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[Kentucky] Former U.S. Senator Wendell Ford dies at age 90

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.
WHAS-TV Channel 11 (Louisville, KY)
added Jan 22, 2015 13:57

Wendell Ford, Ex-Kentucky Governor, US Senator, Dies at 90

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
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 22, 2015 13:56
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[Kentucky] Former Senate Democratic Whip Wendell Ford dies at age 90

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.
Fox News
added Jan 22, 2015 13:54

Wendell H. Ford, Kentucky Governor and Senator, Dies at 90

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
New York Times
added Jan 22, 2015 13:50

[New Hampshire] Nashua Man Catches Fire, Dies After Lighting Cigarette on Gas Stove, Officials Say

William Holland, 75, died in the blaze at his home at 19 Waltham Dr. The blaze broke out at about 2 a.m.
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.
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, slim panatellas that Steve McQueen smoked while seducing Faye Dunaway in The Thomas Crown Affair (1968) and
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 16, 2015 10:58


DON TENNANT, who has died aged 79, created Tony The Tiger, the cartoon character on the front of Kellogg's Frosties packets. An executive with the American advertising agency Leo Burnett, Tennant also helped to create the Marlboro Man...devised the campa
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 16, 2015 10:55

Strong, silent ranch hand who helped to put machismo into the Marlboro Man

By the time Winfield retired, Marlboro had become the bestselling cigarette in the world and “Marlboro Country” had entered the collective consciousness. Philip Morris found itself inundated with letters from people wanting to visit and asking for instr
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 16, 2015 10:53

VIDEOS: Marlboro Man Darrell Hugh Winfield Dies At Age 85

appeared in numerous print and television advertisements from 1968 until the early 1980s. As discussed in his obituary, Winfield "remained loyal" to Leo Burnett/Philip Morris "from 1968 to the time of his death."
added Jan 15, 2015 13:12
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