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Tobacco Patriots: Arizona in 1916 (access required)


Cigarettes had been made by machine for 25 or 30 years by the time this ad ran, but loose tobacco like Bull Durham still had a solid following and its ads carried a tag line “Experienced Smokers Roll Their Own’”—together with instructions so you could join the rolling elite.

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AG seeking Bitter Smith removal from Corp Comm post

Corporation Commission Chairman Susan Bitter Smith (File photo by Cronkite News)

Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed suit this morning to toss state utility regulator Susan Bitter Smith from her office. Brnovich contends Susan Bitter Smith is “ineligible to serve” as a member of the Arizona Corporation Commission. He wants the Arizona Supreme Court to order her removed.

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