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'Sopranos' actor James Gandolfini, dead at 51, remembered as 'a genius'

Though the cause of death is not yet known, his managers believe that a heart attack killed the man who portrayed Tony Soprano ... Photos and anecdotes indicate that Gandolfini enjoyed cigars.
CNN
added Jun 20, 2013 15:54
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[Florida, Maryland] Non-smoking Orioles PR director dies of lung cancer at 36

"I was blown away by the diagnosis. I was just 32. I had never been a smoker, I had no family history of cancer, and I had always maintained a healthy lifestyle," she wrote in a an article posted on American Association for Cancer Research last year. Ba
WTSP-TV Ch. 10
added Mar 1, 2014 17:57
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ARCHIVE: OBITUARIES: Edgar Cullman

died on Sunday aged 93, was a cigar maker and campaigned against laws that ban the enjoyment of smoking his products in many public places....cool, slim panatellas that Steve McQueen smoked while seducing Faye Dunaway in The Thomas Crown Affair (1968) and
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 16, 2015 10:58
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Tobacco whistleblower dies in Mississippi

A paralegal who supplied documents that set off a legal assault that staggered the nation's biggest tobacco companies has died. Merrell Williams Jr. died last week in Ocean Springs, Miss. He was 72. ... Williams is remembered by former Mississippi Attorn
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 25, 2013 16:32
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[Canada] Hardworking tobacco pioneer was family rock

After spending a number of years struggling to make ends meet and care for the kids, an Everett farmer approached Stanley to see if he would be interested in doing tobacco crop testing. The first batch of crops showed promise and, in 1946, the family re
Northumberland (ON) News (ca)
added Jul 18, 2014 16:59
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[UK] George Cole, Who Famously Played a Young Scrooge, Dies at 90

Mr. Cole achieved his greatest fame as Arthur Daley, the dodgy, cigar-smoking used-car salesman and con man in “Minder,” an ITV series that ran for more than 100 episodes from 1979 to 1994.
New York Times
added Aug 7, 2015 05:01
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Dr. C. Everett Koop: His 5 Most Principled Stands

1. In 1986, Koop issued a landmark report that offered the first official government warning that secondhand cigarette smoke was linked to cancer in nonsmokers. He was among the first to call for bans on smoking in the workplace and public spaces, which t
AARP
added Feb 26, 2013 15:20
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ARCHIVE: Time And Trials Refine The Song Of Joe Cocker

Cocker in his prime must have made Joe Camel proud. "I used to smoke about 40 a day at one time…I quit [smoking] about nine years ago," says the Sheffield, England, native, "and that's made a world of difference…There are parts of my falsetto I'll never
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Dec 22, 2014 19:24
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[Florida] Robert Kaye, Judge in $145B Engle Tobacco Case, Dies at Age 86

The Miami-Dade Circuit judge who presided over the landmark trial that delivered a $145 billion verdict against the tobacco industry has died, the court confirmed Thursday. Retired Judge Robert Kaye died Feb. 8 in Ocala at age 86, according to the Miam
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Mar 4, 2016 17:51
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BAILEY: Elizabeth Whelan, Fierce Fighter Against Junk Science, Is Dead. - Hit & Run

Whelan had devoted her life to combatting the misinformation and disinformation that are all-too-often peddled by activist charlatans. I could count on her and ACSH to steer me right when reporting on public health, environmental, medical, and reg
Reason Magazine
added Sep 17, 2014 22:35
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