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[Mississippi] Retired Miss. Court of Appeals Judge Myers dies at 71; as chancellor, oversaw tobacco suit

- Retired Judge William Myers, who served on the Mississippi Court of Appeals and was the Gulf Coast chancery judge who oversaw Mississippi's landmark lawsuit against the tobacco industry, has died.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 8, 2013 21:45
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CHAMPAGNE: Up in Smoke: Do Smokers Think More about Death?

In the end, whether a person smokes or not, we all question our mortality. That’s part of the human condition. And so are articles that try to figure the whole thing out — life, such as it is.
Psych Central
added Dec 10, 2012 15:53
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Study: Graphic pictures on cigarette packs would significantly reduce smoking death rate

Using prominent, graphic pictures on cigarette packs warning against smoking could avert more than 652,000 deaths, up to 92,000 low birth weight infants, up to 145,000 preterm births, and about 1,000 cases of sudden infant deaths in the U.S. over the next
EurekAlert
added Nov 6, 2016 17:11
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[Colombia, South America/Caribbean, Uruguay] LYNN: In Memoriam: Yul Francisco Dorado Was a True Champion for People and the Environment

Dorado, who served as the Latin America director of the nonprofit Corporate Accountability International...Philip Morris International lost its lawsuit against the country of Uruguay for passing strong public health laws.... Dorado played an important ro
AlterNet.org
added Oct 23, 2016 13:52
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Obituary: Yul Francisco Dorado, a visionary tobacco control leader in Latin America

Before he joined Corporate Accountability International in 2005 as Director for Latin America, he worked for Consumers International, supervising and supporting the ratification and implementation processes of the FCTC in Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatema
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jun 6, 2016 13:03
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[Canada] Robert Ross Parker Jr.

Aged 73, passed away peacefully in Ajijic, Mexico after prolonged health issues...Skill at lobbying propelled him to his own government consulting firm 'The Rothwell Group', representing the Canadian Tobacco Manufacturers' Council
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Mar 28, 2016 14:17
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Angela Raiola, Reality TV Star Known as ‘Big Ang,’ Dies

Tuesday in an appearance on the “Dr. Oz” show, in which she revealed that she had Stage 4 lung and brain cancer. She said that doctors were positive smoking had caused ...“I was smoking for 40 years...whoever smokes should quit, and if they didn’t start,
New York Times
added Feb 18, 2016 15:18
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[UK] David Bowie cremated in secret with no loved ones present

The music and fashion icon, known for hits such as Space Oddity and Let’s Dance, died earlier this week after an 18-month battle with lung cancer...Bowie poses for a portrait smoking a cigarette to promote the release of his Hunky Dory albumn in 1971
Daily Star (uk)
added Jan 31, 2016 23:45
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[UK] Obituary: Alan Rickman

His father died of lung cancer when he was just eight years old, leaving his mother to seek out work to feed her family.
BBC Online
added Jan 14, 2016 21:33
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Fans 'shattered' by Starman’s death

It was confirmed last night the legendary musician - singer of Space Oddity and creator of Ziggy Stardust - had died of lung cancer, aged 69.‘
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Jan 11, 2016 17:17
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