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HARPER: Advice From Leonard Nimoy: Want To Live Long And Prosper? Don't Smoke

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
added Feb 27, 2015 18:34

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

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!!"
added Feb 27, 2015 16:39

Leonard Nimoy, Spock of ‘Star Trek,’ Dies at 83

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.
New York Times
added Feb 27, 2015 16:29

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

[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

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

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

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

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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