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[UK] Sir Philip Carter, businessman - obituary

died aged 87, was a director of Littlewoods who forged a career in football administration...In 2005 Goodison Park took steps to become Britain’s first smoke-free football stadium, banning cigarettes from the ground’s restaurants, bars and stands.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 11, 2015 10:43
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Guy Carawan Dies at 87; Taught a Generation to Overcome, in Song

By the mid-1940s, Tindley’s words and the now-familiar melody had merged. In 1945, the resulting song, known as “We Will Overcome,” was taken to the picket lines by striking tobacco workers in Charleston, S.C., who sang: “We will overcome,/And we will win
New York Times
added May 8, 2015 10:47
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[UK-Scotland] Tributes paid after Labour minister McCabe dies at 60 ($$)

Tributes from across the political spectrum were paid to Tom McCabe...Among his achievements was introducing the ban on smoking in public places.
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 20, 2015 14:35
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[UK-Scotland] Former Labour MSP Tom McCabe dies

He was the first person elected to the Scottish Parliament, with his Hamilton South constituency declaring the result just over an hour after polls closed in 1999...From the smoking ban to parliamentary standards, Tom's legacy is considerable. He will be
Evening Times (uk)
added Apr 20, 2015 14:36
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Richard L. Bare, Director of ‘Green Acres,’ Dies at 101

first professional work was a comedy short that he wrote and directed called “So You Want to Give Up Smoking.”.... a bumbling Everyman named Joe McDoakes who was trying to kick the habit. Warner Bros....released it in theaters in 1942.
New York Times
added Apr 13, 2015 10:00
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Stan Freberg, Madcap Adman and Satirist, Dies at 88

In 1957, Mr. Freberg was selected to fill Jack Benny’s time slot on CBS Radio. He ... angered executives by refusing tobacco advertisements. CBS pulled the show after 15 weeks
New York Times
added Apr 8, 2015 12:12
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[Asia] Poster girl of India’s anti-tobacco campaign Sunita Tomar dies at 28

she wrote: “Recently Dilip Gandhi chairman of a Parliamentary panel wrote to the Health Ministry asking for the notification on bigger tobacco pack warnings to be kept in abeyance. I was shocked that people in such high posts can be so irresponsible. Bigg
Indian Express (in)
added Apr 1, 2015 10:58
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'He died while smoking, drinking whiskey and telling lies': Hilarious and heartfelt obituary to Alaska fisherman, 60, published in local paper by adoring daughter

Captain Donald Malcolm Jr lived a magnificent life, so it's only fitting that his family would choose to memorialize him in a legendary way when the 60-year-old Alaska fisherman died last month. In an obituary published in the Homer Tribune, Malcolm's da
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 1, 2015 17:11
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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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