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[Indiana] BRIAN HOWEY: Pence strikes victory match, no exploding cigars here

Pence responded by giving me a box of Punch cigars (one of my favorites, by the way). The man had a sense of humor he used to beguile those taking exception to policy and practice.
The Times of Northwest Indiana
added Nov 28, 2016 02:01
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[Cuba] Close but no cigar: how America failed to kill Fidel Castro

the famous exploding cigar, which was supposedly to have been given to Castro when he visited the UN in New York. Another idea was to contaminate a cigar with botulinum toxin but it never actually reached him and he quit smoking in 1985.
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 28, 2016 01:55
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[Cuba] From poisoned cigars to exploding seashells: How Fidel Castro survived half a century of crackpot CI

When that failed, the CIA planned to slip him a box of cigars tainted with LSD so that he would burst into fits of laughter during a television interview, said Escalante, author of a book that documents 167 plots against Castro.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 28, 2016 01:54
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[Cuba, Russia] ‘I have a heart of steel’: Fidel Castro’s most memorable quotes

“I reached the conclusion long ago that the one last sacrifice I must make for [Cuban] public health is to stop smoking. I haven't really missed it that much,” 1985, upon announcing he had stopped smoking cigars.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Nov 26, 2016 16:40
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[UK] Fizz, fags, Ferrero Rocher: SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE goes inside Farage's night at The Ritz

And as a special honour to chain-smoking Farage, Sir Frederick declared: 'This is my house and people can smoke if they want to.' Farage and many of his acolytes were were wreathed in a fug of smoke for the rest of the evening.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 26, 2016 01:42
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[UK] Retired company director, 85, died after he accidentally set light to his M&S dressing gown when he fell asleep while smoking his morning cigar

Retired construction company director Roy Lawton fell asleep while holding his morning cigar, igniting his dressing gown and leaving him with severe burns across his face, arms and shoulders. An inquest heard the 85-year-old from Rugeley in Staffordshi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 26, 2016 01:37
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[UK] AUDIO: The Man Who Wanted to 'Cure' Smoking

John Waite looks back at the life and work of the anti-smoking guru Allen Carr who died ten years ago of lung cancer after helping millions of people quit smoking with his books and clinics. Carr, a former accountant, was a chain smoker who smoked a hun
BBC Online
added Nov 24, 2016 15:21
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AUDIO: The man who blew the whistle on big tobacco

Dr Jeffrey Wigand describes how all hell broke loose when he blew the whistle on what he calls ‘the immoral, illegal and unlawful’ practices of tobacco companies.
BBC Online
added Nov 24, 2016 15:18
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[Australia] Molly Meldrum, 73, appears frail as he smokes a cigarette in the street before a book signing in Sydney

He's the legendary TV personality who helped shaped decades of Australian music. But Molly Meldrum, 73, looked rather frail as he smoked a cigarette at a book signing in Sydney on Monday. The Countdown host was promoting his autobiography The Never, Um,
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 24, 2016 15:11
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[Australia] Jackie 'O' Henderson reveals she smokes a PACKET of cigarettes a day and is called a 'bad mother' by pop star Robbie Williams

Radio host Jackie 'O' Henderson has shocked listeners after revealing she smokes up to a packet of cigarettes a day. The 41-year-old made the admission during in an interview with pop star Robbie Williams, who called her a 'bad mum' on her KIIS 106.5 r
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 24, 2016 15:10
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