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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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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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[North Carolina] TEAGUE, Claude Edward, Jr.

Claude Edward Teague, Jr., 88, of Winston-Salem died peacefully after a brief illness ... had a long and distinguished career as a research chemist and executive at R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. His insights on the tobacco industry remain widely remember
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 11, 2013 13:37
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