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[UK-Scotland] Former Labour MSP Tom McCabe dies

He was the first person elected to the Scottish Parliament, with his Hamilton South constituency declaring the result just over an hour after polls closed in 1999...From the smoking ban to parliamentary standards, Tom's legacy is considerable. He will be
Evening Times (uk)
added Apr 20, 2015 14:36
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[UK-Scotland] Tributes paid after Labour minister McCabe dies at 60 ($$)

Tributes from across the political spectrum were paid to Tom McCabe...Among his achievements was introducing the ban on smoking in public places.
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 20, 2015 14:35

[Ohio] At Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony, a Generational Push and Pull

Ms. Cyrus’s Instagram feed could make a nice interactive addition to the collection: Before joining Ms. Jett onstage for a fiery rendition of “Crimson and Clover,” she posted photos of herself ... making an obscene hand gesture to a “no smoking” sign bac
New York Times
added Apr 19, 2015 22:58

[Louisiana] Does Angie Know? Brad Sneaks Away For Cigarette Break In New Orleans

The revelation that Pitt is smoking is especially shocking considering 39-year-old Jolie shared her struggle in order to raise awareness amongst those who might be at high risk of developing certain types of cancer.
Radar Magazine
added Apr 19, 2015 17:01

Former marketer behind pulling tobacco off CVS shelves joins Bethesda diabetes company

As an executive with the Caremark division of CVS, Rick O’Connor was on the team behind pulling tobacco products from the national pharmacy chain’s shelves. He also helped rebrand the company as CVS Health. But last month he rebranded himself, leaving CV
Washington (DC) Business Journal
added Apr 13, 2015 14:42

[Asia, Japan] Guy supposedly finds himself sneaking a smoke at work on Google Street View

the Google Street View car might out you to your employer, as a Japanese Netizen apparently found out recently. Here’s a Tweet from Japanese user @boku_jet, explaining how he came across an image of himself through a quick Google search:
RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Apr 13, 2015 14:40

[Massachusetts] Aaron Hernandez Jurors To Get Smoking Breaks

sent a note to the court Monday asking for smoking breaks, as deliberations stretched into a fourth full day. "We will reinstitute the smoke breaks," Bristol County Superior Court Judge E. Susan Garsh said. She said a court officer would accompany juror
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Apr 13, 2015 14:27

[Iowa] U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for April 11

FIRST TAX ON CIGARETTES Profile America -- Saturday, April 11th. On this date in 1921, Iowa became the first state to enact a tax on cigarettes, rolling paper and associated paraphernalia. The tax was very modest, being just $1 per 1,000 cigarettes. Iow
PR Newswire
added Apr 13, 2015 10:24

[UK] Raheem Sterling smokes shisha: Liverpool FC star caught up in controversy after pictures are leaked

Liverpool FC star Raheem Sterling has been caught up in fresh controversy after pictures were leaked to a national newspaper of the forward smoking a shisha pipe.
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Apr 13, 2015 10:10

Richard L. Bare, Director of ‘Green Acres,’ Dies at 101

first professional work was a comedy short that he wrote and directed called “So You Want to Give Up Smoking.”.... a bumbling Everyman named Joe McDoakes who was trying to kick the habit. Warner Bros....released it in theaters in 1942.
New York Times
added Apr 13, 2015 10:00
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