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[Asia] Poster girl of India’s anti-tobacco campaign Sunita Tomar dies at 28

she wrote: “Recently Dilip Gandhi chairman of a Parliamentary panel wrote to the Health Ministry asking for the notification on bigger tobacco pack warnings to be kept in abeyance. I was shocked that people in such high posts can be so irresponsible. Bigg
Indian Express
added Apr 1, 2015 10:58
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The Disease That Killed "Spock": Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

It’s also a massive global problem. In 2012, six percent of all deaths around the world were attributed to COPD – equivalent to more than 3 million deaths. More than 90 percent of those deaths occurred in low or middle-income countries
Scientific American
added Feb 28, 2015 10:59
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VIDEO: Leonard Nimoy's final interview: Star spoke out to warn his fans of the dangers of smoking

Leonard recalled the difference in attitude towards smoking in his youth, and how it was seen as a harmless thing to do back then. "It was something that was part of my life, part of my culture," he said. "It was cool to light a cigarette."
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 28, 2015 10:46
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British Singer Joe Cocker Dies of Lung Cancer

Joe Cocker, the raspy-voiced British singer known for his frenzied cover of "With a Little Help From My Friends," the teary ballad "You Are So Beautiful" and a contorted performing style uncannily parodied by John Belushi on "Saturday Night Live," has di
ABC News
added Dec 22, 2014 18:54
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[Australia] Vale Dr Nigel Gray, AO

Dr Gray, the Director of the Cancer Council of Victoria from 1968 until 1995, and President of the Union for International Cancer Control... His groundbreaking work laid the foundation for the modern tobacco control movement.
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:35
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[Asia, India] Smoking led to British national's death

The British national, whose body was found on Howrah-Delhi railway track two days ago, was suffering from depression and addicted to cigarettes and probably died while trying to open the train's door for smoking, police said today.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Nov 2, 2014 10:21
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Hamish Maxwell, consumer marketing executive, 1926-2014 ($$)

When Philip Morris directors gathered in 1983 to choose their next chief executive, it was not at their new Manhattan headquarters but in the Swiss city of Lausanne. Fittingly so, because what was on their minds was the need to diversify the Marlboro mak
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 25, 2014 14:39
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Eric Lawson Was the Fifth Marlboro Man to Die of Smoking-Related Illness

A former stuntman, Wayne McLaren was the first former Marlboro Man to make himself into a symbol of the dangers of smoking. For two years before his death of lung cancer at 51... A prolific cowboy actor, David McLean appeared in TV Westerns like Bonanza
People Magazine
added Feb 1, 2014 23:22
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Statement from Tim McAfee, Director, CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health on the passing of Nathan Moose, former Tips campaign ad participant

Nathan worked for 11 years in a casino that allowed smoking, and the exposure to secondhand smoke permanently damaged his lungs and led to his untimely death. His health problems inspired him to take action to help protect not only his fellow Oglala Siou
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Oct 26, 2013 03:43
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[Africa, South Africa, UK] OPIE: Recording of smoking history in death notification [FREE FULL TEXT]

In each population where underlying causes of death are registered, incorporation of this one easy question about smoking 5 years ago into the death notification process would, at little expense, greatly facilitate monitoring of tobacco-attributed mortali
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 23, 2013 03:12
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