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[UK-Northern Ireland] Belfast home's smoking rules not enforced when fire that killed gran started, inquest told

A care home's smoking rules were not being properly enforced when a fire broke out in the bedroom of an 81-year-old grandmother with dementia, an inquest was told yesterday. Kathleen Fegan died in hospital on April 11, 2012, after the fire at the Owe
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 4, 2017 11:42
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[Nevada] 99-year-old says scotch, cigars and sex are the secret to a long life

Gladys Stroud, turning 100 March 31,2017, drives her car near her home in Las Vegas...99-year-old says scotch, cigars and sex are the secret to a long life
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Mar 29, 2017 19:39
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[Ohio] Effort underway to ban smoking on Veterans Affairs sites across U.S.

An Ohio congressman has targeted smoking at Department of Veterans Affairs medical clinics and campuses nationwide. U.S. Rep. Brad Wenstrup, an Iraq war veteran and a doctor, has introduced House legislation that would immediately ban smoking inside VA
WHIO-TV Channel 7 (Dayton, OH)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:36
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[North Carolina] Is It Age Discrimination If You Don’t Know You’re Being Discriminated Against?

In Villarreal v. R.J. Reynolds, the Supreme Court would have to decide whether the nation’s second-largest tobacco company was within its rights to summarily reject older job applicants. It is the latest in a series of cases that are making it easier for
ProPublica
added Mar 22, 2017 15:48
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[Netherlands] Pension funds less tough on tobacco than insurers: survey

Dutch insurers have much stronger exclusion policies on tobacco industry investments than the country’s pension funds, a survey has revealed. The study, conducted by the Association of Investors in Sustainable Development (VBDO) and commissioned by the
IPE.com / Investments and Pensions Europe (uk)
added Mar 15, 2017 22:08
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[UK] Smoking related fire deaths double, warns Brigade on No Smoking Day

Twenty-one Londoners died in fires relating to smoking last year, which is more than double the year before. The figures, released to coincide with national No Smoking Day(opens in a new window), also show that around three fires a day are linked to smok
Fire Magazine (uk)
added Mar 10, 2017 23:24
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[Netherlands] 80% of major Dutch pension funds invest in tobacco: report

More than two-thirds (80 per cent) of major Dutch pension funds have investments in the tobacco industry, according to a report by the Dutch Association of Investors for Sustainable Development, which shared responses from 30 of the country’s 50 largest
Benefits Canada (ca)
added Mar 9, 2017 21:40
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[Netherlands] Tobacco remains a good investment, say Dutch pension funds

More than 50% of Dutch institutional investors continue to invest in tobacco, according to a report published by Trouw on Tuesday. ‘Many investors say that smoking is legal and therefore they see no reason to change their policy,’ said researcher Hester
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Mar 15, 2017 22:09
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Beauty Tip: Secondhand smoke's assault on skin

"Together these substances speed up the break down of Vitamin A affecting collagen production and the skin’s ability to regenerate. Thus, the aging process accelerates,” states myskin.com.
Craig (CO) Daily Press
added Mar 4, 2017 15:28
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EPSTEIN: Why Our Champions Are Getting Older

Ervin won gold in the 50-meter freestyle as a 19-year-old. Three years later... He moved to Brooklyn, became a musician and started smoking...Ervin started swimming again to help kick the cigarettes...In Rio, Ervin won gold, again.
New York Times
added Mar 4, 2017 15:24
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