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[UK] Sir Winston Churchill's chewed cigar up for auction

The cigar has been in a bag marked "soiled dressings disposal" since 1962 The chewed end of a cigar smoked by Sir Winston Churchill in a hospital bed is expected to fetch £1,000 at auction.
BBC Online
added Jun 5, 2015 07:20
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8 who wrote Obama letters to attend State of Union

CVS Health pulled cigarettes, cigars and other tobacco products from its store shelves last year, a move that was applauded by Obama, a former smoker. The decision earned Merlo, the drugstore chain's top executive, a seat in the first lady's box for the s
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 20, 2015 13:05
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Andy Richter Says Mike Ditka Once Ruined a Rental Car with a Lit Cigar

tweeted that he was once on set with Ditka for a Peak antifreeze commercial shoot in Chicago when the coach mistook a car for an ashtray:
Bleacher Report (blog)
added Nov 7, 2014 12:05
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Cigar & Spirits Magazine Kicks Off 2014 with Leonardo DiCaprio Cover Issue

Coinciding with the tremendous success of DiCaprio's latest film, The Wolf of Wall Street, Cigar & Spirits editor Jon Shakill sits down for an exclusive one-on-one with the film's screenwriter, Terence Winter (recently nominated for an Oscar for Best Ada
PR Worldwide, Inc.
added Jan 26, 2014 06:08
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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] I vape, therefore I am: How vaping evolved from a smoking-cessation aid into a lifestyle

while public-health experts continue to debate the risks and benefits of such smoking-cessation aids – e-cigarettes, as most people know them – cultural critics have reached a decisive verdict: Vaping is incredibly uncool.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Feb 28, 2016 17:52
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Tell Congress: Subpoena Eric Holder's communication with his corporate law firm

It’s the revolving door at its most despicable. Eric Holder spent six years as attorney general, and failed to prosecute banks for their criminal wrongdoing or put any bank executives behind bars. Now, he’s set to rejoin his old white-collar criminal def
Credo Action (Working Assets)
added Jul 11, 2015 12:32
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[Russia] PACEPA: The Secret Roots of Liberation

It was developed by the KGB...Orthodox Church's Department for External Church Relations, managed by Kirill, was granted the privilege of duty-free importation of cigarettes as reward for his loyalty to the KGB...the largest supplier of foreign cigarettes
National Review
added Apr 24, 2015 11:06
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Hackademy Awards Give Thumbs Up! For ‘The Fault in Our Stars,’ Thumbs Down! For Latest ‘X-Men’ Movie

Reviewers analyzed 128 movies during 2014 for portrayals, if any, of tobacco use. About half were PG and PG-13 movies. And some, such as Thumbs Up! Winner “The Fault in Our Stars,” accurately depicted tobacco use as a deadly health threat. Reviewers fou
Business Wire
added Feb 22, 2015 15:56
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Dan K. Webb

one of Mr. Webb's most significant cases was for Philip Morris. He serves as lead counsel in Engle, et al. v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, et al.
Winston & Strawn LLP
added Nov 10, 2014 10:55
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