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[Oregon] LUNDEBERG: Smoking at 90

The obit noted, with what I perceived as family pride, that at age 90, the decedent was still a smoker. ... Was the statement a claim that tobacco aided in her longevity? Or at the very least, didn’t hinder it any? Or that she was just someone with the w
Albany (OR) Democrat-Herald
added Aug 24, 2013 11:38
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Older smokers could be the strongest supporters for U.S. government regulation of tobacco: a focus group study

We sought to learn how an often-overlooked marginalized group, older adults, would respond to industry documents offering evidence of tobacco company target marketing. ... some of the tobacco industry's "best customers"(older, established smokers and ex-s
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Aug 17, 2013 14:55
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Threat Of Wrinkles And Impotence Could Be Enough To Make People Stop Smoking

A new study has found that female smokers are more concerned about wrinkles, and male smokers about their sexual stamina, than they are about developing cancer.
Medical Daily
added Jun 26, 2013 06:54
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[Alaska] ELLISON: Smoked out: New smoking rules for public housing are a slap in face

As a former Alaska landlord and a veteran who has bled and laid his life on the line for these United States to be free, I find the rule change to be a slap in the face, not only to free Americans, but to the most fragile of all Americans, the older gene
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Jun 16, 2013 12:10
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[Georgia] RJ Reynolds Smokes Part Of Age Discrimination Suit ($$)

won a partial victory against an age discrimination collective action Wednesday, when a federal judge in Georgia found that only employees, not job seekers, could pursue disparate impact claims against the companies.
Law360
added Mar 8, 2013 06:49
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[Canada, Germany] It really IS never too late to quit: Giving up smoking even after your 50s reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke by more than 40%

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 25, 2013 11:27
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[UK] It's never too late to quit! Birthday girl Clara finally gives up smoking at the age of 102 - after puffing on 60,000 cigarettes

Birthday girl Clara Cowell has shown it's never too late to change your lifestyle - after giving up smoking two weeks ago aged 102.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 17, 2013 23:43
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21st-Century Hazards of Smoking and Benefits of Cessation in the United States

Smokers lose at least one decade of life expectancy, as compared with those who have never smoked. Cessation before the age of 40 years reduces the risk of death associated with continued smoking by about 90%.
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Jan 24, 2013 11:50
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GREENFIELD: Death, smoking and pollution: Maybe we've been wrong about them all this time

So Americans have kicked the habit big time; only about 15 percent of the adult population smokes. Any idea what that’s done to state tax revenues? They’ve barely kept pace with inflation in recent years.
Yahoo!
added Jan 17, 2013 07:52
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Veteran loves his cigars - Framework - Photos and Video - Visual Storytelling from the Los Angeles Times

Sept. 13, 1988: Martin De Young, 100, says his greatest pleasure in life is smoking a cigar. De Young, a resident of the Veterans Home of California in Yountville, says he cut down to three a day, one after each meal. Los Angeles Times columnist Charles
Los Angeles Times
added Nov 7, 2012 10:49
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