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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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TC Tso, USDA tobacco scientist

T.C. Tso, 95, a senior research scientist and tobacco expert with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, died April 9 of heart disease at his home in Silver Spring. ... After retiring from the Department of Agriculture in 1984, Dr. Tso worked as an indepen
Washington Post
added Apr 26, 2013 06:09
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[New York] Artist dies in E. Village fire

died in a fiery apartment blaze sparked by smoking in bed, a police source said yesterday. Mary Lincoln Bonnell, 84, had showcased her prodigious work in SoHo galleries.
New York Post
added Apr 18, 2013 20:49
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DAYNARD: Stubbing Out Cigarettes for Good

This provides an opportunity for states, counties and cities to adopt the Smokefree Generation, a proposal by A. J. Berrick, a mathematics professor in Singapore. The idea is simple: no one born in or after 2000 can ever be sold cigarettes.
New York Times
added Mar 4, 2013 05:31
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[Canada] LETTER: MAHOOD: A different view

Your obituary of Murray Koffler, the pharmacist founder of Shoppers Drug Mart...While he served as chair of Shoppers from 1971 to 1986, pharmacies were major tobacco retailers. Shoppers resisted the health community's efforts to persuade pharmacists that
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:23
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CHAPMAN: With a little help from his friends ... Joe Cocker's early death

pulled carcinogenic smoke deep into his lungs 3.39 million times. And that’s saying nothing of the smoke-filled venues ... It takes about six minutes to smoke a cigarette. So at 30 a day, Cocker would have been smoking for three hours each day, a cumulati
The Conversation (au)
added Jan 6, 2015 15:26
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[Texas] Kidd Kraddick, RIP: Smoking may have led to heart disease, Dallas cardiologist says | Health Blog

Everyone is reeling at the sudden death of beloved Dallas radio personality Kidd Kraddick at 53, including Dr. Jeffrey Schussler, an interventional cardiologist at Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas and profe
Dallas Morning News blogs
added Jul 30, 2013 04:51
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