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Reefer Roundup: 10/4/11
Your drug war news roundup
"...front, the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, has drafted a memo to licensed..."

Oct. 4, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Reefer Roundup: 9/9/11
Your roundup of drug war news
"...networking sites are five times more likely to use tobacco, three times as likely to drink and twice as..."

Sept. 9, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Page Two: Thrust and Perry
Advertising vs. Editorial Content 101
"...and female), but that is not always the case. Tobacco advertising used to be followed by readers' objections...."

Aug. 26, 2011 Column by Louis Black

Country Mile
Country Mile
"...stops in between. Yet if he's known for tickling tobacco-stained ivories, Bonta is less known for his fine country..."

Aug. 12, 2011 Music Review by Margaret Moser

Luv Doc Recommends: 'Texas High School Football: More Than the Game'
Bullock Texas State History Museum, Saturday, August 6, 2011
"...cowboy, and America's number one spokesperson for Skoal smokeless tobacco), but you probably didn't actually play football – at..."

Aug. 5, 2011 Column by The Luv Doc

Letters at 3AM: In a Lonely Place
Film noir is a cinema of failure
"...One day, tobacco police may ban all film noir, a genre in..."

June 3, 2011 Column by Michael Ventura

The Hightower Report
Where There's Smoke, There's Firing; and Plenty of American Jobs
" you walked home? Urine tests. Excuse me, but tobacco is legal. Yet employers are compelling workers to pee..."

March 18, 2011 News Column by Jim Hightower

Long-Awaited Testimony Rejects Arson Conclusion
Forensic Science Commission hears expert testimony on Willingham fire investigation
"...who previously worked for the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. DeHaan, one of four witnesses asked to..."

Jan. 14, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Exposing the Insurers
Health insurance whistle-blower Wendell Potter at BookPeople
"...passage to illustrate how “the playbook” initially developed by tobacco companies to fight further regulation – creating front groups,..."

Jan. 8, 2011 Arts Post by Wells Dunbar

The Figurados
Roots Rock Rhythm
"...Texas mojo to imbue their roots-heavy power rock with tobacco-stained bravado ("My Situation," "People of Earth," "She Plays With..."

Nov. 19, 2010 Music Review by Margaret Moser

Oscar Brockett
Remembering the world's foremost theatre historian
" for a boy who grew up on a tobacco farm in rural Tennessee, where the only theatre to..."

Nov. 12, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Attorney General: Abbott Amps Up Conservative Credentials
Radnofsky points to attorney general's flip-flop on immigration
"...would seek redress in a similar manner to previous tobacco litigation. Abbott has so far failed to refute Radnofsky's..."

Oct. 29, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Hightower Report
Lobbyists' BFF; and California's Budding Union Movement
"...back; in 1996, he was caught passing checks from tobacco lobbyists to fellow Republicans on the House floor!..."

Oct. 15, 2010 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Daily Hustle: 8/23/10
Council previews are our Domain
"...with Sherry Matthews Advocacy Marketing to develop and execute anti-tobacco campaigns and promote a federal “Safe Routes to Schools”..."

Aug. 23, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 8/3/10
Sparks rains on City Council
"...and media services related to child safety, wellness and tobacco prevention. Funded by grants and backup states, “Additional funding..."

Aug. 3, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 7/27/10
Council makes up for lost time
" grants for Capital Metro to begin implementing a tobacco-free workplace and bus stops...."

July 27, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

More From the Joneses
More music scene oral history from the Joneses
"...right, in the corner, its ivory keys yellowed like tobacco stains...."

June 18, 2010 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Stop Erosion of Trust
"...the investigations revisit the police (and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives) citizen killings (beginning with Daniel Rocha)..."

May 16, 2010 Postmarks

Tenuta Sant'Antonio Monti Garbi Valpolicella Superiore Ripasso
The Castagnedi brothers have made tremendous progress in a country where the top wineries measure their tenure in centuries, not decades
"...powerful flavors. Imagine aromas of red berries and pipe tobacco along with cleansing acidity, and you'll have a pretty..."

April 23, 2010 Food Column by Wes Marshall

Back to the Future
At Sunday's East Austin Urban Farm Tour, you can experience a taste of Austin's past, the present, and an invaluable element in our future
"...east of town and planted them with wheat, corn, tobacco, and cotton. In the first half of the 20th..."

April 9, 2010 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

The Hightower Report
We the Corporations?; and Lawmakers Dance With the Devil
" swept into the ever-tighter embrace of lobbyists for tobacco giants, drugmakers, insurance interests, and other corporate powers that..."

March 5, 2010 News Column by Jim Hightower

Guns, Property, and Public Nuisances: A North Austin Showdown
Gun rights activists up in arms over shutdown of gun show
"...posts, the APD and the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Fire­arms and Explosives essentially directed H-E-B, the lessor of..."

Feb. 5, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Austin Got Hoodwinked by Smoking Ban
"...culpability of a private citizen's otherwise legal act (smoking tobacco) upon the establishment (i.e., a bar) in which the..."

Jan. 12, 2010 Postmarks

TV Eye
TV Eye picks her favorite shows of the year. No surprise: No. 1 looks good in dark suits and Brylcreem.
"...TV. Less ooky than Saving Grace (there is no tobacco-chewing guardian angel) and more serious than Grey's Anatomy, this..."

Jan. 1, 2010 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Unstable Element
Are Austin's water fluoridation policies dangerous? It depends who you ask.
"...vaccinations, infectious disease control, and recognizing the dangers of tobacco...."

Nov. 27, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Capricorn Jesus
Sometimes outlaws walk on water
"...He smells faintly of wet tobacco leaves, sweet and maroon. His hair is pale-soft, curled..."

Oct. 16, 2009 Music Feature by Melinda Hasting Wheatley

Reefer Madness: Seeds vs. Suds
Marijuana: A safer alternative to America's favorite social lubricant?
" its use by adults (much like alcohol or tobacco). The top question during a virtual town hall meeting..."

Sept. 11, 2009 News Column by Jordan Smith

Gun Crazy!
Barack Obama may not be coming to get your weapons – but he's sure doing wonders for gun & ammo sales
"...or of the enforcers with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. But that sort of deadly disaster..."

May 22, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

"...Viva guns and tobacky! The National Rifle Association and tobacco lobbyists scored rounds at the Lege this week with..."

May 22, 2009 News Feature

McLeroy, Smoking, and Voter ID
A bullet-point list of recent dome doings
"...indoor public places) was in fact a goner: “Big tobacco spent millions to kill smoke-free legislation and they got..."

May 20, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

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