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Peter Black AM: The English disease

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

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BMA Cymru Wales backs call for all-Wales Tobacco strategy

Monday, October 6th, 2008

Last week, I joined other members of the Welsh Tobacco Control Alliance (WTCA) in calling on the Welsh Assembly Government to develop and implement a comprehensive Tobacco Control Strategy for Wales. The launch took place at the National Assembly – with First Minister, Rhodri Morgan and Grand Slam winner and Junior doctor, Jamie Roberts doing [...]

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Hollywood stars paid a small fortune to “light up” the big screen

Friday, September 26th, 2008

It probably comes as little surprise to most of us to discover that film stars of the 1930s and 40s were paid vast sums of money, to promote smoking and particular brands of cigarettes. Apparently, one tobacco firm paid more than $3m in today’s money in one year, to stars like Clark Gable, Cary Grant, [...]

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