Headlines Tagged with Obit — 2,143 headlines found
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
the Owensboro smoker was best known on Capitol Hill as the biggest supporter of the Federal Tobacco Program -- bringing U.S. presidents to Kentucky to understand the crop's impact on the Commonwealth.
Jan 22, 2015 WHAS-TV Channel 11 (Louisville, KY)
added Jan 22, 2015 13:57
He also was an unapologetic smoker, sometimes asking photographers not to shoot until he could get a cigarette in his hand. A reception in Ford's honor during the 1996 Democratic National Convention in Chicago was picketed by anti-tobacco protesters cost
Jan 22, 2015 AP - Associated Press
added Jan 22, 2015 13:56
He used his seat on the Senate Commerce Committee to exempt tobacco from the 1972 Consumer Product Safety Act, which established the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Jan 22, 2015 Fox News
added Jan 22, 2015 13:54
Mr. Ford learned he had lung cancer in July, she said. In Washington, Mr. Ford was best known for his defense of the tobacco industry
Jan 22, 2015 New York Times
added Jan 22, 2015 13:50
William Holland, 75, died in the blaze at his home at 19 Waltham Dr. The blaze broke out at about 2 a.m.
Jan 20, 2015 Patch.org
added Jan 20, 2015 22:23
[UK-Scotland] Pensioner who died in hospital blaze thought to have been smoking in her room while receiving oxygen
STAFF had to evacuate 14 patients from the affected ward to another part of the hospital while firefighters battled for two hours to put out the flames.
Jan 17, 2015 Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jan 17, 2015 20:36
died on Sunday aged 93, was a cigar maker and campaigned against laws that ban the enjoyment of smoking his products in many public places....cool, slim panatellas that Steve McQueen smoked while seducing Faye Dunaway in The Thomas Crown Affair (1968) and
Sep 4, 2011 Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 16, 2015 10:58