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[UK] It's never too late to quit! Birthday girl Clara finally gives up smoking at the age of 102 - after puffing on 60,000 cigarettes

Birthday girl Clara Cowell has shown it's never too late to change your lifestyle - after giving up smoking two weeks ago aged 102.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 17, 2013 23:43
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21st-Century Hazards of Smoking and Benefits of Cessation in the United States

Smokers lose at least one decade of life expectancy, as compared with those who have never smoked. Cessation before the age of 40 years reduces the risk of death associated with continued smoking by about 90%.
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Jan 24, 2013 11:50
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GREENFIELD: Death, smoking and pollution: Maybe we've been wrong about them all this time

So Americans have kicked the habit big time; only about 15 percent of the adult population smokes. Any idea what that’s done to state tax revenues? They’ve barely kept pace with inflation in recent years.
Yahoo!
added Jan 17, 2013 07:52
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Veteran loves his cigars - Framework - Photos and Video - Visual Storytelling from the Los Angeles Times

Sept. 13, 1988: Martin De Young, 100, says his greatest pleasure in life is smoking a cigar. De Young, a resident of the Veterans Home of California in Yountville, says he cut down to three a day, one after each meal. Los Angeles Times columnist Charles
Los Angeles Times
added Nov 7, 2012 10:49
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[Israel] Full impact of cigarettes takes decades to show

The largest-ever study of a million women has found that those who smoke lose a decade of their lives, while kicking the deadly habit before the age of 40 avoids more than 90 percent of the increased risk of dying caused by continuing to smoke, while sto
Jerusalem Post
added Oct 31, 2012 19:45
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[Canada] WENDY ELLIOTT: Puffing should be limited

The RCMP confirmed smoke in the apartment building was causing an asthma attack. EHS was called to assist MacNeil with her breathing. She has had to leave her apartment on three occasions due to deteriorating breathing, but the smoking goes on.
Kings County (NS) Register/Advertiser (ca)
added Sep 9, 2012 18:58
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[Canada] Vancouver Seniors fuming over indoor smoking ban

Some elderly residents of a Vancouver retirement home say a smoking ban imposed on the facility by Vancouver Coastal Health is more dangerous to them than any cigarette smoke.
VANCOUVER 24 HOURS (ca)
added Aug 25, 2012 04:50
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[Oregon] Portland State researcher: Seniors with serious illness find smoking, drinking tough habits to break

A recent study of adults age 50 to 85 found that only 19 percent of those diagnosed with lung disease quit smoking within two years. The research, led by Portland State University professor Jason Newsom, also showed that the vast majority of older adults
The Oregonian blogs
added Aug 12, 2012 19:25
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[Georgia] RJ Reynolds, Others Socked With Age Discrimination Suit ($$)

Reynolds Tobacco Co. on Wednesday was hit with a collective action from a Georgia man who says the company — helped by CareerBuilder LLC and recruiter Pinstripe Inc. — purposely avoided hiring older job applicants for regional sales positions.
Law360
added Jun 8, 2012 17:34
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R.J. Reynolds Opposes Petitioner Seeking High Court Review Of ADEA Ruling

to review a split en banc 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling that a job applicant who claims that he was unsuccessful in attaining employment due to the employer’s refusal to hire individuals based on age may sue for disparate treatment but not dis
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 6, 2017 19:21
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