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Five things we learned at the Cigar Awards Dinner

Arnold Schwarzenegger thinks cigar smoking is the solution to America's political division Arnold might have missed the memo about the event's black tie dress code, but he certainly didn't miss the opportunity for a little political grandstanding. As Gov
GQ Magazine
added Nov 20, 2014 12:57

Where There's No Smoke, There's the Word of the Year

The use of “vape,” which refers to the act of smoking an electronic cigarette or the cigarette itself, has more than doubled in the past year and increased by 30-fold since 2012, as the e-cigarette, invented in 2003, has gone mainstream, Oxford’s editors
New York Times Blogs
added Nov 20, 2014 12:04

Sir Michael Caine's life was saved by Tony Curtis.

Tony Curtis took the cigarettes out and threw them in the fire. He said, 'You don't know me, but I've been watching you. That is, what, the fifth cigarette you've lit in less than an hour?' He said, 'You're gonna die. I've just saved your life for you.' H
added Nov 18, 2014 16:29

[USA] Russian Health Expert Says Obama Needs to Stop Chewing Gum

Russia's former chief sanitary inspector, Gennady Onishchenko, on Monday offered some unsolicited advice to U.S. President Barack Obama: Don't chew gum; eat sunflower seeds. "It's rude to chew gum. To see any person — let alone the head of a state,
Moscow Times
added Nov 18, 2014 11:08

[UK] Vape gathers linguistic steam to become Word of the Year 2014

Oxford Dictionaries settles on term for using e-cigarettes after the word’s usage more than doubled in the last year. / There is now even a vaping lexicon, according to the publisher, with coinages include vape pen and vape shop, e-juice – the liquid whic
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 18, 2014 09:52

From Marlboro Man to smoking ban: a timeline of tobacco in America

As a town in Massachusetts debates a ban on the sale of all tobacco products, we look back on the history of tobacco in America
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 14, 2014 17:19

[France, Syria] Paris: Militant who quit ISIL for cigarettes gets 7 years

Flavien Moreau, the first French militant to return from Syria, has been sentenced to seven years in jail as The Paris Criminal Court... he quit the terror group only after 10 days when his addiction to cigarettes became unbearable for him to carry on, he
World Bulletin (tr)
added Nov 14, 2014 08:33

[Texas] The oldest living US veteran, age 108, credits drinking whiskey and smoking a dozen cigars every day for his long life

Richard Overton served in the South Pacific during World War II from 1942 to 1945 He turned 108 this year He credits cigars, whiskey and 'staying out of trouble' for living so long
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 13, 2014 02:11

[Texas] Meet America’s oldest living vet. He smokes cigars, does yard work, drives and drinks whiskey. And he’s 108.

ton smokes cigars daily, too. “I’m smoking one now,” he said from Austin. Indeed, Overton hasn’t slowed down much and remains sharp.
The Washington Post
added Nov 13, 2014 02:05

[New York] Images That Dare You to Turn Away / The DOC NYC Film Festival Returns

“Merchants of Doubt”…analyzes the campaign by the fossil fuel sow...doubt about the scientific consensus…compares the industry’s strategies to those used by the tobacco companies in the 1970s to confuse the public over the dangers of smoking
New York Times
added Nov 12, 2014 11:46
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