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[Germany] Love, Terror, and Cigarettes

In “Nicotine,” the German writer Gregor Hens uses smoking as a vehicle to tell the darkly funny story of his life...smoking provides a vehicle for a story of domestic and national trauma.
The New Yorker
added Jan 3, 2017 07:28

ARCHIVE: VIDEO: Barbarians at the Gate

Bryan Burrough and John Helyar revisited the corporate takeover of RJR Nabisco and the Wall Street culture of the 1980's in the 20th anniversary of the publication of their book, Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco. Mr. Burrough and Mr. Helya
added Dec 28, 2016 00:06

No, Newport has not announced that it will be selling mass-produced joints under the brand name "Newport Nirvana."

ORIGIN: In November 2016, the web site TMZWorldNews published an article reporting that the cigarette brand Newport planned to introduce marijuana cigarettes dubbed the "Newport Nirvana" a fake news site appropriating the name ... TMZ.
added Dec 10, 2016 18:51

FAZAL: An Australian Ex-Con Explains How to Make Cigarettes From Nicotine Patches

I'd always wanted to know how Micky crafted cigarettes without tobacco, papers, filters, or even any source of ignition, so I asked him to show me. He agreed, and after work picked me up from Holmesglen train station and guided me through life as an inca
added Nov 30, 2016 05:22

[California] Lily-Rose Depp was spotted puffing on a cigarette during a fast food run ob Wednesday.

The 17-year-old was out on daytime excursion with her boyfriend Ash Stymest in West Hollywood, California. The daughter of Johnny Depp and French singer-actress Vanessa Paradis took a couple of drags as she sat in the passenger side of his SUV.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 21, 2016 04:33

[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
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