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[California] Tony Gwynn's family sues tobacco industry over star's death

The court filing lists eight defendants, including Altria Group Corp. and US Smokeless Tobacco Co. LLC., and two people the suit says ran an intramural softball team called "Skoal Brothers" at San Diego State in the late 1970s. The "Skoal Brothers" provi
AP - Associated Press
added May 24, 2016 13:20
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[California] Tony Gwynn’s Family Sues Tobacco Industry, Seeking Recourse Over Fatal Habit

The family of Tony Gwynn, a baseball Hall of Famer who died of salivary gland cancer in 2014, filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Monday against the tobacco industry, charging that Gwynn had been manipulated into the addiction to smokeless tobacco that ultima
New York Times
added May 24, 2016 13:11
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[Philippines] Dr. Susan Desmond-Hellmann, Guide of the Gates Foundation

I wrote about the tobacco work for a couple reasons. One, people probably didn’t know we did tobacco-control work. I’m an oncologist, so I know that tobacco is the cause of death for six million people. What did you do in the Philippines? They increase
New York Times
added May 23, 2016 20:48
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[Tennessee] The only one who voted FOR smoking at Ascend Amphitheater

His grandfather handed him a Marlboro and a brass Zippo lighter when he was 9. Robert Swope has been smoking ever since. And the freshman Metro councilman doesn’t apologize for it.
The Tennessean
added May 22, 2016 19:45
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[Ireland, USA] Diarmaid Ferriter: Finian McGrath smokes out the puritians

I suspect the day will come when the High Court will also dismiss an appeal by a smoker caught sneaking a puff in the bushes after the Irish zealots have been successful in getting smoking in the open air banned.
Irish Times (ie)
added May 22, 2016 19:45
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[France, Ireland] Kate Moss' little sister Lottie copies smoking style like a true 'mild child' showing fashion runs in the family

When Kate, 42, stepped out on the red carpet in Cannes she had to share the limelight with 18-year-old Lottie. Both models wowed the crowds in red gowns at the film festival’s premiere for the drama Loving. And the young pretender has been snapped with
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added May 22, 2016 19:45
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Blake Shelton Jokes Carrie Underwood Song Promotes Smoking, Gets Backlash

Blake Shelton joked that Carrie Underwood’s song “Smoke Break” promotes smoking, and is therefore undeserving of a CMT Music Award. But now he’s facing a backlash from fans who didn’t realize he was kidding.
Gossip Cop - Busting Bad Dish!
added May 22, 2016 19:44
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] North Koreans told to quit smoking as Kim kicks the habit ($$)

has not been seen smoking in public for more than two months. The change coincides with a new anti-smoking campaign by his government. According to a Japanese sushi chef who worked for the Kim family during the young leader’s childhood, he took up smokin
Times Of London (uk)
added May 21, 2016 20:30
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Giving Like Michael Bloomberg: ‘Find One Small Thing’

“We’ve been supporting smoking cessation and have spent about $600 million doing it for a half-dozen years. Is there another way to go about it?” He said he believed there might be another way. While better-educated people living in cities have quit smok
New York Times
added May 21, 2016 00:26
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[UK] Practise what you preach: Super-sculpted Millie Mackintosh returns to clean living... after being caught out for smoking

Shocker: The brunette was pictured hanging out with her ex-boyfriend Hugo Taylor this week but fans were more shocked that the wellness preacher shared a toke of his cigarette
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 20, 2016 23:47
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