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[Ireland] Tragic pensioner who had given up smoking died in house fire caused by cigarette

A lady who had given up smoking but couldn't stay off cigarettes died of carbon monoxide poisoning in a house fire. Hilary Conway, who lived alone at Malpas Place, was found in a back room in her smoke-filled house on 17 May 2015. The fire was caused by
Dublin Live (ie)
added Oct 5, 2016 20:01
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Miriam mourned, cheered at wake

A rousing applause welcomed the late Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago...succumbed to left lung cancer...health advocates expressed hope that her death would not be in vain. They reiterated their call for stricter measures to eliminate the threat of second
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Oct 2, 2016 01:40
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One-man money making machine: Oozing sex appeal, he was the world's first sporting superstar. But golfer Arnold Palmer's greatest talent was how he built his enormous £520million fortune

He was paid to smoke L&M cigarettes (pictured)... He was the world's first superstar of any sport, a charismatic, hard-drinking and smoking sex symbol who was envied by men and admired by women.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 27, 2016 18:06
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[UK] ARCHIVE: Sir George Godber: Government's Chief Medical Officer who helped to establish the fledgling National Health Service

Godber recollected that he had said in 1962 to Keith Joseph, another of his Conservative ministers, that "we really have to do something about abolishing smoking"..."You really can't expect to abolish smoking." Godber replied: "No, but I want to see it re
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 22, 2016 15:57
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Shane Todd, of 'Tips From Former Smokers' campaign, dies

Shane Todd of CDC's "Tips From Former Smokers" campaign died of cancer He shared his story with millions in the anti-smoking campaign videos...died from complications of cancer. He was 49.
CNN
added Aug 18, 2016 03:57
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[Florida] Carlos Fuente, patron of pioneer Tampa cigar family, dead at 81

On Friday, Carlos Fuente Sr., the family patriarch and retired president who drove the company to international acclaim, died in Tampa of stomach cancer. He was 81. "My father was not only a pioneer in the cigar industry, but he was also an amazing fami
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Aug 9, 2016 15:39
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[Florida] Death of a Legend: Carlos Fuente Sr.

Carlos Fuente Sr., the patriarch and longtime chairman of Tabacalera A. Fuente y Cia., died on Friday night in Tampa, Florida, after a battle with stomach cancer. He was 81 years old, and was surrounded by his family at the time of his death.
Cigar Aficionado
added Aug 7, 2016 22:34
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AUDIO: Remembering Robert Swanson, Advertising's 'King Of Jingles'

Robert Swanson revolutionized American advertising and wrote some of the most memorable ad jingles of the 1950s and '60s for products ranging from Campbell's Soup to Pall Mall cigarettes. He died at 95 July 17 at his home in Phoenix, Ariz.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jul 27, 2016 03:05
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Gary S. Paxton, Whose Life of Extremes Brimmed With Music, Dies at 77

Paxton joined the hippie Jesus movement, fusing Southern gospel with Christian rock in songs ... that denounced drugs, drink and tobacco. Among them were ... “You Ain’t Smokin’ Them Cigarettes (Baby, They’re Smokin’ You).”
New York Times
added Jul 23, 2016 20:25
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[UK] Caroline Aherne, comedian behind 'Royle Family,' dies at 52

Aherne was best known for her "Royle Family" character Denise, a sofa-bound, chain-smoking TV addict ... Aherne was a heavy smoker and drinker who battled depression, culminating in a 1998 suicide attempt at the height of her fame. She also faced several
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 3, 2016 10:52
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