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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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[France] Jeanne Moreau Was the Ultimate Femme Fatale, On Screen and Off

To watch Jeanne Moreau is to fall in love with her. Many a cigarette has dangled between her pillowy lips, and she somehow convinces us every time that smoking has never looked cooler
W Magazine
added Aug 1, 2017 17:49
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[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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Robert Sadoff, Psychiatrist Who Assessed Murder Defendants, Dies at 81

In California, Dr. Sadoff also took a course called Psychotherapy and Pipe Smoking. The takeaway: If your pipe goes out, you’re talking more than you’re listening.
New York Times
added Apr 21, 2017 12:41
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Amy Moritz Ridenour, Conservative Think Tank Founder, Dies at 57

through her commentary online, in print and on television and through her think tank, Mrs. Ridenour kept ...challenging lawsuits against cigarette manufacturers on the grounds that regulating smoking was a job for legislatures rather than judges, and crit
New York Times
added Apr 5, 2017 09:53
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Brian Oldfield, Shot-Putting Superstar, Dies at 71

he had heart and lung problems and diabetes. Oldfield brought a fresh approach to shot-putting. Between throws he sometimes puffed on a cigarette.
New York Times
added Mar 31, 2017 01:49
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[Armenia] Sinatra songwriter and cigar legend Avo Uvezian dead at 91

Uvezian was living in New York, but a friend knew a singer from New Jersey that was looking for new standards. The man’s name was Frank Sinatra. In 1966 Uvezian played “Broken Guitars” for Sinatra, who fell in love with the melody, but convinced Avo to t
Public Radio of Armenia (am)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:42
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John W. Walsh, Who Fought for Cure for Lung Disease, Dies at 68

“John has given us who have C.O.P.D. and those who support us daily — doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists, researchers, patients, foundation staff, our industry partners, our own families and friends — the gift of hope,” she said. “Hope that one day
New York Times
added Mar 17, 2017 20:59
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