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A look at e-cigarettes by M. D. Anderson

this next frontier for “Big Tobacco” provides renewed presence in a declining marketplace. It’s also a potential gateway to new smokers, particularly among teens and in emerging/foreign markets, according to behavioral scientists at The University of Tex
The Vindicator
added Sep 7, 2013 18:39

[North Carolina] Study of smokers' genes yields age-related addiction factor

Belsky and his team examined differences in genes that affect the human brain’s ability to respond to and metabolize nicotine. The researchers found variations in these genes among thousands of adult smokers, and developed a “risk score” that could accura
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Apr 28, 2013 23:34

[Canada] Program teaches smokers to run away from addiction to cigarettes

It was an achievement she didn't think was possible before joining the Lung Association of Nova Scotia's Learn to Run for Smokers program a few months before. The eight-week training program, launched in 2009 and believed to be the first of its kind in
Canadian Press
added Feb 19, 2013 18:19

[New Jersey] Smoked out: Seabrook House bans tobacco ahead of state law

UPPER DEERFIELD -- A new statewide smoking ban at rehabilitation centers doesn't go into effect until December, but one local facility is getting a head start on the practice.
Vineland (NJ) Daily Journal
added Sep 20, 2012 14:37

[Indonesia] Orangutans isolated to quit smoking

Officials at an Indonesian zoo said a pair of orangutans have been isolated from the public to help the primates quit smoking.
added Aug 29, 2012 02:13

[Indonesia] Jakarta Post Orangutans moved to isolation to quit smoking

Two orangutans at Taru Jurug Zoo, Surakarta, Central Java, have been forced to give up smoking after being relocated to an isolated area within the zoo.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 30, 2012 14:21

[India] Tobacco addiction among students rising

The Madurai District Police have warned shopkeepers near schools to refrain from selling tobacco products particularly, to the students.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jul 21, 2012 15:28

[Indonesia] Publicize True Costs Of Nicotine Addiction, Nobel Laureate Says

Medical Nobel Prize laureate Harold Varmus on Monday told an audience in Jakarta that the handling of cancer in Indonesia should focus on the battle against cigarette addiction.
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Jul 12, 2012 07:06

Effectiveness of web-based tailored smoking cessation advice reports (iQuit): a randomised trial

A web-based intervention that tailored content according to smoking-related beliefs, personal characteristics and smoking patterns, self-efficacy and outcome expectations, was not more effective than web-based materials presenting broadly similar non-tai
added Jul 2, 2012 10:08

[India] New subject to smoke out tobacco addiction from schoolchildren

Financial Express (in)
added May 5, 2012 12:04
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