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Quitting Smoking the Geeky Way

How your smartphone can help you leave cigarettes behind. While they take different approaches, smoking apps are all designed to help you kick the habit.
U.S. News & World Report
added Jul 10, 2014 02:13

[UK] Cheap Illegal Tobacco Roadshow Coming To Bath

A campaign to tackle cheap illegal tobacco across the South West is coming to Bath this weekend, in a bid to reduce the number of young people starting to smoke. Illegal tobacco is known to make it easier for children to start smoking, because it is sold
NOW Bath (uk)
added Jul 10, 2014 02:11

New strategies help smokers quit when nicotine replacement alone doesn't work

Medications such as varenicline (Chantix) and bupropion (Zyban) can also help. They can help reduce the cravings for a cigarette, and may also make smoking less pleasurable. Two new studies of these medications offer good news to smokers who want to qui
Harvard Health Publications
added Jul 10, 2014 02:09
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[District of Columbia] EDITORIAL: New Jersey's raising the smoking age is an experiment worth trying

There is no harm in trying. The experiment’s success could spur on the District, which has a similar bill in committee, and other states that are contemplating the move. The only way the measure can hurt is if it distracts policymakers from implementing
The Washington Post
added Jul 10, 2014 02:06

[Asia, India] Golden Tobacco Company Chairman Sanjay Dalmia Held in Cheating Case

A top executive of Mumbai-based Golden Tobacco Company (GTC), against whom a Look Out Circular (LOC) was issued in an alleged Rs 540 crore cheating case, has been arrested after being picked up from Kolkata airport while he was trying to flee the country
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Jul 10, 2014 01:59

[Ohio] No smoking at OU, period

An Ohio University official confirmed last week that the university plans to fully implement and enforce a campus-wide ban on smoking in the 2015-2016 academic year. For now, that ban includes use of cigarettes as well as e-cigarettes on any campus prop
Athens (OH) News
added Jul 10, 2014 01:56

Debate brews over law banning indoor use of e-cigarettes

in Love Vape on South Fifth Street, Jeff Cullaton took a dim view of Philadelphia's new law banning electronic cigarettes from most indoor public spaces. "I think it's premature," he said, enveloped in a custard-flavored vapor cloud.
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jul 9, 2014 20:04

[California] KLEIN: Cigarettes cause wrinkles? Snore. It's time to fix anti-smoking ads

They care intensely about the people they love….I fantasize about finely-tuned ads that could tell heartbreaking mini-stories: of a teenager who realizes that a father will not be there for a commencement...if we tried combating smoking with anger over th
Los Angeles Times
added Jul 9, 2014 19:59

[Massachusetts] McCARTHY: One in Five Teens Has Smoked a Hookah: Has Yours?

So add hookah to the list of things to talk about with your teen. There's no way we will ever stop all teens from making some dumb and risky decisions--that's part of being a teen. But at least we can make sure that they have correct information. Like th
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 9, 2014 19:57

[Asia, India] Mantri's tobacco sale ban call surprises forces

Armed forces establishments should stop selling tobacco products through their canteens and the policy providing such items at a discount to armed forces personnel should be revisited, health minister Harsh Vardhan has suggested.
Times of India
added Jul 9, 2014 19:55
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