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Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry
A look into the world of the farmer and activist
"...the crop grown by most of these farmers is tobacco, a product whose diminishing demand is hailed in most..."

Sept. 1, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Colvin & Earle Stand and Deliver
One-off songwriters' dream duet or something more?
"...and John D. Loudermilk (R.I.P.) via the Nashville Teens (“Tobacco Road”)...."

Sept. 26, 2016 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Council: Meet Your Waterloo
"...people not to smoke"), approved the extension of an anti-tobacco, disease prevention media program that has been successful in..."

May 13, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Austin Psych Fest Announces Lineup
APF 7 goes global
"...other guises, in this case Slasher Flicks and as Tobacco, respectively. France puts in a strong showing with three..."

Dec. 4, 2013 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Greedy Lying Bastards
The greedy lying bastards are those responsible for destroying our planet's climate, and this documentary is naming names.
"...Oil, which uses the same obfuscating tactics as Big Tobacco a decade ago and pours cash into pseudo-grassroots organizations..."

March 8, 2013 Movie Review by Leah Churner

Is Your Hair on Fire? It's Campaign Time.
The D.A. campaign gets hot – very hot
"...of mailers connected to the poll's subjects. One, a tobacco ad parody declaring "Travis County deserves better than Rose­mary..."

May 18, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

Reefer Roundup: 7/4/11
Your patriotic drug news roundup
"...I urge them to drink alcoholic beverages or smoke tobacco, but in none of these cases do I think..."

July 4, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

The Hightower Report
How to Buy Government; and So Long, Limbaugh
"...corporate "membership" packages that literally let drug makers, utilities, tobacco companies, and other giants buy their way inside these..."

April 2, 2010 News Column by Jim Hightower

Anti-Smoking Laws Impose on Rights of Business Owners
"...the fact that your position is already solidified – tobacco use is outlawed in enclosed places in the city..."

Jan. 11, 2010 Postmarks

Page Two: Dangerous Demons
Why do we have to hate those with whom we disagree?
"...from people urging nonprofits to get rid of their tobacco or beer sponsors or Nike or some other company..."

Oct. 23, 2009 Column by Louis Black

The Informant!
Soderbergh's corporate whistleblower comedy is tuned in the key of Richard Lester.
"...thriller about a scientist/executive who exposes the lies of tobacco companies. The Informant!’s Mark Whitacre (Damon) is also a..."

Sept. 18, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

March of the Flower Children
The last interview with Seeds frontman and oh-so-brief psychedelic Austinite Sky Sunlight Saxon
"...of people. With the trillion dollars that funded the tobacco industry, we could have had sacred herb all that..."

July 24, 2009 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Successful and Smoke Pot? Stand Up and Be Counted
The feds say pot smoking and success don't go hand-in-hand. I think the president might disagree....
" is located in Durham, N.C., in the American Tobacco Campus. Tobacco, as we know, is the No. 1..."

Nov. 10, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

Reefer Madness
Good news! Marijuana use remains steady.
"...their past and current drug use (that is, alcohol, tobacco, and nine other categories of illicit drugs) – the..."

Sept. 21, 2007 News Column by Jordan Smith

The Hightower Report
Giving away Appalachia; and cancel Camel No. 9
"...Yet, here comes Big Tobacco with another PR push to entice more people to..."

Sept. 14, 2007 News Column by Jim Hightower

Drug Abuse Is a Medical Problem
"...More than 1,000 people die each day due to tobacco use! Alcohol makes domestic violence eight times more likely;..."

July 9, 2007 Postmarks

Hightower and Cornyn: Strange Bedfellows
"...a bill that would authorize FDA regulation of the tobacco industry. Hightower suggested that Chronicle readers contact Sen. Edward..."

March 19, 2007 Postmarks

Reefer Madness
Corporate America, say hello to your new partner, NORML
"...shouldn't have to pay more for insurance than a tobacco user. (Indeed, St. Pierre said that one of the..."

Feb. 16, 2007 News Column by Jordan Smith

FronteraFest Short Fringe: Week 1
The novel dose of the now offered by the FronteraFest Short Fringe was on view Jan. 19, notably in "Bliss," a verse drama of dangerous beauty, and David Hendler's poems of Jewish identity
"...was Noel Gaulin in Anton Chekhov's "The Dangers of Tobacco." Ostensibly a lecture on the insidious weed, Gaulin spent..."

Jan. 26, 2007 Arts Review by Barry Pineo

Reefer Madness
Results of new study suggest environmental factors have more influence on behavior than government would like us to believe
"...used either legal or illegal drugs – specifically, alcohol, tobacco, and/or marijuana. At age 22, the boys were categorized..."

Dec. 22, 2006 News Column by Jordan Smith

An Inconvenient Truth
Al Gore’s zeal for spreading knowledge about global warming is inspiring and this documentary about his efforts also showcases the new, improved Gore.
"...from lung cancer and his decision to divest his tobacco holdings and interests demonstrate his belief in science’s ability..."

June 2, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Hightower Report
Stealing Local Democratic Authority; and Grounding Our High-Flying Congress
" zip Congress critters around the country. BellSouth, U.S. Tobacco, RJ Reynolds, and FedEx are among the frequent fliers,..."

April 14, 2006 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Doing Something About Global Warming; and Taking Care of Number One at the ATF
"...being practiced over at Bush's own Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms. ATF agents are involved in policing violent..."

March 24, 2006 News Column by Jim Hightower

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...decrease in litter, we're still concerned about how much tobacco litter exists – especially cigarette butts. Unfortunately, food packaging..."

Dec. 16, 2005 News Feature

Lege Notes
Odds and ends – mostly odds – from beneath the pink granite dome
"...of the Legislature's latest tax package? None other than tobacco-pusher Philip Morris. Despite early reports of frogs falling from..."

July 22, 2005 News Column

Page Two
Once again, Austin has demonstrated its deep indifference to front-line troops who nourish the music scene it purports to be so proud of
"...smoking ban was punitive: against smokers and the large tobacco companies. Some of it was simply driven by the..."

May 13, 2005 Column by Louis Black

Here's the Truth – Many of You Are Just Plain Wrong!
"...if smoking is really such an evil, then outlaw tobacco. Don't leave tobacco legal, but make it illegal to..."

May 3, 2005 Postmarks

Smoke Signals
Red River's live music venue owners fear Austin's newly proposed smoking ordinance – with good reason
"...none of whom have anything to do with Big Tobacco ( Wickham and Beerland owners Randall and Donya Stockton..."

April 15, 2005 Music Feature by Darcie Stevens

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...memorandum of understanding with the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives that will allow the APD to..."

July 9, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Our readers talk back.
"...Tobacco and Public Education: I am against it for two..."

April 30, 2004 Column

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