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[California] Debi Austin, featured in anti-smoking 'Voicebox' ad, dies

In recent years, Austin continued filming advertisements for anti-smoking groups and died Friday after a two-decade bout with cancer, according to a statement from her family.
Los Angeles Times blogs
added Feb 28, 2013 17:50

Koop, Who Transformed Surgeon General Post, Dies

A former pipe smoker, Koop carried out a crusade to end smoking in the United States; his goal had been to do so by 2000. He said cigarettes were as addictive as heroin and cocaine.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 25, 2013 19:35

Dave Clark Five Bassist Rick Huxley Dead at 72

Co-founder had battled emphysema after years of smoking
Rolling Stone
added Feb 13, 2013 20:51

[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

Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii dead at 88

Recovering from war wounds that left him with one arm, Danny Inouye wanted a cigarette and needed a light. The nurse at the Army hospital in Michigan threw a pack of matches on his chest. . . . Once a regular smoker, he had a portion of a lung removed in
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 19, 2012 03:04

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

[North Carolina] PURVIS: This is how I'll remember Anthony Bourdain: A Charlotte visit and an ash-tray incident

Alcohol, smoking, a heroin history and a rock-star lifestyle were always a part of Tony Bourdain’s story. ..This was still in that uneasy era when people smoked but you couldn’t smoke anywhere. The Marriott Marquis still had ashtrays by the elevators, ea
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Jun 8, 2018 18:49

[New York] Richard Hambleton, ‘Shadowman’ of the ’80s Art Scene, Dies at 65

By 1984, he had turned to the Marlboro Man, the cowboy figure whose macho image promoted cigarettes for decades. Mr. Hambleton, who smoked, toyed with the image, painting shadow figures over it, sometimes mixing tobacco with black paint for what he called
New York Times
added Nov 4, 2017 22:32

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
added Nov 6, 2016 17:11

[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
added Oct 23, 2016 13:52
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