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[UK] Johan Cruyff dies aged 68 after Holland and Barcelona legend loses cancer battle as tributes pour in for one of football's icons

Cruyff was a heavy smoker until undergoing major heart surgery in 1991 while manager of Barcelona...After that scare he observed: 'Football gave me everything in this life, tobacco almost took it all away.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2016 19:35
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Dutch great Johan Cruyff

has died aged 68... *Cruyff was a chain-smoker for much of his career but gave up the habit after a double heart bypass in 1991 while still coaching Barcelona. He subsequently lent his image to an anti-smoking campaign under the slogan "Soccer gave me eve
Reuters
added Mar 25, 2016 13:08
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[Canada] Robert Ross Parker Jr.

Aged 73, passed away peacefully in Ajijic, Mexico after prolonged health issues...Skill at lobbying propelled him to his own government consulting firm 'The Rothwell Group', representing the Canadian Tobacco Manufacturers' Council
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Mar 28, 2016 14:17
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Joe Garagiola, Whose Charm Outlived MLB Career, Dies at 90

He also led a long -- and, he said, frustrating -- campaign to discourage the use of smokeless tobacco, the dangers of which he would discuss with players on annual visits to teams during spring training.
Bloomberg News
added Mar 23, 2016 22:18
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[California] Remembering Joe Garagiola hanging with Willie Mays in Giants’ clubhouse

Then Garagiola, as he often does, turned the conversation to his fight against the use of smokeless tobacco, and nobody laughed. "Here's the guy you should emulate," Garagiola said, his voice rising as he points to Mays... Emulate him, not some guy who ha
San Francisco Chronicle
added Mar 23, 2016 22:17
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Longtime and iconic MLB broadcaster Joe Garagiola dies at age 90

a leader in the fight against smokeless tobacco, working with NSTEP -- the National Spit Tobacco Education Program -- and traveling to each Major League camp during Spring Training to educate players about the dangers of tobacco and oral cancer
CBS Sports
added Mar 23, 2016 21:51
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Joe Garagiola, Baseball Player Who Became a Broadcasting Star, Dies at 90

Warning of the risk of cancer, he campaigned vigorously against the use of chewing tobacco.
New York Times
added Mar 23, 2016 21:49
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‘She was always full of life': Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi reflects on Big Ang as reality stars gather to celebrate Mob Wives star after losing battle to cancer

Rapper Joe Budden spent two weeks with Big Ang for the Couples Therapy TV show....And he said that following Ang’s death he had given up smoking... Ang’s sister, Janine Detore said she had no regrets in life except not giving up smoking sooner.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 10, 2016 20:46
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[Florida] Robert Kaye, Judge in $145B Engle Tobacco Case, Dies at Age 86

The Miami-Dade Circuit judge who presided over the landmark trial that delivered a $145 billion verdict against the tobacco industry has died, the court confirmed Thursday. Retired Judge Robert Kaye died Feb. 8 in Ocala at age 86, according to the Miam
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Mar 4, 2016 17:51
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Pillows fell onto Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia AFTER he died, say cops as doctor reveals he was a smoker and suffered obesity and artery disease

In the letter, Monahan listed more than a half-dozen ailments, including sleep apnea, degenerative joint disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and high blood pressure. Scalia also was a smoker, the letter said.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 24, 2016 21:32
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