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[Florida] Veteran's Family Awarded $14.7M Plus Punitives in Tobacco Trial Against R.J. Reynolds

a Bronze Star recipient and Vietnam veteran....found Garry O’Hara died from primary lung cancer caused both by his addiction to nicotine and Reynolds’ part in an industry-wide conspiracy to deceive the public about smoking
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 11, 2015 13:02
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Cigarettes or war: which is the biggest killer?

Tobacco killed more than WW1 and WW2 together Whichever estimates you use, tobacco is responsible for more deaths than the greatest wars of the 20th century. Did tobacco kill more people than all the wars? This is where myth begins and reality ends.
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 26, 2013 11:21
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[Russia, Syria, USA] Veteran Diplomat Fond of Cigars, Whiskey and Outfoxing U.S.

Mr. Lavrov, a chain-smoker, is known as an old-school diplomat. He flatly ignored an effort by Secretary General Kofi Annan to ban smoking in the United Nations headquarters, saying Mr. Annan did not own the building. He enjoys whiskey and cigars, and his
New York Times
added Sep 17, 2013 04:57
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[Texas] VIDEO: 109-year-old World War II Vet: 'I smoke at least 12 Tampa Sweet cigars a day'

he still enjoys his whiskey and 12 cigars a day! He’s been smoking since the age of 18 and says he has over $100 worth of cigars now.
WTKR: NewsChannel 3 (Norfolk, VA)
added May 12, 2015 00:26
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[Pennsylvania] Gettysburg re-enactor saves stogie for event finale

"It's a really good Dominican cigar," he said, of the thick stogie he'd been storing in rags to keep it from drying out. ... The history of tobacco during the Civil War has spurred business at Gettysburg Cigar Co. since owner Gary Mohan opened the doors
Lebanon (PA) Daily News
added Jul 8, 2013 03:52
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Viva Republica Cigar for Troops

Jason Holly, who owns the small Viva Republica cigar brand, has created a special cigar to benefit members of the U.S. military who are serving overseas. The Miami Cigar & Co., operating in conjunction with nonprofit organization Operation: Cigars for Wa
Cigar Aficionado
added Nov 10, 2014 14:01
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[Asia] Cigars, once banned, fire up troop morale in Afghanistan

military, civilian and contractor members of the Tali-banned Cigar Aficionado Club here say it’s more than a nicotine fix. It’s a bond of friendship, an escape from the drudgery of deployed life and a taste of home. The group takes its name from the fact
Stars & Stripes
added Dec 10, 2016 18:05
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[Florida] "Stubborn" Soldier Was Responsible for His Own Smoking, Defense Says as Trial Opens Over Lung Cancer Death

A former military man described as hard-headed, stubborn, and having a short fuse, was completely responsible for his own smoking and could not have been dissuaded from his 3-pack-a-day habit, the defense claimed in opening statements last week in the tri
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 27, 2016 02:21
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'Mighty Fine at 109': America's Oldest Vet Marks Birthday with Cigar

Overton lights up a dozen cigars a day, but he's stopped taking a shot of whiskey in his morning coffee.
Military.com
added May 14, 2015 00:17
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[Iraq, Mid-east] Isis Suffers its First Defeat as Cigarette Smokers of Kirkuk Defy Islamic State Ban

The Islamic State (also known as Isis) has made a spectacular U-turn on its Sharia laws in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk, stubbing out its draconian cigarette ban in an attempt to boost popularity among the local population of hardcore smokers. A resident of
IBTimes (uk)
added Sep 23, 2014 14:21
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