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Comic Book Men Recap: Cigars, Auctions, And Weddings

A man entered the Secret Stash with five long boxes of comic books, thinking he was going to get five grand for them. However, the bags were yellow, and the comics smelled of smoke. Because of the cigar smoke damage, Walt was only able to offer $500 for t
Comicbook.com
added Oct 23, 2012 15:03
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[UK] Winston Churchill's cigar bills and draft war speeches put online

Winston Churchill's newly-digitised archives show cigars sent to him as gifts were routinely scrutinised. Photo: GETTY
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 12, 2012 15:41
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[UK-Scotland] 18th century letter warning of smoking dangers red-hot at auction

A NEWLY-discovered letter which showed that doctors were aware of the dangers of smoking as early as the 18th century has been sold at auction for £200.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Oct 12, 2012 08:38
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Tobacco enemas for everyone!

Made by Evans & Co of London, this apparatus was used to revive people who were ‘apparently dead’, by making use of tobacco’s stimulant qualities. The bellows were used to blow tobacco smoke up the rectum (or into the lungs) … Tobacco enemas were popular
Boing Boing
added Oct 8, 2012 18:43
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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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Would You Like an Irish-American Athlete With That Cigarette?

Slate
added Aug 9, 2012 13:15
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