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[Vermont] Outgoing AG Sorrell leaves unfinished work

Sorrell has served as attorney general since his appointment by Gov. Howard Dean in 1997, and his tenure has been marked by national lawsuits... a fight against the tobacco industry and an investigation into his relationships with campaign donors.
Burlington (VT) Free Press
added Dec 21, 2016 19:12
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[Cuba] Close but no cigar: how America failed to kill Fidel Castro

the famous exploding cigar, which was supposedly to have been given to Castro when he visited the UN in New York. Another idea was to contaminate a cigar with botulinum toxin but it never actually reached him and he quit smoking in 1985.
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 28, 2016 01:55
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[Texas] YARDLEY: An American in a Strange Land

Everything seemed larger than I remembered, even the night sky. Driving along the 610 Loop in Houston, I saw a cigar shop named SERIOUS CIGARS that was easily triple the size of my grocery in Rome. “This country is huge,”
New York Times
added Nov 4, 2016 17:08
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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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[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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[Alabama] Not just blowing smoke: Victory cigars big part of rivalry

The NCAA doesn’t make having the cigar tradition easy for either school, prohibiting both the “extra benefit” of the school or a school representative/booster actively providing the cigars, as well as forbidding any tobacco products in the locker room.
Decatur (AL) Daily
added Oct 14, 2016 18:06
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[Florida] VIDEO: Watch Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski give Stephen Colbert a box of Cuban cigars

Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski made an appearance on “The Late Show” and he brought two great gifts for Colbert: a medal of St. Genesius, the patron saint of comedians, and of course, a box of Cuban cigars from his visit to Cuba.
Chicago Sun-Times
added Sep 26, 2015 21:13
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