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[UK] Did harsh contract send cigar firm's reputation up in smoke?

150 ago this week, a miserable and overworked young Leicester girl was taken to court by her taskmaster employers - but their strong-arm tactics backfired. Priscilla Langton was 12 when, in 1864, she left school to work at Leicester cigar- making firm, G
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Aug 16, 2014 16:47
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[New York] A Planet Where a Cigar Factory Can Have Feelings

As abandoned cigar factories go, this one is remarkably articulate. “They lied to me about the reality of things here on Muazzez,” ... Muazzez is a planet, one of several he described in his 2008 short-story collection, “A Chronicle of the Madness of Sma
New York Times
added Jan 13, 2014 23:01
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"Whiskey And Cigarettes" Radio Show Announces Spin-Off Talk Show, "Whiskey And Conversations"

we are now reaching a global audience and attracting some top name entertainers. It seemed like a natural progression to move into the talk radio format, and really take the mother show to the next level."
Music Industry News Network
added Oct 24, 2013 13:14
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EXCLUSIVE: Actress Sarah Jessica Parker proves she's smoking again - as she lights up a hand rolled cigarette on a quiet New York street

Sarah Jessica Parker was caught taking a smoke break in Greenwich Village ... has said she smoked because her character on the show lit up. ... she told the show’s writers at the time in Paris, “Must she smoke again?… But it’s not been the easiest thing
New York Post
added Oct 11, 2013 21:13
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'Mighty Fine at 109': America's Oldest Vet Marks Birthday with Cigar

Overton lights up a dozen cigars a day, but he's stopped taking a shot of whiskey in his morning coffee.
Military.com
added May 14, 2015 00:17
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Cigar-store Indian is worth thousands

Is an old barber pole or carved cigar-store Indian worth as much as an oil painting of the same age? Some collectors today think so. One bidder paid $42,550 for a well-documented Indian maiden cigar store figure at a 2014 antiques auction.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 28, 2014 12:16
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[Italy] Tequila and cigars: George Clooney's stag party in Venice

He was then reported to have headed to the luxurious Cipriani hotel where he was set to sleep, but not before rounding off the evening with some shots and cigars.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 2, 2014 14:47
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[New York] Staying clean and green! Leonardo DiCaprio lights up an electronic cigarette to get his nicotine fix on film set

The actor – who is filming The Wolf of Wall Street – could be seen with the nifty device in his hand as he sat inside an eatery in East Harlem, New York.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 14, 2013 11:31
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The Book Big Tobacco Doesn't Want You to Read

With "Golden Holocaust," historian Robert Proctor deconstructs an industry that still kills more than 400,000 Americans a year.
Mother Jones Magazine
added May 15, 2012 10:44
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[UK] Cigars bring the stars into Canary Wharf's smokey awards party

To Boisdale of Canary Wharf, where the grandiose dining hall played host to the annual Celebrity Cigar Smoker of the Year awards last night, hosted by the Duchess of Cornwall’s son and food connoisseur Tom Parker Bowles. What The Capitalist saw (peering
City A.M. (uk)
added Dec 2, 2015 18:35
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