Smoke Signals: The Native Takeback of North America's Tobacco Industry
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Smoke Signals: The Native Takeback of North America's Tobacco Industry

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When Europeans discovered tobacco among Amerindians in the New World, it became a long-sought panacea of panaceas, the critical ingredient in enemas, ointments, syrups, and powders employed to treat everything from syphilis to cancer. Almost five centuries passed before medical researchers concluded that tobacco is unhealthy and can cause cancer.

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ebook, 256 pages
Published November 24th 2012 by Dundurn Group
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Leanna Fenwick
An informative and engaging read! Vividly illustrates the history of the tobacco industry and governments constant push-pull conundrum with taxation benefits vs. health care costs. Classic Jim Poling style that sets the scene and takes the reader into the moment and immersing them amidst the story.
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Jim Poling Sr. is a career writer whose material has appeared in magazines such as Readers' Digest, Cottage Life magazine and newspapers around the world. He is the author of 10 books, including Lights in Dark Forests (short stories) and Waking Nanabijou: Uncovering a Secret Past, And Smoke Signals: The Native Takeback of the North American Tobacco Industry. His latest book is Bears in the Bird Fe...more
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