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[Cuba] Close but no cigar: how America failed to kill Fidel Castro

the famous exploding cigar, which was supposedly to have been given to Castro when he visited the UN in New York. Another idea was to contaminate a cigar with botulinum toxin but it never actually reached him and he quit smoking in 1985.
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 28, 2016 01:55
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[Cuba] From poisoned cigars to exploding seashells: How Fidel Castro survived half a century of crackpot CI

When that failed, the CIA planned to slip him a box of cigars tainted with LSD so that he would burst into fits of laughter during a television interview, said Escalante, author of a book that documents 167 plots against Castro.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 28, 2016 01:54
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[Mississippi] Upon Further Review: Inside MSU's victory cigar celebration

Phil Silva, that’s who. A habitual cigar guy, Silva said he’s occasionally asked by players for one. But he’s always said no and then made a deal: “If we beat Ole Miss, everybody gets one.” So, in a trunk on the Mississippi State sideline during Saturday
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Nov 28, 2016 01:51
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FDA REMOVES THRESHOLD RESTRICTIONS FOR TOBACCO PRODUCT APPLICATIONS

has announced that it has withdrawn restrictions regarding the minimum amount of information needed for the agency to consider a tobacco product application. While the rule will, likely positively, impact cigar companies as they begin to comply with FDA’
HalfWheel
added Nov 28, 2016 01:42
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[Cuba, Russia] ‘I have a heart of steel’: Fidel Castro’s most memorable quotes

“I reached the conclusion long ago that the one last sacrifice I must make for [Cuban] public health is to stop smoking. I haven't really missed it that much,” 1985, upon announcing he had stopped smoking cigars.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Nov 26, 2016 16:40
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[UK] Retired company director, 85, died after he accidentally set light to his M&S dressing gown when he fell asleep while smoking his morning cigar

Retired construction company director Roy Lawton fell asleep while holding his morning cigar, igniting his dressing gown and leaving him with severe burns across his face, arms and shoulders. An inquest heard the 85-year-old from Rugeley in Staffordshi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 26, 2016 01:37
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[UK] John Sitton on what's happened in the 21 years after the cameras captured THAT half-time rant: 'The depression kicked in as soon as the documentary aired... I couldn't get out of bed'

Sitton has taken up smoking cigars as a hobby and keeps numerous humidors in his 'man cave' Sitton poses with a cigar after being interviewd by Sportsmail
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 21, 2016 04:33
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‘Sweeter Than a Swisher’: amount and themes of little cigar and cigarillo content on Twitter [FREE FULL TEXT]

Co-use of tobacco and marijuana is common and normalised on Twitter. The presence and broad reach of LCC messages on social media warrants urgent need for surveillance and serious attention from public health professionals and policymakers. Future tobacco
Tobacco Control
added Nov 19, 2016 01:01
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[Montana] ANDERSON: Congress must act soon to save vaping industry

as the owner of a vape shop in Billings, I am asking Congress to intervene when they return to Washington after November’s elections. Sens. Jon Tester, Steve Daines, and Rep. Ryan Zinke have already demonstrated a helpful understanding of this governmen
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Nov 15, 2016 20:43
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[New York] How Tiffany Warren, an Executive at Omnicom Group, Spends Her Sundays Sunday Routine

I try to head to Blew Smoke, in Brooklyn. It’s really chill and cool and sexy — it’s men and women at a cigar club, and they’ll either watch a movie or football. I smoke flavored cigars, like a vanilla one. Mostly I just like being in the environment — t
New York Times
added Nov 12, 2016 02:17
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