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[Netherlands] Popular Amsterdam mayor dies after lung cancer battle

Amsterdam's popular mayor Eberhard van der Laan, widely seen as the embodiment of the Dutch capital's reputation for tolerance, has died of lung cancer aged 62...he was often seen in public with a cigarette in one hand until he quit smoking -- Van der La
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:30
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[UK] Devastated Corrie stars continue filming as fans pay tribute to actress Liz Dawn - who played Vera Duckworth for 34 years - after she dies aged 77 following long battle with emphysema

In recent years she had been battling the debilitating lung condition emphysema after years of smoking and left Corrie in 2008.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 1, 2017 01:08
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David Tang, bon vivant and Financial Times columnist, dies aged 63

The cigar smoking teetotaller founded the China Club . . . He wrote a tribute to the National Health Service in the FT three weeks ago after being treated in hospital for a haemorrhaged ulcer.
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Aug 31, 2017 15:45
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David Tang, Fashion Retailer and Raconteur, Dies at 63

Mr. Tang said in 2012 that his founding of the Pacific Cigar Company in 1992 had been a formative experience in tapping into East Asia’s increasingly prosperous elite. Appreciating that cigar lovers tended to be affluent but that cigar smoke was not alw
New York Times
added Aug 31, 2017 15:44
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[France] Jeanne Moreau Was the Ultimate Femme Fatale, On Screen and Off

To watch Jeanne Moreau is to fall in love with her. Many a cigarette has dangled between her pillowy lips, and she somehow convinces us every time that smoking has never looked cooler
W Magazine
added Aug 1, 2017 17:49
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[France] French actress Jeanne Moreau dies at 89

Moreau, a petite chain-smoker who worked with most of the world's top directors of the first few decades after World War Two, Orson Welles, Jean-Luc Godard and Wim Wenders among them.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 1, 2017 17:48
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[Japan] For Marketers' Eyes Only: Roger Moore's Life in Ads

Philip Morris paid a reported $350,000 to have its Lark cigarette brand featured in "License to Kill," which starred Timothy Dalton as Bond. But the brand spread its money to other Bonds, including Moore for this two-minute Japanese ad set in Venice.
Advertising Age
added Jun 4, 2017 19:57
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Robert Sadoff, Psychiatrist Who Assessed Murder Defendants, Dies at 81

In California, Dr. Sadoff also took a course called Psychotherapy and Pipe Smoking. The takeaway: If your pipe goes out, you’re talking more than you’re listening.
New York Times
added Apr 21, 2017 12:41
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Dorothy Rice, Pioneering Economist Who Made Case for Medicare, Dies at 94

One study — which estimated in 1998 that smoking-related illnesses cost Medicaid $12.9 billion a year ($19.2 billion today) — came out as tobacco companies and states were resolving litigation over the costs of smoking.
New York Times
added Apr 6, 2017 01:53
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Amy Moritz Ridenour, Conservative Think Tank Founder, Dies at 57

through her commentary online, in print and on television and through her think tank, Mrs. Ridenour kept ...challenging lawsuits against cigarette manufacturers on the grounds that regulating smoking was a job for legislatures rather than judges, and crit
New York Times
added Apr 5, 2017 09:53
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