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[Australia] Vale Dr Nigel Gray, AO

Dr Gray, the Director of the Cancer Council of Victoria from 1968 until 1995, and President of the Union for International Cancer Control... His groundbreaking work laid the foundation for the modern tobacco control movement.
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:35
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[USA] ARCHIVE: How Kennedy bought 1,200 hand rolled Cuban cigars just hours before he ordered blockade of communist state 50 years ago

Kennedy asked his head of press and fellow cigar smoker Pierre Salinger to obtain '1,000 Petit Upmanns' on February 6, 1962, so he could have them in his hands before they were deemed contraband. Then, seconds after he was told the next morning that 1,20
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 20, 2014 15:00
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Friday Feedback: Do We _Need_ a Surgeon General?

Sager: "A vigorous surgeon general reminds us why and how to modify behaviors that damage our health prematurely.... and plans ahead, remembering that since the then-controversial Surgeon General's report on smoking and health was issued in 1964, U.S. smo
MedPage Today
added Dec 19, 2014 16:19
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Dick Rich, Who Helped Redefine TV Advertising, Dies at 84

smokers encountered the many ways in which a longer cigarette might stand out — getting caught in elevator doors or in other people’s beards; being lopped off by pretty women brushing by. “Oh, the disadvantages of the new Benson & Hedges 100s,”
New York Times
added Dec 16, 2014 03:19
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Phil Stern, Chronicler of Movie Stars and a President, Dies at 95

Mr. Stern was the official photographer for Kennedy’s presidential inaugural gala. Racing around Washington to five white-tie balls, he snapped memorable images, including Sinatra’s lighting the triumphant president’s cigarette
New York Times
added Dec 16, 2014 03:17
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[California] BENTLEY: Stanford smoking: University lacks courage of 1,477 others to go smoke-free

It's incredibly disappointing to learn that Stanford once investigated the "sunny side of smoking" with Big Tobacco to conclude that nicotine enhances the performance of nonsmoking airline pilots. Yet hope is renewed as the Stanford School of Medicine an
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Dec 14, 2014 14:15
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[UK] Imperial Tobacco celebrates 100 years of Embassy

1914 was a year full of historic news, not only was it the birth year of Embassy cigarettes it also saw the start of the First World War, the launch of Henry Ford’s T-Ford car and Charlie Chaplin’s film debut.
Talking Retail (uk)
added Dec 5, 2014 17:25
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[Africa, South Africa] The mystery of Mandela the smoker

“Oh well, you see, I was just showing off. The cigarette was not lit,” Mandela told Schadeberg, and laughed. Schadeberg, refusing to back down from this clear attempt to rewrite history, remembers saying to the former president: “But there were ashes on
Daily Mail and Guardian (za)
added Dec 5, 2014 17:03
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Explore a timeline of the history of cancer from BCE to 2011.

70 – 80 million years ago Evidence of cancer cells in dinosaur fossils, found in 2003.
American Cancer Society
added Dec 4, 2014 21:25
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[New York] Sharing and Liking Photos From Day 1

“Public Eye: 175 Years of Sharing Photography”...Mr. Pinson learned that the library had acquired a small portfolio of August Sander’s work, a dozen photos of people smoking. The images were part of a tobacco-related collection at the library.
New York Times Blogs
added Dec 3, 2014 11:36
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