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[Cuba] Ali's boxing gloves, Fidel Castro cigars highlight sports auction

Another key item belonging to the late Ali is a box of cigars autographed by Castro, who died last week at age 90. Ali was given the gift when he and longtime friend Howard Bingham visited Cuba on humanitarian efforts in 1998.
Reuters
added Dec 11, 2016 07:58
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[UK] Smoking job applicant accuses TV antiques expert of discrimination

“She stubbed [the cigarette] out on the floor and came in to inquire about the job vacancy. “I told her what it entailed and when I said we didn’t want a smoker, she accused me of discriminating against smokers, stormed out and slammed the door.”
Christian Davies Antiques (uk)
added Nov 5, 2012 11:36
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[Illinois] PANIERI: Cigarettes a sign of revolution?

Nary a day goes by that I don’t see a hand surreptitiously flicking a cigarette butt from vehicle windows (especially pickup trucks, for some reason). I have to wonder if this butt-tossing is a passive/aggressive action in protest to $5 per pack cigarette
Joliet (IL) Herald News
added Sep 24, 2012 17:24
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[USA, New York] Review: ‘The Plains Indians,’ America’s Early Artists, at the Met

The oldest is a carved stone pipe in the form of man with a double-bun hairdo … its function is evidence of traditions sustained over time. For the first Americans, for as far back as we know, the sharing of a tobacco pipe was a ceremonial way to strength
New York Times
added Mar 12, 2015 14:16
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[Maryland, Virginia] Vestiges of earlier America, tobacco barns hold allure for preservationists

A Japanese tobacco company is launching a $100,000 pilot grant program this month through Preservation Virginia, a nonprofit group, to help restore tobacco barns. Preservation groups also are promoting private and local government restorations, such as t
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 29, 2014 13:57
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[North Carolina] Old Cigarette Machines Get a New Life as Art

Today, Whittington's refurbished cigarette machines – dubbed Art-o-mats – have taken on its own cult status with locations around the world. More than 61,000 pieces of art about the size of a cigarette pack were sold in 2016.
PR Newswire
added Mar 23, 2017 21:57
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[UK] Cigarette packaging from 1940s found under carpet

Jo Vallom and Duncan Smith found six sheets of uncut packaging beneath 1949 newspapers while renovating their house - and have donated some to a museum. The thick paper was designed for boxes of Players Navy Cut, Rough Rider and Double Ace - all linked
BBC Online
added Feb 3, 2016 01:22
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] $200m realised at tobacco auction floors

THE Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has recorded close to $200 million from sales of the golden leaf as more farmers continue to deliver their crop, it has emerged.
Newsday (zw)
added Apr 8, 2013 08:23
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking out health letter

Doctors were aware of the dangers of smoking as early as the 18th century, a newly discovered letter from Edinburgh has shown.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Aug 30, 2012 12:19
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[UK] John Player 'tobacco' artwork sold at auction

Artwork from a tobacco firm, some showing people smoking and children handing out cigarettes, has raised more than £20,000 at auction. The items were displayed as corporate art by Imperial Tobacco in Nottingham, but were never on public display.
BBC Online
added Jun 7, 2017 18:05
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