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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

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

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

[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

[New York] Turk Pipkin: Sleep Well, Jimmy

Gandolfini was a cigar smoker and between scenes would retire to the back porch of the Soprano family home for a stogie. This is on an indoor soundstage at Silver Cup Studios in Queens mind you, a definite No Smoking zone. I asked him what it takes to ge
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 20, 2013 16:07

Frank Lautenberg's Legacy Includes Saving Airline Passengers From Secondhand Smoke

The New Jersey Democrat, who helped pass the '87 bill, had once been a two-pack-a-day smoker himself. But over the course of his career he had come to care deeply about advancing public health through the legislative process.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 4, 2013 02:44

Remembering Frank Lautenberg's Progressive Legacy

helped write the law banning smoking on airplanes, which helped start the movement towards smoke-free public spaces. … Wrote the law banning smoking in all federally funded places that serve children. ... author of legislation to ban smoking in federal b
Think Progress (blog)
added Jun 3, 2013 11:27

[Canada] Ralph Klein, Ex-Alberta Premier, Dies at 70

dementia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ... At the Olympics, Mr. Klein mistook the King of Norway for his driver ... The startled king explained who he was as he pulled out his silver cigarette case. Mr. Klein apologized and bummed a cigarette.
New York Times
added Apr 2, 2013 09:15

C. Everett Koop, Surgeon General Who Took on Tobacco, Dies at 96

His landmark surgeon general’s report in 1986 contained the first official government warning on the link between second- hand smoke and lung cancer. He called for a smoke-free society by 2000 and new measures to restrict smoking in the workplace and pub
Bloomberg News
added Feb 25, 2013 19:31

Marguerite Piazza, Popular Singer of Opera, Dies at 86

Along the way she appeared in commercials. "I find Camels have a mildness that agrees with my throat," a bejeweled Ms. Piazza said in a cigarette commercial in the 1950s.
New York Times
added Aug 7, 2012 03:08
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