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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.
PBS
added Jun 4, 2013 02:22
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[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
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[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
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‘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
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[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
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Family Feud Host Richard Dawson Dies At Age 79. SolarCigarette.com 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
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Queen Aretha's troubled soul: A mother by the age of 13 and married to a pimp at 19... how Franklin overcame a broken home to become one of the greatest singers ever and win the R-E-S-P-E-C-T of millions

Franklin, who had been having hospice care, died from advanced pancreatic cancer - a disease she had been fighting since 2010. Although her health had been crippled by years of alcoholism, heavy smoking and obesity, she only announced last year that she
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:33
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[Oklahoma] GLANTZ: The passing of Richard Barnes

He went to war against big tobacco and was instrumental in getting the clean indoor air policy passed in Oklahoma that eliminated smoking in restaurants and public buildings in 2003
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:53
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David Tang, bon vivant and Financial Times columnist, dies aged 63

The cigar smoking teetotaller founded the China Club . . . He wrote a tribute to the National Health Service in the FT three weeks ago after being treated in hospital for a haemorrhaged ulcer.
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Aug 31, 2017 15:45
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Miriam mourned, cheered at wake

A rousing applause welcomed the late Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago...succumbed to left lung cancer...health advocates expressed hope that her death would not be in vain. They reiterated their call for stricter measures to eliminate the threat of second
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Oct 2, 2016 01:40
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