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Hamish Maxwell, Philip Morris Empire Builder, Dies at 87

Hamish Maxwell, whose acquisitions of food companies in the 1980s turned Philip Morris into a consumer products colossus, died on Saturday at his home in Palm Beach, Fla. He was 87...."cigarettes aren’t necessarily dangerous,” Mr. Maxwell, a two-pack-a-d
New York Times
added Apr 22, 2014 10:29
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Tom Clancy Dies at 66, but It’s a Mystery

The reason he was taken before his time is as mysterious as his books. Clancy’s publicists are still not telling. John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore has not released a statement either. The
The Guardian Express Newspaper (Las Vegas, NV)
added Oct 8, 2013 03:50
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Donna Summer: 9/11 Gave Me Cancer

Donna Summer was convinced -- inhaling toxic air after 9/11 gave her the lung cancer that eventually killed her
TMZ
added May 18, 2012 04:38
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[Florida] Panel Rejects $79.2 Million Award in Tobacco Death Lawsuit

Appeals court returns case to circuit court to determine reduced damages against R.J. Reynolds in smoker's death.
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Apr 10, 2012 00:00
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[Japan] For Marketers' Eyes Only: Roger Moore's Life in Ads

Philip Morris paid a reported $350,000 to have its Lark cigarette brand featured in "License to Kill," which starred Timothy Dalton as Bond. But the brand spread its money to other Bonds, including Moore for this two-minute Japanese ad set in Venice.
Advertising Age
added Jun 4, 2017 19:57
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One-man money making machine: Oozing sex appeal, he was the world's first sporting superstar. But golfer Arnold Palmer's greatest talent was how he built his enormous £520million fortune

He was paid to smoke L&M cigarettes (pictured)... He was the world's first superstar of any sport, a charismatic, hard-drinking and smoking sex symbol who was envied by men and admired by women.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 27, 2016 18:06
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One of the original 'Marlboro Men' dies in Wyoming

Darrell Winfield of Riverton, Wyo., died at home on Monday, Jan. 12... He was discovered by the Leo Burnett Advertising Agency when he worked on Quarter Circle 5 Ranch in western Wyoming. Winfield's obituary says, "He loved horses, rodeo, especially team
USA Today
added Jan 15, 2015 13:09
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[Louisiana] Regular Lady Gets Awesome Funeral

With a case of Busch beer by her side, a menthol cigarette in her hand, and a disco ball flashing overhead Miriam Burbank attended her last party. Burbank’s two daughters, who call their mom Mae Mae, said she was full of life and they wanted her funeral
WGNO ABC26News (New Orleans, LA)
added Jun 13, 2014 11:31
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Tobacco Turncoat Merrell Williams Jr. Dies at 72

Mr. Williams, who died Nov. 18 at age 72 after a heart attack, said he gave up smoking after reading the documents, which were used to show that tobacco executives knew that cigarettes were addictive and caused cancer, and that the companies marketed cig
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 26, 2013 23:18
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[Mississippi] Merrell Williams Jr., Paralegal Who Bared Big Tobacco, Dies at 72

Merrell Williams Jr., a former paralegal who leaked mountains of internal documents of the Brown & Williamson Tobacco Company in 1994, fueling lawsuits that resulted in an industry payout of billions of dollars to pay smokers’ medical bills, died on Nov.
New York Times
added Nov 26, 2013 23:15
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