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[UK] EXCLUSIVE: Autopsy reveals renowned paleontologist who collapsed during a dig did NOT die of an ancient virus hidden in fossils but of a heart attack brought on by a 'social history' of drinking, smoking and marijuana use

Documents show Getty had a 'social history' cigarette smoking, use of vapor pens, social drinking, and marijuana use, which contributed to his death
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 29, 2017 00:23
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[Canada] LETTER: MAHOOD: A different view

Your obituary of Murray Koffler, the pharmacist founder of Shoppers Drug Mart...While he served as chair of Shoppers from 1971 to 1986, pharmacies were major tobacco retailers. Shoppers resisted the health community's efforts to persuade pharmacists that
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:23
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[Canada] Shoppers Drug Mart founder Murray Koffler was a business visionary who leaves a philanthropic legacy

That kind of decisive action to improve society – based on a personal experience – was a hallmark of Mr. Koffler, who died on Sunday at his home in Toronto. Mr. Koffler created what is now Canada's largest drugstore business, but his legacy extends to a
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:24
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[New York] Richard Hambleton, ‘Shadowman’ of the ’80s Art Scene, Dies at 65

By 1984, he had turned to the Marlboro Man, the cowboy figure whose macho image promoted cigarettes for decades. Mr. Hambleton, who smoked, toyed with the image, painting shadow figures over it, sometimes mixing tobacco with black paint for what he called
New York Times
added Nov 4, 2017 22:32
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Joan Tisch, Patron of the Arts and AIDS Fight, Dies at 90

was worth $4 billion. She was the largest individual stockholder in the Loews Corporation, the holding company for the family’s subsidiaries in insurance, offshore drilling, natural gas transportation and hotels. (Its tobacco unit was spun off in 2008.)
New York Times
added Nov 3, 2017 00:51
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[Netherlands] Popular Amsterdam mayor dies after lung cancer battle

Amsterdam's popular mayor Eberhard van der Laan, widely seen as the embodiment of the Dutch capital's reputation for tolerance, has died of lung cancer aged 62...he was often seen in public with a cigarette in one hand until he quit smoking -- Van der La
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:30
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[UK] Devastated Corrie stars continue filming as fans pay tribute to actress Liz Dawn - who played Vera Duckworth for 34 years - after she dies aged 77 following long battle with emphysema

In recent years she had been battling the debilitating lung condition emphysema after years of smoking and left Corrie in 2008.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 1, 2017 01:08
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David Tang, bon vivant and Financial Times columnist, dies aged 63

The cigar smoking teetotaller founded the China Club . . . He wrote a tribute to the National Health Service in the FT three weeks ago after being treated in hospital for a haemorrhaged ulcer.
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Aug 31, 2017 15:45
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David Tang, Fashion Retailer and Raconteur, Dies at 63

Mr. Tang said in 2012 that his founding of the Pacific Cigar Company in 1992 had been a formative experience in tapping into East Asia’s increasingly prosperous elite. Appreciating that cigar lovers tended to be affluent but that cigar smoke was not alw
New York Times
added Aug 31, 2017 15:44
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[France] French actress Jeanne Moreau dies at 89

Moreau, a petite chain-smoker who worked with most of the world's top directors of the first few decades after World War Two, Orson Welles, Jean-Luc Godard and Wim Wenders among them.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 1, 2017 17:48
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