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[North Carolina] E-cigarettes 'lesser of two evils'

Electronic cigarettes are an increasingly popular option for those trying to quit smoking, but they come with their own set of warnings.
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Jun 5, 2012 15:24

[Europe, UK] Giant palm-sized moths are invading Britain – attracted by cigarettes and alcohol

from the continent which are being carried over on warm winds - and attracted by tobacco and alcohol. Moth-lovers are hoping to catch the massive Convolvulus Hawk-moth using ornamental tobacco plants planted earlier this year, and wine soaked ropes.
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Sep 10, 2015 13:45

[Asia-pacific, East Timor, India] Southeast Asian Health Ministers Sign Anti-Tobacco Declaration

The Dili Declaration called on governments, United Nations agencies and partners to accelerate tobacco control in the region which accounts for over one-third of the world's tobacco use. "Tobacco kills 1.3 million people in the region every year, includi
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Sep 8, 2015 10:31

[Canada] E-cigarettes rise in popularity as regulation stalls

Two businessmen, an IT manager and a retired electrician weren't friends before, but "vaping" has brought them together. "We don't have to be here, we don't have to do this together, but it is what brings us together and gives us all common ground," sai
Kitchener-Waterloo (ONT) Record (ca)
added Nov 8, 2014 12:06

New Study, For the First Time, Details What Types of Cigars Americans Smoke

A new study released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the first time breaks down the types of cigars smoked by adults in the U.S. and highlights why the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must have basic oversight au
EIN (European Internet Network) Professional Edition
added Jul 31, 2014 17:11

Researchers find 18 percent of high school seniors smoke hookah

American adolescents are turning to ethnically-linked alternative tobacco products, such as hookahs, cigars, and various smokeless tobacco products, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Medical Xpress (
added Jul 7, 2014 08:02

Smoking Long or Ultralong Cigarettes Increases Risk of Lung Cancer

"While the significant risks of smoking are well known and accepted, very little information exists on the health risks of different sizes of cigarettes," said Darcy Marciniuk, MD, FCCP and President of the ACCP. "This study indicates that there is an ad
added Oct 28, 2013 01:17

[Canada] The smoking of 'non-tobacco' substances, often herbal, in water-pipes (hookahs or shishas), 'has become increasingly prevalent in the City of Ottawa and other municipalities in Ontario,' according to a city report.

Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jun 19, 2012 05:24

[Pennsylvania] Graphic Warning Labels Improve Smokers' Recall of Warning and Health Risks Related to Smoking, Penn Medicine Study Shows

New Research Also Provides Valuable Insight into How Warning Labels May Be Effective in Capturing Smoker's Attentions
University of Pennsylvania Health System
added Jun 15, 2012 16:28

[Canada] SWEANOR: E-cigarettes a public health breakthrough

As someone who has spent over three decades in the forefront of national and global efforts to reduce smoking I feel a need to provide some perspective. As someone who grew up in Port Hope and observed friends starting to smoke and then, unable to break
Cobourg (Ont) Daily Star (ca)
added Aug 12, 2016 18:00
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