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[Russia] Tobacco Still Rules the World and Kills People

Russia celebrates the World No Tobacco Day on May 31 under the slogan: “May 31st - The Day To Quit Smoking. Forever.” The results of the “Healthy Russia” campaign launched in 2009 showed that there are a lot of smokers in Russia who want to quit smoking
Pravda Online
added May 2, 2015 11:12
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[Florida] A moment for rebuttal: Busting smoking myths

“I’m only a social smoker.” In honor of the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, held on the third Thursday of November each year, here’s a rebuttal to some of that smoke you’ve been blowing.
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (TBO.com)
added Nov 15, 2014 08:34
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[Tennessee] 40 year smoker, cancer patient wouldn't change a thing

He chooses not to preach to others about the dangers of smoking. “People know. They know cigarettes are not good for them. I know it. ... Something has got to happen for them to quit,” he said. “That day last year, my life as I knew it changed completel
Kingsport (TN) Times-News
added Nov 17, 2013 13:25
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Youth tobacco smoking rates putting millions at risk of premature death | More than 1 in 5 high school students use a tobacco product; 90 percent are tobacco smokers

Almost 23 percent of high school students currently use a tobacco product,...Of particular concern, more than 90 percent of those using a tobacco product are using combustible tobacco products such as cigarettes, cigars, hookahs, and pipes. Extensive us
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Nov 13, 2014 14:49
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[Washington] News: Cured or Coffin – Naval Hospital Bremerton Tobacco Cessation is a Year-Round effort

Such goes the never ending, ongoing awareness campaign and commitment to tobacco cessation for staff and beneficiaries carried out by Pat Graves, Naval Hospital Bremerton’s Tobacco Cessation Facilitator. The Great American Smoke Out this year is on No
Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS)
added Nov 18, 2014 10:01
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[Hawaii] E-cigarettes shown to help curb tobacco use

Tapering off tobacco cigarettes can be a challenge, but research released by the University of Hawaii Cancer Center found some smokers can get a kick-start to kicking the habit with e-cigarettes. "Smokers who use e-cigs to stop smoking are highly motiva
KITV Ch. 4 (Honolulu, HI)
added Nov 17, 2014 13:57
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[Pennsylvania] Editorial: As culture changes, Great American Smokeout still critical

Unfortunately sales of little cigars that contain many of the same cancer-causing substances as cigarettes increased 240 percent between 1997 and 2007. Because they can be candy or fruit-flavored and usually cost a lot less than cigarettes, little cigars
Delaware County (PA) Daily Times
added Nov 19, 2012 15:45
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SATEL: Why Anti-Smoking Groups Should Endorse Snus And E-Cigarettes

Patient groups, such as the ACS and the ALA, and the CDC play an enormous role in public education. When it comes to smoking, they are derelict in their duty to the people they purport to help.
Forbes
added Dec 2, 2014 08:13
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Flash mob among Great American Smokeout events at University of Alabama

The flash mob will gather on the Quad near Denny Chimes around 12:20 p.m. The group effort is designed to raise awareness about the negative effects of secondhand smoke. Roughly 135 students on the Quad will drop "dead" from secondhand smoke in hopes of
Tuscaloosa (AL) News
added Nov 20, 2013 12:46
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[California] Smoking to be Stopped on Library Walk

Don’t be fooled by the lofty title, the annual Great American Smokeout doesn’t ask much of its participants. All you have to do is be a smoker and quit for one day. If you’re feeling virtuous, you can donate the money you would have spent on cigarettes t
The UCSD Guardian
added Oct 28, 2012 16:51
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