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[California] Los Banos smokers leaning to quit after cigarette tax hike

Singh said the tax increase will likely be a blow to his business because he expects his clientele to either cut back or quit altogether. But he wasn’t going to give up on the store, which reflected the noticeable price hikes on cigarette packs Saturday.
Los Banos (CA) Enterprise
added Apr 4, 2017 11:28

California’s New Cigarette Tax Causing Some Smokers To Snuff Out Habit

California Healthline
added Apr 4, 2017 11:28

[Australia] NHMRC CEO Statement: Electronic Cigarettes (E-Cigarettes) (PDF)

often marketed as a method to assist smokers to quit, or as a ‘safe alternative’...However, there is currently insufficient evidence to support claims that e-cigarettes are safe and further research is needed to enable the long-term safety, quality and ef
National Health and Medical Research Council (au)
added Apr 3, 2017 20:13

[Spain] Antonio Banderas Says No More Cigarettes After Heart Attack

"If there is something good that came from all of this, it is that I suddenly stopped smoking, without needing pills or anything like that. It's over!" the 56-year-old said in an interview with the Spanish daily Diario Sur at his home in the southern city
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 3, 2017 18:05
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[UK-Wales] Fewer smokers in Wales since ban in enclosed public spaces

There are 94,000 fewer smokers in Wales since a ban on lighting up in enclosed public places came into force 10 years ago, Welsh Government data shows. Sunday marks a decade since the law came in and 19% of adults in Wales now smoke compared to 24% befor
BBC Online
added Apr 3, 2017 16:29

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] M'sian smokers turning to contraband cigarettes following price rise

He said the duties, which have pushed cigarette prices up to RM17 per pack, were meant to discourage people from smoking. However, smokers are now turning to contraband tobacco, which are mostly smuggled in from neighbouring countries. Black market cig
New Straits Times (my)
added Apr 2, 2017 17:10

[UK-Wales] 10 years on, what has the smoking ban done for Wales?

smoking rates among adults and teenagers have reduced “drastically” as a result. Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Wales said the hotly debated ban, which came into force in Wales on April 2, 2007, “has helped to drastically bring down smoking rates amo
WalesOnline (uk)
added Apr 2, 2017 17:09

Health Officials Look To Cut Number Of Smokers By About 10M By 2024

Kenneth Michael Cummings, co-leader of the Tobacco Research Program, is part of the group and co-authored the report outlining the plan. "It's not a character flaw, it's a drug addiction," Cummings said of cigarette smokers. "We think it's time to step
Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR)
added Apr 1, 2017 22:00

Giving up cigarettes linked with recovery from illicit substance use disorders

Smokers in recovery from illicit drug use disorders are at greater risk of relapsing three years later compared with those who do not smoke cigarettes. Daily smokers and nondaily smokers had approximately twice the odds of relapsing to drug use at the en
added Apr 1, 2017 18:34

Giving Up Cigarettes May Help You Stay Sober, Study Says

Recovery from addiction has often seemed—and is often portrayed—as involving cigarettes. But a new study shows that quitting cigarette smoking can greatly increase an addict’s chances of staying away from narcotics. In fact, according to the study, sub
The Fix - Addiction and Recovery, Straight Up
added Apr 1, 2017 18:33
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