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E-Cigarette Market Offers Explosive Growth Opportunities As Consumers Change Smoking Habits - Company Appoints Well Known Celebrity as Spokesperson

Breathe eCig Corp., a socially responsible e-Cigarette manufacturer, has announced the signing of Nikki Ziering ("Ms. Ziering" or "Nikki") to serve as the company's official spokesperson. In her new role, Ms. Ziering will become the face of the brand, wo
PR Newswire
added Mar 24, 2015 13:16
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Did Mr Lee Kuan Yew create a Singapore in his own image?

Yew nagged and cajoled a nation into improving its social habits...By the 1960s, he was allergic to tobacco smoke. So smoking was banned in his office and the Cabinet room. In the 1970s, an anti-smoking campaign banned cigarette advertising in Singapore.
Straits Times (sg)
added Mar 24, 2015 06:17
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Joni MITCHELL, UNYIELDING / Singer, muse, implacable autobiographer.

The problem with smoking American Spirits, as she does, is that they tend to burn out, and she occasionally has to pick them off the dish she uses as an ashtray and relight them.
New York Magazine
added Feb 26, 2015 10:26
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Henry Waxman: The Big Law Adviser Who Wasn’t

“There are many special interest groups that I often found myself opposed to in my congressional career.” Few large general-service firms with public policy shops fit this ideal. The firms serve companies across many industries and can be sensitive about
National Law Journal
added Feb 25, 2015 13:15
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[Australia] Jolie spotted smoking after 'fuming row' with hubby Brad Pitt

the couple, who was in Australia for the premiere of the 39-year-old actress' new film 'Unbroken,' looked frustrated with Pitt throwing his arms up and down during the verbal spat on a balcony at the Intercontinental Sydney hotel, News.com.au reported.
ANI (in)
added Nov 27, 2014 15:38
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[North Carolina] Hidden History of Winston-Salem / Six stories from Forsyth County’s past you probably haven’t heard.

William Neal Reynolds...in his will: That his 1,100 acre estate, Tanglewood, be turned into a public park for the citizens of Forsyth County—but only the white citizens.... While many know R.J. Reynolds as a tobacco tycoon...he had a superstitious side...
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 30, 2014 14:17
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Titan Of The Plaintiffs Bar: Elizabeth Cabraser ($$)

including the Exxon Valdez litigation stemming from an 11 million-gallon oil spill in 1989 as well as the multistate-tobacco litigation in which the firm negotiated a $42 billion settlement with the tobacco industry on behalf of state attorneys general ov
Law360
added Sep 25, 2014 13:40
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Elizabeth Whelan, Who Challenged Food Laws, Dies at 70

it has also argued for controls on handguns and tobacco sales...the council... has disparaged critics of smokeless tobacco... She wrote a total of 27 books. Several attacked the tobacco industry for lack of openness
New York Times
added Sep 17, 2014 22:16
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[New York] Steve Harvey loves his illegal Cuban cigars

Appearing on NBC’s “Talk Stoop” with Cat Greenleaf, Harvey said, “I don’t care! I am going to smoke my cigars. I know they are illegal. I don’t know how I get ’em. I just do!”
New York Post
added Sep 13, 2014 17:34
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[California] Roger Ailes / Roger Eugene Ailes is the chairman of Fox News Channel and is Chairman of Fox Television Stations.

Working For Big Tobacco When a coalition of tobacco control groups, Coalition for a Healthy California promoted Proposition 99 which proposed a 25 cents a pack increase in tobacco tax, Ailes was called on in July 1988 to oversee what was to be a $20 mil
SourceWatch (Center for Media & Democracy)
added Sep 5, 2014 18:01
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