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Where You Live May Determine How You Die

researchers reviewed more than 80.4 million deaths recorded from 1980 through 2014...people in the southeastern United States are burdened with risk factors like obesity and smoking that increase the risk of dying from heart disease and diabetes, Mokdad s
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 13, 2016 19:26
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VIDEOS: Monitoring the Future Results

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
added Dec 13, 2016 19:01

[Indiana] Public housing gets mandate to go smoke free

“The nation is pretty much going smoke free everywhere, so it’s just another thing to follow suit.” In Anderson, the public housing that will be affected is Westvale Manor and Linwood Village, Weatherly said.
Anderson (IN) Herald Bulletin
added Dec 13, 2016 16:05

New Survey Shows Both Youth Smoking and E-Cigarette Use Fell This Year

Monitoring the Future survey...also provides the first evidence that the dramatic rise in youth e-cigarette use may be starting to reverse. Youth use of cigars and hookah (water pipes) also fell... It is within our reach to win the fight against tobacco,
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 13, 2016 15:17

Myron Ebell

In the 1990s...Ebell worked as part of a team to make regulating the tobacco industry "politically unpalatable". In 2011, as part of its "Control Abuse of Power" (CAP) project, the CEI launched lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of the 1998 tobacc
added Dec 19, 2016 01:06

Trump urged to snuff out FDA rules threatening 15,000 e-cig makers

In a letter to Vice President-elect Pence, Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson and California Rep. Duncan Hunter said that the new regulations would eliminate the industry with fees of up to $1 million per product. Typically, vaping operations produce dozens of p
Washington DC Examiner
added Dec 13, 2016 19:30

Anti-smoking images on cigarette packs are twice as effective than text-only, ‘smoking kills’ labels

The findings were unambiguous showing image-labels outperformed the text-only labels. Among the smokers who viewed the text-only labels, 7.4% of smokers attempted to quit in the subsequent five weeks. Those who viewed the testimonial photos from real sm
ZME Science
added Dec 13, 2016 02:33

[UK] AA Gill: “More life with your kids, more life with your friends, more life spent on earth — but only if you pay”

The millions of pounds smokers have contributed to the government's coffers via taxes on tobacco must be taken into account when NICE consider whether or not the NHS should be able to offer life extending treatment for smoking related lung cancer - smo
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 15, 2016 15:36

[Asia] Turkmenistan: The regime that throws cigarettes on bonfires

One of the most repressive states in the world is trying to become one of the healthiest. Turkmenistan is promoting fitness and wants to become a smoking-free nation - but when no-one can openly challenge the government's decisions, how healthy can such
BBC Online
added Dec 11, 2016 18:11
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[New Jersey] Senior housing smoking ban may not happen here

many buildings owned by the Housing Authority of Bergen County will be exempt because the units are being converted to Section 8, project-based voucher rentals in January. As a result, the smoking ban will not affect residents of the 503 units the authori
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Dec 10, 2016 13:54
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