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[Asia] Turkey’s Free Press Withers as Erdogan Jails 120 Journalists

A prominent columnist wrote recently about how President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey hates cigarettes so much that he confiscates packs from his followers... urged his readers to protest the president’s anti-democratic ways by lighting a cigarette and
New York Times
added Nov 17, 2016 23:41

First female US attorney general Janet Reno dies

her Department of Justice handled ... suing the tobacco industry along with several states to recover health care money spent on people who suffered the effects of smoking.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Nov 7, 2016 18:44

Confronting Americas Smoking Pandemic, Part 4: 2000–2016

According to the Sun-Sentinel article, “tobacco companies said they could afford $150 million to $375 million” in punitive damage awards. Although the verdict is overturned on appeal, individual plaintiff cases are permitted. Upwards of 9,500 cases are f
Oncology News (
added Oct 19, 2016 16:39

In the 1900s, Being a 'Cigarette Fiend' Was a Legitimate Defense for Murder

The theory that regular cigarette smoking invariably turned the user homicidal was so widespread that it became a regular part of the insanity defense: 1899: George W. Schan fatally shoots his father twice in the head. Despite ongoing tension at home ov
Atlas Obscura
added Oct 5, 2016 17:00

Talk about a cheeky Nando's! Braless Lady Gaga flashes MAJOR underboob as she picks up a takeaway in London

'I know it's terrible. I have been yelled at by Elton, Stevie Wonder, Tony Bennett, the list could go on of amazing, great people who are like, "You need to stop smoking." But I don't smoke cigarettes. I smoke clove cigars.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 11, 2016 22:01

'Everyone smiles here. It's so nice!' Natalie Portman reveals her relief at moving back to LA after living among rude French

But she said she was more of a 'little adult' when she started performing aged just 11, and revealed her mature ways landed her in hot water when she snapped an actor's cigarettes.... Close sisters: She shares a bathtub and a cigarette with on-screen sist
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 27, 2016 18:44

[New York] Nina Agdal flashes her toned abs in a crop top and tight leggings as she hits the gym for another workout in NYC

Smoking hot: The Danish beauty, 24, later slipped into a vest and tiny hotpants as she puffed away on a cigarette for a stroll around the city
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 12, 2016 19:43

Inside Story | All / Claudette Colbert

Film: Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (1937) Claudette Colbert served three cigarette companies while under contract to Paramount Pictures. This Lucky Strike ad plugs Paramount's 1937 film Bluebeard's Eighth Wife. While Paramount received free advertising, Colbe
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Jul 19, 2016 18:01

[UK] 'I'm not f****** having it' Ryan escapes the Big Brother house over cigarettes

The X Factor star said he would stay in bed all day if he didn't get some cigarettes. But eventually he jumped out of bed and said: "F*** it I'm going out of the fire exit." As his housemates tried to stop him leaving, Ryan stormed through the house ra
Daily Star (uk)
added Jul 8, 2016 02:53

[UK] Caroline Aherne, comedian behind 'Royle Family,' dies at 52

Aherne was best known for her "Royle Family" character Denise, a sofa-bound, chain-smoking TV addict ... Aherne was a heavy smoker and drinker who battled depression, culminating in a 1998 suicide attempt at the height of her fame. She also faced several
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 3, 2016 10:52
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