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CDC Launching New Graphic Anti-Smoking Campaign
2012-03-15 13:25:54

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced a new graphic anti-smoking ad campaign today featuring personal descriptions and photographs of people who have suffered effects from smoking. The campaign, called "Tips from Former Smokers", will include promotional materials that shows up-close, voyeuristic looks at victims of disease. The new anti-tobacco campaign will last for 12-weeks and will feature prime-time television spots in which people describe how their lives...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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