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[Tennessee] Phil Everly's widow shares the pain of his COPD death

When they met, Phil was a chain smoker, but he eventually quit in 2001. "Seven years of nagging, I finally got through to him," she said. "That's a long time to be nagged."...Genetics and smoking are often causes of COPD, but the disease can and does occ
The Tennessean
added Oct 31, 2014 20:58
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[New York] The Cigar Boys / Just Lounging on a Bench in Central Park

An amusing photograph made the rounds recently among doormen and residents near West 86th Street in Manhattan, of two men lounging contentedly on a bench along Central Park West puffing away on cigars.
New York Times
added Oct 31, 2014 20:30
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A Writer Whose Pen Never Rests, Even Facing Death

Clive James has just published a book of writing on poetry...Once a three-fisted drinker and smoker, Mr. James, 75, was found to have leukemia in 2010, with the added complications of emphysema and kidney failure.
New York Times
added Oct 31, 2014 19:33
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[Canada] Poll: Saskatoon’s largest concert venues ban e-cigarettes

Two of Saskatoon’s largest concert venues are asking electronic cigarette users to step outside. Despite the fact Saskatoon’s smoking bylaw has zero mention of electronic cigarettes, both TCU Place in Saskatoon’s downtown and SaskTel Centre have banned
Metro (ca)
added Oct 30, 2014 22:48
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[North Carolina] Hidden History of Winston-Salem / Six stories from Forsyth County’s past you probably haven’t heard.

William Neal Reynolds...in his will: That his 1,100 acre estate, Tanglewood, be turned into a public park for the citizens of Forsyth County—but only the white citizens.... While many know R.J. Reynolds as a tobacco tycoon...he had a superstitious side...
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 30, 2014 14:17
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NEBRASKA HIGH SCHOOL LETS SENIORS POSE WITH GUNS (BUT BANS CIGARETTES AND BOOZE)

Students can in fact pose with any prop that reflects their interest, whether it be a hunting knife or a baseball bat — any props except tobacco, drugs and alcohol, that is. Guns, though? Guns are fine.
bustle
added Oct 25, 2014 22:04
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DC Where there's no smoke, is there still Constantine?

DC Comics’ John Constantine, the morally ambiguous, pansexual, chain-smoking, Liverpudlian supernatural detective...Brandon Nowalk is just a wee bit concerned that the network has banned Constantine’s Silk Cuts and that he’s fighting all-American evil for
The Onion
added Oct 24, 2014 14:37
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[UK] Did Mel B Get Chucked Out Of The MOBO Awards For Smoking Inside? X Factor Judge Says No!

"This story is false. Mel did not light up a cigarette in the backstage area. The show rehearsals ran late meaning less time on the red carpet,” the source told The Mirror. An insider told the publication that Mel did have a whinge to her husband Stephen
Entertainmentwise (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 14:21
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Giddy Up: A New ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’ Teaser With an Old Seinfeld Pal

the actor playing Corcoran...: Michael Richards...“I was just fascinated by his handling of the cigar. I said, ‘Did you smoke cigars?’ Because I know he doesn’t smoke them now. And he said, ‘I’ve never smoked them, ever.’”
New York Times Blogs
added Oct 23, 2014 12:37
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Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta Dead at 82

Oscar de la Renta, legendary fashion designer, has died at the age of 82. Variety reports he was battling lung cancer, which he was diagnosed with in 2006.
Jezebel (blog)
added Oct 23, 2014 09:55
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