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[UK] I quit: Grandmother who took up smoking at 14 gives herself a new lease of life

A Paulton grandmother with a new lease of life is backing a national 28-day drive to get people to give up smoking. Tesco worker Anne Hale, 58, stopped smoking just over four months ago and after keeping up with her five grandchildren over the summer ho
This is Somerset (uk)
added Sep 22, 2013 16:24
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New Law Will Raise Cost of Cigarettes and Help Minnesotans Quit -- MINNEAPOLIS, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

tax on cigarettes will go up by $1.60. This tax increase will raise the average price of a pack of cigarettes in Minnesota from approximately $6 per pack to more than $7.50 per pack. It is the only increase of its kind across the nation this year, and it
PR Newswire
added Jun 27, 2013 14:27
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ROSS: Calling the FDA's bluff and saving smokers

some of the prospective measures the FDA aims to implement will actually be counterproductive. For example, Hamburg claims that FDA researchers are aiming to reduce the addictiveness of tobacco products. However, reducing the level of nicotine will actual
Washington DC Examiner
added Aug 8, 2012 18:32
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[Trinidad And Tobago] '30% of young teens smoking cigarettes'

“When you have a statistic that tells you close to 30 per cent of children between 13 to 15 have started smoking, it is frightening.” Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh made this comment after public health adviser Dr Rohit Doon shared statistics on smo
Trinidad Express (tt)
added Mar 12, 2016 10:22
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[Canada] I vape, therefore I am: How vaping evolved from a smoking-cessation aid into a lifestyle

while public-health experts continue to debate the risks and benefits of such smoking-cessation aids – e-cigarettes, as most people know them – cultural critics have reached a decisive verdict: Vaping is incredibly uncool.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Feb 28, 2016 17:52
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Obeying Court Order, FDA Revamps Tobacco Panel / Four members ousted from agency's tobacco advisory committee.

The shake-up follows a July 2014 ruling by U.S. District Judge Richard Leon, who ordered the agency to overhaul the committee, as well as prohibiting use of its 2011 report that found menthol as a cigarette additive is harmful.
MedPage Today
added Mar 7, 2015 13:19
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[Illinois] The 50-year war on smoking is far from won

Public health and medical organizations know what needs to be done to reduce the number of smokers and prevent kids from starting to smoke, Sward said. Policy changes are needed, she added, but politicians are afraid to challenge the tobacco industry's st
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 26, 2015 17:25
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Where there’s smoke / Proposed rules for e-cigarettes are just the start of a longer fight

FDA cautions that the evidence is still slim. E-cigarettes may feed smokers’ addiction when they cannot puff tobacco, rather than prompting them to abstain. Non-smokers might start “vaping”. Different studies find that e-cigarettes contain different amoun
The Economist
added May 2, 2014 07:49
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[Europe, Sweden, UK] Row smouldering in Brussels over e-cigarettes

In spite of such health concerns the evidence seems to be that e-cigarettes and snus are much less dangerous than smoking tobacco. But if Britain adopts the EU approach of banning both alternatives, it seems as if it will, ironically, be contributing to
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Mar 4, 2014 11:14
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Cigarette packaging and health warnings: the impact of plain packaging and message framing on young smokers

Warnings combining pictorial depictions of smoking-related health risks with text-based messages about how quitting reduces risks, may achieve better outcomes among young adults, especially in countries considering or implementing plain packaging regulati
Tobacco Control
added Jan 14, 2014 03:38
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