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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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Denise Richards Is 'Obsessed' With Ashtrays

Denise Richards is "obsessed" with collecting vintage ashtrays, despite the fact she does not smoke.
MALExtra (uk)
added Sep 20, 2012 01:23
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Treasures of an Heiress From a Personal Paradise

‘Doris Duke’s Shangri La’ at Museum of Arts and Design
New York Times
added Sep 8, 2012 15:34
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[UK-Scotland] Scots tobacco health warning.. from 1799

A NEWLY discovered letter shows doctors knew of the health risks of smoking more than 200 years ago. William Adams, a medical student at Edinburgh University, described the dangers of tobacco in graphic detail in a letter to his father in 1799.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Sep 3, 2012 23:48
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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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[Kansas] Kovel’s Antiques: 19th century tobacco jars sported quirky designs

Why would a tobacco jar from the 19th century be shaped like a lady in a long, full dress? Tobacco jars were made in many unexpected shapes, and there are many figural tobacco-jar collectors today.
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Jul 31, 2012 13:06
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Top sports memorabilia dealers busted for fraud after 'altering world's most expensive baseball card'

Bill Mastro and Doug Allen - once the most influential figures in the multi-billion dollar collectibles industry - are accused of routinely defrauding customers, rigging auctions and inflating prices paid by unwitting bidders.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 27, 2012 12:01
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[Illinois] Bill Mastro and two partners indicted on fraud charges stemming from massive sports memorabilia scam, including altering famous Honus Wagner card

A federal grand jury in Chicago indicted sports memorabilia executives Bill Mastro and Doug Allen on fraud charges, alleging that the pair — once the most influential figures in the multi-billion dollar collectibles industry — routinely defrauded custome
New York Daily News
added Jul 27, 2012 12:05
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Would You Like an Irish-American Athlete With That Cigarette?

Slate
added Aug 9, 2012 13:15
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[UK] Agatha Christie cigarette box available for nonquitters

once belonging to Agatha Christie, up for grabs at a Sotheby’s sale. The Christie case was given by the famed British novelist to saxophonist Bob Leeming as a present to express her gratitude.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Jun 21, 2012 10:31
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