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[California] Chris Harper Mercer, Oregon Gunman, Is Recalled as a Recluse Close to His Mother

Far from avoiding social interaction, she said, he frequently shouted at her for smoking on her balcony. “He yelled at us, me and my husband,” said Ms. Hart, who lives in the building with her husband and father. “He was not a friendly type of guy. He di
New York Times
added Oct 2, 2015 11:18
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[UK] Killer heels! Not to mention toxic socks and radioactive belts - how our clothes have been the death of us for 200 years

High-society victims of crinoline fires included the 18-year-old Archduchess Mathilde of Austria, whose tiny act of teenage rebellion went fatally wrong when she was caught smoking by her strict Prussian father. She hid the illicit cigarette behind her b
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 2, 2015 10:40

[North Carolina] History Makers: Jule Körner

Körner, with a reputation for being audacious, was hired by the Blackwell Durham Tobacco Co. as the head of advertising for its Bull Durham smoking tobacco. He conceived a campaign that featured bulls and short, catchy slogans painted on billboards and bu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 1, 2015 23:22

The Legacy of Robert Loughlin, Artist Behind ‘The Brute’

In death, he has gained a measure of immortality for his Dadaesque series of paintings, “The Brute,” which depicts a kind of Cro-Magnon James Dean with a cigarette dangling from his mouth.
New York Times
added Sep 30, 2015 17:21

[New York] Julianne Moore and Ellen Page Attend ‘Freeheld’ Screening

A guest named Kyle Hayes, who works as a fashion assistant and wore a “Great Gatsby” T-shirt, eyed the outdoor smoking area. “Even though the film’s all about lung cancer, I kind of want a cigarette,” he said. “Is that bad?”
New York Times
added Sep 30, 2015 17:16

Truth Initiative's "Big Tobacco Be Like" Campaign Uses Vine Stars To Show Why Saying "I'll Quit Smoking When I Graduate" Is Absolutely Ridiculous

The series will show how smoking "only on the weekends" or when you're at a party doesn't do away with the harmful health effects that are associated with traditional cigarettes. Because when teens light up, even if it's just occasionally, big tobacco is
added Sep 30, 2015 16:07

[UK] Not the usual 18th century apparatus! Poldark's Aidan Turner can't stop puffing away on his vaporiser as he takes a break from filming in the Cornish countryside

Aidan Turner's e-cigarette wasn't quite in keeping with his period surroundings as he took a well-earned break on the set of the upcoming second series of BBC's Poldark in the Cornish countryside on Tuesday. The actor, 32, puffed on a vaporiser as he sat
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 29, 2015 13:05

[Kentucky] Tobacco Queen pageant winners

The Logan County Tobacco and Heritage Festival 2015 Queen’s pageant winners were: Queen: Chelsey Autumn Hopkins, 1st Runner-up,Breanna Elizabeth Baptise, 2nd Runner-up, Claire Alexandria Wilson, 3rd Runner-up, Chasity Kaylynn Davidson, 4th Runner-up, Oli
Russellville (KY) News Democrat & Leader
added Sep 29, 2015 10:27

[New York] A nicotine love Affair! Ruth Wilson cuts a casual figure in a stripy dress as she puffs on a cigarette during night out with friends

Smoking hot: Ruth Wilson was puffing on a cigarette as she chatted to a group of friends outside a West Village Bar in New York City on Monday night
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 29, 2015 09:33

[Florida] George Zimmerman's Twitter meltdown: Killer shares photos boasting about his freedom and sickening racist rant at Obama just hours after posting image of Trayvon's dead body

Zimmerman followed up the post with a picture of his beach view and a cigar, with the words: 'As much as I love owning all you trolls I have to work... On my tan!'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 28, 2015 22:14
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