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U.S. Smoking Rate Falls to 15 Percent: CDC

Higher tobacco taxes, tough anti-smoking messages and smoke-free laws that ban smoking from indoor and outdoor areas appear to be dissuading even hard-core, heavily addicted smokers from continuing the habit, said Patricia Folan, director of the Center f
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 1, 2015 10:55
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E-cigarettes effects: 5 ways vaping can harm you

E-cigarettes may not produce ash and real smoke but it doesn't mean they're safer. Here are five ways that vaping can harm you: 1.) E-cigarettes have toxic chemicals
Latinos Health
added Aug 31, 2015 10:55
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[California] BUTLER: Legislators must lead in stopping Big Tobacco’s predatory targeting of African American youth: Guest commentary

Six bills backed by the Save Lives California coalition — made up of health care workers and advocates from across our state — offer a historic opportunity to break Big Tobacco’s predatory targeting of our youth.
Los Angeles Daily News
added Aug 24, 2015 18:27
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[Cuba, Florida] R.J. Reynolds Cleared in $16M Suit over Fatal Lung Disease

Jurors took less than three hours to find Renato Santos was not a member of the Engle class of smokers suing the nation’s tobacco companies for diseases caused by nicotine addiction. Santos, who immigrated to the U.S. in 1962, smoked Reynolds-brand Pall
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 23, 2015 15:52
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[South Carolina] The man behind Ben Carson

He grew up wealthy on a tobacco farm in South Carolina and first met Thurmond when he was 16. Thurmond told him to look him up if he wanted to work for him and did just that, becoming an adviser, helping the long-time senator get reelected at a time when
The Hill
added Aug 21, 2015 14:07
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[Asia, China] Secondhand smoke remains serious problem, survey finds

The number of people exposed to secondhand smoke remains high across cities in China... Meanwhile, in Karamay in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, where tobacco control laws were implemented in September 2013, the rate is a mere 7.3 percent. "We ha
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Aug 20, 2015 10:31
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[Illinois] CHHC Education campaign returns with powerful stories to help Chicagoans quit smoking

Spanish and English language Tips ads will run through mid-August 2015 across the country... "At the Chicago Hispanic Health Coalition, we know all too well the terrible toll of smoking. The CHHC is committed to helping Chicagoans know the reality of smo
PR Newswire
added Aug 14, 2015 08:59
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The Concilio Partners on Tips Campaign to Raise Awareness of Smoking Harm and Help Smokers Quit

Florencia Velasco Fortner, President and CEO of The Concilio. "Quitting is difficult but help is available. With the National Alliance for Hispanic Health we are partnering with CDC's Tips campaign to offer free cessation support at 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-855-
PR Newswire
added Aug 14, 2015 08:57
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[Canada] Dépanneur owners say anti-tobacco law could force them to card everyone who buys cigarettes

The Association of Chinese Dépanneur Owners is asking for its voice to be heard at the upcoming anti-tobacco legislation hearings at the National Assembly. Bill 44 aims to toughen Quebec’s current anti-smoking law by banning smoking on restaurant and ba
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 13, 2015 11:00
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[Michigan] JABAR: Pro-health: Potential ordinance for smoke-free city parks is good news

Cigarette and hookah smoking have become a serious issue in our parks. ...Of particular concern is the notion that a smoke-free parks ordinance is “anti-Arab”. At ACCESS, we can think of few things more “pro-Arab” than advocating for the health of our f
Southgate (MI) Press & Guide
added Aug 7, 2015 10:17
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