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Statement by the American Lung Association in California On the Death of President and CEO, Jane Warner
In the four short years she led the American Lung Association in California, she fought back efforts by the oil industry to weaken our clean air laws, she battled Big Tobacco to protect the health of children and families, and she worked tirelessly to exp
Sep 4, 2013 PR Newswire
added Sep 9, 2013 05:42
next time a flight attendant reminds you there’s no smoking on the plane or you witness a teenager getting carded at a liquor store, think of Frank ... when tobacco-state lawmakers asked what would become of tobacco farmers, Lautenberg scoffed, “Grow soy
Jun 3, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Jun 3, 2013 11:54
In 1988 he released a report claiming that 30 per cent of all cancer deaths were attributable to cigarette smoking and argued that nicotine was as addictive as heroin or cocaine. “As far as I am concerned, my obligation is to save lives and to alleviate
Feb 26, 2013 Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 25, 2013 23:51
a former United States representative from rural North Carolina who fought to protect the tobacco industry and its farmers when political and regulatory pressure on the industry were on the rise and smoking in steady decline, died on Monday in Albertvill
Sep 5, 2012 New York Times
added Sep 6, 2012 02:13
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
Oct 6, 2017 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:30
Her self-titled NBC sitcom, in 1970, lasted for one season, partly because she didn’t like the cigarette commercials.
Dec 30, 2016 New York Times
added Dec 30, 2016 02:36
Astin said in a phone interview...mother died at age 69... said she had dealt with a multitude of ailments over the years, including emphysema after years of smoking.
Mar 29, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Mar 29, 2016 22:14
He also led a long -- and, he said, frustrating -- campaign to discourage the use of smokeless tobacco, the dangers of which he would discuss with players on annual visits to teams during spring training.
Mar 23, 2016 Bloomberg News
added Mar 23, 2016 22:18
Some relatives, though, say their loved ones would be embarrassed by disclosing which organ failed them, especially if the body part felt like too much information, or if it was the liver or lung, where cancers often originate because of smoking or drink
Jan 21, 2016 Washington Post
added Jan 31, 2016 23:37
Yew nagged and cajoled a nation into improving its social habits...By the 1960s, he was allergic to tobacco smoke. So smoking was banned in his office and the Cabinet room. In the 1970s, an anti-smoking campaign banned cigarette advertising in Singapore.
Mar 24, 2015 Straits Times (sg)
added Mar 24, 2015 06:17