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[Australia] OBIT: Bill Snow

Bill Snow, known by many as "BUGAUP Bill", or "Billy" passed away on the 8th of March 2018. He was a founding member of BUGAUP...in the 1980s, and continued to engage in activist activity right to the end using his distinctive hand-printed letterpress si
BUGA-UP (Billboard Utilising Graffitists Against Unhealthy Promotions) (au)
added Mar 10, 2018 19:59
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[Australia] Final resting place: Notorious Comanchero chief Mick Hawi is buried with his beloved hookah and a TEDDY BEAR - as family claim he had 'left the bikie life behind' before gym execution

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2018 23:36
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[UK] Dame Beulah Bewley obituary / Physician who played a key role in improving the place of female doctors in Britain’s medical establishment

Her research project on smoking among primary school children – which made the link between cigarettes, poor attainment and lung disease – was later expanded for a medical degree...She was involved with Action on Smoking and Health
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 23, 2018 16:36
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[Louisiana] ShopRite/Tobacco Plus founder John Dan Gielen dead at 79, remembered as patriot, tireless worker

He launched the Tobacco Plus chain in 1993 and now has 62 stores across Louisiana, with more than 750 employees.
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Feb 16, 2018 17:24
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[Louisiana] Convenience store mogul John Dan Gielen dies

John Dan Gielen, who built the Shop Rite and Tobacco Plus stores into a Louisiana entrepreneurial empire, died Wednesday after a long illness. He was 79.
Monroe (LA) News-Star
added Feb 15, 2018 02:00
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Melvyn Weiss, Lawyer Who Fought Corporate Fraud, Dies at 82

A 1994 lawsuit against the tobacco company R. J. Reynolds was credited with helping to kill its advertising campaign built around the cartoon character Joe Camel, which industry critics argued was targeted at underage smokers.
New York Times
added Feb 6, 2018 04:28
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Doug Harvey, Hall of Fame Umpire Whom Players Called God, Dies at 87

Harvey, who chewed tobacco during his umpiring years, was found to have oral cancer in 1997 and spoke out about the dangers of smokeless tobacco following his treatment. He is survived by his wife; his brother Nolan; his sons Scott and Todd; six grandchi
New York Times
added Jan 16, 2018 14:43
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OBITUARIES Thomas Luken, Veteran Ohio Democrat, Is Dead at 92

Luken found a major issue in the late 1980s: the power of tobacco companies. “He had lost three siblings to lung cancer,” Charlie Luken said, “and he took on Big Tobacco full throttle.” Mr. Luken introduced legislation that would have prohibited the sal
New York Times
added Jan 14, 2018 15:57
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[Oklahoma] GLANTZ: The passing of Richard Barnes

He went to war against big tobacco and was instrumental in getting the clean indoor air policy passed in Oklahoma that eliminated smoking in restaurants and public buildings in 2003
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:53
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[UK] 'Too much smoking probably': BBC guest is accidentally broadcast live to the nation sharing his views on the death of Keith Chegwin aged 60

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a condition in which the lungs become scarred...instead of the weatherman's voice, viewers heard a man saying: 'too much smoking probably'. Social media users were quick to spot the distasteful blunder. Phillip God
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06
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