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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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Paralegal who blew whistle on Big Tobacco dies at 72

Moore said in an email. "We got on a plane and took those documents to Congress and the FDA." "The three big lies — cigarettes don't cause cancer, nicotine is not addictive and we don't market to kids — were all refuted by the B&W documents Merrell obtain
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 26, 2013 23:21
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[Florida] VIDEO: Man catches on fire, dies while smoking at nursing home

Security camera footage shows Lewis on the patio, a designated smoking area, when the lighter in his pocket suddenly catches his shirt on fire. Residents try, but fail, to put out the flames. Lewis then frantically pushes himself back inside to get help.
WTSP-TV Ch. 10
added Oct 2, 2013 03:28
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SPECTER: POSTSCRIPT: C. EVERETT KOOP, 1916-2013

He was the first public official to state categorically that second-hand smoke causes cancer. Tobacco companies—and Jesse Helms, their biggest congressional ally—could hardly believe Koop’s treachery.
The New Yorker blogs
added Feb 28, 2013 11:21
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Leonard Nimoy's Final Words Of Wisdom To Us All: Please Stop Smoking

He used the diagnosis as an opportunity to warn others about the long-term dangers of smoking. And just last month, Nimoy again tweeted his regret over smoking, signing off his message with his trademark "LLAP" or "live long and prosper."
Huffington Post (blog)
added Feb 27, 2015 19:03
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Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr lead tributes to singer Joe Cocker after he dies aged 70 following battle with lung cancer

In a 2000 interview he said: 'I quit smoking cigarettes about seven or eight years ago. That's been the saving grace. That little "ooh-ooh" high-end falsetto was starting to get clogged up, and I was having trouble with my breathing. 'I'll never completel
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 22, 2014 19:06
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'Marlboro Man' who later warned against smoking dies of lung disease

Eric Lawson, one of several actors who depicted the "Marlboro Man" cowboy in a long-running series of cigarette ads for Philip Morris and later appeared in an anti-tobacco message for the American Cancer Society, has died of lung disease. He was 72
Reuters
added Jan 28, 2014 10:53
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