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[Canada] Minister clarifies province's smoking policy in seniors homes

In 2009, the province designated some seniors’ buildings smoke-free or sections of them smoke-free. Docherty said the intention was to move slowly in the direction of eliminating smoking from provincial seniors’ homes. “We realize that we can’t have it
Summerside (PEI) Journal-Pioneer (ca)
added Apr 9, 2014 14:50
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[Japan] More evidence smoking raises risk of death from breast cancer

Long-time smokers may face an increased risk of death if they develop breast cancer, according to a Japanese study that adds to a growing body of evidence highlighting the lethal effects of cigarettes. Among more than 800 women with breast cancer, those
Reuters
added Jul 22, 2015 11:44
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We all know smoking is bad for our health but these pictures PROVE it's also bad for your looks! Compare the twin that smokes with the one that doesn't if you don't believe us

The most significant impact was on the lower two-thirds of a person's face where smoking had caused greater wrinkling of the lips and sagging jowls. The twin on the right is a smoker; the twin on the left is a nonsmoker. Note greater creases around the
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 31, 2013 14:15
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[UK] Too scared to give up? Terrifying masks show how smoking is ruining your health and looks

The terrifying faux faces are being donned by actors to show the effects that smoking has on your health. HealthExpress, the online health clinic, made the super-realistic moulds based on the warnings that come on cigarette packets.
Daily Star (uk)
added Oct 1, 2013 07:27
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Putting a Number on Smoking’s Toll

Dr. McAfee said. "These things are very important, but the size of the benefit pales in comparison to what you can get from stopping smoking," he said. "The notion that you could add 10 years to your life by something as straightforward as quitting smoki
New York Times Blogs
added Jan 30, 2013 01:32
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New anti-tobacco law to increase lifespan in Russia

* Russia to ban open sale of cigarettes
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added Jun 19, 2012 17:03
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[Ohio] Effort underway to ban smoking on Veterans Affairs sites across U.S.

An Ohio congressman has targeted smoking at Department of Veterans Affairs medical clinics and campuses nationwide. U.S. Rep. Brad Wenstrup, an Iraq war veteran and a doctor, has introduced House legislation that would immediately ban smoking inside VA
WHIO-TV Channel 7 (Dayton, OH)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:36
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Former Chancellor of Germany Retains Wit and Smoking Habit at 95

In his supposed dotage in this country of rules, Mr. Schmidt enjoys a rare impunity. A heavy smoker, he does as no other mortal may: puff away anywhere, on television, at meetings, even, according to German journalists who have witnessed it, in Washingto
New York Times
added Dec 23, 2013 11:25
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[UK] 'Whisky and 15 cigarettes a day is the secret of my good health' says Dorothy as she celebrates her 100th birthday (with a glass of her favourite tipple, of course)

Hardy pensioner Dorothy Howe has reached her 100th birthday - despite smoking nearly half a million cigarettes during her life. The retired secretary took her first drag aged 16 and has puffed her way through 15 Superking Black ciggies every day since
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 20, 2013 07:15
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[Georgia] 102 yrs. old and still smoking: Madison Co. resident reflects on old days as birthday nears

He says he has smoked cigarettes since he was 16 and went to work in a cotton mill. McClain, who has lived in Madison County most of his life, will be 102 August 31. “Yep, it’s gonna kill him one of these days,” said his son, Bill McClain, chuckling. “
Madison County (GA) Journal Today
added Sep 1, 2013 03:19
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