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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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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Smoking remains health concern despite progress

The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout came and went without much ado this year. ..The fact an increasing number of our nation’s youth grasps the fact that smoking is more deadly than cool is a positive omen for our country’s physical and
Pottstown (PA) Mercury
added Nov 27, 2014 15:37
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[Pennsylvania] Editorial: Nation’s youth getting the message about deadly habit

This is especially impressive considering the pervasiveness of cigarettes in the movies and TV. The fact an increasing number of our nation’s youth grasps the fact that smoking is more deadly than cool, is a positive omen for our country’s physical and
Delaware County (PA) Daily Times
added Nov 24, 2014 02:17
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[California] Smokers hold out for habit despite public pressure, taxes

A coalition of health advocacy groups says increasing taxes on cigarettes will shock more people into quitting, thereby lowering health care costs and saving taxpayer dollars. Dubbed Save Lives California, the coalition comprises the American Lung Associ
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Nov 22, 2014 12:56
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[Connecticut] City looks to be smoke-free

Mayor Toni Harp gathered with city officials and community leaders yesterday evening to launch New Haven Smokeout — her plan to eliminate smoking from the city by the end of this fiscal year next June. The effort is part of the annual Great American Smok
Yale Daily News
added Nov 21, 2014 12:39
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The Great American Smokeout: a great day to quit smoking

In 1974, the Monticello Times in Minnesota launched the first "Don't Smoke Day" (or "D-Day") in the state. D-Day led to the California Division of the American Cancer Society holding the first Great American Smokeout on 18th November, 1976.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Nov 21, 2014 11:57
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CHOATE: The day I realized smoking wasn't cool

It was 1986; I was 28 at the time and had smoked a pack a day since I was 15. That's about 95,000 cigarettes! All these years later, writing that figure still makes me feel sick to my stomach. (Or should I say, lungs?)
CNN
added Nov 21, 2014 01:10
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Great American Smokeout: Smoking Is Major Factor in Alzheimer’s Disease

While you cannot change your age and family history, there are modifiable lifestyle factors you can act upon to effectively reduce your risk for developing this tragic disease. These modifiable risk factors include things like diet, physical activity, o
The Epoch Times English Version
added Nov 20, 2014 21:42
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[Indiana] E-cigarettes take focus on annual 'Smokeout' day

Smoke-Free Indy will hold an open meeting on e-cigarettes Thursday night. A panel of experts will discuss the issue and take questions. The number of high school students using e-cigarettes has tripled over the last three years, according to the Centers
WISH-TV Channel 8 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Nov 20, 2014 21:30
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16 Disturbing Numbers That Prove Our Smoking Epidemic Is Far From Over

So while we've made undeniable progress, we clearly have a long way to go. If you or a smoker in your life is not yet convinced, here are a few numbers to remind us all why it's important we get there. 480,000 The number of deaths in the United States
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 20, 2014 21:13
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