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Growing number of adults in Arizona have quit smoking in past 5 years

New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show 14 percent of Arizona adults smoke. That’s down from 19.3 percent in 2011. The Arizona Department of Health Services said that translated to more than 200,000 smokers who have quit in the
KTAR 620 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Sep 29, 2016 16:25
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EDITORIAL: Smoking rate in Arizona drops to historic low

Nicotine is addictive, and breaking that habit is tough. It takes time, courage and patience to make it through successfully. The process can be painful and stressful, both for the smoker and the people around him, but the end result is well worth it. T
Yuma (AZ) Daily Sun
added Sep 29, 2016 16:24

[Alabama] WALLEY: GUEST COLUMN: Electronic cigarettes pose threat to youth

As always, parents have the toughest job. They must educate their children on the hazards of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, and take a strong stance not to use tobacco products. That starts with awareness. Think about it, talk about it and pas
Vestavia (AL) Voice
added Sep 29, 2016 16:18


"They are still out there, which is sort of amazing," said Truth Initiative CEO Robin Koval, who explained the problem with candy cigarettes: “Anything that normalizes the idea of cigarettes in culture is a bad idea. Even to the extent that they are only
added Sep 29, 2016 16:04

Mayo Ventures Ups Investment In Wearable Anti-Smoking Device Maker

A close relationship between the Mayo Clinic’s nicotine dependence researchers and a California company developing a wearable nicotine drug delivery device got closer this month with a follow-on investment from Mayo Clinic Ventures. Chrono Therapeutics
Twin Cities Business
added Sep 29, 2016 16:01

[UK] Smoke-free play zones gain popular support

The CIEH called for the zones after research carried out on its behalf by YouGov found 89 per cent of adults in Britain would support a smoking ban in children’s play areas and 57 per cent would support a smoking ban in public parks. The organisation has
Environmental Health News (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health-CIEH) (uk)
added Sep 29, 2016 15:50

[UK] West Norfolk kids able to buy cigarettes at 'pocket money' prices

Illegal tobacco sales in West Norfolk are enabling kids to buy cigarettes at pocket money prices. Norfolk's Trading Standards are starting a new campaign using sniffer dogs to combat criminals selling these products:.
KL.FM 96.7 (uk)
added Sep 29, 2016 15:48

[UK] How drinking and smoking epidemics have hit the North East - and what to do about it

A conference held at the Centre for Life by anti-smoking group Fresh and North East alcohol office Balance will explore the twin health dangers Experts are set to examine how the twin ‘man-made epidemics’ of smoking and drinking have hit the North East —
Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Chronicle Live (uk)
added Sep 29, 2016 15:39

[UK] North-East to host inaugural conference to discuss alcohol and tobacco addiction

The first national conference of its kind will bring together organisations deemed to be leading the way in tackling addictions to smoking and drinking in the region. The conference will be jointly hosed by Balance, the North-East’s alcohol office, and
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Sep 29, 2016 15:37

[Norway] Smoking fathers increase asthma-risk in future offspring

A Norwegian study shows that asthma is three times more common in those who had a father who smoked in adolescence than offspring who didn’t. It is well known that a mother’s environment plays a key role in child health. However, recent research, includi
Science Magazine
added Sep 29, 2016 12:51
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