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[California] VIDEO: Family of late Tony Gwynn settles lawsuit with tobacco company

Gwynn used as many as two cans of smokeless tobacco per day...According to attorneys for the U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company and attorneys for the Gwynn family...this matter has been resolved to all parties’ satisfaction. The terms will remain confidential
KUSI-9 (San Diego, CA)
added Sep 9, 2018 19:01
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[California] Gwynn's family settles suit with tobacco company

Gwynn’s widow and children filed the wrongful death lawsuit in 2016. In their filing, they contended Gwynn was “hopelessly addicted” to the company’s smokeless tobacco and started using it in 1977. That was about 10 years before health warnings were prin
Reuters
added Sep 8, 2018 20:22
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[California] Gwynn Family, Tobacco Company Reach Settlement in All-Star Tony Gwynn’s Wrongful Death Lawsuit

“We assess litigation on a case-by-case basis and determined this agreement was in the best interests of the company,” U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co. spokesman Steve Callahan said in a statement to NBC 7. Altria, which bought U.S. Smokeless Tobacco in 2009,
NBC San Diego 7/39
added Sep 8, 2018 20:21
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Israel expands smoking ban in public places

Reshet 13 TV sent reporters out in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv the day the measures came into force and found people still enjoying a smoke in various forbidden places, including a crowded playground, with no officials to stop them. When the channel asked 11
BBC Online
added Sep 4, 2018 19:24
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[Croatia, UK] Endurance smokers go for the slow burn

Competitors will have to keep their cigar lit for three hours and six minutes to beat the record...Some 200 competitors from 36 nations will light up today in the “grand final” of one of the least health-conscious endurance sports at the ninth Cigar Smok
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 2, 2018 13:05
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[UK] Terminally ill cancer patient shows effects of smoking 300,000 cigarettes in a lifetime

Martial arts expert Anthony Pillage, 57, has smoked more than 300,000 cigarettes...has shared harrowing pictures and videos during his final months of living...‘Over 600 people have said they have given up smoking and the way they have written it I believ
Metro Café (uk)
added Aug 31, 2018 15:34
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[Illinois] Pat Martin, dead at 93, helped create iconic ‘You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby’ ads

Pat Martin is credited with coining a famed advertising slogan that dressed up smoking in a kicky, 1960s-print pantsuit and captured the zeitgeist of the era’s women’s liberation movement...Virginia Slims became a big-money sponsor of women’s tennis
Chicago Sun-Times
added Aug 31, 2018 12:05
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[UK] Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero avoids Pep Guardiola wrath for shisha smoking with model Lola Magnin

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 30, 2018 16:07
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From the oldest to the richest: Bridge players aim to make their mark

Asian Games....The venerable card game bridge made its debut at the world’s second-biggest multi-sport event after the Olympics...Hartono, who heads the South East Asia Bridge Federation, is better known as head of tobacco conglomerate Djarum Group.
Reuters
added Aug 23, 2018 00:14
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Indonesian Billionaire Gives Up Wine in Pursuit of Asian Gold

Now the 78-year-old tycoon, whose family fortune spans from tobacco to banking and telecom, is bidding to become Indonesia’s oldest Asian Games medal winner. He’s pairing with 65-year-old Bert Toar Polii as bridge makes its debut in the ongoing Asian Gam
Bloomberg News
added Aug 23, 2018 00:06
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