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Tobacco Industry Executive Dunham Dies

Was with Brown & Williamson before founding e-vapor company
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Apr 2, 2014 08:49
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Larry Hagman, Who Played J.R. Ewing in ‘Dallas,’ Dies at 81

The cause was complications of cancer . . . After he kicked a longtime cigarette habit, he became an avid antismoking activist and often carried a battery-powered fan with which he blew smoke back into the faces of offenders.
New York Times
added Nov 25, 2012 17:27
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[Florida] Carlos Fuente, patron of pioneer Tampa cigar family, dead at 81

On Friday, Carlos Fuente Sr., the family patriarch and retired president who drove the company to international acclaim, died in Tampa of stomach cancer. He was 81. "My father was not only a pioneer in the cigar industry, but he was also an amazing fami
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Aug 9, 2016 15:39
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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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George S. Irving, Tony Winner and Voice of Heat Miser, Dies at 94

spokesman for...White Owl cigars. Once you try a White Owl, he said with a cocky smile, “We’re gonna getcha.”...he lost the job...when he told Esquire magazine that he was most like his character in the ad campaign “when I get my hands on a big, fat Cuban
New York Times
added Dec 30, 2016 02:39
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