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[Canada] John Luik

a Canadian philosopher with a history of vocally opposing government agency efforts to warn people about the health dangers of secondhand tobacco smoke. Luik was involved in a tobacco industry-coordinated attack on United States Environmental Protection
SourceWatch (Center for Media & Democracy)
added Nov 13, 2014 22:35
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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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[Canada] VIDEO: ARCHIVE: John Luik -- "The [Big Tobacco] Consultant" CBC-News-June-21, 2001

A profile of perhaps the tobacco industry's longest serving "consultant"
You Tube
added Nov 13, 2014 21:34
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Public Health Expert Rosie Henson to Join American Cancer Society

Henson led the HHS team that published and released the 50th Anniversary Surgeon General's report: The Health Consequences of Smoking-50 Years of Progress. In May 2014, the team received the Secretary's Award for Meritorious Service for this significant a
PR Newswire
added Nov 13, 2014 20:59
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[Texas] The oldest living US veteran, age 108, credits drinking whiskey and smoking a dozen cigars every day for his long life

Richard Overton served in the South Pacific during World War II from 1942 to 1945 He turned 108 this year He credits cigars, whiskey and 'staying out of trouble' for living so long
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 13, 2014 02:11
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[Texas] Meet America’s oldest living vet. He smokes cigars, does yard work, drives and drinks whiskey. And he’s 108.

ton smokes cigars daily, too. “I’m smoking one now,” he said from Austin. Indeed, Overton hasn’t slowed down much and remains sharp.
The Washington Post
added Nov 13, 2014 02:05
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[New York] Louis Vuitton’s Famous Fans Celebrate a New Line of Bags

at the Museum of Modern Art at a party... to watch Catherine Deneuve light up a cigarette at the table, in blithe disregard of the no-smoking policy.
New York Times
added Nov 12, 2014 20:57
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[North Carolina] Grady Barnhill dies at age 84

he did a wide range of commercial litigation – from airline crashes to tobacco litigation to accounting malpractice ... Jimmy Barnhill said his brother was also counsel for R.J. Reynolds in smoking and health cases.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 11, 2014 15:41
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[UK] Brave Birtley health campaigner Michelle Barthram loses battle with lung cancer

A brave mum who spent the last few months of her life urging people to quit smoking has lost her battle with lung cancer. Michelle Barthram, from Birtley, Gateshead, died of a condition associated with small-cell lung cancer only a year after being diagn
Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Chronicle Live (uk)
added Nov 11, 2014 09:25
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Jon Stewart's advice to Cruz: 'Start smoking'

While Obama has said in the past that he kicked the habit years ago — he quipped last year, “I haven’t had a cigarette in six years ... that’s because I’m scared of my wife" — Stewart had a different suggestion for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), telling the ne
The Hill
added Nov 10, 2014 15:22
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