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[Ireland] Tragic pensioner who had given up smoking died in house fire caused by cigarette

A lady who had given up smoking but couldn't stay off cigarettes died of carbon monoxide poisoning in a house fire. Hilary Conway, who lived alone at Malpas Place, was found in a back room in her smoke-filled house on 17 May 2015. The fire was caused by
Dublin Live (ie)
added Oct 5, 2016 20:01
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One-man money making machine: Oozing sex appeal, he was the world's first sporting superstar. But golfer Arnold Palmer's greatest talent was how he built his enormous £520million fortune

He was paid to smoke L&M cigarettes (pictured)... He was the world's first superstar of any sport, a charismatic, hard-drinking and smoking sex symbol who was envied by men and admired by women.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 27, 2016 18:06
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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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[Florida] Carlos Fuente, patron of pioneer Tampa cigar family, dead at 81

On Friday, Carlos Fuente Sr., the family patriarch and retired president who drove the company to international acclaim, died in Tampa of stomach cancer. He was 81. "My father was not only a pioneer in the cigar industry, but he was also an amazing fami
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Aug 9, 2016 15:39
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[Florida] Death of a Legend: Carlos Fuente Sr.

Carlos Fuente Sr., the patriarch and longtime chairman of Tabacalera A. Fuente y Cia., died on Friday night in Tampa, Florida, after a battle with stomach cancer. He was 81 years old, and was surrounded by his family at the time of his death.
Cigar Aficionado
added Aug 7, 2016 22:34
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AUDIO: Remembering Robert Swanson, Advertising's 'King Of Jingles'

Robert Swanson revolutionized American advertising and wrote some of the most memorable ad jingles of the 1950s and '60s for products ranging from Campbell's Soup to Pall Mall cigarettes. He died at 95 July 17 at his home in Phoenix, Ariz.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jul 27, 2016 03:05
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Gary S. Paxton, Whose Life of Extremes Brimmed With Music, Dies at 77

Paxton joined the hippie Jesus movement, fusing Southern gospel with Christian rock in songs ... that denounced drugs, drink and tobacco. Among them were ... “You Ain’t Smokin’ Them Cigarettes (Baby, They’re Smokin’ You).”
New York Times
added Jul 23, 2016 20:25
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[UK] Caroline Aherne, comedian behind 'Royle Family,' dies at 52

Aherne was best known for her "Royle Family" character Denise, a sofa-bound, chain-smoking TV addict ... Aherne was a heavy smoker and drinker who battled depression, culminating in a 1998 suicide attempt at the height of her fame. She also faced several
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 3, 2016 10:52
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[UK] Gogglebox star Caroline Aherne has died of throat cancer

Award winning TV writer and actress Caroline Aherne was undergoing treatment for lung cancer related to a genetic form of the disease... The talented star who spent much of a career as recluse, was diagnosed with throat cancer in 2014. At the time she sai
Birmingham Mail (uk)
added Jul 3, 2016 10:52
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[UK] Goodbye Mrs Merton: Comedian Caroline Aherne the genius behind TV's most acerbic chat show host and the Royle Family dies aged 52 after battle with cancer

The star's diagnosis with lung cancer - which she claimed at the time was not related to her former smoking habit - marked the third time... She later became the voice behind the Government's One You health campaign, aimed at tackling smoking and alcohol
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 2, 2016 17:53
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