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Did Mr Lee Kuan Yew create a Singapore in his own image?

Yew nagged and cajoled a nation into improving its social habits...By the 1960s, he was allergic to tobacco smoke. So smoking was banned in his office and the Cabinet room. In the 1970s, an anti-smoking campaign banned cigarette advertising in Singapore.
Straits Times (sg)
added Mar 24, 2015 06:17
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[Singapore] Lee Kuan Yew: patriarch's paternalism symbolised by gum ban

Singapore's reputation as a "nanny state" - where the sale of chewing gum is banned and persistent litterbugs can be fined up to S$10,000 (US$7,000) - is one of the more notorious legacies of Lee Kuan Yew, who has died aged 91.
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 22, 2015 17:37
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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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What Killed 'Star Trek' Star Leonard Nimoy: The Common Lung Condition COPD Explained

Cigarettes are responsible for about 80 to 90 percent of COPD cases... More than 12 million Americans have COPD, the ALA says. An additional 12 million may suffer from the condition without knowing it, according to estimates based on lung function studies
Yahoo!
added Feb 28, 2015 10:51
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Leonard Nimoy’s family to raise funds for COPD Foundation; late actor campaigned vs. smoking

Nimoy's grandchild Dani said he will put up special shirts on the ShopLLAP.com "where all of the proceeds will go to the COPD Foundation." "Hi all, as you all know, my Grandpa passed away this morning at 8:40 from end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Feb 28, 2015 10:47
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VIDEO: Leonard Nimoy's final interview: Star spoke out to warn his fans of the dangers of smoking

Leonard recalled the difference in attitude towards smoking in his youth, and how it was seen as a harmless thing to do back then. "It was something that was part of my life, part of my culture," he said. "It was cool to light a cigarette."
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 28, 2015 10:46
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#1 RIP Leonard Nimoy

knew for 60-70 years exactly how horrifically dangerous smoking was, but were so powerful that no one won....Well, Lorillard or American Tobacco or whoever's brand Leonard smoked -- you killed him, and we're the poorer for it.
Liberal Forum (blog)
added Feb 28, 2015 11:30
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The Disease That Killed "Spock": Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

It’s also a massive global problem. In 2012, six percent of all deaths around the world were attributed to COPD – equivalent to more than 3 million deaths. More than 90 percent of those deaths occurred in low or middle-income countries
Scientific American
added Feb 28, 2015 10:59
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[Kentucky] COMBS: How to talk about smoking so people will listen

Leonard Nimoy died today ...John Oliver provided the macro example of how to talk to smokers... Christy Brown is the founder of the Institute for Healthy Air Water and Soil...Brown’s husband – Owsley Brown II – died in 2011 at age 68
MedCity News
added Feb 28, 2015 10:56
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What Is COPD? Leonard Nimoy’s Death Serves As Cautionary Tale

The Star Trek star didn’t suffer alone. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the third biggest killer in the U.S., causing 149,205 deaths in 2013, according to the CDC. Nevertheless, many underestimate the disease or don’t fully understand it.
Inquisitr
added Feb 28, 2015 10:49
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