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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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[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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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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