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[Washington] Smoker who made death-bed plea against tobacco dies at age 53

Gallagher, who suffered from bronchitis and emphysema caused by his years as a 3-pack-a-day smoker, told friends and family that his dying wish was to convince other smokers to quit. On March 20, Gallagher asked a Daily News reporter and photographer to
Longview (WA) Daily News
added Apr 29, 2013 01:58
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Legacy Remembers C. Everett Koop - A True Leader and Hero in Public Health

At Legacy, we looked up to him for being a pioneer in tobacco control - educating the nation about the dangers of the addictiveness of nicotine in cigarettes and the impact of secondhand smoke.
American Legacy Foundation
added Mar 21, 2013 10:42
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[Libya] Gaddafi’s son smoked before being killed

Zee News (in)
added Oct 22, 2011 00:00
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Barbara Bush Dies From COPD, A Disease That Kills Blacks And Women At High Rates

Barbara Bush‘s death Tuesday has put the national spotlight on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, a group of lung conditions including asthma, emphysema and chronic bronchitis commonly caused by tobacco smoking.
NewsOne.com
added Apr 19, 2018 03:34
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Tobacco Industry Executive Dunham Dies

Was with Brown & Williamson before founding e-vapor company
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
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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[Canada] Shoppers Drug Mart founder Murray Koffler was a business visionary who leaves a philanthropic legacy

That kind of decisive action to improve society – based on a personal experience – was a hallmark of Mr. Koffler, who died on Sunday at his home in Toronto. Mr. Koffler created what is now Canada's largest drugstore business, but his legacy extends to a
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:24
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Fuente General Manager Sam Méndez Found Dead In Dominican Republic

Longtime general manager for Tabacalera A. Fuente y Cia., Samuel Carrasco Arturo Méndez, 44, was found dead yesterday. Reports say that he committed suicide via a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
Cigar Aficionado
added Apr 24, 2016 23:42
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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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