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Monthly Archives: August 2009

Turkey reports first “smoking-ban murder”

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – A restaurant owner in southwest Turkey was shot dead after he tried to prevent his customers from smoking to comply with a new law on the use of tobacco indoors, Hurriyet daily said Thursday.

A fight broke out after Hidir Karayigit, 46, ordered a group of customers to extinguish their cigarettes when they began smoking at his "meyhane," a traditional restaurant that serves alcohol, in the town of Saruhanli, Hurriyet said.

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Outrageous glamorisation of smoking by Celtic goal keeper

CELTIC keeper Artur Boruc looks every inch the Hollywood heartthrob as he poses as movie idol James Dean.

The Parkhead star put his recent troubles behind him for this sultry photo shoot in Poland’s MaleMEN lifestyle magazine.

He donned a tight vest and cowboy hat and smoked a cigarette for the images, reminiscent of the legendary 50s actor.

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Wife’s plea to castaway smoker

Published in The Press & Journal: 03/08/2009

THE wife of a millionaire retired banker, who will today again try to become a castaway on an uninhabited Scottish island in one last attempt to quit smoking, has pleaded with her husband not to go through with the “cruel” cold-turkey ordeal.

Elena Spice fears for her husband’s health.

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