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Hamish Maxwell, who steered Philip Morris diversification, dies at 87

He was 87. The cause was bladder cancer, said a daughter, Graham Russell. In 37 years with Philip Morris, culminating with his tenure as chairman and chief executive officer from 1984 to 1991,...“But I have no feelings of guilt, no trouble sleeping at ni
Washington Post
added Apr 25, 2014 13:54

Frederik Pohl, Science Fiction Master Who Vaporized Utopias, Dies at 93

“The Space Merchants,” a prescient satire ... More than a decade before the surgeon general’s report on smoking and health, the authors imagined a future dominated by advertising executives who compete to hook consumers on interlocking chains of addictiv
New York Times
added Sep 4, 2013 00:48

Differences among the coloured, white, black, and other South African populations in smoking-attributed mortality at ages 35—74 years: a case-control study of 481 640 deaths [FREE FULL TEXT]

The highest smoking-attributed mortality rates were in the coloured population and the lowest were in Africans. The substantial hazards already seen among coloured South Africans suggest growing hazards in all populations in Africa where young adults no
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 23, 2013 02:36

VIDEO: From the Archives: Frank Lautenberg on Drinking Age, Secondhand Smoke

We uncovered this interview where he cites the perils of secondhand smoke exposure for crews, and children, on airplanes. Lautenberg appeared on The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour on Nov. 19, 1987.
added Jun 4, 2013 02:22

[New Jersey] Martin Jacobs of Teaneck; led anti-smoking push worldwide

Martin A. Jacobs, of Teaneck, a decades-long leader in the anti-smoking movement, died May 14 at age 77. ... Action on Smoking & Health said in a statement that Mr. Jacobs was instrumental in the organization's founding and fought for a "world free from
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added May 22, 2013 08:30

[USA] C Everett Koop

has died aged 96 ... His most significant impact, however, was on smoking. ... enraging not only the powerful American tobacco industry but also the lawmakers of Washington, DC (grateful recipients of the industry's generous campaign funds), with his ins
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 7, 2013 22:47

‘Deep Throat’ porn star Harry Reems dies at 65 after losing battle with pancreatic cancer

New York Daily News
added May 2, 2013 16:52

[California] Canoga Park woman in anti-smoking ads dies

Debi Austin, the woman known for smoking a cigarette through a hole in her throat in a 1997 state-sponsored, anti-smoking commercial, has died after a long battle with cancer, California health officials announced Tuesday.
San Gabriel Valley (CA) Tribune
added Feb 27, 2013 11:03

Family Feud Host Richard Dawson Dies At Age 79. Reflects On The Career Of This Super Star

Richard Dawson loses his battle with esophagael cancer at age 79. Could his chain smoking finally caught up with him?
PR Web
added Jun 5, 2012 14:45

[Denmark] Popular Danish singer-songwriter Kim Larsen dies at 72

A heavy smoker, he vehemently criticized a smoking ban in bars and cafes and supported the free-wheeling Christiania enclave in Copenhagen. Larsen died Sunday at home of prostate cancer.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 2, 2018 04:50
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