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[Idaho] Resources grow in tobacco habit battle

A coalition of groups dedicated to helping people avoid the health risks associated with tobacco announced a statewide effort to educate Idahoans about the resources available to help them quit smoking. In Payette County, a class on quitting smoking, co
Argus Observer (Ontario, OR)
added Sep 20, 2018 11:56
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[UK] South Shields mum saves thousands of pounds within months of quitting smoking

Figures released by anti-smoking group Fresh ahead of this year’s Stoptober campaign show that in 2017 nearly 400,000 smokers in England quit successfully. From left, South Tyneside director of public health Tom Hall, Coun Tracey Dixon, ex-smoker Deborah
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Sep 20, 2018 11:51
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[South Africa] EDITORIAL: Show us the data: Bhekisisa responds to #BigTobacco

in a world where historically unravelling the tobacco lobby’s intentions has been a game of smoke and mirrors, a healthy dose of scepticism about its methods may be expected, particularly in light of the organisation’s refusal to share its full methodolog
Bhekisisa (za)
added Sep 20, 2018 11:43
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[South Africa] Illegal cigarettes in SA sell for less than the tax payable on a single pack

Over the past three years, we have seen a rapid and significant growth in the availability of cigarette brands selling below the tax owed to Sars. Tax alone on a packet of 20 is R17.85, yet cigarettes are sold all over the country for as little as R5 a p
BusinessLive (za)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:15
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[Florida] RJR Owes $6.5M For Fla. Musician's Cancer Treatment Death ($$)

A Miami-Dade County jury on Tuesday awarded $2.5 million to Hanifah Harewood for the past loss of father Glenn Simmons’ past companionship and her pain and suffering, and $4 million for her future losses and suffering. The jury attributed only one-quart
Law360
added Sep 20, 2018 22:43
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Cigarette sales down 1.1% on campaign, higher prices

Sales of cigarettes in South Korea declined 1.1 percent in the first eight months of 2018 from a year earlier due to a government-led anti-smoking campaign and higher prices, data showed Wednesday. South Korean smokers purchased 2.31 billion 20-ciga
Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 20, 2018 17:14
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SULLUM: New E-Cigarette Restrictions Could Be Lethal

FDA regulations aimed at discouraging underage vaping may also deter smokers from switching.
Reason Magazine
added Sep 20, 2018 17:04
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[UK-Scotland] Pupils who smoke 'should be helped to quit' not punished

Now a new campaign has been launched to discourage schools from punishing pupils for smoking. Instead, ant-smoking charity ASH Scotland wants teachers and heads to help and support smokers as part of a drive to make schools tobacco free.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 20, 2018 16:56
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Prenatal smoking exposure and cardio-metabolic risk factors in adulthood: a general population study and a meta-analysis

prenatal smoking exposure is associated with an increased odds ratio of overweight, obesity, and GDM in adulthood, but not with type 2 diabetes, hypertension, waist circumference, or total cholesterol. These findings highlight the importance of abstaining
International Journal of Obesity
added Sep 20, 2018 16:46
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[India, Texas] From 40 cigarettes to 40 minutes of meditation

“I used to smoke 40 cigarettes a day,” Majithia said. “I was in the wrong boat.” Puneet Bhaskar, SKY@UTA vice president, leads a morning meditation session Sept. 16 in the Mavericks Activities Center. Bhaskar said he mediates to help him alleviate stres
The Shorthorn (University of Texas, Arlington)
added Sep 20, 2018 16:38
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