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[New York] Dr. Thomas Farley Takes on Big Food and Big Tobacco

Which had the most impact? A. I would say it was our efforts to reduce smoking. During the time of the Bloomberg administration, smoking rates fell by about 25 percent in New York. Since then they’ve fallen by about a third. That’s about 400,000 fewer sm
New York Times Blogs
added Apr 20, 2016 13:23

[New York] Putting up a smoke screen: Lindsay Lohan flashes massive sparkler as she takes smoking break with fiance Egor Tarabasov and little sister Ali in NYC

Lindsay and Egor smoked while talking and walking and he appeared to be in good spirits sporting a wide smile.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 20, 2016 13:04

Every dog has its day! Amber Heard and Johnny Depp fly out of Australia on a private jet after apologising for falsifying documents to smuggle pets into the country

During his wife's hearing Depp was spotted smoking a cigarette on one of the courthouse's balcony - a breach of the rules...court clerks made an exception for the star to stop him from leaving the building where hordes of fans awaited their departure.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 19, 2016 22:18

[Ohio] VIDEO: Cincinnati Reds branded cigarettes were once a thing, but only for this 'American original'

WCPO (Cincinnati, OH)
added Apr 18, 2016 22:59
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[UK] Mencap worker keeps job after photo shows her 'smoking and loading shopping on wheelchair user'

A support worker has kept her job at learning disability charity Mencap despite being photographed loading shopping onto a wheelchair user while smoking. A shocked witness claimed the photograph was taken in Leicester and she was so disgusted she uploade
The Mirror (uk)
added Apr 18, 2016 21:37

[Canada] Smoking Rita Ora puffs away as she flashes her bra in racy sheer top during night off from filming Fifty Shades in Vancouver

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 18, 2016 21:23

VIDEO: Smoking Laws

There's a smoky new place in bar culture. Across the globe, smokers have been forced into the cold outside their favorite watering holes. Smoking Laws is a voyeuristic look at the curious conversations and confrontations that last the length of a ci
New York Times
added Apr 17, 2016 16:47

[UK] Sunderland smoker who ruined his telly hits back at critics

Thomas Defty and Denise Head, who are both on benefits due to a number of health problems, came under fire over the Echo story when they complained Panasonic would not fix their £800 set through its guarantee, because the damage to the screen had been ca
Sunderland Echo (uk)
added Apr 15, 2016 12:07

Who Owns 'We Shall Overcome'? All Of Us, A Lawsuit Claims

In the 1940s, African-American tobacco workers sang a version of the song on the picket lines in South Carolina. They introduced the song at the Highlander Folk Center in Tennessee, a meeting place for black and white labor activists. Highlander's music d
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Apr 14, 2016 14:58

[South Carolina] Lawyers who won Happy Birthday copyright case sue over “We Shall Overcome”

Striking tobacco workers sang the song in the 1940s during a strike in South Carolina. Peoples' Songs Inc., a company created by legendary folk singer Pete Seeger, published a songbook in 1948 that included the song. "This simple and moving hymn tune be
Ars Technica (blog)
added Apr 13, 2016 22:41
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