Subject:

R.J. Reynolds

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    Cigarette Tax Proposal Gets Smoked

    When we last checked in nearly three weeks ago, supporters and opponents of Proposition 29, which would increase a cigarette tax by $1 per pack, were probably tempted to chain smoke away the nerves from too-close-to-call election results. Now you can dump those ash trays, because the ballot initia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    Prop. 29 Losing Voter Support, Though Cigarette Tax Remains Popular

    What can you get for $42 million? A penthouse apartment at the top of the St. Regis. Six years of Adonal Foyle. Roy Lichtenstein's peephole painting. Also, a 14 percent drop in support for Proposition 29, which would raise the cigarette tax and fund cancer research. In March, a poll by the Publi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2010

    Camels Chided For Using San Francisco in Tobacco Ads. Use These Sh*tholes Instead.

    Phallic camels aren't welcome in this here town! ​Earlier this week, City Attorney Dennis Herrera and short-timer Department of Public Health Director Mitch Katz wrote a sternly worded letter to Joe Camel's corporate overlords. The two chided R.J. Reynolds for using the Haight -- as well as Brookl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2007

    Xiu Xiu Takes Camel, Rolling Stone to Court Over Dastardly Ad Practices

    Even though they don't look like it, Xiu Xiu is fighting mad! Along with a plethora of other pissed-off indie bands, they've filed a class action lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds and Wenner Media, parent companies of Camel Cigarettes and Rolling Stone magazine, respectively. They contend that the magaz ... More >>

  • Holiday

    January 22, 2003
  • News

    May 30, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    The Bum's Rush; A "Hot" Topic; Blowing Smoke; Bikes vs. Cars; Art and Censorship

  • News

    May 23, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    The Fallout From "Fallout";Where There's Smoke ...;Charity Case

  • News

    May 16, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    Your Sorry Ash; Sour Charity

  • News

    May 9, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    Tobacco Firm Adds Insult to Injury; A Few Bike Lanes Away From Utopia; Music to Our Ears; Fish Story; Art and Censorship

  • News

    May 9, 2001

    Dog Bites

    Smoked Out

  • News

    May 2, 2001

    Smoking Gun

    Tobacco industry documents expose an R.J. Reynolds marketing plan targeting S.F. gays and homeless people. Its name: Project SCUM.

  • News

    November 17, 1999

    Opening Pandora's Box

    Once-secret documents reveal the tobacco industry's battle to gut anti-smoking education in California. Former Assembly Speaker Willie Brown and former Gov. Pete Wilson helped.

  • Music

    September 1, 1999

    House Of Tudor

    The Last Cigarette and Pretty Things

  • Calendar

    March 10, 1999
  • Calendar

    September 17, 1997
  • News

    October 11, 1995

    Peevish and Butt-Led

    Against the odds, a new group fights for smokers' rights

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