Headlines Tagged with Obit — 2,114 headlines found
He used the diagnosis as an opportunity to warn others about the long-term dangers of smoking. And just last month, Nimoy again tweeted his regret over smoking, signing off his message with his trademark "LLAP" or "live long and prosper."
Feb 27, 2015 Huffington Post (blog)
added Feb 27, 2015 19:03
It’s ironic — bitterly so — that a man who became famous playing a character who was the epitome of logic and clear thinking died because of one of humanity’s most illogical flaws.... As we deal with a whole lot of tobacco-related issues, including how t
Feb 27, 2015 Forbes
added Feb 27, 2015 18:34
Last year, he disclosed on Twitter that he had been diagnosed with COPD, a progressive lung disease. "I quit smoking 30 years ago. Not soon enough," he tweeted to his 810,000 followers. "Grandpa says, quit now!!"
Feb 27, 2015 Reuters
added Feb 27, 2015 16:39
Mr. Nimoy announced that he had the disease last year, attributing it to years of smoking, a habit he had given up three decades earlier. He had been hospitalized earlier in the week.
Feb 27, 2015 New York Times
added Feb 27, 2015 16:29
His son, Adam, said he died of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on Friday morning....Last year, the actor revealed he was suffering from chronic lung disease, despite stopping smoking more than 20 years ago.
Feb 27, 2015 BBC Online
added Feb 27, 2015 13:44
Legislation that would have given bar owners an avenue to obtain an exemption to the Berkeley County Board of Health's indoor clean-air regulation to allow smoking at their establishments died Friday in a House committee.
Feb 22, 2015 Hagerstown (MD) Herald-Mail
added Feb 22, 2015 15:05
As a guest on “Wall Street Week With Louis Rukeyser” in 1996, when tobacco companies were facing state lawsuits and a regulatory crackdown by the federal government, Adelman remained bullish. “The industry has taken a couple of body blows but I wouldn’t c
Feb 4, 2015 Bloomberg News
added Feb 6, 2015 16:24
Etchings and sculptures of shady looking men in designer suits and leather jackets adorn the tombstones of Russia’s fallen mobsters... The life-sized tombstones are embellished with portraits of the tattooed, cigarette smoking gangsters
Feb 2, 2015 Sunday World (ie)
added Feb 2, 2015 13:31
Harry Reid, D-Nev., called Ford “a fine man.” “As a new senator I met with him,” Reid said. “He said ‘I am from Kentucky, I drink Kentucky bourbon, and I smoke Kentucky cigarettes all the time’ … “No one is against efforts to stop teen smoking, but turni
Jan 22, 2015 Roll Call
added Jan 22, 2015 23:39
"Kentucky is beautiful women, fast horses, bourbon whiskey, cigarettes and coal. I represent Kentucky, and that's what I represent."
Jan 22, 2015 AP - Associated Press
added Jan 22, 2015 23:35