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[New York] What is Paul Rudnick Doing Writing Young Adult Fiction?

“I liked ‘Dante’s Inferno’ and Machiavelli’s ‘The Prince,’” said one girl, who was smoking... “I know they shouldn’t be smoking,” he said. “But it’s such a mild form of rebellion these days compared with other things that it almost seems quaint to me, li
New York Times
added Feb 13, 2016 15:49
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[UK] Missing Phwoar and Peace? Get ready for these TV scorchers: The murder mysteries, spy dramas and wartime thrillers set to hit screens this year

Rowan Atkinson...to play French detective Jules Maigret...admits he has been a devourer of the Simenon works for many years and he may have to get used to smoking the detective’s trademark pipe if these initial cases prove a success — there are 73 more Ma
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 12, 2016 15:55
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EXCLUSIVE: Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock came from two different planets but William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy bonded over Star Trek slights, anti-Semitic slurs, bad marriages and battles with alcohol - until their final falling out

in February 2014, Nimoy made public that he had been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). He now needed an oxygen tank to help him breathe. He raged and cursed, 'Goddam it' and asked Shatner 'Why didn't you stop me from smoking'.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 11, 2016 18:53
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BRODWIN: 7 ways the soda industry 'follows tobacco's playbook to the letter'

"Soda follows tobacco's playbook to the letter," Marion Nestle...author of the book "Soda Politics," which explores the relationship between soda industries, politics, and public health, told Business Insider. Here are seven ways soda is following in s
Business Insider
added Dec 20, 2015 17:10
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TOBACCO, A CATALOGUE OF THE BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, AND ENGRAVINGS ACQUIRED SINCE 1942 IN THE ARENTS TOBACCO COLLECTION AT THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY, FROM 1507 TO THE PRESENT

New York Public Library
added Dec 16, 2015 22:55
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[UK] Scotch, beer and cigarettes: my weekend with Patricia Highsmith

her regular diet consisted of scotch, beer and cigarettes.
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 29, 2015 16:18
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[UK] Why penguins can't taste fish and how the Moon's got better broadband than rural Britain! Bizarre facts from a new book to boggle your mind and tickle your funny bone

Four of the six ‘Marlboro Men’ have died of smoking-related diseases. / Smokers are 16 times more likely to have a limb amputated than non-smokers. / Extracted from 1,234 QI Facts To Leave You Speechless by John Lloyd
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 00:59
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‘Soda Politics’ and ‘Saving Gotham’

The book’s most interesting section recounts a multiyear campaign to bring down New York’s smoking rate through a series of antismoking TV ads. In 2006, the data-obsessed Frieden noted a sudden decline in the smoking rate among Hispanic men. It was thank
New York Times
added Nov 23, 2015 20:41
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[Asia-pacific] WashU Expert: Time for tobacco-state politicians to make ‘adult choice’ on Pacific trade agreement

Benson, the author of “Tobacco Capitalism: Growers, Migrant Workers, and the Changing Face of a Global Industry”...the tobacco industry is allowed to continue profiting from the global marketing of a product clearly shown to cause health problems and mor
Washington University in St. Louis (MO)
added Oct 7, 2015 23:55
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[UK] Author of new James Bond novel Trigger Mortis reveals all the sexism was edited out of the famous spy novel because his wife was ‘quite angry about it’

Horowitz, who also writes the ITV series his wife produces, also struggled with Bond's smoking habit. The 60-year-old said: 'I have never had a character smoking in one of my books. To give Bond his 30 a day habit was against my instinct'. Horowitz adde
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 27, 2015 21:11
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