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‘View’ co-host Whoopi Goldberg the face of new anti-smoking app

has lent her name (and face) to a new app/site, nobituary.com, in which users create a life-affirming message, which looks like a newspaper obituary, for a loved one who smokes — in an effort to help them quit the habit. “The idea of being able to send so
New York Post
added Feb 28, 2015 11:56
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Leonard Nimoy: 'Nicotine is the hook. Smoke is the dagger.'

continued to tweet on a fairly regular basis about the dangers of smoking and congratulated those who told him they had kicked the habit.
Los Angeles Times
added Feb 28, 2015 10:43
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Leonard Nimoy’s Tweet Warning To Smokers Before His Death

On a regular basis, Leonard supported people trying to quit cigarette smoking with inspirational tweets, such as these ones: Stopping smoking? I ‘m so proud of the quitters . LLAP — Leonard Nimoy (@TheRealNimoy) October 3, 2014 If you’re not smoking, c
Hollywood Life (blog)
added Feb 28, 2015 10:26
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Leonard Nimoy Death From Smoking: What Is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease? Star Trek Star Urged Fans To Quit Tobacco

A few days later, he rang the alarm again. "Smokers, please understand. If you quit after you're diagnosed with lung damage it's too late. Grandpa says learn my lesson. Quit now," he tweeted, adding, "I'm doing OK. Just can't walk distances. Love my life
IBTimes (uk)
added Feb 28, 2015 10:20
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Leonard Nimoy died of COPD. He wanted every smoker to quit

He even snuck a no-smoking message into Star Trek IV (which he directed). / Quit smoking image from Star Trek IV / He warned non-smokers not to start. And seeing others give up tobacco because of his message was a source of happiness for him.
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 28, 2015 10:19
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Leonard Nimoy Death From Smoking: What Is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease? Star Trek Star Urged Fans To Quit Tobacco

He even snuck a no-smoking message into Star Trek IV (which he directed). / Quit smoking image from Star Trek IV / He warned non-smokers not to start. And seeing others give up tobacco because of his message was a source of happiness for him.
International Business Times
added Feb 28, 2015 10:13
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[North Carolina] Reynolds looMng for credibility on smoking alternatives

Reynolds said Thursday it has formed a partnership with pharmaceutical development company PinneyAssociates and affiliate JSR LLC to expand its product poraoiio tor consumers who want to eliminate or reduce nicotine consumption. Pinney will initially wor
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 25, 2015 20:08
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SIEGEL: The Misbegotten Crusade Against E-Cigarettes / ‘Long term e-cigarette use can substantially decrease cigarette consumption in smokers not willing to quit.’

This is a tremendous lost opportunity. Vaping technology—or something like it that may be developed—has the potential to be one of the greatest antismoking breakthroughs. I would hate to see its promise wasted because of misinformation by the very public
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Feb 25, 2015 09:57
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[Uae: Dubai] Dubai teen invents talking cigarette pack to deter smokers

Believing that printing health warnings on cigarette packs do not deter smokers, a 14-year-old has created a box that will warn them about the dangers of tobacco. Achilles Ash, an Indian who lives in Dubai, said his invention works like a musical birthda
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Feb 22, 2015 10:27
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Cigarette-modifying regulations 'unlikely' to alter illicit tobacco demand

The National Research Council and Institute of Medicine suggest that the introduction of new regulations that could modify cigarettes is unlikely to significantly affect the present demand for illicit tobacco.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Feb 21, 2015 22:05
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