
"...school girls with important information about the dangers of tobacco use. Just like several other thousands of Austinites, the..."

May 16, 2005 Postmarks

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Our 'rights' can be lost in many ways, one of which is to chip away at them because of health, community, decency, moral, and/or ethical standards
"...the health and quality of life of the nonsmokers. Tobacco is bad for our citizens and is addictive. The..."

May 6, 2005 Column by Louis Black

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"...the effects and then having to continue. Even the tobacco companies have admitted it and paid heavily for pushing..."

May 6, 2005 Column

Isn't Addiction a Lifestyle Choice?
"...the effects and then having to continue. Even the tobacco companies have admitted it and paid heavily for pushing..."

April 25, 2005 Postmarks

Let Me Speak for Myself; Don't Protect Me
"...Cute ads with faceless physicians who spew dismissals of tobacco's relevance to the live music scene ought to relegate..."

April 14, 2005 Postmarks

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Anyone who tells you the impact of a smoking ban will be negligible doesn't appreciate that it's the very number of Austin music clubs, including the swarm of the more marginal ones, that enables the scene's vitality
"...middle of sets because my eyes were stinging from tobacco smoke. Last summer I was in Ireland, where they..."

April 1, 2005 Column by Louis Black

Cinematic Convergence
The 11th Annual Austin Film Festival
"...Tobacco Money Feeds My FamilyD: Cynthia Hill..."

Oct. 15, 2004 Screens Feature by Nora Ankrum

Cinematic Convergence
Oct. 14-21: The 11th annual Austin Film Festival
"...2:00 Tobacco Money Feeds My Family..."

Oct. 15, 2004 Screens Feature

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"...he errs is in his next two words, "including tobacco." Once one chooses to light up a tobacco product..."

Nov. 14, 2003 Column

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"...that you leave the bull behind. First, drop the tobacco ads altogether. As everyone knows, hundreds of medical studies..."

Oct. 31, 2003 Column

Just a Tool of Big Corporations, and Happy in the Role
"...that you leave the bull behind. First, drop the tobacco ads altogether. As everyone knows, hundreds of medical studies..."

Oct. 27, 2003 Postmarks

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"...heard all the hoopla about the smoking ban. This "Tobacco-Free Austin Coalition" seems to think that they are the..."

July 18, 2003 Column

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"...chemicals to sicken and kill our people -- secondhand tobacco smoke. Many of our most vulnerable people have no..."

June 6, 2003 Column

Colors of the Mountain
"...up equally between books, a bag of foul-smelling homegrown tobacco, and an ugly pipe made from a twig. His..."

April 28, 2000 Books Review by Marion Winik

Easy Money
City plots downtown's retail future
"...how vigilant the AGs will be on issues like tobacco and other mass tort claims. Of the 43 attorneys..."

March 31, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

My Friend Murr
"...his fight with the five attorneys in the state's tobacco case, he scored major points in his investigation of..."

Oct. 22, 1999 News Feature by Robert Bryce

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Duke Still Had It
"...except our disease. We are only asking that any tobacco settlement allocates money for research into lung disease. As..."

May 14, 1999 Column

Naked City
Off The Desk:
"...the first half of 1998 from the big five tobacco companies — Brown & Williamson, Lorillard, Philip Morris, RJR..."

Sept. 11, 1998 News Feature

A Bad Rap
Ratliff's Rider Ticks Off Music Industry, Civil Servants
"...there has been pressure for states to divest their tobacco holdings; and last May, the state of Florida took..."

March 20, 1998 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Don't Let Her Off, Rich
Statesman's Oppel Defends Ann's Influence-Peddling
"...sell-out to mall developers, railroads, weapons makers, and Big Tobacco suggests that she now stands for nothing except legal..."

Jan. 23, 1998 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Shattered Icon
Living Legend Ann Richards Steps Off the Pedestal
"...icon, makes an estimated $385 per hour representing Big Tobacco, railroads, weapons makers, and a company that wants to..."

Oct. 24, 1997 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Smoke Smoke Smoke That Cigarette
"...Win or lose on the tobacco settlement, Ann Richards' employer, Verner Liipfert, Bernhard McPherson &..."

Oct. 24, 1997 News Feature

Levitation Adds Flipper, Flaming Lips & David J
Mercury Rev, Cherubs, Windhand, and Vagabon also set for November fest
"...of Bauhaus and Love & Rockets; abstract electronic soloist Tobacco, whose group Black Moth Super Rainbow was previously announced;..."

July 23, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

DOJ Declares FDA Unable to Regulate Execution Drugs
Ruling could put an end to the legal fight between Texas and the FDA
"...Court ruling that the FDA lacked authority to regulate tobacco – because there's no safe way to use tobacco..."

May 17, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

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