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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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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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[Louisiana] Woman's funeral a 'last party' complete with beer and menthol cigarettes

A 53-year-old New Orleans woman was memorialized with a “last party” at her funeral this week, complete with beer, menthol cigarettes and a disco ball... At the funeral, Burbank was sitting at a table in a living room setting holding a menthol cigarette
FOX8 WGHP (High Point, NC)
added Jun 13, 2014 11:33
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[Canada] Daniel Dion, Celine Dion's brother, dies of cancer

on Saturday after a battle with cancer...59...Celine Dion prepares for the funeral of her husband, René Angélil, who died...after a long battle with throat cancer....[Dion] was admitted...with cancer of the throat, tongue and brain.
CNN
added Jan 18, 2016 21:07
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[UK] Cancer death caused by two cigarette a day habit

A RETIRED miner died 'traumatically' from lung cancer after smoking two cigarettes a day for 50 years, an inquest has heard. ... Mrs Bodell said her husband had smoked around two cigarettes a day and added: "He worked in four different collieries in a c
Burton Mail (uk)
added Oct 28, 2013 03:20
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VIDEOS: Marlboro Man Darrell Hugh Winfield Dies At Age 85

appeared in numerous print and television advertisements from 1968 until the early 1980s. As discussed in his obituary, Winfield "remained loyal" to Leo Burnett/Philip Morris "from 1968 to the time of his death."
Inquisitr
added Jan 15, 2015 13:12
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[North Carolina] Woman in graphic anti-smoking ad dies from cancer

Terrie Hall died at a hospital in Winston-Salem, N.C., federal officials said. She was 53. "She was a public health hero," said Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which conducted the campaign. "She may well have
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 17, 2013 07:18
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