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[Canada] Women crave cigarettes more during periods: study

According to study published in Psychiatry Journal, women crave cigarettes more strongly during their periods. The study found that the urge to smoke is stronger at the beginning of the phase that begins after menstruation.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 5, 2015 23:40
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Women are at the forefront of China’s anti-smoking crusade

Lately, the women are striking back. Last fall, China’s State Council proposed the nation’s toughest restrictions yet on indoor smoking and the marketing of tobacco. The announcement was a major victory for China’s tobacco-control movement, which include
McClatchy Newspapers
added Jan 5, 2015 16:31
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Pfizer Grants Georgia State $850k To Combat Smoking In China

Pfizer Inc. has granted nearly $850,000 to Georgia State University’s School of Public Health to partner with Chinese health officials to expand tobacco control efforts to major cities in China.... The project will be led by Dr. Michael Eriksen, dean of
Newswise
added Jan 5, 2015 16:20
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[Pennsylvania] 73-year-old woman identified as victim in elderly high-rise fire; smoking may be cause

The medical examiner has identified a woman found dead after a fire at her senior citizen's high-rise near Pittsburgh, but the cause of her death and the fire remained under investigation.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 5, 2015 23:58
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[UK] 'Put your boob away': Mother's outrage after she is told to stop breastfeeding by woman who was SMOKING next to playground

The 28-year-old took it to social media and has triggered an online frenzy
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 3, 2015 11:47
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[China] Anti-smoking Legislation in Yunnan Province Bears Fruit, Faces Challenges

During a health forum held on December 27 in Kunming, capital of Yunnan Province, experts agreed that the country's growing emphasis on the rule of law has advanced tobacco control legislation. However, obstacles still block the implementation of the law
All-China Women's Federation (cn)
added Jan 5, 2015 23:36
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[Florida] In Miami, a New Outpost for Fashion-Forward Fine Jewelry

from Alchemist’s private label..., a smoking-themed collection by Erin Wasson. Pieces like a cross-body chain attached to a choker on one end and a jewel-encrusted cigarette case on the other can be “put on a girl’s vanity or carried around the house if s
New York Times Blogs
added Jan 2, 2015 13:02
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Cigarette Addiction Affects Men, Women's Brains Differently; Brain Scans Reveal Need For Tailored Treatment

Researchers at Yale University studied the brains of men and women using positron emission tomography (PET) scans. Their intention was to measure the changing levels of dopamine, which control the brain’s pleasure and reward pathways, in men and women's b
Medical Daily
added Dec 28, 2014 17:17
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[Asia, China] An independent image for women who smoke

some women smoke because smoking helps complete their self-perception as being sexy, special, confident, independent, rebellious, or whatever, which is often made use of by tobacco commercials, said Lyu Pin, a Beijing-based women's rights activist. She s
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 28, 2014 17:27
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[Kentucky] YETTER: State needs smoke-free law

Joining Westrom and Adams to speak on behalf of a smoke-free law were Wayne Meriwether, the CEO of Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center in Leitchfield, representing the Kentucky Hospital Association, and Brent Cooper, president of a Covington internet tech
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Dec 27, 2014 15:30
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