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[Florida] How David Boies Became the Best Friend and Worst Enemy of Big Business

Boies himself argued before the Florida Supreme Court on behalf of cigarette companies …his daughter Caryl… died in 2010 of lung cancer at the age of 48. She had been a smoker. Asked how he squares this terrible loss with his continuing labors for tobacco
Bloomberg News
added May 13, 2015 10:04
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[Canada] John Luik

John C. Luik is a senior fellow of the Democracy Institute...he taught philosophy and ethics at two Canadian universities, being fired from each for misrepresenting academic credentials. Subsequently he has acted on behalf of the tobacco industry, for exa
Wikipedia
added Nov 13, 2014 21:53
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[UK] If the afterlife had a smoking lounge this is what it'd look like

Nearly 1,000 artefacts related to the famous Victorian engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel have been donated by collector Clive Richards to the SS Great Britain Trust. The collection will go on display to the public in 2016. By far the strangest object will
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Aug 28, 2014 19:38
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[Ohio] WALTON: Why a tobacco heir isn't fuming

I first met Mr. Reynolds several years ago, when The Blade was editorializing vigorously for such a ban in Lucas County and later pushing for a statewide ban... But if Mr. Reynolds’ crusade to keep young people from starting to smoke in the first place g
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Jul 28, 2014 05:11
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[Korea - North] Kim Jong-un, Cold and Smoking Alone at the Top of the World

North Korean dictator took a moment for quiet reflection after a busy year of family drama and brutal executions during a visit to his Masik Pass Ski Resort propaganda project: The lift, analysts say, is a 1970s model and has been ripped off from another
New York Magazine
added Dec 31, 2013 16:07
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[India] ''Smoking''poster: Mohanlal too lands in trouble

A summon has been issued to Mohanlal by the Judicial First Class Magistrate here to appear in person on March 18 after the Health Department filed a case against him for appearing in a poster holding a cigar in the advertisement for his latest film "Karm
Deccan Herald (in)
added Dec 22, 2012 12:03
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Esmokehub Partners with Blu Cigs with Stephen Dorff for Rise from the Ashes

Hollywood actor Stephen Dorff just recently partnered with Blu Cigs for a project called Rise from the Ashes, which entails the star telling his experience with the product. The actor is a regular user of Blu Cigs for quite a while now and he is willing
SBWire
added Oct 19, 2012 08:49
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Butting Out: New Yorkers Vaping Up a Storm With E-Cigs

Though countries including Singapore, Hong Kong, Brazil, Australia and Lebanon have banned e-cigs, an estimated 2.5 million were sold in the U.S. last year. Here, they are available in disposable and rechargeable form everywhere from bodegas to newspaper
New York Observer
added Oct 17, 2012 03:05
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[Australia, Canada] Mining billionaire Andrew Forrest plotting 'assault' on the tobacco industry

Suing big tobacco for the costs of smoking-related illnesses is on the radar of an organisation set up by billionaire iron ore magnate and philanthropist Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest. The $75-million Eliminate Cancer Initiative (ECI), funded by Mr Forrest an
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Sep 30, 2017 16:45
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[South America/Caribbean] Conan in Cuba: Cigars, rum, and 6 other segments from his historic trip

No televised trip to Havana is complete without a trip to a cigar factory, apparently, and O'Brien made the most of his, jumping on the PA system to address the workers and trying his hand at a hand-roll. His cigar looked more like a reuben than a Cuban,
Mashable.com
added Mar 8, 2015 09:36
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