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Cambodian PM says he quits smoking successfully

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, a nearly life-long cigarette smoker, announced Thursday that he has completely quit smoking after trying to stop it for more than a decade. "I announce today that I have successfully given up smoking cigarettes after stru
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 27, 2014 14:48
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15 Things You Didn't Know About Dieter Rams: The T2 Cylinder cigarette lighter is one of Rams' favorite products.

Launched in 1968, the T2 Cylinder cigarette lighter, which pioneered the use of a magnetic ignition device, is one of Rams' all-time favorite Braun products. A smoker himself, Rams has stated that he loves to design lighters as "small sculptural objects.
Complex
added Sep 27, 2014 13:47
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The Brains and Braun of Dieter Rams

Chances are if you’ve shaved with an electric razor, blow-dried your hair or sparked up a cigarette in the past 60 years, you owe a debt of gratitude to Dieter Rams.
New York Times Blogs
added Sep 27, 2014 13:42
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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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'Teen Mom 2' star Jenelle Evans under fire again after admitting smoking

Jenelle Evans is smoking while breastfeeding. This controversy started when Evans posted a photo of Nathan Griffith and Kaiser napping. There happened to be a pack of cigarettes in the shot.
Examiner.com (National)
added Sep 23, 2014 14:19
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[UK] E-cigarettes give smoking a Hollywood comeback ($$)

SmokeStik, has also paid for its brand to be displayed during a scene at a convenience store, in a piece of product placement that was banned for traditional cigarettes almost two decades ago. The deal was criticised by public health campaigners, who say
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 22, 2014 10:23
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[UK] Jovovich film gets $1m to puff ecigarettes ($$)

Milla Jovovich pulls out all the stops in her forthcoming film Cymbeline. The Ukrainian-born star, 38, glowers sexily, she plots murder and, most dastardly of all, she chews the scenery while vaping an electronic cigarette. SmokeStik, a Canadian manufact
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 22, 2014 10:21
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Too Young to Die, Too Old to Worry

THIS weekend, the singer and songwriter Leonard Cohen is celebrating his 80th birthday — with a cigarette. Last year he announced that he would resume smoking when he turned 80. “It’s the right age to recommence,” he explained.
New York Times
added Sep 20, 2014 22:43
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Poland’s Doctor-Prime Minister Will See You Now

The chain-smoking doctor ... Kopacz has had little success in ending her cigarette habit, despite public promises to do so... decried a 2010 law restricting smoking as “an attack on my personal freedom” and said it would keep her from smoking in cafes or
Bloomberg News
added Sep 20, 2014 13:26
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[Florida] Shaq Flouts Doral's Smoking Ban, Gets Cop Job Despite Hookah Habit

This time, Shaq is flouting Doral's strict rule against hiring anyone who smokes tobacco. It seems Shaq Fu enjoys a hookah now and again -- and the city says it will let him join the force anyway...."Since he's an unpaid employee, it doesn't apply to him.
Miami New Times blogs
added Sep 20, 2014 13:06
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