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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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ARCHIVE: Susan Cheever on the Real Bill W.

the AA founder's complicated life ...Bill Wilson was no saint. He smoked like a chimney and acted like a pig...1971 nurse's logs...show an unhappy man struggling for breath—he was dying of emphysema
The Fix - Addiction and Recovery, Straight Up
added Apr 1, 2017 18:43
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Brian Oldfield, Shot-Putting Superstar, Dies at 71

he had heart and lung problems and diabetes. Oldfield brought a fresh approach to shot-putting. Between throws he sometimes puffed on a cigarette.
New York Times
added Mar 31, 2017 01:49
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[Armenia] Sinatra songwriter and cigar legend Avo Uvezian dead at 91

Uvezian was living in New York, but a friend knew a singer from New Jersey that was looking for new standards. The man’s name was Frank Sinatra. In 1966 Uvezian played “Broken Guitars” for Sinatra, who fell in love with the melody, but convinced Avo to t
Public Radio of Armenia (am)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:42
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John W. Walsh, Who Fought for Cure for Lung Disease, Dies at 68

“John has given us who have C.O.P.D. and those who support us daily — doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists, researchers, patients, foundation staff, our industry partners, our own families and friends — the gift of hope,” she said. “Hope that one day
New York Times
added Mar 17, 2017 20:59
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Dorothy Rice, Pioneering Economist Who Made Case for Medicare, Dies at 94

estimated in 1998 that smoking-related illnesses cost Medicaid $12.9 billion a year...“I feel strongly that any global settlement with the tobacco industry should go beyond $368 billion.” It was eventually pared to about $250 million over 25 years.
New York Times
added Mar 4, 2017 15:12
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[UK] Violent, drunk and sex-crazed: Theatre critic Kenneth Tynan's daughter reveals the man behind the glittering facade in unsparing memoir

Ken was dead at 53 from emphysema, exacerbated by the two packs of Dunhill cigarettes he smoked each day and refused to cut out. The excess carbon dioxide in his blood made him prone to paranoid hallucinations — and his death makes tragic reading. He wa
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 24, 2017 22:11
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