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Hugo Chavez, Venezuela's polarizing leader, dies at 58

he had been treated for complications arising from his long struggle with cancer. ... his aides did reveal that he smoked cigarettes in private
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Mar 6, 2013 01:51

C. Everett Koop, the Nation’s Doctor, Was a Giant in the Fight Against Tobacco

All of us at the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids are deeply saddened ... His legacy is the global battle that continues today to create a future free of the death and disease caused by tobacco.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 28, 2013 04:21

LETTER: In wake of Jack Klugman's death, celebrities ought to warn against smoking

More celebrities should take a note from Klugman and share their personal smoking experiences. Maybe then tobacco control programming could gain mass appeal, informing more people, our children especially, of smoking related health risks.
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Dec 28, 2012 20:03

a blog on gene borio courtesy of virgil kleinfelter

The Smoker`s Club, Inc. International
added Jun 23, 2010 00:00

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

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

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

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
added May 18, 2012 04:38

[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

[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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