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[Indiana] Mark Bennett: Dr. Garcia helped give Vigo Countians smoke-free workplaces

That effort went on for most of Garcia’s 11 years as chief health officer. His courage and tenacity in continuing to push for a countywide clean-air ordinance was one of many highlights of his life. Garcia died last Friday at 84. Today, most of us don’t
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Aug 4, 2018 18:54
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[Louisiana] New Orleans lawyer Ken Carter passes away at 74

Carter was also one of the attorneys involved in a Louisiana lawsuit against tobacco companies. He represented the plaintiffs and helped secure smoking cessation programs for people in the state.
WGNO ABC26News (New Orleans, LA)
added Aug 4, 2018 18:53
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[Switzerland] Sergio Marchionne the Ferrari CEO who saved Fiat and Chrysler dies aged 66 weeks after surgery

66, passed away after suffering complications following recent surgery... for a shoulder problem about three weeks ago....newspaper photographs of a chain-smoking Marchionne awaiting talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel outside the Chancellery in Be
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 26, 2018 11:59
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[New York] Anthony Bourdain’s Admirers Leave Heartbreaking Notes At Les Halles

Some mourners left packs of Marlboro Reds, Bourdain’s cigarette of choice.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 13, 2018 05:24
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[North Carolina] PURVIS: This is how I'll remember Anthony Bourdain: A Charlotte visit and an ash-tray incident

Alcohol, smoking, a heroin history and a rock-star lifestyle were always a part of Tony Bourdain’s story. ..This was still in that uneasy era when people smoked but you couldn’t smoke anywhere. The Marriott Marquis still had ashtrays by the elevators, ea
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Jun 8, 2018 18:49
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Sons of Anarchy actor Alan O'Neill dies at age 47 after years of battling drug and alcohol demons

TMZ. O'Neill, the outlet reported, had past battled drug and alcohol abuse, as well as heart problems, and was a cigarette smoker. Authorities did not suspect foul play in the actor's death, according to the outlet, and and results of an autopsy are pen
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 03:11
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Margot Kidder, Actress Who Found Movie Stardom in ‘Superman,’ Dies at 69

Audiences, though, loved it; “Superman” became the second-highest-grossing movie of the year, trailing only “Grease.” It starred Christopher Reeve in the title role, and he and Ms. Kidder reunited for “Superman II” (1980), “Superman III” (1983) and “Sup
New York Times
added May 19, 2018 02:25
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[Asia, Israel] ANTI-TOBACCO FIGHTER TUVIA LEHRER DEAD AT 80

The many thousands of Israelis who quit smoking in recent decades owe their improved health and even lives to Tuvia Lehrer, the founder of the Israel Association for the Prevention of Smoking, who pioneered in teaching people addicted to tobacco to kick
Jerusalem Post
added May 14, 2018 02:13
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Why More Women Than Men Are Now Getting COPD

Barbara Bush lived with COPD in her final years. Experts say cigarette smoking as well as diagnosis barriers have increased women’s COPD rates. Barbara Bush, who was a smoker when she was younger, suffered from COPD in her final years.
Healthline Networks
added Apr 24, 2018 02:35
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What Did Barbara Bush Die Of? Here’s What You Need to Know About COPD

About 15.7 million Americans are diagnosed with COPD, and half of people with low lung function are thought to have COPD but not know it, according to the CDC, which means that the true number of Americans living with COPD may be much higher.
Health Magazine
added Apr 19, 2018 15:40
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