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[Jamaica] Westmoreland-based widow not letting go of her faithful pipe / Smoking for 85 years

Even with the protestation of her children and other relatives, the senior citizen insists that her life is not going up in smoke. The diminutive Samuels, who stands at four feet, eight inches, reinforced her point by relating the view of her medical pra
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Dec 6, 2015 21:07

CDC Reports Adult Smoking Fell to Record Low in 2014 – Bold Action Needed to Address Disparities and Finish the Job

FDA must also fully exercise its authority to regulate tobacco products under a 2009 law. The White House should quickly issue a final rule extending the FDA’s authority to all tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes and cigars, so the FDA can p
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 12, 2015 20:52

[UK] A frown called malice! Paul Weller’s rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle appears to be catching up with him as 57-year-old looks weather-beaten during cigarette break

Rebel at heart: Weller has kept up his smoking habit despite deciding to put his wild partying days behind him five years ago
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 16, 2015 13:12

[Massachusetts] Smoking mad over Ipswich Housing Authority ban

has banned smoking on its properties, leaving its resident smokers complaining and forcing them to walk and, in some cases, roll away from housing authority land to smoke on side streets and sidewalks. The ban has pitted housing authority health concerns
Wicked Local (MA)
added Apr 27, 2015 11:10

RESEARCH REPORT: New second-hand-smoke risk

Exposure to secondhand smoke may increase the risk of frailty in older people, especially those living with smokers, says a study in the April issue of the journal Age. People who lived with one smoker had a 40% greater risk of frailty compared with those
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 13, 2015 15:05

[Africa] Tanzania Elderly surfer health cost due to smoking

According to a report titled “Health care costs attributable to smoking induced cardiovascular diseases in Tanzania,” the total costs of smoking in the country is 118.7 million US dollars per year. (gh)
added Dec 28, 2014 16:17

[Texas] The oldest living US veteran, age 108, credits drinking whiskey and smoking a dozen cigars every day for his long life

Richard Overton served in the South Pacific during World War II from 1942 to 1945 He turned 108 this year He credits cigars, whiskey and 'staying out of trouble' for living so long
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 13, 2014 02:11

[Australia] The ugly face of smoking: New campaign lets you upload a picture of yourself to see what you would look like after 20 years of smoking

'If you smoke, your future's not pretty', Queensland Health's latest anti-smoking campaign / Young women were lured into a pop-up 'make under station' in Sunshine Plaza on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland / Professional make-up artists brought their faces
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 27, 2014 10:11

Smoking Is Major Factor in Alzheimer's Disease

In 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) published a report entitled “Tobacco Use & Dementia,” based on a comprehensive scientific review of tobacco use, exposure to secondhand smoke, and incidence rates for all types of dementia, including Alzheimer
The Epoch Times
added Oct 2, 2014 13:16

Cigarette smoking Brazilian man may be world's oldest person at 126 years old

All things considered, Jose Aguinelo dos Santos is a pretty lively Brazilian man. He walks without a stick, has no known health problems, smokes a pack of cigarettes a day, and is still a childless bachelor, according to reports. Oh, and he might be 126
Washington Post
added Jul 16, 2014 19:31
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