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[California] Iconic Anti-Tobacco Advocate, Debi Austin, Loses Battle to Cancer

California’s most well-known anti-tobacco advocate, Debi Austin, passed away at the age of 62 after a long and courageous battle against cancer. First appearing in the 1996 California television ad “Voicebox,” her story illustrated the dangers of smoking
California Department of Public Health
added Feb 27, 2013 11:53
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Jack Klugman, Stage and Screen Actor, Is Dead at 90

At one time a heavy smoker, Mr. Klugman had survived throat cancer, which was diagnosed in 1974. After a vocal cord was removed in 1989, his voice was reduced to a gravelly whisper.
New York Times
added Dec 26, 2012 06:05
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UPDATE: Scalia's death sets up ideological showdown

Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79...A smoker of cigarettes and pipes, Scalia enjoyed baseball, poker, hunting and the piano.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 13, 2016 23:42
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[UK] Giving cancer the finger: Internet responds after three iconic British stars die from cancer in just 18 days

Shows three, who have died of cancer in last month, with middle finger up Rickman died today, Bowie on Sunday and Lemmy Kilmister December 28
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 14, 2016 21:38
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[UK] 'Shorter than you'd think and smoked a lot of Marlboros': David Bowie's Yorkshire cousins remember holidays with the teenager who developed eczema from his Davey Crockett hat

'I was surprised by how small he was, I thought he'd be about six foot. He smoked a lot of Marlboro cigarettes, I remember that.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 13, 2016 21:08
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[California] Barr Nobles, rock ’n’ roll writer and editor, dies

Mr. Nobles succumbed to lung cancer...He was 69. Mr. Nobles also wrote painfully and honestly in 1992 about his experience of wearing a nicotine patch to combat a cigarette habit....The attempt lasted 14 days.... Sadly he was never able to quit cigarette
San Francisco Chronicle
added Nov 11, 2015 05:37
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‘View’ co-host Whoopi Goldberg the face of new anti-smoking app

has lent her name (and face) to a new app/site, nobituary.com, in which users create a life-affirming message, which looks like a newspaper obituary, for a loved one who smokes — in an effort to help them quit the habit. “The idea of being able to send so
New York Post
added Feb 28, 2015 11:56
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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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[West Virginia] W.Va. smoking ban exemption bill dies in House

Legislation that would have given bar owners an avenue to obtain an exemption to the Berkeley County Board of Health's indoor clean-air regulation to allow smoking at their establishments died Friday in a House committee.
Hagerstown (MD) Herald-Mail
added Feb 22, 2015 15:05
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Darrell Winfield, real cowboy who played a Marlboro Man, dies at 85

Part of a rotating band of men in spurs and Stetsons who built a macho image around Marlboro’s filtered cigarettes, Winfield at one point was appearing in more than 8 in 10 Marlboro Men ads.
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 15, 2015 13:05
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