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[Canada, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Waterloo researcher wins top award for tobacco control efforts

Prof. Geoffrey Fong, shown here in 2006 at the University of Waterloo, has received an award from the American Cancer Society for his outstanding research in tobacco control.
Kitchener-Waterloo (ONT) Record (ca)
added Mar 21, 2015 22:07
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Suzanne Côté: 5 things about Canada’s newest Supreme Court justice

She defended Imperial Tobacco during a class-action lawsuit in 2012, when she argued that the public has been aware of the dangers of smoking since the 1960s and that the federal government “is directly implicated in all aspects of the industry, from cul
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Nov 28, 2014 04:15
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[UK] Stephen Williams awarded by WHO - 05 June 2013

Stephen Williams MP receives an award from the World Health Organization for his work in tobacco control
Flickr
added Jun 6, 2013 10:57
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He's the heavyweight champion of Spain! Boxing legend Ricky Hatton is spotted drinking champagne and smoking at pool party in Marbella

Hatton, 36, seen drinking champagne and smoking He was pictured relaxing at a pool party near Marbella, Spain The former champion had put on weight and was sporting a beer belly
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 8, 2015 16:09
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[Canada] Billionaire Andrew Forrest to Fund Anti-Smoking Suits, Australian Says

The Australian billionaire, through his Minderoo Foundation, is seeking legal advice on whether it is feasible to take action similar to a landmark Canadian case that saw a judge order three tobacco companies to pay A$15.6 billion ($12.2 billion) in damag
Bloomberg News
added Sep 30, 2017 16:42
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[Canada] David Sweanor has been donating anonymously for the past 15 years…until now

donations to a foundation fund named after his children, Adam and Rachel, have always been anonymous. Until now. The Ottawa lawyer and public health expert has decided to discard his cloak of anonymity in hopes of inspiring others to follow his example.
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jan 8, 2015 22:56
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[South America/Caribbean] Beyonce Refuses To Smoke Welcome Cigar In Cuba While Hubby Jay-Z Puffs Away

Entertainmentwise (uk)
added Apr 5, 2013 11:20
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Five things we learned at the Cigar Awards Dinner

Arnold Schwarzenegger thinks cigar smoking is the solution to America's political division Arnold might have missed the memo about the event's black tie dress code, but he certainly didn't miss the opportunity for a little political grandstanding. As Gov
GQ Magazine
added Nov 20, 2014 12:57
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Florida justices hear arguments in smoker's death

A high-profile lawyer representing three tobacco companies urged the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday to make it harder for thousands of sick smokers or their survivors to win lawsuits . . . David Boies, a New York lawyer who also represented Democrat A
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 7, 2012 11:43
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[North Carolina] 10 to Watch: Martin Orlowsky

Martin Orlowsky knows the tobacco industry extremely well, having previously served as chairman, president and CEO of Greensboro-based Lorillard Inc. He left Lorillard in 2010, replaced by Murray Kessler.
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Mar 31, 2015 09:37
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