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[Ireland] National archives 1985: Carroll Industries threat to pull £50m investment

One of the country’s main tobacco manufacturers threatened the coalition in 1986 with cancelling a £50m investment plan if the Government pressed ahead with new anti-smoking laws.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Dec 30, 2015 15:59

[Asia] The Price of Secularism in Bangladesh

This was the unmarked headquarters of the Shahbag movement. A cloud of cigarette smoke hung over the scene. ‘‘We’re so tense these days that everybody has started smoking again,’’
New York Times
added Dec 29, 2015 15:52

Motorhead frontman, bassist 'Lemmy' dead at 70

after recently being diagnosed with an aggressive cancer...In 2013, the band canceled European summer festival appearances after he reportedly suffered a hematoma, and... in 2014 he had seriously cut back on his drinking and smoking.
added Dec 29, 2015 03:51

Lemmy Kilmister, Motorhead Frontman, Dead at 70

from an aggressive form of cancer just two days after being diagnosed... Motorhead canceled a handful of shows ahed of his death due to what they explained was a lung issue.
US Weekly Magazine
added Dec 29, 2015 03:50

A Manhattan Theft Rooted in a Tale of Songwriting, Sinatra and Cigars

The story of the thief who walked out of an expensive Manhattan cigar store with four boxes of medium-blend Dominicans last month actually begins decades earlier...One of those men was Avo Uvezian, an Armenian jazz musician living in New York City. The ot
New York Times
added Dec 27, 2015 18:16

Patricia Field Hangs Up Her Retail Wig

But Patricia Field, the chain-smoking septuagenarian who is just plain over it, was hiding out in the office downstairs
New York Times
added Dec 27, 2015 00:05

[Nigeria] Don't Ask Me Why I Smoke - Nollywood Actress

Nollywood actress, Ronke Odusanya, recently got thumps up from fans after she released some artistic stunning photos to pass a message across. The actress while releasing the photos urged people to look deeply into it to see the artistic part of it befo
Peace FM 104.3 (gh)
added Dec 26, 2015 00:50

[UK] Rich kid of Instagram who spends £15,000 A MONTH on shopping and is so out of touch she even thinks the average Briton has £5,000 to blow in the shops each month

High roller: The 20-year-old poses with a cigar in her mouth as she shares her lavish lifestlye with the tens of thousands of people who regularly like the pictures that she posts... Scholaro is pictured smoking what appears to be a roll-up cigarette (lef
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 25, 2015 23:44

[UK] The Oscar for most pompous luvvie goes to... As Sherlock star Martin Freeman says actors are too self-important, our critic dishes out gongs for the worst offenders

we present our awards for actorly pomposity — the Pomp-Oscars....RAMPANT EGO MANIA... ‘I love cigarettes. Love them. I think the more positive approach you have to smoking, the less harmful it is.’ Sir Jonathan Miller
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 25, 2015 23:43

[California] Paul Grabowicz, old-school newsman, UC Berkeley teacher, dies

the surly, chain-smoking, foul-mouthed newspaper reporter with a big heart. But Mr. Grabowicz was real, a veteran cop reporter at the Oakland Tribune who smoked while he typed...died Thursday after a yearlong fight with cancer. He was 66.
San Francisco Chronicle
added Dec 25, 2015 03:03
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