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[UK] My secret to a long life? Giving up smoking at 102! Great-great grandmother celebrates turning 107 - and she still drinks a bottle of whisky a week

She ditched the habit to see her great great grandchildren grow up / But the 107-year-old still has a secret stash of 800 cigarettes just in case / It is estimated she has smoked 1.3 million cigarettes in her long life
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 7, 2016 17:02

[Canada] BC judge tells man he must quit smoking in his condo ahead of human rights challenge

A “life-long smoker” has been ordered to butt out inside his Langley, B.C., apartment while he waits to challenge his condo corporation with a human rights complaint. A British Columbia Supreme Court judge has concluded that Paul Aradi must follow a no-s
National Post (ca)
added Jan 28, 2016 20:19

[Canada] Military veteran fights to continue smoking in Langley strata building

A military veteran has lost one of the three battles he is fighting so he can continue smoking inside his condo. Paul Aradi, 70, was ordered by the B.C. Supreme Court to butt out...has argued that he has a disability due to his cigarette addiction....In
Georgia Straight (ca)
added Jan 28, 2016 02:56

[Asia, Nepal, New York] This 112-year-old woman smokes 30 cigarettes a day

A Nepalese woman has defied science by living to the ripe old age of 112 — despite her 30-cigarette-a-day habit.... Instead of holding a cigarette with her index and middle finger, Lamichhane uses her entire right fist, which she then holds to her mouth
New York Post
added Jan 26, 2016 22:32

Americans 100 and Older Are Living Even Longer Now

Death rates for the oldest old have been dropping since 2008, CDC report finds...More people are also avoiding or quitting smoking, and the air Americans breathe has gotten cleaner, Carney added.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 21, 2016 20:33

[UK] How will YOU die? Take this test to find out: Fascinating chart reveals how the leading causes of death change over your lifetime

Deaths from often preventable causes - such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes and lung conditions - were most common in high-income countries, where they accounted for 87 per cent. Tobacco use is a major cause of many of the world’s top killer disease
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 20, 2016 18:39

[Argentina, Latin America] 'It's about hard work, long walks and lots of love': Born in 1897, 'world's oldest woman' reveals secret of long life - as she turns 119

She puts her long life down to not smoking and 'filling her life with love'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 19, 2016 18:01

[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Curb smoking to curb Medicaid costs

In fact, there is probably no more cost-effective way to advance Bevin’s goals than taking Kentucky smoke-free, considering the experiences of Lexington, Louisville and the 23 other Kentucky municipalities that have enacted smoke-free laws.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Jan 16, 2016 13:32

[Canada] Strata heads to B.C. Supreme Court to get senior smoker to butt out

A strata council’s fight to force a cigarette-addicted army veteran to quit lighting up in his condo opened Tuesday in B.C. Supreme Court. The council is seeking a court order against Langley senior Paul Aradi, claiming he’s been warned numerous times to
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 13, 2016 06:43

[Connecticut] As Smoking Rates Drop, Medicaid Recipients Twice As Likely To Smoke

Connecticut's Medicaid program is among the most aggressive in the nation in trying to help enrollees kick the habit, according to the CDC. It is one of only nine state Medicaid programs that in 2015 covered individual and group cessation counseling as
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jan 8, 2016 21:58
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