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[Cuba, Russia] ‘I have a heart of steel’: Fidel Castro’s most memorable quotes

“I reached the conclusion long ago that the one last sacrifice I must make for [Cuban] public health is to stop smoking. I haven't really missed it that much,” 1985, upon announcing he had stopped smoking cigars.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Nov 26, 2016 16:40
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HARPER: Advice From Leonard Nimoy: Want To Live Long And Prosper? Don't Smoke

It’s ironic — bitterly so — that a man who became famous playing a character who was the epitome of logic and clear thinking died because of one of humanity’s most illogical flaws.... As we deal with a whole lot of tobacco-related issues, including how t
Forbes
added Feb 27, 2015 18:34
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[Tennessee] Phil Everly's widow shares the pain of his COPD death

When they met, Phil was a chain smoker, but he eventually quit in 2001. "Seven years of nagging, I finally got through to him," she said. "That's a long time to be nagged."...Genetics and smoking are often causes of COPD, but the disease can and does occ
The Tennessean
added Oct 31, 2014 20:58
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Ron Motley, Who Tackled Big Tobacco, Dies at 68 - NYTimes.com

a trial lawyer who built a fortune out of high-risk cases against the asbestos and tobacco industries, leading the litigation team that helped bring about the largest civil settlement in American history — $246 billion — died on Thursday in Charleston, S.
New York Times
added Aug 23, 2013 02:09
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VIDEO: The NewsHour interviewed Koop in 1989 on the anniversary of the first surgeon general's report on smoking. You can view that video here:

You Tube
added Feb 26, 2013 14:31
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[UK] Cystic fibrosis sufferer given smoker's lungs in transplant died of cancer less than a year after operation

* Jennifer Wederell was given the lungs of a 20-a-day smoker * A year after the operation she died of cancer * Husband says she would never have agreed to transplant had she known
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 16, 2012 22:53
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Why Non-Smokers (Like Donna Summer) Die Of Lung Cancer

Blisstree (ca)
added May 21, 2012 16:46
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Wendell Ford, Longtime Kentucky Senator, Dies at 90

Harry Reid, D-Nev., called Ford “a fine man.” “As a new senator I met with him,” Reid said. “He said ‘I am from Kentucky, I drink Kentucky bourbon, and I smoke Kentucky cigarettes all the time’ … “No one is against efforts to stop teen smoking, but turni
Roll Call
added Jan 22, 2015 23:39
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ARCHIVE: At least four Marlboro Men have died of smoking-related diseases

Lawson's unglamorous end has been shared by other Marlboro models, some of whom were honest cowboys. Others were just hunky California actors or similarly rugged stand-ins.
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 15, 2015 13:07
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Tony Gwynn, 8-Time National League Batting Champion, Is Dead at 54

Gwynn had undergone surgery for cancer of the mouth and salivary glands in recent years and had been on medical leave ...He attributed the cancer to having dipped tobacco throughout his career.
New York Times
added Jun 16, 2014 12:57
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