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E-cigarettes 'don't help people quit smoking'

A study of Google search trends shows very few people are interested in finding out information about how the devices can help them kick the habit - even though that is how they are promoted. It found a dramatic jump in the popularity of the words ‘vape
The News Letter (uk)
added Apr 8, 2016 10:25

Dear Abby: Smoker who's tried everything is desperate to become a quitter

As a former smoker, I'll share what worked for me. Cold turkey. First, clean house. Get rid of all the cigarettes you have stashed at home... That's how I quit, and the third time I did it, it worked. (Clearly, I do not have willpower of cast iron.) If I
Decatur (IL) Herald & Review
added Apr 8, 2016 10:21

Edmond De Rothschild (suisse) S.a. Lowers stake in Philip Morris International (PM)

reduced its stake in Philip Morris International by 54.2% during the Q4 period. The investment management company now holds a total of 6,760 shares of Philip Morris International which is valued at $663,629 after selling 8,000 shares in Philip Morris Inte
LA Mirror
added Apr 8, 2016 10:14
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[Missouri] More businesses voluntarily becoming nonsmoking

Across the nation, states and municipalities have taken the step of requiring businesses to ban smoking in their establishments. Cape Girardeau does not have a prohibition on smoking; voters narrowly defeated a measure in 2011 that would have banned smo
Southeast Missourian
added Apr 8, 2016 10:11
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[Indiana] Grant will fund smoking cessation study ($$)

The Bloomington Hospital Foundation has awarded a $5,000 grant to Indiana University’s School of Public Health for a smoking cessation study. The study is part of an intervention and research project called CEASE, which stands for the Clinical Effort Aga
Bloomington (IN) Herald-Times
added Apr 8, 2016 10:09

[UK] Teenage couple caught smuggling tobacco at Leeds Bradford Airport

A TEENAGE couple were caught trying to smuggle tobacco valued at more than £11,000 in unpaid duty through Leeds Bradford Airport, a court heard. Kamil Osinski, 19, and partner Paulina Prusakiewicz, also 19, both of Torun, Poland, arrived at the airport
Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Apr 8, 2016 05:04

7 Chemicals in Cigarettes That Cause Heart Disease

Smoking causes all types of cardiovascular diseases, mild and severe. Coronary heart diseases from chest pains (angina) to heart failure and heart attacks can all be related to smoking. In the 7 Chemicals in Cigarettes That Cause Heart Disease, discover
Insider Monkey
added Apr 8, 2016 05:03

Vermont House passes increase in smoking age from 18 to 21

After impassioned debate stretching over two days, the Vermont House on Wednesday passed a bill to increase the state's age for buying tobacco products from 18 to 21 over the next three years and to raise the tobacco tax.
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Apr 8, 2016 05:01

[Florida, New York] DIAZ: Smokeless tobacco is baseball's deadly sin and should be banned

What movies rarely document is the dark side: Tony Gwynn, one of the greats on and off the field, dying at 54 after a long fight with mouth cancer. The disfigured face of former big-leaguer Bill Tuttle, who died at 69, ravaged from chewing tobacco for alm
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Apr 8, 2016 05:00

[Canada] McGill could be next smoke-free campus

McGill University in Montreal is looking to join a growing list of smoke-free campuses in Canada. The Students’ Society of McGill University will vote Thursday night whether to implement the policy, which could take up to five years to carry out.
Press Association (uk)
added Apr 8, 2016 04:59
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