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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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[South Carolina] Famed SC attorney Motley, ‘lion among lawyers,’ dead at 68

Motley’s legal work not only had a positive effect on Americans’ health — his tobacco lawsuits were in large part responsible for stiffer warnings on cigarette packages and acknowledgements by the tobacco industry that their products caused illness and d
Columbia (SC) State
added Aug 23, 2013 02:01
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[Asia, Uae: Dubai] Indian 'cigarette snatcher' dies of lung cancer in Dubai

Abraham Samuel, 53, popularly known as ‘cigarette snatcher’ died on Sunday evening. Samuel is survived by his wife and two daughters aged 22 and 20. Samuel used to smoke two packets a day for 35 years and was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2010.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Aug 1, 2013 08:38
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[Florida] Margarita Dosal, tobacco company president, dies - Obituaries

Margarita Chavez Dosal, the flamboyantly fancy, gleefully generous matriarch of a family that reestablished its Cuban tobacco company in Opa-locka after fleeing the Castro regime, died Monday night at her Miami Shores home of complications from diabetes.
Miami (FL) Herald
added Apr 19, 2013 14:29
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[California] Woman who appeared in Calif anti-tobacco ad dies

Debi Austin died Friday at Valley Presbyterian Hospital in Van Nuys, according to family spokeswoman Whitney Standring-Trueblood. She was 62.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 27, 2013 19:41
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[Virginia] A true tobacco man

South Boston native Roger Jackson Eggleston, a true tobacco man, was memorialized at the Kenbridge Tobacco Museum this summer following his untimely death on March 17 of this year. He was 55. His mother, Norma Murphy Eggleston, who lives in South Boston
South Boston (VA) Gazette-Virginian
added Sep 19, 2012 16:43
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Shane Todd, of 'Tips From Former Smokers' campaign, dies

Shane Todd of CDC's "Tips From Former Smokers" campaign died of cancer He shared his story with millions in the anti-smoking campaign videos...died from complications of cancer. He was 49.
CNN
added Aug 18, 2016 03:57
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Motorhead frontman, bassist 'Lemmy' dead at 70

after recently being diagnosed with an aggressive cancer...In 2013, the band canceled European summer festival appearances after he reportedly suffered a hematoma, and... in 2014 he had seriously cut back on his drinking and smoking.
Reuters
added Dec 29, 2015 03:51
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[Kentucky] COMBS: How to talk about smoking so people will listen

Leonard Nimoy died last week from COPD ...Recently, I heard two people talk about smoking in a different way: Christy Brown and John Oliver...The keys are honesty, humor, and authenticity.
Institute for Healthy Air Water and Soil (Louisville, KY)
added Mar 19, 2015 11:57
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[UK-Scotland] Pensioner who died in hospital blaze thought to have been smoking in her room while receiving oxygen

STAFF had to evacuate 14 patients from the affected ward to another part of the hospital while firefighters battled for two hours to put out the flames.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jan 17, 2015 20:36
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