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Leonard Nimoy died of COPD. He wanted every smoker to quit

He even snuck a no-smoking message into Star Trek IV (which he directed). / Quit smoking image from Star Trek IV / He warned non-smokers not to start. And seeing others give up tobacco because of his message was a source of happiness for him.
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 28, 2015 10:19
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Leonard Nimoy died of COPD. He wanted every smoker to quit

He even snuck a no-smoking message into Star Trek IV (which he directed). / Quit smoking image from Star Trek IV / He warned non-smokers not to start. And seeing others give up tobacco because of his message was a source of happiness for him.
IBT - International Business Times
added Feb 28, 2015 10:13
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HARPER: Advice From Leonard Nimoy: Want To Live Long And Prosper? Don't Smoke

It’s ironic — bitterly so — that a man who became famous playing a character who was the epitome of logic and clear thinking died because of one of humanity’s most illogical flaws.... As we deal with a whole lot of tobacco-related issues, including how t
Forbes
added Feb 27, 2015 18:34
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Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' dies at 83

Last year, he disclosed on Twitter that he had been diagnosed with COPD, a progressive lung disease. "I quit smoking 30 years ago. Not soon enough," he tweeted to his 810,000 followers. "Grandpa says, quit now!!"
Reuters
added Feb 27, 2015 16:39
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Leonard Nimoy, Spock of ‘Star Trek,’ Dies at 83

Mr. Nimoy announced that he had the disease last year, attributing it to years of smoking, a habit he had given up three decades earlier. He had been hospitalized earlier in the week.
New York Times
added Feb 27, 2015 16:29
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Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's Mr Spock, dies at 83

His son, Adam, said he died of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on Friday morning....Last year, the actor revealed he was suffering from chronic lung disease, despite stopping smoking more than 20 years ago.
BBC Online
added Feb 27, 2015 13:44
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1 in 5 Preemies With Lung Disease Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

High levels of nicotine were found in the hair of many children with premature birth-related lung disease whose parents claimed not to smoke, a new study finds. The lung disease bronchopulmonary dysplasia often occurs in children who were born prematurel
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 27, 2015 13:41
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Secondhand smoke poses health threats for individuals of all ages

secondhand smoke exposure is one of the major causes of infant SIDS. In addition, exposure to secondhand smoke has been shown to result in children developing ear infections, tooth decay, repeated coughs and cold, respiratory problems including bronchitis
Michigan State University (MSU)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:40
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[Florida] VIDEO: Philip Morris Hit with $5.8M Verdict, With Punitives TBA in COPD Engle Suit

A Broward County jury awarded Dorothy McKeever more than $17.4 million in damages, including $11.6 million in punitives Friday evening, in McKeever's suit claiming tobacco maker Philip Morris hid smoking's health risks while fueling her husband Theodore’
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 25, 2015 09:27
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[Florida] Half-Million-Dollar Award Imperiled by Partial Verdict in Engle Progeny COPD Suit Against Tobacco Makers

a jury’s partial, potentially inconsistent, verdict Tuesday in a smoker’s Engle progeny suit against four of the country's largest tobacco manufacturers raised questions of a mistrial and jeopardized its half-million-dollar award. Caprio v. Philip Morri
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 25, 2015 09:20
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