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First female US attorney general Janet Reno dies

her Department of Justice handled ... suing the tobacco industry along with several states to recover health care money spent on people who suffered the effects of smoking.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Nov 7, 2016 18:44
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Study: Graphic pictures on cigarette packs would significantly reduce smoking death rate

Using prominent, graphic pictures on cigarette packs warning against smoking could avert more than 652,000 deaths, up to 92,000 low birth weight infants, up to 145,000 preterm births, and about 1,000 cases of sudden infant deaths in the U.S. over the next
EurekAlert
added Nov 6, 2016 17:11
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Steve Dillon, Comic Artist Who Helped Create ‘Preacher,’ Dies at 54

the cause was a ruptured appendix...In 1992 he teamed with Mr. Ennis on Hellblazer,...The series tells the story of John Constantine, a chain-smoking, wisecracking magician who frequently tangles with the Devil.
New York Times
added Oct 24, 2016 22:14
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[Colombia, South America/Caribbean, Uruguay] LYNN: In Memoriam: Yul Francisco Dorado Was a True Champion for People and the Environment

Dorado, who served as the Latin America director of the nonprofit Corporate Accountability International...Philip Morris International lost its lawsuit against the country of Uruguay for passing strong public health laws.... Dorado played an important ro
AlterNet.org
added Oct 23, 2016 13:52
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[Minnesota] Obituary: Kenneth Fitzpatrick, judge who ruled in landmark cigarette industry case, dies at 80

The Minnesota tobacco trial was Fitzpatrick’s “swan song,” Dan Fitzpatrick said. The case was eventually settled for $7 billion. Davies said it “took a great personal toll” on Fitzpatrick. After the trial, he left the profession and moved to Tennessee,
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Oct 9, 2016 14:26
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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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