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Smokers quitting tobacco also drink less alcohol

Science Daily - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Previous research has shown that tobacco dependence and alcohol consumption are closely related. The study involved household surveys, where a total of 6,287 out of 31,878 people reported smoking between March 2014 and September 2015. Of these ...
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E-Cigs May Reduce Harm from Tobacco Smoking, Improve Public Health (blog) - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
E-cigarette use may result in a 21 percent drop in smoking-attributable deaths and a 20 percent drop in life-years lost in people born in 1997 or after, compared to what would happen if e-cigarettes were not an option, according to a new research model ...
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What Is Brain Bleeding? Female Smokers Suffer Strokes More Than Men From Smoking Tobacco Products

International Business Times - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The health risks that come with smoking cigarettes has been well documented over the decades, with lungs being especially susceptible to smoke inhalation. But a new study has found another key part of the human anatomy could lopsidedly affect women ...
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E-cigarette use reduces exposure to harmful chemicals similar to smoking cessation

International Business Times AU - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
New clinical study has shown that e-cigarettes may lead to significant reductions in exposure to harmful chemicals found in tobacco-cigarettes. This in turn helps in cutting the risks of tobacco-related illnesses that are thought to be caused by ...
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Ban on smoking in movies 'infringes free speech', says MPAA

The Guardian - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
“The complaint asserts that defendants cannot affix a PG-13 or lower certification on movies with tobacco imagery, because they know that it has been scientifically established that subjecting children to such imagery will result in the premature death ...
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Mike Pence's Tobacco Stance In A 2000 Op-Ed Is Shocking

Bustle - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
For example, Mike Pence's past stance on tobacco is almost hard to believe. The governor once wrote that "smoking doesn't kill," and that the bad press surrounding tobacco was "hysteria." Yes, it's sad but true. As BuzzFeed's Andrew Kaczynski ...
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More teen vaping could reverse progress in tobacco reduction

USC News - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
“But what we've seen is a downward trend in cigarette use from 1995 to 2004 but no further decrease in cigarette smoking rates in 2014. The combined e-cigarette and cigarette use in 2014 far exceeded what we would have expected if teens were simply ...
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Another reason to quit smoking: Tobacco bigger risk for Indian youth than alcohol, unhealthy lifestyle

India Today - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
As per the core indicators (high - more than 16 per cent, medium - 7-15 per cent; and low - less than 7 per cent), and usage in the past 30 days of each of cigarettes, other tobacco products and any tobacco products among 13 to 15-year-old students ...

The troubles of tobacco smoke addiction

The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog) - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
It is a question that those who have never puffed a cigarette - and loathe the habit - may never get a satisfactory answer to.

Graduate Student Awarded UC Smoke and Tobacco Free Fellowship

UCR Today (press release) - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
The UC Smoke and Tobacco Free Fellowship supports a project that Adhami will work closely on with Martins-Green. It will involve elucidating the effects of prenatal thirdhand smoke (THS) exposure in mice, on offspring of mothers exposed to THS before ...
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Apartment, Condo Dwellers Can't Avoid Cigarette Smoke

MedPage Today - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
Apartment and condominium dwellers are more likely to smoke cigarettes than people who live in single-family homes, and they are also more likely to be exposed to secondhand smoke, CDC researchers said. One-in-four (25%) adults living in multi-unit ...

'Are you serious?': Young smokers recoil at prototype of new cigarette packaging

National Post - ‎15 hours ago‎
That was one 20-something's response when Postmedia snagged a prototype pack of the new plain packaging for cigarettes under consideration by Health Canada and showed it to current and former smokers. Outside a hospital and at a local college, there ...

What's in YOUR cigarette? Most smokers have no idea what chemicals they are inhaling

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
More than a quarter of respondents said they had looked for information on the constituents of tobacco smoke, most commonly young adults and smokers.
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Nicotine Fix No More: Michigan State University Will Ban Smoking Cigarettes & Other Tobacco Products

Parent Herald - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
Jason Cody, MSU's spokesman, clarified that the university isn't pushing tobacco smokers to quit their habit, but "they'll have to make arrangements," the news outlet added.

Plains packaging

The Economist - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Granted, some African countries have recently tightened tobacco-control laws. In May Uganda banned smoking in public places—a move Ghana made in 2012.

In hard-hitting ad campaign, Philly targets tobacco industry marketing practices - ‎4 hours ago‎
... statistics, photos, and maps to press its case that the industry positions its products for sale near candy and plasters ads on corner stores near schools to ensure a continuing line of "replacement smokers," a term quoted from a tobacco industry ...
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Smokers fume as France mulls ban on 'too cool' Gitanes and Gauloises

The Guardian - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The news was enough to have French smokers choking on their morning cigarette: France is considering banning some tobacco brands because they are just too cool. Among those threatened are Gitanes and Gauloises, beloved of Albert Camus, Jean-Paul ...

Why You Should Stop Smoking Cigarette Now!?

Horseed Media - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
Growing numbers of Somali people are nowadays becoming smokers. Unknown to them is the danger that this cigarette is bringing into their life.
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Up in Smoke: Why China has Banned Foreign Investment in Tobacco

China Business Review - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) recently announced regulations barring foreign investment in the country's enormous tobacco industry, blocking foreign-invested enterprises and individual businesses from participating in ...

Are Indians smoking fewer cigarettes

Livemint - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Yet, at the same time, they are smoking more counterfeit brands and smuggled cigarettes that the tobacco industry refers to as “illicit trade cigarettes”.