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Smoking in the White House: Dick Cheney recalls days of free cigarettes from tobacco companies

While promoting his book about his 35-year battle with heart disease, former Vice President Dick Cheney talked about smoking in the White House and in the Boy Scouts - and the moment that led him to kick the habit.
Grand Rapids (MI) Press
added Apr 22, 2014 14:26
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Leading the way to better health

Psychologists have pioneered the science and policy of tobacco control since the first Surgeon General’s Report ... Here are some of the most influential psychologists in the area and a few of their accomplishments. David B. Abrams, PhD, Schroeder Insti
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
added Apr 22, 2014 13:19
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[UK] Former running champion says anti-smoking drug Chantix made him kill his ex-wife and attempt suicide

Tim Danielson, 65, shot his ex-wife Ming Qi dead in 2011 then tried to gas himself to death Attorneys for Danielson say he was suffering depression at the time of the killing Danielson began taking anti-smoking drug Chantix weeks before Ming Qi's death T
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 22, 2014 10:39
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Hamish Maxwell, Philip Morris Empire Builder, Dies at 87

Hamish Maxwell, whose acquisitions of food companies in the 1980s turned Philip Morris into a consumer products colossus, died on Saturday at his home in Palm Beach, Fla. He was 87...."cigarettes aren’t necessarily dangerous,” Mr. Maxwell, a two-pack-a-d
New York Times
added Apr 22, 2014 10:29
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Neil Eggleston Picked for White House Counsel

W. Neil Eggleston, a white-collar defender in Kirkland & Ellis' Washington office, was named Monday the next White House counsel. Eggleston was picked to replace Kathryn Ruemmler, a former Latham & Watkins partner who plans to stay at the post until mid-M
National Law Journal
added Apr 22, 2014 10:26
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[California] Life's a drag: Simon Cowell and Lauren Silverman spotted smoking cigarettes whilst taking a spin in his Jaguar convertible

Simon, 54, and Lauren, 36, looked like they were enjoying their mischievous smoke, as Simon was spotted smiling and holding his cigarette in place with his lips as he took control of the wheel.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 21, 2014 10:05
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[California] Not quite a breath of fresh air! Minnie Driver is engulfed in a cloud of tobacco smoke as she enjoys a cigarette in LA

Puffing away: Minnie Driver (pictured in LA this week) is a well-known lover of Marlboro Light cigarettes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 19, 2014 12:09
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[UK] Warning over chargers after another smoker is hurt in e-cigarette blast

‘People assume e-cigarettes are much safer than ordinary cigarettes, and in most cases they are,’ said Charlie Pugsley of London Fire Brigade. ‘The danger is that people sometimes use incorrect chargers, which runs the risk of overcharging and can poten
Metro Café (uk)
added Apr 16, 2014 09:18
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[New York] An Artist Takes His Pay in Tobacco and Community

David Ellis is painting what could be his biggest commission ever — assuming he lives long enough, since he’s being paid in coffee and tobacco. For the last few weeks, he and a rotating cast of assistants and friends have been painting a mural of green,
New York Times
added Apr 14, 2014 08:42
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HHS Secretary Sebelius Resigns

"As she closes this chapter, Secretary Sebelius is extremely thankful to President Obama and very proud of the historic accomplishments of this administration." Sebelius, 65, who has served in the post since the beginning of President Obama's first term
MedPage Today
added Apr 10, 2014 22:44
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