Headlines Tagged with Obit — 2,140 headlines found
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
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
Jan 22, 2015 Washington Post
added Jan 22, 2015 19:40
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
Jan 22, 2015 Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Jan 22, 2015 19:33
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
Jan 22, 2015 Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Jan 22, 2015 19:30
(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.
Jan 22, 2015 Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Jan 22, 2015 13:59