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E-Cigarette Use Associated With Increased Risk for COPD

A study has shown an association between regular e-cigarette use and higher likelihood of having chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This research was presented at the American Thoracic Society International Conference, held May 18-23, 2018, in
PulmonaryAdvisor
added May 23, 2018 21:50
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[California] Council leans toward outdoor smoking ban

Results of a city-administered smoking survey are in and 70 percent of the 350 responses indicated that they would be in support of banning smoking in outdoor recreational areas such as beaches, trails, picnic areas and parks. In response to a survey qu
Half Moon Bay (CA) Review
added May 23, 2018 21:49
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[Colorado] City recognizes Boys and Girls Clubs’ tobacco free policy

During its May 16th meeting the Alamosa city council issued a proclamation recognizing the Boys and Girls Clubs of the San Luis Valley’s campus smoke and tobacco free policy. Club Director Aaron Miltenberger said the youth at the club took this action to
Valley Courier Online (CO)
added May 23, 2018 21:48
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[Ohio] Worthington eyes increasing age for tobacco sales to 21

elected officials in two more central Ohio suburbs will soon consider banning the sale of tobacco products to anyone younger than 21. Worthington will host a public hearing on the matter Monday night, and city council members are expected to vote on a lo
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added May 23, 2018 21:45
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[Virginia] EDITORIAL: Smoking and public housing

Our question is what is the RRHA doing — what is the Richmond Health Department doing — to help public housing residents quit smoking now that they risk losing their homes? What targeted non-smoking efforts with proven results can be offered to help Richm
Richmond (VA) Free Press
added May 23, 2018 21:44
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] $355,6 million tobacco sold

TOBACCO sales have reached $355,6 million from 123 million kilogrammes delivered at the auction floors since the start of the marketing season on March 21.
Chronicle (zw)
added May 23, 2018 21:44
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Former smokers featured in Alabama anti-smoking campaign

A new campaign to encourage smokers to quit is getting personal. The Alabama Department of Public Health is partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s tobacco education campaign called "Tips from Former Smokers". The campaign profi
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added May 23, 2018 21:44
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[Asia, Qatar] Ramadan: an opportunity to quit smoking

Director of Tobacco Control Center at Hamad Medical Corp (HMC) Dr Ahmed Mohamed al-Mulla in a statement to Qatar News Agency (QNA) said that fasting motivates people to do good things, including quitting smoking, especially with the existence of many rel
Gulf Times (qa)
added May 23, 2018 15:45
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[Florida] BREAKING UPDATE: $7M Verdict Hits RJR, Philip Morris for Smoker's Fatal Lung Cancer, Punitives to Follow

Attorneys sparred Monday over what, if any, responsibility the nation’s two largest cigarette makers bore for the lung cancer death of a long-time Florida smoker, as closings wrapped before the case went to the jury. Theis v. Philip Morris, et al., 2011-C
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 23, 2018 15:42
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CULLIP: YouTube’s anti-vaping purge

reviewers of e-cigarette products have had their content ripped from the platform and – in some cases – their channels deleted with scant opportunity to appeal... Allowing hysterical single-issue groups to bypass the democratic process and force clampdown
spiked (uk)
added May 23, 2018 15:18
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