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[Tennessee] Rhea County boy's last days included cigarette butts, whippings: Mother recounts punishments

"We asked Landon what he wanted for punishment. He said, 'to eat cigarette butts.' The ashtray was on the counter so we let him pick up the butts and eat them. He had probably ate about five or six butts and he threw up on the floor.
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Sep 19, 2013 02:47
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[Australia] PM's son Marcus Rudd smokes cigar in Facebook photo

HIS dad has just slugged smokers with a $5.3 billion tax hike but it has emerged Marcus Rudd enjoys a cigar. The 20-year-old, who is a digital campaigner for his Prime Minister father Kevin Rudd, has been caught out online himself.
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Aug 13, 2013 16:57
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[New York] William Thourlby, the Marlboro Man, Spends His Time Alone

IN the 1950s William Thourlby squinted at America from billboards and invited smokers to Marlboro Country.
New York Times
added Aug 5, 2012 20:30
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[New York] A Humane Revolution

IN 1903, New Yorkers executed an elephant on Coney Island, effectively torturing her to death. Accounts vary a bit, but it seems Topsy was a circus elephant who had been abused for years and then killed a man who had burned her on the trunk with a cigar
New York Times
added May 16, 2016 14:45
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[Hungary] Austria's smoking culture is '30 year time machine'

Oncologist Stanton Glantz was speaking at a symposium on tobacco control being held this week in Austria, which has consistently placed last place in the European Cancer League ‘tobacco ranking’ tables. "Here in Vienna I feel as if I'm in a time machine
The Local Austria (at)
added Apr 6, 2016 22:06
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[UK] PICTURES: Aidan Turner puffs on an E-Cigarette as Poldark filming continues in Charlestown

FILMING for the second series of Poldark has continued in Charlestown this week. Leading star and heartthrob actor Aidan Turner was out shooting scenes for the popular BBC drama - and took a break to puff on an E-Cigarette.
Cornish Guardian (uk)
added Sep 25, 2015 07:46
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[Florida] PUFF PUFF PASS: Christina Milian Smokes Hookah In Her Black Bikini

The "Dip It Low" singer hung out by the pool with a group of female friends as they smoked Platinum E. Hookah, a brand of electronic portable hookah her boyfriend Jas Prince owns.
TheYBF (Young, Black and Fabulous) (blog)
added Jun 30, 2013 12:53
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[UK, USA] Tobacco specialists revels in the history of tobacco

Tobacco specialists take tobacco enthusiasts on a journey through time with infographic depicting the history of the industry
Journalism.co.uk (uk)
added Jun 21, 2013 10:48
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Dr. C. Everett Koop: His 5 Most Principled Stands

1. In 1986, Koop issued a landmark report that offered the first official government warning that secondhand cigarette smoke was linked to cancer in nonsmokers. He was among the first to call for bans on smoking in the workplace and public spaces, which t
AARP
added Feb 26, 2013 15:20
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Philippe Boucher's Rendez-vous with . . . Gene Borio, Webmaster of www.tobacco.org

New York , NY , USA geneb@tobacco.org
Tobacco.org (Tobacco BBS)
added Apr 26, 2001 00:00
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