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Jenny Diski, Author Who Wrote of Madness and Isolation, Dies at 68

and “Stranger on a Train: Daydreaming and Smoking Around America With Interruptions” (2002), masqueraded as travel books.... After Ms. Diski found out that she had inoperable lung cancer and pulmonary fibrosis in the summer of 2014, she started writing a
New York Times
added Apr 29, 2016 09:12
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[Africa, Kenya] 19yr-old girl dies after Sheesha smoking spree in Kiambu

A family in Kiambu county is demanding justice following the death of their 19 year old daughter who died mysteriously after allegedly taking a contaminated substance at a local pub.
MEDIAMAX NETWORK LTD. (ke)
added Apr 28, 2016 20:49
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Fuente General Manager Sam Méndez Found Dead In Dominican Republic

Longtime general manager for Tabacalera A. Fuente y Cia., Samuel Carrasco Arturo Méndez, 44, was found dead yesterday. Reports say that he committed suicide via a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
Cigar Aficionado
added Apr 24, 2016 23:42
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[UK] Liza Minnelli's ex-husband David Gest is found dead aged 62 in the Four Seasons hotel in Canary Wharf

He had struggled with health problems in recent years...'He was ill most of the time on CBB and coughing non stop... We used to beg him to stop smoking those cigarettes but he loved to go outside and smoke and laugh with everyone.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 12, 2016 17:37
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[New York] Coca Crystal, Avatar of Counterculture, Dies at 68

She died of respiratory failure, her sister, Jill Diamond, said. Ms. Crystal had received treatment for lung cancer for several years.
New York Times
added Apr 3, 2016 13:47
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Son Sean Astin remembers mother Patty Duke, 'a warrior'

Astin said in a phone interview...mother died at age 69... said she had dealt with a multitude of ailments over the years, including emphysema after years of smoking.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 29, 2016 22:14
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[UK] Johan Cruyff dies aged 68 after Holland and Barcelona legend loses cancer battle as tributes pour in for one of football's icons

Cruyff was a heavy smoker until undergoing major heart surgery in 1991 while manager of Barcelona...After that scare he observed: 'Football gave me everything in this life, tobacco almost took it all away.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2016 19:35
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[Canada] Robert Ross Parker Jr.

Aged 73, passed away peacefully in Ajijic, Mexico after prolonged health issues...Skill at lobbying propelled him to his own government consulting firm 'The Rothwell Group', representing the Canadian Tobacco Manufacturers' Council
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Mar 28, 2016 14:17
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Dutch great Johan Cruyff

has died aged 68... *Cruyff was a chain-smoker for much of his career but gave up the habit after a double heart bypass in 1991 while still coaching Barcelona. He subsequently lent his image to an anti-smoking campaign under the slogan "Soccer gave me eve
Reuters
added Mar 25, 2016 13:08
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Joe Garagiola, Whose Charm Outlived MLB Career, Dies at 90

He also led a long -- and, he said, frustrating -- campaign to discourage the use of smokeless tobacco, the dangers of which he would discuss with players on annual visits to teams during spring training.
Bloomberg News
added Mar 23, 2016 22:18
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