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'Rush' only hints at race-car driver James Hunt's exploits

he passed away from a heart attack in 1993 at age 45 ... At a 1979 Grand Prix, a sauced Hunt threw up on the shoes of sponsor Phillip Morris’ president.
New York Post
added Nov 1, 2013 15:05
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GRAPHICS: Baseball and Chewing Tobacco: A Strange History

How did this come to pass? Why is it that, for more than a century now, so many heroes of America's Pastime spit toxic waste and look like they have a small mammal stuffed in their cheek?
Discovery Channel
added Apr 9, 2013 19:33
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[Ukraine] Ukrainian president approves smoking, tobacco ban during Euro 2012

President Viktor Yanukovych has signed into law bill No. 4819-VI, "On changes to the Ukrainian law, 'On organizing and conducting the final part of the 2012 European football championship in Ukraine'," concerning the health of fans and athletes and creat
Kyiv Post (ua)
added Jun 1, 2012 12:41
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[Canada] Executive committee votes to expand on smoking bylaw, golf courses, pathways and parks now included

After urging the city’s executive committee to expand the city’s proposed smoking bylaw to include parks, pathways and golf courses, Donna Pasiechnik and Jennifer May were happy to see their suggestion approved on Wednesday. “We are very pleased that t
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added May 18, 2017 08:46
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Tobacco chaws to go the way of the spitball

Players new to the majors won’t be able to dip next year without risk of penalty, a provision under baseball’s tentative five-year labor agreement reached last month. “I think the smokeless tobacco ban is both logical and I am thankful,” Los Angeles Ang
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 3, 2017 22:55
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EDITORIAL: Olympic flame gives Japan a good reason to not light up in public

The government should act swiftly... We will feel shame if we find Japan to be lagging behind many other countries in imposing a ban on smoking in public places when Tokyo hosts the Olympics.
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jun 1, 2015 11:00
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[California] Calm Before Tobacco Storm in Sacramento

Facing four challenges this session in the California Legislature, the tobacco industry has been conspicuously absent from the debate so far. But Sacramento veterans don't expect it to last. "I think they're trying to figure out what's the strategy," sai
California Healthline
added Mar 12, 2015 22:13
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[Texas] El Paso's ban on smoking at all city facilities starts Jan. 1

The second phase of the Clean Air Ordinance city councillors passed this summer goes into effect Jan. 1. It prohibits smoking and using electronic cigarettes at all city-owned facilities, including bus stops, playgrounds, parks, transportation stations a
El Paso (TX) Times / Borderland News
added Dec 28, 2014 21:48
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[Japan] Tokyo to consider public smoking restrictions in preparation for 2020 Olympics

Just as Beijing and London did when they hosted the Olympics, Tokyo is considering smoking bans in public areas and restaurants, as well as establishing separate areas for individuals to smoke in. In August, Tokyo Gov Yoichi Masuzoe said the effects of
Japan Today
added Nov 3, 2014 11:13
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[Arizona] E-cigarette commercial during Super Bowl has lung association officials fuming

The president of the local chapter of the American Lung Association said the commercial featuring NJOY’s King cigarette sends a dangerous message because these electronic cigarettes look like real cigarettes and may harm smokers even though they don’t co
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Feb 8, 2013 12:40
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