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[UK] The X Factor: Simon Cowell banned from sparking up on set

Simon Cowell has been presented with a special leather e-cigarette after being banned from smoking in The X Factor during ad breaks...His sidekicks Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, 31, and Mel B’s substitute fags have been decorated to match their personalities
Metro Café (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:28
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Pipe Smoking Rises From Ashes to Be Hip

Sales are heating up, however, thanks to a young, digitally wired crowd that no longer see pipes as an embarrassing anachronism. It's a "slight upsurge," but it's also the first time in decades that the sales of pipes and pipe tobacco hasn't gone down,
ABC News
added Oct 15, 2014 14:04
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[UK] WWI Blast From the Past: How did cigarettes save a soldier's life?

Bourne Hall’s comprehensive exhibition exploring Epsom and Ewell during World War One, the museum’s curator, Jeremy Harte... "Today we think of cigarettes as taking lives, not saving them - but the perspective was very different in World War One. "The co
Epsom Guardian (uk)
added Oct 15, 2014 12:51
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[India] I Started Smoking For Ithihasa: Anusree

Actress Anusree says that she started smoking cigarettes for the perfection of her character in the movie Ithihasa. ...The actress states that she has turned into a skilful smoker after the long filming schedule.
Filmibeat
added Oct 14, 2014 13:09
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Columbus discovers tobacco: Oct. 15, 1492

Soon after landing with his crews in the New World on the island he names San Salvador, Christopher Columbus meets natives who offer him presents of fruit, wooden spears and “certain dried leaves which gave off a distinct fragrance.” The men eat the fru
HealthCentral.com
added Oct 13, 2014 16:58
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Marianne Faithfull Quits Smoking

She tells W magazine she has now given up her main vices of drink and cigarettes, saying, "I'm anti-smoking now... I'm a simple girl, really. It was just heroin (I was addicted to). If you go into the seven deadly sins, things like drugs, alcohol, sex, s
ContactMusic.com (uk)
added Oct 13, 2014 13:41
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[Australia] WA Opera's Carmen sponsorship smoking row extinguished after Government intervention

The West Australian Government will direct its health promotion agency to allow the WA Opera to perform Carmen after a public outcry and claims of arts censorship when the production was canned.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 13, 2014 10:20
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If Jon Papelbon Was Trying To Piss Off Chris Fowler With His Cigar, It Worked

He started sticking his cigar in Chris Fowler’s face.. ... Fowler ... pushes Papelbon’s elbow and snaps, get that out of my face
SportsGrid
added Oct 12, 2014 22:17
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[UK] Is vaping going to replace smoking entirely?

As vaping mainstreams and hits the big screen Phoebe Luckhurst asks whether our non-smoking habits will go up in a puff of steam... A report by the World Health Organisation published in August states that e-cigs represent an “evolving frontier filled wi
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Oct 11, 2014 23:30
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[UK] Australian opera company drops Carmen over smoking scenes

Decision by West Australia Opera has left fans fuming, while PM Tony Abbott calls it ‘political correctness gone crazy’
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 10, 2014 11:06
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