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Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's Mr Spock, dies at 83

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.
BBC Online
added Feb 27, 2015 13:44
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[West Virginia] W.Va. smoking ban exemption bill dies in House

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.
Hagerstown (MD) Herald-Mail
added Feb 22, 2015 15:05
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Lawrence Adelman, Dean Witter ‘All-Star’ Analyst, Dies at 75

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
Bloomberg News
added Feb 6, 2015 16:24
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Tombstones of the Russian Mafia

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
Sunday World (ie)
added Feb 2, 2015 13:31
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Wendell Ford, Longtime Kentucky Senator, Dies at 90

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
Roll Call
added Jan 22, 2015 23:39
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Wendell Ford, ex-Kentucky governor and U.S. senator, dies at 90

"Kentucky is beautiful women, fast horses, bourbon whiskey, cigarettes and coal. I represent Kentucky, and that's what I represent."
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 22, 2015 23:35
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Wendell Ford, Democratic governor and senator from Kentucky, dies at 90

mounted an opposition to the tobacco tax that was proposed to underwrite the Clinton administration’s ill-fated health-care plan...opposed regulation of tobacco by the [FDA]... “A lot of kids in our state can go to college because they have an acre of tob
Washington Post
added Jan 22, 2015 19:40
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[Kentucky] Retired U.S. Sen. Wendell H. Ford dies at 90

In 1998, just before his retirement, Ford said, “I tried to stop smoking once or twice -- but not for very long. The only health problems I’ve ever had are two hernia surgeries and an aneurysm. I’m in good health, and I have no intention of stoppin
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Jan 22, 2015 19:33
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[Kentucky] Democratic icon Wendell Ford dead at age 90

announced in July that he was undergoing chemotherapy treatments for lung cancer...He fought hard against warning labels on cigarette packs and alcoholic beverages and was often photographed with an ever-present cigarette hanging from the corner of his mo
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Jan 22, 2015 19:30
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[Kentucky] An appreciation of former Sen. Wendell Ford

(Ford quit smoking about a decade ago.)... Ford fought Clinton over a plan to give the Food and Drug Administration the power to regulate tobacco, but the agency eventually got the authority after Ford left Congress.
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Jan 22, 2015 13:59
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