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Former House Speaker John Boehner Joins Washington Law Firm

Boehner, a cigarette smoker, was appointed to the board of the tobacco giant Reynolds American, which is currently fending off more regulation of the industry, including regulation of e-cigarettes. He is to serve on the board’s committee for corporate gov
New York Times
added Sep 21, 2016 01:30
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[UK] Stoptober campaign returns with Facebook Messenger bot to motivate smokers to quit

there is a new tool for 2016 – the Stoptober Facebook Messenger bot. Those attempting to quit smoking can message the bot for free, instant practical support whenever a craving hits or to provide motivation at any low points.
PR Week US
added Sep 21, 2016 01:24

Former House Speaker John Boehner Joins Squire Patton Boggs

“I left the private sector and got into public service decades ago because I wanted to help remove government barriers to economic growth and job creation, and that’s still the mission that drives me,” Boehner said in a statement, praising the “world-cla
added Sep 20, 2016 16:16

[Washington] Editorial: Big Tobacco blows more smoke by hiring Boehner

assertion that Reynolds wants to keep kids from smoking is a lie...If Reynolds, and John Boehner ever succeed in keeping young people from smoking or vaping, it will be entirely by accident, coincidence or an understandable reaction to malignant hypocrisy
Everett (WA) Herald
added Sep 19, 2016 20:38

[Asia-pacific] Ex-Philip Morris Ferrari F1 Boss Detained, Fined In Singapore For Cigarette Butt: Reports

Ferrari Formula One team principal Maurizio Arrivabene spent six hours in custody after throwing a cigarette butt in the street...It’s a weirdly fitting thing for Arrivabene to get busted by The Man for, given that he came to Ferrari from tobacco company
added Sep 19, 2016 15:14

[New York] A Bohemian Pedigree (and Free Tapas) in Greenwich Village

Spain also draws a clientele from the nearby New School and New York University. Some students hold court for hours, smoking outside between rounds of drinks and conjuring, perhaps, the narcotic fumes of the neighborhood’s beatnik past.
New York Times
added Sep 17, 2016 19:55

Republican VP candidate Pence in 'excellent' health: doctor

Pence's father died of a heart attack, the letter said. But it said his father smoked cigarettes, while Pence neither smokes nor drinks alcohol.
added Sep 18, 2016 13:52

[Russia] THE TIMES Don’t be fooled by the lovable, new-look hipster Stalin

But by far the funniest, and most chilling, advert put out by Russia’s rebranded Communist Party this week shows Stalin puffing on an e-cigarette and urging: “Keep up to date, comrades”. It’s worth recalling that Stalin smoked Herzegovina Flor, a Javan
The Australian (au)
added Sep 17, 2016 15:35

[California] Copying Kim? Sofia Richie, 18, takes a leaf out of the Kardashian playbook as she poses in skimpy swimsuit for selfie

Sofia Richie may be only 18 but she's learning fast ...Nicotine fix: The aspiring model had been spotted on Wednesday puffing on a cigarette during a break from a modeling assignment in Los Angeles
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 18, 2016 22:43

Camel Smoker John Boehner's New Job: Tobacco Lobbyist

comes just days after an African American health group made a public appeal to President Obama to move on a long-stalled ban on menthol cigarettes, charging that tobacco companies have effectively targeted black youth and communities with menthol-flavore
MedPage Today
added Sep 16, 2016 16:35
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